* RARE * The Classical Pugilism and Bare-Knuckle Boxing Companion 2 Vols 2005


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Jake Shannon (Compiled,Edited and Conceived By) : The Classical Pugilism and Bare-Knuckle Boxing Companion Two Volume Set Self Published By Jake Shannon USA 2005….Rare Set of Two Volumes in Wonderful Fine Collectable Condition   (see pictures) 

Condition Of Books: Both Fine Copies in Softcovers,large 4to (quarto) Fascinating History of some of the earliest bare-knuckle contests that were hugely popular from the middle of the 18th Century to the end of the 19th century.Well illustrated throughout with reproductions from Owen Swift’s work on the art of self defence and from boxing by Allanson-Winn and contributions from The Life and battles of Jack Johnson,Scientific Boxing by James Corbett and from the Art of Boxing by Prof W.F. Lee.There are NO previous names or inscriptions present.Lovely bright clean copies with clean crisp white page edges.A delightful set for the collector,Volume One 195pp and Volume Two 200pp First Editions [2005] Self Published By Jake Shannon (USA) 

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