OUT-OF-PRINT BOXING BOOKS


HARDCOVER BOOKS.

And a Credit to His Race (Joe Louis), Gerald Astor
  Saturday Review Press, 1974, first edition
  Book condition: Excellent
  Dust jacket: Worn
  Price: $10.

The Archie Moore Story, Archie Moore
  McGraw-Hill, 1960, first edition
  Book condition: Excellent (pages yellowed)
  Dust jacket: Good ( a few small tears, price-clipped)
  Price: $25.

Art of Boxing, Billy Edwards
  Platt & Nourse, 1888
  Book condition: Poor (binding taped; cover and book well-worn; pages are unmarked)
  Dust jacket: N/A
  Price: $60.
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Athletics and Manly Sport, John Boyle O'Reilly
  Pilot, 1890
  Book condition: Good
  Dust jacket: N/A
  Price: $175.
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Black Dynamite, Vol I, Nat Fleischer   
  The Ring Book Shop, 1938
  Book condition: A solid copy with no detracting features
  Dust jacket:  N//A
  Price: $75.
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Black Dynamite, Vol II, Nat Fleischer   
  The Ring Book Shop, 1938
  Book condition: Very Good.  Inscribed.  No other writing or markings, just aging.
  Dust jacket:  N//A
  Price: $225.
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Black Dynamite, Vol III, Nat Fleischer   
  The Ring Book Shop, 1938
  Book condition: Very Good.  Inscribed.  No other writing or markings.  Back cover stained, pages okay.
  Dust jacket:  N//A
  Price: $150.
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Black Dynamite, Vol V, Nat Fleischer   
  The Ring Book Shop, 1947
  Book condition: Excellent
  Dust jacket:  N//A
  Price: $100.
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Black Prince Peter, A.G. Hales
  Wright & Brown, n.d.
  Book condition: Very Good (blue cloth)
  Dust jacket: Poor (torn and taped) (scarce)
  Price: $2995.
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Boxing Babylon, Nigel Collins
  Citadel Press, 1990
  Book condition: Like new
  Dust jacket: Slightly worn
  Price: $10.

British Boxing, Denzil Batchelor
  Collins, 1948
  Book condition: Excellent
  Dust jacket: Excellent
  Price: $10.
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Buttercups and Strong Boys, William Plummer
  Viking, 1989
  Book conditon: Excellent, ex. lib.
  Dust jacket: Excellent, in mylar
  Price: $10.

Champion Joe Louis - Black Hero in White America, Chris Mead
  Scribner, 1985
  Book condition: Excellent
  Dust jacket: Some wear
  Price: $10.

Come Out Smokin', Phil Pepe
  Coward, McCann & Geoghrgan, 1972
  Book condition: Excellent
  Dust jacket: Worn with small tears
  Price: $35.
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The Complete Amateur Boxer, Bohun Lynch
  Methuen, 1924 Revised Second Edition
  Book condition: Very Good
  Dust jacket: N/A
  Price: $75.
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Dempsey: By the Man Himself, Considine & Slocum
  Simon and Schuster, 1960, first printing
  Book condition: Good, ex. lib.
  Dust jacket: Excellent, in Mylar
  Price: $20.
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Fighting Was My Business, Jimmy Wilde
  Michael Joseph, 1938
  Book condition: Very Good
  Dust jacket: Poor (torn and taped)
  Price: $575.  
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Fights for the Championship, 2 volumes, Fred Henning
  Licensed Victuallers' Gazette, 1899
  Book condition: Very Good
  Dust jacket: N/A
  Price: $375/set.
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Garden of Innocents, Fisher and Marshall
  Dutton, 1972, first edition
  Book condition: Excellent
  Dust jacket: Worn, torn
  Price: $10.

Gene Tunney: The Enigma of the Ring, Nat Fleischer
  The Ring, 1931
  Book condition: Very Good to Excellent
  Dust jacket: Poor
  Price: $115.
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The Greatest, My Own Story, Ali and Durham
  Random House, 1975, first edition
  Book condition: Very Good
  Dust Jacket: Worn, small tear
  Price: $10.

History of Boxing, Peter Arnold
  Chartwell, 1985
  Book codition: Excellent
  Dust jacket: Worn, small tear
  Notes: Coffee-table book
  Price: $25.

The Jew in American Sports, Harold Ribalow
  Hippocrene Books, 1985
  Book condition: Like new
  Dust jacket: Excellent
  Notes: Chapters on Joe Choynski, Abe Attell, Benny Leonard,
   Benny Bass, Kid Berg, Al Singer, Barney Ross; 
   90 pages devoted to boxing.
  Price: $15.

Jack Dempsey: The Idol of Fistiana, Nat Fleischer
  The Ring Publishing Co., 1929
  Book condition: Very Good, some creasing on front cover
  Dust jacket: N/A
  Price: $125.
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Joe Louis, 50 Years an American Hero, Joe Louis Barrow
  McGraw-Hill, 1988
  Book condition: Excellent
  Dust jacket: Excellent
  Price: $10.

John the Great, Donald Chidsey
  Doubleday, 1942
  Book condition: Well worn (tears on cover), but intact and  readable
  Dust jacket: N/A
  Price: $25.

Legendary Boxers of the Golden Age, Billy Edwards
  Chartwell, 1990
  Book condition: New
  Dust jacket: Like new
  Notes: A coffee-table reprint of The Pugilist Portriat Gallery, 1894.
  Price: $29.

Loser and Still Champion, Budd Schulberg
  Doubleday, 1972, first edition
  Book condition: Excellent
  Dust jacket: Worn
  Price: $10.

The Louis Legend, Nat Fleischer
  The Ring, 1956
  Book condition: Like new
  Dust jacket: N/A
  Price: $250.
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Mickey Walker: The Toy Bulldog and His Times, Walker & Reichler
  Random House, 1961, first printing
  Book condition; Excellent
  Dust jacket: Excellent
  Price: $30.

The Million Dollar Gate, Kearns & Fraley
  Macmillan, 1966, first printing
  Book condition: Excellent
  Dust jacket: Good (torn, taped, price-clipped)
  Price: $30. 

Muhammad Ali: A Thirty-Year Journey, Howard Bingham
  Simon & Schuster, 1993
  Book condition: New
  Dust jacket: New
  Notes: Coffee-table book
  Price: $49

Muhammad Ali: The People's Champ, Elliott Gorn
  University of Illinois, 1995
  Book condition: New
  Dust jacket; New
  Price: $10.

The National Sporting Club, Past and Present, Bettinson & Tristram
  Sands, 1902
  Book condition: Good to Very Good
  Dust jacket: N/A
  Price: $150.
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Physical Culture and Self Defense, Robert Fitzsimmons
  Biddle, 1901
  Book condition: Good
  Dust jacket: N/A
  Price: $200.
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Pugilistica: The History of British Boxing, 3 volumes, Henry Downes Miles
  Grant, 1906
  Book condition: Very Good
  Dust jacket:  N/A
  Price: $1575.
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Raging Bull II, Chris Anderson
  Lyle Stuart, 1986
  Book condition: Good
  Dust jacket: Worn
  Price: $5.

Ring Record Book, Nat Fleischer
  The Ring Book Shop, 1945
  Book condition: Cover excellent, pages like new
  Dust jacket: N/A
  Price: $125.
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Ring Record Book, Nat Fleischer
  The Ring Book Shop, 1946
  Book condition: Cover very good, pages like new
  Dust jacket: N/A
  Price: $110.
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Ring Record Book, Nat Fleischer
  The Ring Book Shop, 1948
  Book condition: Cover very good, pages near new
  Dust jacket: N/A
  Price: $100.
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Ring Record Book, Nat Fleischer
  The Ring Book Shop, 1956
  Book condition: Very Good
  Dust jacket: N/A
  Price: $60.
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Ring Record Book, Nat Fleischer
  The Ring Book Shop, 1958
  Book condition: Pages excellent, cover average, no markings
  Dust jacket: N/A
  Price: $75.
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Ring Record Book, Nat Fleischer
  The Ring Book Shop, 1959
  Book condition: Good (spine loose)
  Dust jacket: N/A
  Price: $35.
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Ring Record Book, Nat Fleischer
  The Ring Book Shop, 1961
  Book condition: Very Good to Excellent
  Dust jacket: N/A
  Price: $50.
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Ring Record Book, Nat Fleischer
  The Ring Book Shop, 1962
  Book condition: Excellent
  Dust jacket: N/A
  Price: $60.
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Ring Record Book, Nat Fleischer
  The Ring Book Shop, 1966
  Book condition: Very Good
  Dust jacket: N/A
  Price: $50.
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Ring Record Book, Nat Fleischer
  The Ring Book Shop, 1968
  Book condition: Interior Excellent but cover roughed up, particularly spine
  which shows some creasing and a 1" tear at top rear
  Dust jacket: N/A
  Price: $50.
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Ring Record Book, Nat Fleischer
  The Ring Book Shop, 1971
  Book condition: Excellent except spine beginning to tear at top (1/4")
  Dust jacket: Poor (not shown)
  Price: $30.
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Ring Record Book, Loubet, Ort, Girsch & Daniel
  The Ring Book Shop, 1974
  Book condition: Very Good (owner's name stamped in several places)
  Dust jacket: Good (torn, taped) 
  Price: $30.
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Ring Record Book, Loubet, Ort & Daniel
  The Ring Book Shop, 1976
  Book condition: Like new
  Dust jacket: Very Good
  Price: $35.
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Ring Record Book, Loubet & Ort
  The Ring Book Shop, 1978
  Book condition: Like New
  Dust jacket: Very Good to Excellent
  Price: $40.
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Ring Record Book, Loubet & Ort
  The Ring Book Shop, 1979
  Book condition: Pages excellent, some cover wear
  Dust jacket: Very Good
  Price: $35.
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Ring Record Book, Bert Randolph Sugar
  The Ring Publishing Corp., 1981
  Book condition: Like new
  Dust jacket: Very Good to Excellent
  Price: $30.
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Ring Record Book, Bert Randolph Sugar
  The Ring Publishing Group, 1982
  Book condition: Excellent to Like New
  Dust jacket: Very Good
  Price: $30.
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Rings, On the Life and Family of a Southern Fighter (Collis Phillips), Randolph Bates
  Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1992, first editon
  Book condition: Like new
  Dust jacket: Slight shelve wear
  Price: $10.

Shake Hands and Come Out Fighting, L.A.G. Strong
  Chapman & Hall, 1938
  Book condition:  Cover Good, Pages Very Good
  Dust jacket:  N/A
  Price: $65.
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The Sweet Science, A.J. Liebling
  Gollancz, 1956
  Book condition: Poor.  Ex-lib, binding separating, pages torn and dirty, extensive taping and gluing.
   Book is basically coming apart, but still the original version in dust jacket.
  Dust Jacket: Poor
  Price: $50.
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The Sweet Science, Trevor Wignall
  Chapman & Hall, 1926
  Book conditon:  Cover Good, Pages Very Good
  Dust jacket:  N/A
  Price: $115.
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Tom Crib's Memorial to Congress (With a Preface, Notes, and Appendix), Thomas Moore
  Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1819
  Book condition: Good; binding very tight; cover shows some wear but in overall good condition;
   pages generally dirty with some penciling in the front and a few pen marks throughout;
   leather spine and corners; gold page edging.
  Dust jacket: N/A
  Price: $375 
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White Hopes and Other Tigers, John Lardner
  Lippincott, 1951, first edition
  Book condition: Very Good to Excellent
  Dust jacket: Fair (torn)
  Price: $35.


SOFTCOVER BOOKS

Ali, Rex Lardner
  Tempo Star, 1978 
  Conditon: Very Good
  Price: $8.

Boxing Day: The Fight That Changed the World (Johnson vs. Burns, 1908), Jeff Wells
  Harper Sports, 1998
  Conditon: New
  Price: $15.

Boxing for Beginners, Al Bernstein
  Contemporary Books, 1978
  Condition: Very Good
  Price: $6.

Boxing Memorabilia, Bill Clayton
  Sterling Publishing, 1992
  Condition: New
  Price: $15.

Count of Ten, Terry Leigh-Lye
  Background Books, 1947
  Book condition: Excellent
  Soft cover w/dust jacket
  Price: $35. 

Free to be Muhammad Ali, Robert Lipsyte
  Bantam, 1980
  Condition: Almost new
  Notes: Autographed by author
  Price: $10.

The Greatest, My Own Story, Ali and Durham
  Ballatine, 1976
  Condition: Excellent
  Price: $5.

The Heavyweight Champions, Stanley Weston
  Ace, 1970
  Condition: Average
  Price: $5. 

How to Punch the Bag, Spaulding
  American Sports publishing, 1921
  Condition: Almost Excellent
  Price: $35.

Jack Johnson is a Dandy, Jack Johnson
  Signet, 1970
  Condition: Excellent, tiny tear on cover
  Price: $5.

Kid Galahad (a novel), Francis Wallace
  Bantam, 1962
  Condition: Good
  Price: $3.

A Neutral Corner, A.J. Liebling
  Simon & Schuster, 1992
  Condition: New
  Price: $10.

The Old Timer: Sporting Records Compendium, Tom Foley
  Tom J. Foley, c1930
  Book condition: Excellent
  Price: $45.

Personalities of the Ring, Terry Leigh-Lye
  Scion, 1952, first edition
  Condition: Very Good
  Dust jacket over wrappers
  Price: $35.

Seconds Out - Round One (Boxing on Cigarette and Trade Cards), Evan Jones
  Murray Cards, 1993
  Condition: New
  Price: $39.

Shadow Box, George Plimpton
  Simon & Schuster, 1989
  Condition: New
  Price: $8.

Sonny Liston: The Champ Nobody Wanted, "Doc Young"
  Johnson, 1963
  Condition: Average (book store stamp on inside cover - no other markings)
  Price: $95.
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Sugar Ray Leonard, The Baby-Faced Boxer, Bert Rosenthal
  Children's Press, 1982
  Condition: Excellent
  Notes: Only boxer in series of 30 sports stars books for children, 44pp.
  Price: $10.

Terrible Terry: The Brooklyn Terror, Nat Fleischer
  The Ring Bookshop, 1943
  Book condition: Average
  Price: $95.
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The Uncrowned Champion, Joey Giambra
  Joey One, Inc., 1979
  Condition: Very Good, small tear on spine
  Notes: Autographed by Giambra
  Price: $35.

Winning Boxing, Julius Carson
  Contemporary Books, 1980
  Condition: About Excellent
  Price: $10.


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