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Dempsey (First Edition, signed in the year of publication)

Dempsey (First Edition, signed in the year of publication)

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Dempsey (First Edition, signed in the year of publication)

by Jack; Dempsey Bob Considine, Bill Slocum (told to)

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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1960. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Dempsey in the year of publication on the half-title page: "To Miss Cordella / Thank you, [and] lots of luck / Jack Dempsey / 5/20/60."

Features eight pages of black-and-white photographs. An as-told-to autobiography of the former heavyweight champion, with many accounts of his various fights, including title matches.

Near Fine in a Very Good, price-clipped dust jacket. Toning to the extremities. Tiny chips and tears at the jacket edges, fading to the spine, and faint stains on the front panel.


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Dempsey (First Edition, signed in the year of publication)
Jack; Dempsey Bob Considine, Bill Slocum (told to)
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Simon and Schuster
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Nonfiction | Sports | Boxing | Biography | Autograph Material
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Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
When a book is described as being inscribed, it indicates that a short note written by the author or a previous owner has been...

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