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From Figg to Johnson. A Complete History of the Heavyweight Championship, Containing Dates and Accurate… by  Barratt O'Hara - Hardcover - 1909 - from Sandhill Books (SKU: 002074)

From Figg to Johnson. A Complete History of the Heavyweight Championship, Containing Dates and Accurate Descriptions of Every Contest For the World's Boxing Title From the Time of the First Champion Down to the Present Day

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From Figg to Johnson. A Complete History of the Heavyweight Championship, Containing Dates and Accurate Descriptions of Every Contest For the World's Boxing Title From the Time of the First Champion Down to the Present Day

by O'Hara, Barratt

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Chicago: Blossom Book Bourse, 1909. Hardcover in poor condition, lacking dust jacket. Red cloth and black title to spine and front cover, 179 pages, 8 in tall. Illustrated with protraits of James Figg, George Taylor, John Broughton, and John Slack. Index includes all boxers who have contested for the world's heavy weight championship, as well as many other notables. This boxing history starts with the 18th-century James Figg, the first English bare-knuckle boxing champion. Covers with soil spots, frayed cloth at extremities. Ownership signature on pastedown and dedication page. Binding is cracked but intact, no loose leaves. A glue repair has been applied to the gutter at pg 177.

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
002074
Title
From Figg to Johnson. A Complete History of the Heavyweight Championship, Containing Dates and Accurate Descriptions of Every Contest For the World's Boxing Title From the Time of the First Champion Down to the Present Day
Author
O'Hara, Barratt
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Poor
Quantity available
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Blossom Book Bourse
Place of Publication
Chicago
Date Published
1909
Keywords
james figg; boxing; george taylor; john broughton; john slack
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Sports and Recreation;

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Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [More]
cracked
In reference to a hinge or a book's binding, means that the glue which holds the opposing leaves has allowed them to separate,... [More]
Poor
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leaves
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gutter
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jacket
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spine
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