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Rhymes of the Ring and Potpourri by  Thomas V SIMPKINS - First Edition - [1972] - from Lorne Bair Rare Books and Biblio.com

Rhymes of the Ring and Potpourri

by SIMPKINS, Thomas V

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Brooklyn: Pageant-Poseidon Ltd, [1972]. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in white pictorial dust jacket; x,[2],94pp. Foxing along jacket spine and folds, else About Fine. Poetry collection by a "graduate, Suma Cum Laude, of the 'school of hard knocks.'" The contents of the first half of this collection, titled "The Ring," deal exclusively with boxing. Poems from the "Potpourri" section include the pieces "John F. Kennedy," "Birth Control," "Black Men of the G.A.R.," "The Racist," "To a Lady M.D." and many others.


  • Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 25912
  • Title: Rhymes of the Ring and Potpourri
  • Author: SIMPKINS, Thomas V
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 2
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Pageant-Poseidon Ltd
  • Place: Brooklyn
  • Date published: [1972]
  • Keywords: Boxing Boxiana
  • Bookseller catalogs: Modern Fiction; African-Americana;


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