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THE SAGA OF SOCK: A COMPLETE HISTORY OF BOXING by  John V GROMBACH - Hardcover - 1949 - from Antic Hay Books (SKU: 1599)

THE SAGA OF SOCK: A COMPLETE HISTORY OF BOXING

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THE SAGA OF SOCK: A COMPLETE HISTORY OF BOXING

by GROMBACH, John V

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1949. GROMBACH, John V. THE SAGA OF SOCK: A COMPLETE HISTORY OF BOXING. Illustrated With Photographs And Line Drawings. NY: A.S. Barnes and Company, [1949]. 8vo., blue cloth in dust jacket; 381 pages. First Edition. A complete history of boxing by a boxer at West Point and a member of the 1924 U.S. Olympic boxing team. Grombach was the manager of both Jack Dempsey and Max Baer for their radio and movie appearances. In this book Jack Dempsey also provides a complete course of boxing lessons covering the basic principles of the sport and a complete appendix, including rules and a chronological list of all professional, Olympic, amateur and intercollegiate champion boxers, top gates, oddities and other records never before available in any other single book. Signed inscription by Grombach on the front endpaper: "Cordially, John Grombach" & additionally signed by Jack Dempsey beneath Grombach's inscription. Very Good (little browning pastedowns, contents clean & tight); number of shallow chips & short tears top edge (little larger, half-inch chip near rear flap fold; $5.00 price is present) d/j. $675.00.

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Antic Hay Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
1599
Title
THE SAGA OF SOCK: A COMPLETE HISTORY OF BOXING
Author
GROMBACH, John V
Book condition
Used
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Binding
Hardcover
Date published
1949

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