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Wise Guy: James J. Johnston: A Rhapsody in Fistics by  Marcus GRIFFIN - Signed First Edition - 1933 - from Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (SKU: 87209)

Wise Guy: James J. Johnston: A Rhapsody in Fistics

Wise Guy: James J. Johnston: A Rhapsody in Fistics by  Marcus GRIFFIN - Signed First Edition - 1933 - from Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (SKU: 87209)

Wise Guy: James J. Johnston: A Rhapsody in Fistics

by GRIFFIN, Marcus

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New York: Vanguard Press, 1933. Hardcover. Good. First edition. Foreword by Damon Runyon. Offsetting from a small clipping about Johnston's death on the endpapers, general wear, a sound, good copy lacking the dustwrapper. Nicely Inscribed by Johnston to a sportswriter: "To Tony Marevey hi Newark's 'Boy Reporter' and my very good friend. Jimmie Johnston 3/27/33." The inside story of the fight game by a longtime promoter, and the premiere Madison Square Garden matchmaker of his time.

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Bookseller
Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
87209
Title
Wise Guy: James J. Johnston: A Rhapsody in Fistics
Author
GRIFFIN, Marcus
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Vanguard Press
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1933
Keywords
Boxing
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Boxing;

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About Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA

Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc., founded in 1985, specializes in first editions of 20th Century American and English fiction. Our inventory of over 75,000 first editions includes: African-American literature & history, Mysteries, Detective Fiction, Drama, Books into Film and Sports books. We routinely issue extensively illustrated color catalogs, available by subscription. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA)and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB). Tom Congalton, founder of Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc., actively promotes the ethics and standards of these professional organizations and served as President of the ABAA from 2000 to 2002.

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