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HENRY COOPER - An Autobiography
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HENRY COOPER - An Autobiography

By Cooper, Henry

London: Coronet Books, 1974. 190 pp. Lightly rubbed on the corners with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white plates. Cover art by David Poole. Also known as Sir Henry Cooper and Our 'Enry, he was an English heavyweight boxer, well known for his left hook, Enry's 'Ammer. He held the British Commonwealth and the European heavyweight titles but never managed to beat Muhammad Ali for the World title, even though he did manage a rare feat - he knocked Ali down.. First Paperback Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good+. Illus. by David Poole;.

$7.95

HALIFAX CHAMPION - Black Power in Gloves
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HALIFAX CHAMPION - Black Power in Gloves

By Ashe, Robert (re: David Downey)

Halifax, Nova Scotia: Formac Publishing, 2005. 208 pp. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. David Downey said, "For me, to be a boxer was my outlet dream, and you have to live what you want to be." The Contents are: Introduction; Perfect; Boiling; La Dolce Vita; Debut; Team; Benevolence; Cabaret; Bomber; Revived; Candy-man; Reckoning; and Prospect; followed by: Epilogue; Appendix: David Downey's Professional Fights; and an index.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good+. 8vo.

$14.95

CHUVALO - A Fighter's Life - The Story of Boxing's Last Gladiator
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CHUVALO - A Fighter's Life - The Story of Boxing's Last Gladiator

By Chuvalo, George (with Murray Greig)

Toronto: Harper Collins Publishers, 2013. 380 pp. Quarter-bound in black on blue boards; lettered in silver on the spine; headband; blue endpapers; illustrated with black and white and colour plates. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Said Mike Holmes, "He's the nicest, toughest guy I've ever met. He's got a heart of gold - all he cares about is other people." And Derek Sanderson, "A lot of us have faced personal challenges through the course of our lives. I've certainly had my share. But George Chuvalo has truly shown what a battler he is. Losing a wife and three sons is not something anyone should have to go through." The Contents are: Part One: Weighing In; Part Two: Prelims; Part Three: Main Event; Part Four: Post Fight; and Part Five: Jabs and Hooks; followed by stats and an index.. Third Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$19.95

THE RING - Volume 29, number 9 - October 1950
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THE RING - Volume 29, number 9 - October 1950

By Fleischer, Nathaniel (editor) (Nat Fleischer; Daniel M. Daniel; Al Buck; Ted Yamachika; W. C. Heinz; Barney Nagler; Lester Bromberg; Ted Carroll; Nat Loubet; Jersey Jones; Ed Van Everyt; Art Collins; Johnny Salak; Stanley Weston; Billy Williams)

New York: The Ring, 1950. 64 pp. Magazine format. Light wear with some faint ink marks on the upper left of the front cover. The front cover features a painting of Joe Louis; the back cover has a Charles Atlas ad. This issue contains: Charles No Louis Beating Beshore by Nat Fleischer; Joe in Big Climax by Daniel M. Daniel; Williams' Defeat a Sermon by Al Buck; Sugar Fusari Sweeten Charity by Nat Fleischer; Marino's Title Triumph Over Allen Is Brilliant by Ted Yamachika; Ringside Snaps in Title Bout; The Story Behind Saddler by W. C. Heinz; Phlegmatic Sharles Unmoved as He Gets Medicos' Okay by Barney Nagler; Nat Fleischer Says - editorial; LaMotta Resolved to Please by Lester Bromberg; Joe Louis' Spectacular Success on His Rich Exhibition Trail by Ted Carroll; A Weighty Problem by Nat Loubet; All in the Family by Jersey Jones; Little Giants by Ed Van Everyt; Jim Jeffries Talks About Fighters of His Era by Nat Fleischer; Fistic Headliners by Art Collins; Boxing Thrives on Rivalry Between U.S. and England by Johnny Salak; News of the Mat World by Stanley Weston; Famous Fights Recalled - photos; The Baker Boy by Billy Williams; and A Biographical Sketch - Archie Devino; along with all the usual features.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to.

$29.95

HURRICANE - The Miraculous Journey of Rubin Carter
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HURRICANE - The Miraculous Journey of Rubin Carter

By Hirsch, James S. (re: Hurricane Rubin Carter)

New York: Mariner Books - Houghton Mifflin, 2000. 358 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a faintly creased spine; ink mark on the leading edge of the text block; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white plates. The Contents are: Death House Rendezvous; Wild West on the Passaic; Danger on the Streets; Mystery Witness; Force of Nature; Boxer Rebellion; Radical Chic Redux; Revenge of Passaic County; Search for the Miraculous; The Inner Circle of Humanity; Paradise Found; Powerful Appeals; Final Judgment; The Eagle Rises; Vindication; and Tears of Renewal; followed by an epilogue and an index.. Fifth Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

LAZARUS AND THE HURRICANE - The Freeing of Rubin Hurricane Carter
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LAZARUS AND THE HURRICANE - The Freeing of Rubin Hurricane Carter

By Chaiton, Sam; Swinton, Terry

Toronto: Penguin Books, 2000. (xiii) 360 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; previous owner's name inside. Illustrated with black and white plates. The Contents are: Peace Bridge; Taking an Ell; Recalled to Life; and Prevailing Wind; followed by an epilogue and Appendix A: Hurricane by Bob Dylan and Jacques Levy; Appendix B: Carter Case Chronology; and an index.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

FACING ALI - The Opposition Weighs In
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FACING ALI - The Opposition Weighs In

By Brunt, Stephen (re: Muhammad Ali)

Toronto: Alfred A. Knopf Canada, 2002. 301 pp. Signed by Stephen Brunt on the title page. Black boards lettered in red on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white photographs. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings. This includes a dropped-in sports card from the 1991 AW Sports series featuring Ali vs Forman in Zaire, 1974. The Chapters are: Tunney Hunsaker; Henry Cooper; George Chuvalo; Brian London; Karl Mildenberger; Joe Frazier; Jurgen Blin; Joe Bugner; Ken Norton; George Foreman; Chuck Wepner; Ron Lyle; Jean-Pierre Coopman; Ernie Shavers; and Larry Holmes.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$19.95