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    1894 "Portrait Gallery of Pugilists of America" Collection (32). "Portrait Gallery Of Pugilists Of America" is a very rare boxing book from 1894 by Billy Edwards and published by Pugilistic Publishing Co. In total there are 96 plates measuring 14" x 11" that portray fighters from the United States, England and Australia. Most subjects are in fight pose with a brief biography on the reverse of each thin paper page. Fighters featured include the greats of the day like Corbett, Sullivan, Jackson and Fitzsimmons. Offered is a collection of 32 pages including Blakelock, Burke, Cardiff, Carney, Carroll, Chambers, Choynski, Coburn, Craig, Dempsey, Dixon, Donovan, Edwards, Flood, Goss, Heenan, Hyer, Kilrain, LaBlanche, Lavigne, Mace, Maher, McAuliffe, C. Mitchell/Front View, C. Mitchell/Back View, Morrissey, Ryan, Sayers, Slavin, Smith, Warren, Weir. Creasing, tears, pieces missing, water staining, etc. results in technical grades to mostly PR to GD with a some nicer. Most condition issue can be matted out for display.

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    November, 2014
    6th-8th Thursday-Saturday
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