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    1841-1889 Boxing Books Lot of 4. The avid bare knuckle boxing historian will have hours of reading ahead of him should he place the winning bid upon this lot detailing the early days of the sweet science. In order of publication date, we find: 1) Fistiana, or The Oracle of the Ring by Vincent George Dowling, 1841. Very rare first edition in Good condition, sturdy and intact, owner signed. 2) A Lecture on the Art of Self-Defence by Pierce Egan, 1845. First edition in fair condition. 3) Fights for the Championship of England, or Accounts of the Prize Battles for the Championship, from the Days of Figg and Broughton to the Present Time by Frank Lewis Dowling, 1855. Very rare first edition in Good condition. 4) Prize Ring Champions from England by Richard K. Fox, 1889. Signed by the author. Fair condition with tape reinforcement of spine.

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    May, 2008
    3rd Saturday
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