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    1890's "Portrait Gallery of Pugilists of America" Pair (2). "Portrait Gallery Of Pugilists Of America" is a 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. Fighters featured include the greats of the day like Corbett, Sullivan, Jackson and Fitzsimmons. Offered are two page from this rare edition, both measure 8/5x12.5" and have minor condition issues affecting the fragile thin paper. Fighters include Rake Kilrain and Dominick McCaffrey.

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    September, 2014
    7th Sunday
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