Chapter 1: Boxing
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First Professional Boxing Tournamemt [Sic] Under the Direction of Transvaal Professional Boxers' Association (by Permission of the Transvaal Association for the Control of Professional Boxing) Town Hall, Johannesburg. Saturday, 3rd November 1923 - Programme
Transvaal Professional Boxers' Association. 1923. Softcover. Complete. A much owned copy of this programme of this historic first officially regulated boxing match in the Transvaal. The match included many well known names: Scotty Fraser, Norman Mulligan, Wally Baker, Paul Fouche, Sam Lee, Billy Hunt. The programme comes with a plastic protective envelope. The covers are much worn, creased, marked all about. They are secure. The contents have some annotations, much wear and creasing, some tear (non-invasive), many marks from handling and storage. However, the programme is sound, assured, confident, fascinating, keen. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: 90iz
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 53.25 | £UK 46.5 | JP¥ 6635]

 
The Ring June1972 50th Anniversary
The Ring. 1972. Soft cover. A little worn and marked. Soundly bound. Very Good.
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Book number: 980f
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1106]
Catalogue: Boxing

 
World Bantamweight Championship : 15 Rounds - Robert Cohen Vs Willie Toweel Souvenir Programme - Rand Stadium Johannesburg, Saturday, Sept 3 [1955]
The Reliance Press, Brakpan (printer). 1955, First Edition. Softcover, with dust jacket. Complete. A generously owned copy of the souvenir programme for this famous fight between two of the premier boxers of their generation. Other fights listed: Gerry Jooste v Tino Cardinale ; Eddie Thomas v Shorty Smook ; Louis Klopper v Francis Bonnardel ; Jimmy Elliott v Cocky Bredenkamp ; Mike Holt v Jan Scheepers ; Graham van der Walt v Dennis Adams. The programme has some occasional annotations noting the results. Another annotation records that both Cohen and Toweel weighed in at the same weight. Although the programme has wear, creasing. It is secure, character-full, sure, clean, clear, competent. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: bzej
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.25 | £UK 38.75 | JP¥ 5529]
Catalogue: Boxing

 
World Championship : Manuel Ortiz V VIC Toweel - White City Sporting Club Stadium, Johannesburg - Wednesday 31st May 1950 - Official Programme
White City, Wembley, Johannesburg. 1950. Softcover, with dust jacket. 18 pages (complete). Official programme for the historic fight which saw Toweel beat the legendary Ortiz, and become World Champion (his 14th fight). Other fights listed: Pat Patrick vs Piet van Staden, Jackie Solomon vs Paul Karam, Danie van Graan vs Ken Grange, Bill Wood vs Jack Krynauw, Johnny Arthur vs John L Botha. The programme has been carefully annotated by a previous owner with some results. It also notes that Oritz weighed in at 117 3/4 pounds and Toweel at 116 lbs 5 oz. Although much owned this programme is a pleasing item. The covers have wear, creasing, marks. The covers are loose. The contents have some tanning, wear. They are however, contentedly owned and are competent, clean, clear, certain, historic. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: bzln
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.25 | £UK 38.75 | JP¥ 5529]
Catalogue: Boxing

 
BATCHELOR, DENZIL
Big Fight : The Story of World Championship Boxing
Phoenix House. 1954, 1st Edition. Hardcover. boards are rubbed, soiled and edge worn. tanning and marks. ex-library copy with stamps, stickers and inscriptions. fair copy.[S.N]. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: axrj
USD 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 | £UK 4 | JP¥ 553]
Catalogue: Boxing
Keywords: JPG~

 
BELL, LESLIE
Men Behind the Gloves
C. & J. Temple. 1950, 2nd Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. The jacket is shelf rubbed and marked.Some tanning.No inscriptions.Well bound.EK. Good/Good.
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Book number: tr39
USD 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 8 | £UK 7 | JP¥ 995]
Catalogue: Boxing

 
VAN DEN BERGH, TONY
The Jack Johnson Story
Panther. 1956, 1st Edition. Soft cover. A reading copy. Fair.
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Book number: 198e
USD 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 | £UK 6.25 | JP¥ 885]
Catalogue: Boxing

 
COOPER, HENRY
Henry Cooper : An Autobiography
Cassell. 1972, special. Softcover. 184 pages (complete). Pre-publication edition. Ex-library (Woodridge College Library) copy with consequent debris, labels, marks, wear, usage. The covers are sure with storage tanning to edges and spine, user creases and wear. They are secure. Within, the contents have some evidence of usage. They are clean, clear, confident, certain, companionable. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: bkuy
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1106]
Catalogue: Boxing - Memoir

 
DEGLIN, TED (EDITOR)
Fight of the Champions - World Heavyweight Championship - Joe Frazier Vs Muhammed Ali - Madison Square Garden, March 8, 1971 - Official Program
Madison Square Garden, New York. 1971, First Edition. Softcover, with dust jacket. 48 pages (complete). A most casually stored copy of this official programme to what is still regarded as the greatest boxing match of the 20th Century : the first encounter between Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali. The fight was attended by thousands including Frank Sinatra, Norman Mailer and Wood Allen. The programme includes a poem by Gwendolyn Brooks, written specially for the encounter, entitled, "Black Steel : Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali". An amenable copy. The covers have been attacked by insects during storage which has resulted in wear, like Brussels lace, about the edges. They have creases and some marks. Otherwise, they are sure and benign. The contents also have evidence of use throughout. They have some mild creases and thumb marks. Otherwise, the pages are clean, clear, competent, confident, eager, proud. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: cgva
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 53.25 | £UK 46.5 | JP¥ 6635]
Catalogue: Boxing

 
DEMPSEY, JACK
Round by Round
Chapman & Hall. 1941, 1st Edition. Hardcover. the original boards are very worn and marked and the spine has been repaired. some marks internally but mostly clean. the binding is strong. Poor/No Jacket.
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Book number: ub55
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.5 | £UK 31 | JP¥ 4423]
Catalogue: Boxing
Keywords: JPG~

 
DURANT, JOHN
The Heavyweight Champions
Hastings House. 1976, Sixth Edition. (ISBN: 0803830343). Hardcover, with dust jacket. The wraps are a touch shelf rubbed and edge worn but remain bright, whole and intact. Internally, there are tape residue markings on the front and back pastedowns, but there are no other markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are crisp, clean and complete. Tightly bound and presented handsomely in cellophane. JNor. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: oseb
USD 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 | £UK 4.75 | JP¥ 663]
Catalogue: Boxing
Keywords: 0803830343

 
ENDE, STEVE (ED-IN-CHIEF)
International Boxing - April 1974
G C London Publishing Corp. Sussex. 1974. Softcover. 51 pages (complete). A much owned copy of this boxing magazine from one of the most exciting periods for the sport. The covers are scuffed, marked, worn. They are secure. The pages have wear from handling, they are clean and clear, companionable and convivial. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 66iq
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1106]
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EVERY, EDWARD VAN
Joe Louis - Man and Super-Fighter
Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York. 1936, 1st Edition. Hardcover. 183 pages (complete text). An early biography of the great Joe Louis. Thus, his many achievements are not included in this breathless, enjoyable book. A shabby, stoic, sturdy copy. The cover is much marked, worn. The spine has wear but is resolute and supple. Within, the frontispage is missing. There is damage to the covering of the inside front cover. A childish hand has attempted additional illustration to the rear blank pages! The pages have some user and handling marks and wear. However, they are clear, bold, enthusiastic, energetic, certain and firm. fk. Poor/No Jacket.
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Book number: asui
USD 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 70.75 | £UK 62 | JP¥ 8847]
Catalogue: Boxing
Keywords: JPG~

 
FLEISCHER, NAT
Jack Dempsey the Idol of Fistiana Revised Edition
The Ring. 1936. Hardcover, with dust jacket. The jacket is a bit marked and torn. Internallly clean and tightly bound. Two rubber stamps. A little tape residue. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 459d
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.25 | £UK 38.75 | JP¥ 5529]
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GOLESWORTHY, MAURICE
The Encyclopaedia of Boxing
Robert Hale. 1960, 1st Edition. Hardcover. The boards are shelf rubbed.Previous owner's inscriptions.Well bound.EK. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: si43
USD 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 | £UK 4.75 | JP¥ 663]
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GRAZIANO, ROCKY; BARBER, ROWLAND.
Somebody Up There Likes Me: The Story of My Life So Far
Hammond, Hammond & Co. 1956, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. The boards are a touch rubbed and edge worn, with the corners slightly knocked inwards. The dust jacket is rubbed and worn, with creasing along the edges, a closed tear along the bottom back edge, and chips out of the corners. The largest chip is out of the top edge of the cover and spine of the jacket, which obscures the first word of the title. There is also a smaller chip from the bottom edge of the spine. Despite this, the dust jacket remains intact and legible. Internally, the first and last few pages are a tad creased. Apart from this, they remain clean and complete. The binding is strong and it is well preserved in cellophane. JV. Very Good/Fair.
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Book number: orfm
USD 42.00 [Appr.: EURO 37.25 | £UK 32.75 | JP¥ 4644]
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GREEN, BENNY
Shaw's Champions: The Noble Art from Cashel Byron to Gene Tunney
Elm Tree Books. 1978. (ISBN: 0241897351). Hardcover, with dust jacket. The jacket is shelf rubbed and a bit edgeworn.internally clean, sound binding.[J.nor]. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: px42
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GREYVENSTEIN, CHRIS
Bloody Noses and Crack'd Crowns
Theomar Publishers (Pty.) Ltdd. Cape Town. 1957, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Inscribed by Author(s)131 pages (complete). Inscribed by Greyvenstein on the frontispage. The book has a clear cellophane protective cover. The dustjacket beneath is much worn and very torn. However, is secure and entire. The early and later pages have foxing. The security of the binding between the frontispage and the illustration page is weak but sure. The contents are neat, atmospheric, tidy, clean, clear and very confident. fk. Good/Poor. signed.
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Book number: 52fz
USD 120.00 [Appr.: EURO 106.25 | £UK 93 | JP¥ 13270]
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Keywords: JPG~

 
GREYVENSTEIN, CHRIS
Bloody Noses and Crack'd Crowns
Theomar Publishers (Pty.) Ltdd. Cape Town. 1957, 1st Edition. Hardcover. 131 pages (complete). The red board cover has wear and scuffing. It is healthy, tight and assured. The guttering along the illustration page is open but this does not weaken the tenacity of the binding. The contents are clean, clear, confident, comfortable and fit. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: odig
USD 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 70.75 | £UK 62 | JP¥ 8847]
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Keywords: JPG~

 
GREYVENSTEIN, CHRIS
The Fighters
Don Nelson. 1981, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0909238626). Hardcover. The boards are shelf rubbed.Internally clean.Well bound.Very good copy.[R.K]. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: xm18
USD 19.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 | £UK 14.75 | JP¥ 2101]
Catalogue: Boxing
Keywords: 0909238626

 
GREYVENSTEIN, CHRIS
The Fighters
Don Nelson. 1981, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0909238626). Hardcover, with dust jacket. The jacket is shelf rubbed.A little foxing and tanning.Internally clean and tightly bound.EK. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: ue19
USD 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 19.5 | £UK 17.25 | JP¥ 2433]
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GREYVENSTEIN, CHRIS
The Fighters
Don Nelson. 1981, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0909238626). Hardcover, with dust jacket. The jacket is shelf rubbed.Internally clean and tightly bound.EK. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: ty93
USD 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 19.5 | £UK 17.25 | JP¥ 2433]
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GREYVENSTEIN, CHRIS
The Fighters
Don Nelson. 1981, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0909238626). Hardcover. The boards are shelf rubbed and marked.No inscriptions.Well bound.EK. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: te89
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GREYVENSTEIN
The Fighters
Nelson. 1981, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. The jacket is a bit rubbed. Internally clean and tightly bound. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: ap38
USD 38.00 [Appr.: EURO 33.75 | £UK 29.5 | JP¥ 4202]
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GREYVENSTEIN, CHRIS
The Fighters
Nelson. 1981, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0909238626). Hardcover, with dust jacket. The jacket is a bit rubbed and worn. Internally clean and tightly bound. Inscribed by the South African referee Stan Christodolou. Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 226d
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 | £UK 23.25 | JP¥ 3317]
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Keywords: 0909238626

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