GLADIATORS OF THE PRIZE RING AND MY WORLD TRAVELS, by Jack Hare - 1925 [SIGNED]
Gladiators of the Prize Ring and My World Travels
by Jack Hare
The travels of a British boxing enthusiast. With an introduction by Jack Dempsey. Hare was the bantam-weight Champion of South Africa in 1899. Included are photographic reproductions of the author, his family and other notable boxers, along with two facsimiles of statements issued and signed by members of sporting organizations on behalf of the author Jack Hare. Includes an index of American and British boxing champions, the world's greatest fighters and records of stakes. 304 pages. 5" by 7.5".
Signed by the author on the front pastedown with a facsimile of a signed statement issued by Jack Dempsey.
Published by Willsons, Mount Street, Nottingham, UK.
Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD condition.
- Volume features cloth-bound spine and boards covered in heavy paper, with a photographic reproduction and lettering on the front cover.
- Boards are stained, scuffed and rubbed, most notably to the illustration, and exhibit significant edgewear and exposed boards.
- Corners are bumped and exhibit exposed boards.
- Spine is darkened and scuffed and exhibits splits to crushed ends; exhibits a 4.25" frayed tear along the top ridge which continues to a .75" tear across the surface of the spine.
- Binding is secure.
- The binding between pages 192/193 is loosened with partially webbing.
- Front pastedown is scuffed and stained with a handwritten price in the upper corner and an area darkened by the facing illustration which is heavily age-toned.
- Interior is gently age-toned with occasional smudges, stains and light creases.
- Illustrations are present and intact.
- Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
- Text block edges are darkened and stained.
- Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
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