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All-Time greats boxing
Arnold, Peter,
ISBN: 0861243366
Bison Books, London, 1987. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: photographs. First Edition. secondhand copy, no damage to the dust jacket, no damage to the book, no annotations. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of drawings from the time when photographs did not exist through to black-and-white photographs and finishing up with colour photographs. Includes index. the careers of the world's top fighters support to live in words and pictures which record the boxers' rise to fame and the drama and tension of boxing's most memorable fights. Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). 208 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sports & Pastimes; Sport -- Boxing; ISBN: 0861243366. ISBN/EAN: 9780861243365. Inventory No: 0282725. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0282725  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Boxing Quiz Book 1
Mitchell, Ray editor,
Horwitz Publications, Sydney, 1966. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: black and white photographs. First Edition. very slight loss of colour on the spine from exposure to light, internally clean, no damage, no annotations. The continuation of the title on the front cover is "Questions & Answers from Television's "Boxing Corner" Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 192 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sports & Pastimes; Sport -- Boxing; trivia; 1960s; Reference. Inventory No: 0282729. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0282729  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Everybody Boo ...
Deyong, Moss,
Stanley Paul and Co., Ltd., London, 1951. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Poor. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 370 g.; VI, 7-184 pages, foreword by Sir Noel Curtis-Bennett, list of illustrations and index. Black-and-white photographic frontispiece of Moss Deyong. The text is illustrated 17 black-and-white photographs throughout the text. Red coloured cloth boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Bumping and rubbing to the backstrip edges and book corners. Shelfwear to the lower book edges and there is flecking to both the top and lower book edges. Cocking of the spine. Browning and foxing to the text block edges. Light browning and heavy foxing to the endpapers and there is browning and lighter foxing throughout the text. Black-and-white photographic dustwrapper with orange background with white and black titles to the front panel and backstrip. Heavy rubbing and chipping to the dustwrapper corners and backstrip edges. The dustwrapper edges are heavily chipped, creased and show multiple small tears. The dustwrapper panels are rubbed, show handling marks and sunning. The creases of the dustwrapper also considerable sunning. There is a 2 inch tear to the lower left-hand corner of the front panel. Light browning to the verso of the dustwrapper. The biography and reminiscences of one of boxing's most experienced referees, Moss Deyong. At the time of writing his memoirs he was the oldest licensed boxing referee in the professional circuit with 30 years experience. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Sport -- Boxing; Inventory No: 0108333. Good
Price: $26.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 0108333  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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History of Boxing
Arnold, Peter,
ISBN: 0603036554
Deans International Publishing, London, 1985. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 192 pages, photographic acknowledgements, author's acknowledgements, index. Peach coloured endpapers. Illustrated title page showing an 18th century bare fisted boxing match. The text is illustrated with copious black and white and coloured illustrations, black-and-white and coloured photographs and occasional line drawing. Laminated front board, showing Marvin Hagler fighting Roberto Duran and on the back cover Muhammad Ali fighting Larry Holmes, with white and red writing on the front panel and white on the spine. Photographic dustwrapper, same photographs as for book covers, with white and red writing on the front panel and white on the spine. From the front fold over blurb " This lavishly illustrated book traces the history of the gloved gladiators through the greats of the sport who, with blood and raw courage, had edge their names on boxing for all time.". has been protected since purchase, and the dustjacket shows no damage, and there are no annotations inside the book, and, apart from a small mark on the inside of the front cover from the removal of a price sticker which has left a shadow, there is no damage to the book. This is the first UK edition. Size: Folio (over 12" tall ). We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sports & Pastimes; Sport -- Boxing; ISBN: 0603036554. ISBN/EAN: 9780603036552. Inventory No: 0282562. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Very Good Condition
Price: $26.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 0282562  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Home Before Dark; The Story of Les Darcy, A Great Australian Hero
Park, Ruth & Champion, Rafe,
ISBN: 0670857394
Viking, Ringwood, Victoria, 1995. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 825 grammes; X, 366 pages, introduction by authors, appendix and index. Green coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with numerousl pages of black-and-white photographs and or illustrations. Dark blue coloured boards with white writing on the spine. Photographic dustwrapper, with white and black writing on the front panel and white on the spine. The biography of Les Darcy. A boxer of peerless technique and unlimited potential who died in his twenties before he could become world champion. secondhand copy protected since original purchase, the only damage being two lines of foxing on the top of the two sections of photographic plates. Internally clean otherwise, no annotations Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Sport -- Boxing; Australia; Sports & Pastimes. ISBN: 0670857394. ISBN/EAN: 9780670857395. Inventory No: 0282551. Very Good Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0282551  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Kiwis with gloves on a history and record book of New Zealand boxing
O'Brien, Brian F.,
A.H & A. W. Reed, Wellington, New Zealand, 1960. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographs. First Edition. secondhand copy, spine section slightly faded on the dust jacket, shadow on the front fold over flap from a sticker at the lower right-hand corner, the top right-hand corner of the front end page has been neatly removed, darkening of the top front edges of the text block. No other damage, no annotations. At the rear of the book there is also a section of statistics, and facts and records of interest, the various champions, in the amateur field as well as Australasian amateur Championships. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 270 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sports & Pastimes; Sport -- Boxing; New Zealand; Inventory No: 0282445. Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0282445  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Encyclopedia of Australian Boxers
Magris, Mario (Introduction by Barry Michael) ,
ISBN: 1920910727
Bas Publishing, Melbourne, 2006. First Edition
 Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated Boards) Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated Boards). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. secondhand copy, no damage to the dust jacket, no damage to the matching illustrated hardcover binding, no damage to the illustrative 10 pages. Internally clean, no annotations. Illustrated black-and-white photographs, and the occasional colour photograph. the first part of the book is champions, the second part Commonwealth, Empire and Australian champions, the third part Australian for professional boxers, and the last part of the Australian National boxing Hall of Fame. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sports & Pastimes; Sport -- Boxing; Australia; ISBN: 1920910727. ISBN/EAN: 9781920910723. Inventory No: 0282617. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Very Good Condition
Price: $26.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 0282617  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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the pictorial history of boxing
Arnold, Peter,
ISBN: 0861244427
Bison Books, London, 1998. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: photographs. First Edition. secondhand copy, no damage to the dust jacket, no damage to the book, no annotations. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of drawings from the time when photographs did not exist through to black-and-white photographs and finishing up with colour photographs. Includes index. The ragged papers in the photograph are relevant boxing newspaper clippings Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). 208 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sports & Pastimes; Sport -- Boxing; ISBN: 0861244427. ISBN/EAN: 9780861244423. Inventory No: 0282565. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Very Good Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0282565  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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