Title: The Prize Ring
Publisher: Country Life, London
Publication Date: 1925
Edition: First edition.
137 pages. Large 4to, 31 x 24 cm. Frontispiece and forty plates, some in color. All plates with tissue guards. Illustrated by reproductions of old prints, several oil paintings, "and the famous Byron Screen." History of boxing in England, much anecdotal data concerning boxers, matches and the nobility, Lord Byron included who embraced the sport despite a club foot. Limited edition, copy 144 of 750. Boards rubbed at extremities, round black leather label with title printed in red at front cover. Orig. marbled boards and vellum spine. Teg. Very good. Bookseller Inventory # 15781
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