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Life, Battles and Career of Battling Nelson, Lightweight Champion of the World by Himself


Published by Hegewisch, IL 1909, 1909
From James Pepper Rare Books, Inc., ABAA (Santa Barbara, CA, U.S.A.)

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Second printing. Signed by the author / boxing champion, Battling Nelson. Inscribed: ÔTo Charie Eyton, Battling Nelson, L.A., June 9, 1909.Ó at the printed text reading: ÒCompliments of Author, Life, Battles and Career of Battling Nelson, Lightweight Champion of the World, Hegewisch, Ill.Ó Illustrated with photos and with drawings by Tad and Edgren. Very good lightly used copy with some minor edge wear and dust soiling to the cloth without dust jacket. The memoirs of Oscar Math¾us Nielsen, also known as Battling Nelson (1882 - 1954), a Danish-born boxer who held the world lightweight championship on two separate occasions. He was nicknamed "the Durable Dane" and was elected to the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1992. Bookseller Inventory # 19709E

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Title: Life, Battles and Career of Battling Nelson,...

Publisher: Hegewisch, IL 1909

Publication Date: 1909

Binding: Hardcover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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