GLOVES AND THE MAN. THE ROMANCE OF THE RING.

R732.00

TITLE : GLOVES AND THE MAN. THE ROMANCE OF THE RING.
AUTHOR: CORRI, EUGENE
EDITION: First English Edition
PUBLISHER: Hutchinson,
DATE PUBLISHED: 1921-28 ??
PLACE: London
FORMAT: Hard Cover Black Boards..

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Description

London: Hutchinson, No date, post 1921 PROBABLY pre 1928, assumed First Edition. Dj has been much restored, now whole but discoloured especially on spine. Book worn at head and tail and lower edges. Top edge re-coloured. All pages yellowed; occasional foxing. Frontis; plus 15 photog plates, which are themselves clean, complete. All pages very slightly yellowed; occasional foxing. Belonged to John Hopley who was a prominent Rhodesian farmer, a Judge in the Cape, a 3 x capped Rugby player for England and maybe Britain’s finest amateur boxer, (see other books in this catalogue). On the ffep J H has written page number 228, where he has made a notation. 288pp no index. This is Corri’s earlier book and extremely rare. This book is signed by Stan Christodoulou, who is Corris’ successor and equal in fame. Stan was inducted into Boxing’s Hall of Fame in 2004 and has since clocked up over 50 years as a top-class international referee and has also written a book entitled “The Life and Times of Stanley Christodoulou” . First Edition.Very Good in Plastic./Very Good. 237x40p451mm.