Boxiana: or, Sketches of Antient and Modern Pugilism [Sketches of Modern Pugilism]. In four volumes

By: Egan, Pierce

Price: £950.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


4 volumes. iv, 484; viii, 580; viii, 640; vi, 672 pp. Half green morocco over marbled boards. Vol. 4 is in half brown calf. Raised bands to spines with gilt decoration and lettering. Slight wear to extremities and boards generally rubbed. Splitting to lower spine joint of vol. 4. Extra engraved title page to vols. 1 and 2. Subtitle to vol. 2: From the Championship of Cribb to the Present Time. Vol. 3: During the Championship of Cribb to Spring's Challenge to All England. Vol. 4: Containing All the Transactions of Note, Connected With The Prize Ring, During the Years, 1821, 1822, 1823. Internally generally quite clean, with occasional spotting to vol. 1. Repair to pp 89/90 in vol. 1. Lacks two plates in vol. 1, all other plates complete. All bindings firm. A VG set.

Title: Boxiana: or, Sketches of Antient and Modern Pugilism [Sketches of Modern Pugilism]. In four volumes

Author Name: Egan, Pierce

Categories: Sporting,

Publisher: London, G. Smeeton / Sherwood, Jones and Co. / Sherwood, Neely, and Jones 1812 / 1821 / 1824: 1812

Binding: Half Morocco

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo.

Book number: 51470

Keywords: Boxing,Sporting,Sports