Reminiscences Of A 19th Century Gladiator By John L. Sullivan

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In 1892, while training for his historic fight with Gentleman Jim Corbett, undefeated heavyweight boxing champion John L. Sullivan wrote “Reminiscences of a 19th Century Gladiator,” a summation of his extraordinary life and career. In the book, the “Boston Strong Boy” shares with the reader the story of his humble origins and the obstacles, both legal and personal, that he had to overcome to become the most famous boxer of the 19th century. This deluxe edition of the book contains additional material including never-before-included photographs, newspaper accounts, and interviews

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Hardcover – no dust jacket. Book has a colour illustration of Sullivan in a boxing pose on the front board. Book has some shelf wear and there is some tanning and foxing albeit not too significant. There is some bumping to the corners but on the whole book is sound and intact other than the last page which contained advertising has been torn out. Book has been signed in pencil by the original owner at the. top of the first page. Published by George Routledge and Sons, London 1892

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Weight 0.431 kg