Auction Date: 5/03/2020 at 10:30 am
Boxiana Or Sketches Of Ancient And Modern Pugilism Book 1812 Dedicated to that distinguished Patron of the Old English Sports "Captain Barclay" by One of the Fancy. A most interesting early Historic Book about bare knuckle boxing at that time. With Has 484 pages with 21 plates of notable fights some fold out and portraits many boxers of the period. Extensively detailing those most notable fights. A lot of information regarding the great Boxers such as; Tom Cribb, Belcher, Broughton, Johnson, Mendoza, Perrin and many others. Bound in original boards with leather spine, size 6" × 9".