History of the Great International Contest between HEENAN and SAYERS, at Farnborough on the 17th April 1860,
continues ... Including the full reports from The Times,Bell's Life in London,Wilkes's Spirit of the Times, Dickens All the Year Round, Punch etc. Letters of Heenan & Sayers to "The Times" also the complete history of both the combatants & full report of each of their previous battles. and a plan shewing how the ring can be revived by CICERO. Cr.8vo.232pps+ 12pp publishers catalogue [-244] Orig publishers cloth rebacked with original stamping to the front board " Key to Newbold's Representation of the Contest Between Heenan and Sayers with a complete history thereof and also of each of the combatants 2/6d.Original printed endpapers to the front but rear blanks to the rear is a replacement. Extensive repairs to the title and first 3 pages to mittigate earlier cellotape damage but otherwise clean and sound. The first World Title Fight ; A historic 42 round draw which brought an end to bare knuckle boxing in England.
Author NEWBOLD, GEORGE. and "CICERO"
Binding Original publishers cloth
Publisher LONDON George Newbold, 303 & 304, The Strand, -W.C. 1860.