MILES, Henry Downes MILES, Henry Downes

PUGILISTICA : THE HISTORY OF BRITISH BOXING CONTAINING LIVES OF THE MOST CELEBRATED PUGILISTS

FULL REPORTS OF THEIR BATTLES FROM CONTEMPORARY NEWSPAPERS, WITH AUTHENTIC PORTRAITS, PERSONAL ANECDOTES, AND SKETCHES OF THE PRINCIPAL PATRONS OF THE PRIZE RING : FORMING A COMPLETE HISTORY OF THE RING FROM FIG AND BROUGHTON, 1719-40, TO THE LAST CHAMPIONSHIP BATTLE BETWEEN KING AND HEENAN, IN DECEMBER 1863

Edinburgh : John Grant,...

FULL REPORTS OF THEIR BATTLES FROM CONTEMPORARY NEWSPAPERS, WITH AUTHENTIC PORTRAITS, PERSONAL ANECDOTES, AND SKETCHES OF THE PRINCIPAL PATRONS OF THE PRIZE RING : FORMING A COMPLETE HISTORY OF THE RING FROM FIG AND BROUGHTON, 1719-40, TO THE LAST CHAMPIONSHIP BATTLE BETWEEN KING AND HEENAN, IN DECEMBER 1863

Edinburgh : John Grant,...

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FULL REPORTS OF THEIR BATTLES FROM CONTEMPORARY NEWSPAPERS, WITH AUTHENTIC PORTRAITS, PERSONAL ANECDOTES, AND SKETCHES OF THE PRINCIPAL PATRONS OF THE PRIZE RING : FORMING A COMPLETE HISTORY OF THE RING FROM FIG AND BROUGHTON, 1719-40, TO THE LAST CHAMPIONSHIP BATTLE BETWEEN KING AND HEENAN, IN DECEMBER 1863

Edinburgh : John Grant, 1906.

First edition. Large 8vo (23cm).  iii, 3-16,(508); viii,538,vi; viii, 528, vi pp. Many leaves uncut. Frontispiece + twenty-eight plates and two two-page plates; Frontispiece + eighteen plates; Frontispiece + twelve plates. Original textured boards; spine ruled blocked and lettered in gilt; front cover ruled and lettered in black with image of two boxers in gold; corners a touch rubbed; top edge gilt, dirty in Volume III; other edges untrimmed and many uncut; edges a bit dust-soiled, some spotting to edges which occasionally drifts onto text block and the edges of plates; Volume II has two uncut gatherings 497-504pp with a tear and crease in front edge; Volume III slightly split top inner joint, a tiny touch shaken; despite these issues a very attractive very good set. 

FULL REPORTS OF THEIR BATTLES FROM CONTEMPORARY NEWSPAPERS, WITH AUTHENTIC PORTRAITS, PERSONAL ANECDOTES, AND SKETCHES OF THE PRINCIPAL PATRONS OF THE PRIZE RING : FORMING A COMPLETE HISTORY OF THE RING FROM FIG AND BROUGHTON, 1719-40, TO THE LAST CHAMPIONSHIP BATTLE BETWEEN KING AND HEENAN, IN DECEMBER 1863

Edinburgh : John Grant, 1906.

First edition. Large 8vo (23cm).  iii, 3-16,(508); viii,538,vi; viii, 528, vi pp. Many leaves uncut. Frontispiece + twenty-eight plates and two two-page plates; Frontispiece + eighteen plates; Frontispiece + twelve plates. Original textured boards; spine ruled blocked and lettered in gilt; front cover ruled and lettered in black with image of two boxers in gold; corners a touch rubbed; top edge gilt, dirty in Volume III; other edges untrimmed and many uncut; edges a bit dust-soiled, some spotting to edges which occasionally drifts onto text block and the edges of plates; Volume II has two uncut gatherings 497-504pp with a tear and crease in front edge; Volume III slightly split top inner joint, a tiny touch shaken; despite these issues a very attractive very good set. 

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Returns Policy

You may return most new, unopened items within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. We'll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).

You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).

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Shipping

We can ship to virtually any address in the world. Note that there are restrictions on some products, and some products cannot be shipped to international destinations.

When you place an order, we will estimate shipping and delivery dates for you based on the availability of your items and the shipping options you choose. Depending on the shipping provider you choose, shipping date estimates may appear on the shipping quotes page.

Please also note that the shipping rates for many items we sell are weight-based. The weight of any such item can be found on its detail page. To reflect the policies of the shipping companies we use, all weights will be rounded up to the next full pound.

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