Boxiana; or Sketches of Antient & Modern Pugilism.
4to; green-speckled board covers with title in gilt on green leather spine. 63 pages, illustrations and frontis; some doubles.
Boxiana was the title given to a series of volumes of boxing articles written by Pierce Egan (1772-1849). He gathered his boxing articles in a bound volume and published them under the title "Boxiana; or Sketches of Antient & Modern Pugilism". Includes images of Broughton, Dan Donnelly, Harry Jones, Peter Crawley, Jem Ward, Thomas Belcher, Tom Owen, Ned Painter, Cribb, Dick Curtis, Bill Neat, Molineux, Johnson and Slack.
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