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Title:The Ignoble Art
Price:AUD$19.80 (about USD$15.40)
Item ID:SB00-0112951
Publisher:William Heinemann, London, 1956
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
William Heinemann, 1956, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First, Illustrated By: Photographic

acknowledgements. Black and white illustrated frontispiece showing "A Century Ago – Tom Spring's second fight with Jack Langan". The text is illustrated with black-and-white photography. Red coloured boards with silver titles to the backstrip. Softening of the lower backstrip edge and faint foxing and browning to the text block edge and to the internal pages. Original bookseller's sticker to the lower right-hand corner of the front paste-down. Photographic dustwrapper with black-and-white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and to the backstrip edges. There is a small "V" shaped piece missing from the top left-hand corner of the front panel, which the chair has extended further into the dustwrapper with associated creasing. Rubbing to the dustwrapper panels and fading to the backstrip. The rear panel shows handling marks . small tear, with associated creasing to the lower edge of the rear dustwrapper panel. In this book the author talks about what she calls the "Ignoble Art" – boxing and why it should be banned. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (8), 104 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sports & Pastimes; Boxing & Wrestling; Sociology & Culture. Inventory No: 0112951.
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