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Twenty-Third Edition. A very good quarter leather binding. 6.0" x 4.0" x 0.5". pp.4/pp.158. There are no illustrations in this copy. Brown calf spine over purple cloth covered boards. Gilt title to front board: "Fistiana 1862". Later endpapers (handmade paper). Clear English text throughout on lightly toned paper. Page edges with small ink spots just encroaching on the margins. A few leaves with small edge tears not affecting the text. Title-page soiled and lightly stained, with edge chips. A well preserved copy of this scarce publication. VG. ** Full title reads: Fistiana ; or, the oracle of the ring : results of prize battles, from 1700 to 1846, inclusive, alphabetically arranged. New rules of the ring. Form of articles, duties of seconds, bottle-holders, and umpires and referees ; hints on sparring and boxing ; attributes of a pugilist, training, its use and practice ; with copious instructions. Health in general, and the causes of debility ; with useful practical hints / by the editor of "Bell's Life in London."
Title: Fistiana; Or, The Oracle Of The Ring. Results Of Prize Battles, from 1700 to Jan 1862, alphabetically arranged. New rules of the ring; Form of articles, duties of seconds, bottle-holders, and umpires and referees...
Categories: 19TH CENTURY,
Publisher: London: Published By William Clement, Jun., Office Of Bell's Life in London, 170, Strand; and sold by all Booksellers. Price Half-A-Crown, 1862 . 0:
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