**VERY RARE** 1880 1st Edition Vol 1 "Pugilistica" 144 Years Of British Boxing History by Henry Downes Miles.
Original 1880 first edition (Weldon published, NOT the much more common 1906 re-print) Pugilistica Vol 1 - The History Of British Boxing from 1719-1863. Packed with information of the individuals and their bouts complete with 100 portraits and illustrations from original prints. Many full page images, over 500 pages, plus advertising pages. Written by Henry Downes Miles & published in London by Weldon & Co.
Condition very good (everything intact, clean & tight interior, nice stand out embossing in gold & black to cover & spine. Some wear on outer surfaces along with some small white markings to spine & back cover)
Price: £135 RESERVED