Lot 2295
Early 19th Century Set of Five English Books on Boxing
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Egan, Pierce. Boxiana; or, Sketches of Ancient and Modern Pugilism, From the Days of the Renowned Broughton and Slack, to the Championship of Cribb (London: Sherwood, Jones , and Co., 1823-1829), five volumes, 8vo (9 in.), three-quarter red morocco over marbled boards with conforming endpapers; raised bands and gilt to spine, gilt rules on boards and top edge of pages; each volume with a few engravings of noted fighters. Each volume with engraved bookplate for Frederick Locker.

Shelf rub to boards; binding sound; intact gilt; generally good estate condition.