New York. B.W. Dodge and Co., 1909. The Authorized Special Limited Edition. This is copy number 149 signed in ink by Mike Donovan to the limitation page. Illustrated throughout with full page monochrome plates depicting caricatures and drawings of memorable boxing people and events. 8vo (5" x 7.5"). Bound in gilt titled burgundy cloth.
Certainly one of the most sought after and admired books on the sport of Boxing, this signed limited edition is exceedingly rare.
Covers and spine rubbed. Portion of rear cover faded light. Reapir to preface page with several small tape offsets as well as trimmed edge. Some scattered, very light foxing. A Very Good, tight, bright copy.