Home > Back to Search Results > Early and rather famous sporting-themed newspaper...
Click image to enlarge 661764
Show image list »
Image028_tn
Image029_tn
Image030_tn
Image031_tn

Early and rather famous sporting-themed newspaper...



Item # 661764

January 8, 1859

NEW YORK CLIPPER, Jan. 8, 1859  An early sports-themed newspaper with an ornate masthead featuring engravings showing cricket, sailing, boxing, and horse racing.
Page 2 has a boxing article: "The Ring" "The Championship - Woods' Deposit Covered by the Friends of Benicia" concerning an upcoming championship bout between Woods and Heenan. Other sports reporting throughout with a bkpg. cartoon: "The Manly Art of Self-Defense  -  The Code of Honor".
Eight pages, irregular at the spine with minor loss at the bottom, bit of damp staining & foxing.

Category: Pre-Civil War

Available Now

$28.00