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Terrific front page print of John Heenan, the famed boxer...
Item # 661809
June 2, 1860
WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, June 2, 1860
* John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers
* Famous boxing match
A terrific issue on the famed boxer John Heenan, as the entire front page is taken up with a print of him captioned: "John C. Heenan, The Champion of the World". The print was taken from a photo of him of May 3, 1860 in England, shortly after his famous match between himself and Tom Sayers.
Inside has a full page taken up with content concerning Heenan & his bout with Sayers, including two lengthy letters signed by him: John C. Heenan.
Sixteen pages, lightly toned, very nice condition.
Category: Post-Civil War