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Great issue on the 1860 Heenan & Sayers fight...



Item # 662672

May 12, 1860

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 12, 1860 

* John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers
* Famous & 1st World championship boxing


The front page has a dramatic print showing: "Round 37" of the Heenan and Sayer fight, erupting into a riot. Above it is a print of "The Champion's Belt of England...". Within is a double page centerfold which includes 8 prints of the Heenan and Sayers fight, while another 4 page print is mostly damaged due to the typical trimming of the issue.
Sixteen pages, minor wear with small archival mends at the margins.

Item from Catalog 289 (released for December, 2019)...

Category: Pre-Civil War

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$89.00