Boxing

We sell original, historic newspapers featuring coverage of some of the great moments in the sport of boxing. Whether it is called boxing, prize-fighting, pugilism, or by some other name, the engagement of two people in a contest of strength, quickness, endurance, etc., using either gloved or bare hands, has captured the imagination of onlookers and participants since the beginning of time. Finding reports of such encounters within newspapers dates back into the 18th century. John Jackson vs. Daniel Mendoza, Jim Jeffries vs. Jim Corbett, Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling, Joe Frazier vs Muhammad Ali, and more... enjoy the following authentic reports spanning 3 centuries:

Boxing

We sell original, historic newspapers featuring coverage of some of the great moments in the sport of boxing. Whether it is called boxing, prize-fighting, pugilism, or by some other name, the engagement of two people in a contest of strength, quickness, endurance, etc., using either gloved or bare hands, has captured the imagination of onlookers and participants since the beginning of time. Finding reports of such encounters within newspapers dates back into the 18th century. John Jackson vs. Daniel Mendoza, Jim Jeffries vs. Jim Corbett, Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling, Joe Frazier vs Muhammad Ali, and more... enjoy the following authentic reports spanning 3 centuries:
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544982

Baseball... The recent London dog show...

Item #544982

July 12, 1862

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, NY, July 12, 1862  The front page of this issue features an illustration captioned: "The Two First Premiums", which accompanying subheads:  "Bloodhound and Black and Tan Terrier" and "The Recent London Dog Show".

Page three of this issue includes a rather lengthy article concerning baseball entitled:  "Ph... See More  

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$45.00
605566

The new ironclad naval fleet...

Item #605566

December 22, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 22, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Our Iron-Clad Fleet" "Rebel Reports from Charleston" "Rumored Disaster to the New Ironsides and Two Monitors" "The New Ironsides Entangled in a Net" "Important If True" and more. Also a report of the boxing match between between Heenan & King.

Eight p... See More  

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598325

Heenan vs. King Boxing Match, 1863...

Item #598325

December 22, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, December 22, 1863



* John C. Heenan vs. Tom King

* Boxing collectible




This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "THE GREAT PRIZE FIGHT", "Reports from Heenan and King to the 7th Instant", with subheads that include: "THE PRIZE RING" and more. Provides considerable pre-fight news on the famous John C. Heenan and To
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648525

John Heenan vs. Tom King... a great boxing collectible...

Item #648525

December 26, 1863

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 26, 1863 



* John Heenan vs. Tom King

* One of the greatest fights of the 19th century

* Heenan's last fight... was he cheated... drugged?




The front page has nearly two columns of reporting regarding the famous (or infamous?) champion prize-fight between John Heenan and Tom King. Heenan eventually lost the fight but later claimed he was cheated by being dr... See More  

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206228

The Philadelphia Collection I

Item #206228

September 01, 1866

Harper's Weekly, various dates from September 1, 1866 through November 18, 1876. This is a six issue set of Harper's Weekly containing various prints pertaining to events and/or buildings in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.  This is a great set of issues for anyone interested in Philadelphia, PA, early U.S. ... See More  

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667104

Early boxing w/ many rounds in 1867...

Item #667104

May 05, 1867

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 5 1867



* Early boxing with several rounds (176)

* Jim Turner vs. Andy Duffy

* African Americans & police clash


* Post Civil War reconstruction era



Page 5 has a report headed: "THE PRIZE RING" "Desperate Fight In New Orleans" "Rounds 176--Time 2:57" and more. (see) A very early boxing match that lasted 176 rounds. This was in the ... See More  

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570683

McCoole vs. Jones boxing fight announced... Baseball...

Item #570683

August 31, 1867

NEW YORK TIMES, New York, August 31, 1867  The frontpage of this issue contains a small article announcing "The McCool and Jones Prize Fight". "It is understood that the fight between Mike McCool and Aaron Jones for the championship of the United States will take place somewhere in Butler county, Ohio... The fight will commence between 6 and 8 o'clock in the morning." ... See More  

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668822

Black suffrage is politicized in 1868...

Item #668822

August 25, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 25, 1868 



* Billy Edwards vs. Sam Collyer

* Bare-knuckle boxing - pugilist

* Lightweight fight championship




Page 3 has a report headed: "THE PRIZE RING" "Fight for the Light Weight Championship Between Billy Edwards and Sam Collyer" "Edwards The Winner" and more. Round by round coverage. Text takes up over 2 1/2 columns.

Other news... See More  

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668497

Early heavyweight boxing championship...

Item #668497

June 16, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 16, 1869



* Early boxing - Pugilism - pugilists

* Heavyweight championship of America

* Tom Allen vs. Mike McCoole




Page 10 has an article headed: "PUGILISM" "Prize Fight Between McCoole and Allen" "Nine Rounds Fought in Twenty Minutes" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 2 full columns.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pag... See More  

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669570

1870 Jem Mace vs. Tom Allen... boxing championship...

Item #669570

May 11, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 11, 1870



* Boxers Jem Mace vs. Tom Allen

* Heavyweight boxing championship

* Kennerville, Louisiana




The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "THE PRIZE RING" "Result of the Mill Between Mace and Allen Near New Orleans" "Allen Badly Thrashed in Ten Heavy Rounds" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 3 full columns includi... See More  

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599794

Jem Mace vs. Joe Coburn... boxing...

Item #599794

December 01, 1871

THE NEW YORK HERALD, December 1, 1871



* Jem Mace vs. Joe Coburn

* Middleweight boxing championship

* Bare-knuckle fighting




Page 3 has one column headings: "THE PRIZE RING" "Result of the Mill Between Mace and Coburn" "Fighting In The Rain" "Mace Breaks His Hand Early in the Struggle" "Sketches Of The Men" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes ... See More  

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669248

Bare knuckle boxing in 1873 Tolleston, Indiana...

Item #669248

October 24, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 24, 1873



* Tolleston (Gary), Indiana

* 19th century boxing match

* Boxer Billy Madden - pugilist




The top of page 3 has one column headings: "THE WESTERN RING" "Fight Between Billy Madden and James Taylor at Tolleston, Ind." "Fifty-five Rounds Fought..." (see)

Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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602383

John C. Heenan death...

Item #602383

October 27, 1873

EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Evansville, Indiana, October 27, 1873



* John C. Heenan death

* Bare Knuckle boxing




This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements.

The front page has one column headings: "Utah" "Death of John C. Heenan, the Prize Fighter". See image for text.

Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.... See More  

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669328

1873 John C. Heenan funeral... boxing fame...

Item #669328

November 03, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 3, 1873



* John C. Heenan death funeral

* Bare Knuckle boxing - boxer




Page 8 has an article headed: "The Heenan Obsequies" "Funeral Ceremonies of America's Favorite Boxer..." (see)

Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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173998

Thomas Nast prints..

Item #173998

January 08, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 8, 1876  The front full page Thomas Nast illustration of "Calling On Miss Columbia - New Year's Day, 1876." Inside is a full page illustration of "The Centennial Banquet in Horticultural Hall, Philadelphia, December 18, 1875." Full page Nast illustration of "In My Mind's Eye." Full page illustration of "Saved Fr... See More  

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576463

Heavyweight Boxing Championship...

Item #576463

September 08, 1876

THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 8, 1876

 

* Early heavyweight boxing title fight

* Joe Goss vs. Tom Allen

* Great Sioux War of 1876-77 - Indians



Page 3 has:  "P. R.", "Fight for the Championship of the World", "Goss Beats Allen on a Foul", "Twenty-One Rounds Fought in 1h. 52m.", "Pistol Firing and Stabbing During the Fight--Roughs Repor... See More  

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600383

19th century boxing match...

Item #600383

July 03, 1878

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, July 3, 1878



* 19th century boxing

* John King vs. John Reilly




This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the with several interesting advertisements throughout.

Page 3 has small one column headings: "Humanity Outraged" "A Brutal Contest in New York Between Two P.R. Roughs--Shocking Scenes". See images for text.

Complete, minor margin... See More  

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589775

Famous Sullivan vs. Ryan boxing match of 1882...

Item #589775

February 07, 1882

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, February 7, 1882 



* John L. Sullivan vs. Patrick (Paddy) Ryan 

* Famous Heavyweight Boxing Title Match 

* Mississippi City, Mississippi (day of) 



This 8 page newspaper has one column headings on page 2: "SPORTING", "Everything in Readiness for the Fight" and "And The Battle is to be Fought in Mississippi
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675642

John L. Sullivan vs. Tug Wilson...

Item #675642

July 19, 1882

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, July 19, 1882



* John L. Sullivan

* Heavyweight boxing




Page 3 has one column headings: "Sick Sullivan" "He Suffers More Than His English opponent" "Wilson Challenges the Boston Boy to Fight for the Belt" (see)

Complete with 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.



wikipedia notes: In 1882, Wilso... See More  

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605316

Prize fighter killed...

Item #605316

March 02, 1883

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1883



* Boxing - boxer

* James Elliott murder

* Jerry Dunn




The front page has one column headings: "A PRIZE-FIGHTER KILLED" "James Elliott Murdered By Jerry Dunn" and more. See images for text. Nice to have in this venerable newspaper title.

Other news of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, light browning, a little margin wear, other go... See More  

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605257

John L. Sullivan wins...

Item #605257

August 07, 1883

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 7, 1883



* John L. Sullivan

* Herbert Maori Slade

* Heavyweight boxing champiohsip

* Madison Square Garden




The front page has one column headings: "THE GIANT KNOCKED SILLY" "Slade Goes Down Beneath The Heavy Blows OF Sullivan" and more. Text takes up 1 3/4 columns. Nice to have in this venerable newspaper title.



Other news of the day throug... See More  

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674446

How the Fords conspired to kill Jesse James...

Item #674446

August 07, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 7, 1883  The front page has over a full column taken up with considerable round-by-round details of the boxing match between John L. Sullivan and Herbert "Maori" Slade for the heavyweight championship.

But the great article is on page 4, headed: "Charlie Ford and the James Boys" which is a detailed article on Charlie Ford's first meeting... See More  

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587038

John L. Sullivan wins....

Item #587038

August 29, 1885

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, August 29, 1885



* John L. Sullivan "Boston Strong Boy"

* Heavyweight boxing championship (pre-fight)




Page 3 has one column headings: "Sporting Men Assert That the McCaffrey-Sullivan Mill Will Occur To-day" and "The Ring". See images for text on the day of the heavyweight boxing title fight between John L. Sullivan and Domi... See More  

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603393

Follow-up to John L. Sullivan boxing win...

Item #603393

August 31, 1885

THE CLEVELAND LEADER AND MORNING HERALD, Cleveland, Ohio, August 31, 1885  Page 2 has one column headings that include: "The Sporting World"; "Notes on the Situation After the Big Fit - Why Sullivan Was Declared the Winner"; "The Boston Boy Makes an Offer to the Pittsburg Pugilist -- What Referee Tate Says"; and "Manager Voltz of the Chattanooga 'Se... See More  

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676086

Boxer James Sheady's death...

Item #676086

March 06, 1886

THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, March 6, 1886



* James Sheady death

* Boxer - boxing




The front page has small one column headings: "Brutal Prize Fight" "Near Fayetteville, West Virginia, Which Ends in Murder" See images for text here.

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large sized paper measuring 25 x 19 1/2 inches, a little irregul... See More  

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604789

Nonpareil Dempsey...

Item #604789

March 15, 1886

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan,  March 15, 1886



* Nonpareil Dempsey (Jack Dempsey)

* Early boxing match - pugilists




The front page has one column headings: "Dempsey Downs La Blanche" "A Fight to a Finish by the Middle-Weight Champions" "Thirteen Desperately Contested Rounds" and more.

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 page... See More  

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603616

Nonpareil Dempsy...

Item #603616

March 15, 1886

THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, March 15, 1886



* Nonpareil Dempsey (Jack Dempsey)

* Early boxing match - pugilists

* Railroad train robbery




The front page has a small one column heading: "Witness a Hard Fought Battle Between Dempsey and Lablanche"

Also on the front page is: "Daring Express Robbery" "And Murder on the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific R... See More  

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603560

John L. Sullivan vs. Paddy Ryan...

Item #603560

November 15, 1886

THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, Wheeling, West Virginia, November 15, 1886



* John L. Sullivan

* Paddy Ryan

* Boxing




The front page has one column headings: "Ryan Knocked Out" "By the Burly Boston Boy in Three Rattling Rounds". See images for text.

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large sized paper measuring 25 x 19 1/2 inches, a little irregul... See More  

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603529

Bare knuckle boxing....

Item #603529

November 23, 1886

THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, November 23, 1886



* Dominick McCaffrey vs. James "Sparrow" Golden

* Bare knuckle boxing - fight




The front page has one column headings: "FIERCE FIGHTING" "Between Noted Pugilists" and more.

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large sized paper measuring 25 x 19 1/2 inches, a little irregula... See More  

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175152

Several western-themed prints... Richmond's cigarette factories...

Item #175152

January 15, 1887

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 15, 1887  Front full pg. illus. pertaining to the poem "Crotalus", along with the entire text of the poem. Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Old Bone Man of the Plains." Full pg. illus. of "Pima Indians Convoying a Silver Train in Mexico."

Doublepage centerfold of "Promenade Concert on New Year's Eve at the Produ... See More  

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585489

John L. Sullivan visits White House...

Item #585489

April 05, 1887

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, April 5, 1887



* John L. Sullivan

* Heavyweight boxing




Column three of the front page has headlines that include: "GROVER AND JOHN L." and "The Champion Prize Fighter Pays His Respects to President Cleveland".



Coverage on heavyweight boxer John L. Sullivan's visit to the White House to meet President Grover Cleveland.



Other news and a... See More  

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615029

Kouts, Indiana boxing championshuip...

Item #615029

April 01, 1889

THE DAILY PICAYUNE, New Orleans, April 1, 1889



* Featherweight boxing championship

* Kouts, Porter County, Indiana

* Ike Weir "The Belfast Spider"




This uncommon title from the deep South has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "EIGHTY ROUNDS" "An Indecisive Battle for the Feather Weight Championship at Kouts, Ind." B... See More  

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592404

John L. Sullivan... boxing...

Item #592404

October 17, 1889

THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, Wheeling, West Virginia, October 17, 1889



* John L. Sullivan

* Heavyweight boxing




The front page has one column headlines on the front page: "SULLIVAN IRRITATED", "At the Talk of His Enemies and Wants a Fight", "And He Wants It Right Soon", "He is Ready to Accommodate Anybody on Earth....". See phot... See More  

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175562

Sitting Bull...

Item #175562

December 20, 1890

HARPER'S WEEKLY, December 20, 1890 Very nice full page: 'The City of Cumberland, Maryland' shows 5 scenes. One-third pg: 'A Trio of Indian Chiefs' includes Sitting Bull. Full page of athletic scenes includes tennis.

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175580

Prints of Rutgers University...

Item #175580

February 21, 1891

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 21, 1891 Nice full ftpg. print of: 'Gen. William T. Sherman'. Fullpg. has 9 scenes of: 'The Week of Sport in Central North Carolina'. Fullpg. of text & 7 illus. of: 'Rutgers College'. Find doublepage centerfold : 'Marching Thru Georgia' shows Sherman on horseback. Fullpg: 'Sioux Chiefs Before Sec. Noble'.

Complete in ... See More  

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175668

Tunnel under Niagara Falls...

Item #175668

December 26, 1891

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 26, 1891 Full front page: 'On Broadway, After the Theatre'. Full page showing building a tunnel under Niagara Falls, with two more half page illustration regarding its construction.

Complete in sixteen pages.

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621510

Corbett - Fitzsimmons heavyweight boxing title fight...

Item #621510

March 17, 1897

DAILY GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, March 17, 1897



* Bob Fitzsimmons vs. James J. "Jim" Corbett

* Heavyweight boxing championship fight (eve)

* Fight of the century (19th)




Page 3 has one column headings: "THE BIG PRIZE FIGHT" "Ex-Senator Ingalls on Hand to View the Contest" "His Interview With Corbett" and more. (see)

Complete in 4 pages, light br... See More  

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591671

Bob Fitzsimmons vs. James J. Corbett...

Item #591671

March 24, 1897

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Atlanta, Georgia, March 24, 1897



* Bob Fitzsimmons vs. James J. "Jim" Corbett

* Heavyweight boxing title




This 10 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "FITZ AND JIM HAVE QUIET TALK", "After Taking Soft Drinks They Sit Down in a Corner", "Each Shows His Wounds", "Corbett Asks Fitz... See More  

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595640

Pedlar Palmer... boxing...

Item #595640

October 19, 1897

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, October 19, 1897



* Pedlar Palmer

* Boxing




Page 5 has one column headings: "CHAMPION PALMER", "English Pugilist Adds Another to His List of Victories", "Had Boston For Opponent", "Defeated Boxer Wept When Decision Was Made Known" with illustration of Palmer. 1st report coverage on t... See More  

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674580

Jeffries wins the heavyweight title... front page illustration

Item #674580

June 10, 1899

THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Penn., June 10, 1899 



* James Jeffries wins heavyweight boxing title

* w/ illustration - vs. Robert Fitzsimmons



The top of page 3 has one column headings: "JEFFRIES IS CHAMPION" "Easily Defeats Fitzsimmons In The Great Battle" and more with illustration of Jeffries. Also round by round coverage.

Complete with 8 pages, light even toning, 2 larg... See More  

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593682

Controversy in this boxing match...

Item #593682

June 12, 1899

WELLSVILLE DAILY REPORTER, New York, June 12, 1899 



* Bob Fitzsimmons

* James Jeffries




The top of the front page has: "AFTER THE BIG FIGHT" "Letter From the Defeated champion Pugilist" "Warns His Friends Not To Bet" "He Had But Little Confidence in Winning the Battle with Jeffries--He Denies Ever Writing the Letter & Declares it a Forgery..."... See More  

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645858

Electric car...The Polyphone...

Item #645858

August 12, 1899

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 12, 1899  The ftpg. is taken up with 2 photos of the sailing yacht "Columbia" with an article & another page of photos inside. Inside photo of: "The Riker Electric Brougham" car, with text. Also a devise titled: "The Boxing Kangaroo". "The Polyphone--Novel Attachment for Phonographs" gives the machine two horns (s... See More  

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638007

James Jeffries vs. Tom Sharkey... boxing...

Item #638007

November 04, 1899

THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, November 4, 1899



* James J. Jeffries vs. Tom Sharkey

* Heavyweight boxing championship

* 1st ever on film - motion pictures




The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "VICTORY FOR JEFFRIES" with subheads. (see)

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, should be handled with care.... See More  

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591492

James Jeffries vs. Tom Sharkey...

Item #591492

November 04, 1899

WELLSVILLE DAILY REPORTER, Wellsville, New York, November 4, 1899



* James J. Jeffries vs. Tom Sharkey

* Heavyweight boxing championship

* 1st ever on film - motion pictures




This 4 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "TWENTY-FIVE ROUNDS", "Fight Between James J. Jeffries and Tom Sharkey", "Decision Given To Jeffries" a... See More  

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592193

Bob Fitzsimmons vs. Tom Sharkey... boxing...

Item #592193

August 25, 1900

THE EVENING NEWS, Detroit, Michigan, August 25, 1900



* Bob Fitzsimmons vs. Tom Sharkey

* Heavyweight boxing




This 10 page newspaper has one column headings on page 6: "GAME OLD 'FITZ'", "The Lucky One Knocked Sharkey Out in Second Round of Their Contest", "Sharkey Has Toppled Fitz Over Just at the Bell in the Opening Round". 1st repo... See More  

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605348

Jim Corbett wins the boxing match...

Item #605348

August 31, 1900

THE SUN, New York, Aug. 31, 1900  The top of the front page has: "WIN FOR CORBETT" "Ex-Champion Fighter Defeats McCoy Decisively Inside Five Routes" "Big Crowd At the Ringside" & more.

Ten pages, mostly loose at the spine, various tears at the margins & central fold.

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177137
Item #177137

February 22, 1902

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 22, 1902  Frontpage photo Princess Henry of Prussia; The Harvard Astronomical observatory in Peru with photos; fullpage photo of  The Composer of "Manru" - Ignace Jan Paderewski; fullpage photo The German Suspended Mono-Rail System; College Girls and Basket-Ball; fullpage photo Mrs. Craig Biddle; doublepage centerfold "A Morning Rece... See More  

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591313

James Jeffries vs. Bob Fitzsimmons...

Item #591313

July 26, 1902

WELLSVILLE DAILY REPORTER, Wellsville, New York, July 26, 1902



* James Jeffries - Heavyweight boxing title

* Robert "Bob" Fitzsimmons




This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "JAS. J. JEFFRIES", "California Pugilist Still Holds the Championship", "Won Fight In Eight Rounds" and more with illustration of Jef... See More  

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177183
Item #177183

January 10, 1903

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 10, 1903  Frontpage photo Americans of To-Morrow, XXII.- Arthur Twining Hadley; fullpage illustration "The Military Heads of New York's Police Force"; Recent Light on the Rontgen Rays; Excavating Prehistoric Animals of North America; doublepage centerfold "The Twentieth-Century Problem of Municipalities"; types of Entries for the... See More  

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675857

1903 James J. Jeffries boxing title fight...

Item #675857

August 15, 1903

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug.15, 1903



* James J. Jeffries vs. James J. Corbett

* Heavyweight boxing title fight (1st report)




The top of page 2 has a two column heading: "CORBETT HAD LITTLE SHOW" with subhead and round by round description. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally ... See More  

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