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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 large archival mends on pages 2 & 3 but doesn't affect the boxing report. A little margin wear, partially loose along the spine, must be handled with care.
Category: Post-Civil War