First Edition of Joe Louis Illustrated Boxing Manual, 1948

LOUIS, Joesph (1914-1981). -- MALLORY, Edward J., ed. How to Box. Philadelphia: David McKay Company, 1948. 

4to. Profusely illustrated. Original publisher's beige cloth; original publisher's illustrated dust jacket (tear at lower corner, light scuffing, a few chips). 

FIRST EDITION of the "Brown Bomber's" boxing guide for young readers, illustrated throughout with black-and-white photos and drawings. Penned by the Heavyweight titleholder shortly before his initial retirement. 

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