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INSCRIBED BY BOXER 'GENTLEMAN JIM'
CORBETT, James J. THE ROAR OF THE CROWD: THE TRUE TALE OF THE RISE AND FALL OF A CHAMPION. Foreword by Robert Gordon Anderson. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press, 1925. First edition. Ink inscription from Corbett on ffep. "with best wishes" and signed "Jas J Corbett Apl 11/25." Illustrated. Octavo. xiv, 329,[1] pp., + [2] adv. pp. Publisher's green cloth binding with title printed in gold on spine and upper board. Cloth is slightly darkened on spine and shows occasional light wear overall. Front hinge has a hairline crack. Text leaves are clean but for some small spots of soiling and/or thumbing in margins. One leaf (p. 145/6) has a short closed tear. A very good copy, inscribed. $1250.00 #81553