Original price 15¢--113 years ago! Collectors, coaches, boxers, book lovers want this 1905 first print by ELBOWS -- George ELBOWS McFadden - The Greatest Defensive Boxer in the World at the time. IIlustrated with boxing technique photos of and text by Elbows himself. Paperback. No damage. Good condition. All pages in tact and well protected. No smoke or pets.
Active from 1894 to 1908, McFadden garnered fame for his defensive boxing tactics, earning himself the nickname "Elbows" because he used his knobby joints as defense and weapons. Post career, Elbows McFadden ran his own boxing gym in New York and passed on his skills to individuals of all sizes and ages. Herein he demonstrates some of the swings and blocks that made him an historical and formidable boxer. An amazing slice of history chock full of knowledgeable expertise.