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The world heavyweight boxing championship

a history

by John Dennis McCallum

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Chilton Book Co. in Radnor, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Boxing -- History.,
  • Boxers (Sports) -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] John D. McCallum. Foreword by Charles P. Larson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1121 .M32 1974
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 393 p.
    Number of Pages393
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5042164M
    ISBN 100801959519
    LC Control Number74001462
    OCLC/WorldCa815060

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