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    Eleven Original Pen and Ink Boxing Cartoons From The Police Gazette, Circa 1885-1895. These eleven remarkable pen-and-ink drawings were the original illustrations for inclusion in various editions of The Police Gazette in the late nineteenth century. Each features famous American, Irish, Australian and English boxers of the day. Richard Kyle Fox was the publisher of The Police Gazette, which in the late 19th century was responsible for increasing the popularity of boxing. Each of these cartoons tells a story about a then current boxing match or potential match. Each drawing is hand-annotated with printing size instruction. All examples are in very good condition though all are slightly toned with age, all having mounting remnants on the verso, and a few are rather tatty at the edges.

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    May, 2010
    22nd Saturday
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