Title IN THE RING AND OUT: The Classic Autobiography by the First Black Champion
Book Condition Fine in a fine dust jacket. 200 pages; plus new appendices that include Jack Johnson's boxing record and five contemporary newspaper accounts that include one by Jack London; illustrated with photographic plates and endpapers.
Edition First edition thus. Adds an editor's note and afterword by British boxing writer Gilbert Odd and includes all the original forewords.
Publisher (London): Proteus, (1977).
0846704048 / 9780846704041
Seller ID 43169.00
Jack Johnson's autobiography was first published in 1927 in a small printing of only a few thousand copies. He was, in the opinion of many, the greatest boxer ever. His life was portrayed on Broadway (and later in film) in the play THE GREAT WHITE HOPE.
African American History. Boxing. Sports and Hobbies.