The Sweet Science
New York: The Viking Press, 1956.
First edition. Signed by A.J. Liebling on the front free endpaper. [x], 306 pp. Publisher's black boards stamped in crimson with tan cloth backstrip lettered in black. Near Fine, former owner's bookplate on paste down, light wear and foxing, in an About Very Good dust jacket with a faded spine panel, chipped at foot, creasing and closed tears along top edge, foxing, unclipped ($3.95). A rare signed copy of Liebling's critically-acclaimed pieces on boxing for The New Yorker. Called one of the best sports books of all time by Sports Illustrated. Item #140941134
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