LIONEL ROSE: Australian. The Life Story of a Champion

By: Rose, Lionel

Price: $61.75

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good +


(vii), + 150pp., two unpaginated, b/white halftone plate sections. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Plain black boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn along head, with two short closed tears, else very good. Lionel Edmund Rose, MBE, was Australia's first indigenous World Bantamweight Boxing champion, beating 'Fighting' Harada in Japan in February 1968 at the age of nineteen. Born in Warragul, Victoria, on 21 June, 1948, Lionel Rose had 53 fights for 42 wins during his career. He died in May, 2011 . . . Contents include: Prelims., (17) chapters. Note: This copy is in exceptional condition. Book weight approx. 400g.

Title: LIONEL ROSE: Australian. The Life Story of a Champion

Author Name: Rose, Lionel

Categories: Sport - Biography, Sport - Australia, Australian Biography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, Angus and Robertson: 1969

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 013504

Keywords: Sport Biography, Australia, Boxing, Aboriginal Boxers, World Bantamweight Champions, Rose, Lionel Edmund, MBE (1948-2011)