Title Claret and Cross-Buttocks or Rafferty's Prize-Fighters.
Publisher London: George Allen & Unwin Limited, 1976. 0049200488
0049200488 / 9780049200487
Seller ID 44396
1st edition. "On a good day Rafferty - who changed his name to Robinson because he ws an escaped convict, sentenced to death after a lteral 'fight to the death' - might have as many as twelve or fifteen fights, but normally it was he who drew the blood. He ran his own travelling boxing booth, which in the 1850s was just on the right side of the law that forbade pugilism and open-air bouts..." Pp.150, 7 black & white phot illustrations. Brown cloth, dustwrapper has some sunning to spine. VG/G+.