THE MAKING OF CHAMPIONS IN CALIFORNIA BOOK (BY DEWIIT C. VAN COURT)
This is an original, first edition book, The Making Of Champions In California by DeWitt C. Van Court. Copyrighted in 1926. Includes a wonderful chapter on three great heavyweights from California, James Jeffries, James Corbett and Joe Choynski. This is an original, first edition, soft cover book consisting of 160 pages (complete). Leather bound covers. Tight binding. Covers have edge, corner and surface wear. Generally clean inside and out. A few interior pages show wear at the edges, not affecting the text. Previous owner's name is stamped on inside page. 8" x 10 1/2." A very scarce book on the early boxing and champions from California.