Chicago Amateur Boxing (IL) (Images of Sports)

by Sean Curtin

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

Written in English
Cover of: Chicago Amateur Boxing   (IL)  (Images of Sports) | Sean Curtin
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Subjects:

  • Illinois - Local History,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • History: American,
  • Boxing,
  • History,
  • United States - State & Local - Midwest,
  • History / United States / General,
  • IL,
  • Biography,
  • Boxers (Sports),
  • Chicago,
  • Illinois,
  • Pictorial works
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7901858M
ISBN 100738541389
ISBN 109780738541389
OCLC/WorldCa76875249

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