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A Newspaper History of Boxing: Personalised Book

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Via newspaper clippings from the past, you can relive the invigorating history of boxing. 

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  • Handbound hardback covers
  • A4 and A3 editions available, with colour pages from 2006 onwards
  • Option to present in a luxurious gift box for long-term protection
  • Incredible newspaper coverage from 1910 to 2021

Relive the history of boxing through newspaper clippings in this personalised boxing history book. With coverage beginning in 1910, a time when Jack Johnson ruled the world, this exciting piece of boxing memorabilia takes you back over a century, revisiting all the greatest moments from Caesar’s Palace, Madison Square Garden, Wembley and many more, right up until the present day.

For the first half of the 20th century, professional boxing was all about the heavyweights. Jack Johnson, Jack Dempsey and Max Schmeling turned boxing into one of the most popular sports in the world, and became legends in the process. The first man to truly pave the way for the lighter competitors was Sugar Ray Robinson, who clocked up 173 wins as a welterweight and middleweight over a 25-year pro career, losing only one of his first 131 fights. That first man to beat him was Jake LaMotta, and man who would become as famous for his antics outside of the ring as in it.

In the 60s, the self-proclaimed “Greatest” Muhammad Ali became one of the most famous people on the planet following his legendary Rumble in the Jungle and Thrilla in Manila victories over George Foreman and Joe Frazier respectively. In the 80s, there was the “Fabulous Four”, as Sugar Ray Leonard, Roberto Duran, Marvin Hagler and Thomas Hearns formed the greatest quartet of rivals ever assembled. And then came Tyson, the so-called “Baddest Man on the Planet”, whose legacy as the youngest heavyweight champion of all time was marred by jail time and an infamous ear-biting incident with Evander Holyfield, who would himself go on to become the only man to win the heavyweight title on four separate occasions.

In the 21st century, the UK has enjoyed something of a renaissance in boxing, with Ricky Hatton, Joe Calzaghe, David Haye and Anthony Joshua just some of the names managing to claw column inches away from superstars such as Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao and the Klitschko brothers.

Take a look at the contents to see which historic moments are captured.

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Our sports books are available in a variety of covers, all of which can be customised accordingly. Each book features your recipient’s name and a special message of your choice printed on the opening title page in the form of a certificate. You can also emboss their name onto the front cover. Finally, a luxury gift box is available to complete the gift and provide long-term protection.

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Along with the black and white reprinted reports, all editions include colour pages, where available from 2006 onwards:

  • A4 Cover in Brown Leatherette – Any name can be embossed on the cover for £5.
  • A3 Cover in Brown Leatherette – Any name can be embossed on the cover for £5.
  • A3 Cover in Black Luxury Leather – Any name is embossed on the cover for FREE.

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🌲 Our books are made from responsibly sourced paper from FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified paper manufacturers. 🌎

310mm
boxing flat
380mm

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Rated 5 out of 5

based on 11 reviews

In The Book wouldn’t be here without its terrific customers. That’s why we care about what you have to say.

We’re an open book when it comes to feedback! So let us know how your experience was? From finding the book you were looking for to making it personal, every little detail is important, so we can learn and perfect your shopping experience for the next time you return!

anni46Trustpilot product review 5 star rating29 Aug 2018

great book fantastic quality excellent service and very rapid speedy delivery would recommend to my friends

OlgaTrustpilot product review 5 star rating29 Aug 2018

Fantastic! Very happy with the book! Have already recommended your website to my friends.

AdneTrustpilot product review 5 star rating29 Aug 2018

Amazing gift for every boxing lover. Either birthday gift, x-mas or New Years. Includes articles from 1910 until recent ones, where the reader learns the history, big names and the outcome of every fight.

joebloggsTrustpilot product review 5 star rating29 Aug 2018

beautiful gift. so very pleased with the quality and the contents. It was well recieved.

mog01Trustpilot product review 5 star rating29 Aug 2018

brilliant gift for my 90 year old uncle, he absolutely loves it. Interesting and unique and great service/delivery too.

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Jayne Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 23 Oct 2021

Lovely book!

Great service and fast delivery. Lovely book, very nicely printed. My Grandaughter will be very happy!

Mrs M Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 23 Oct 2021

My book did not arrive but when I…

My book did not arrive but when I chased up it was sent priority.

Louise Trustpilot product review 1 star rating 22 Oct 2021

Poor quality

Very disappointed with my first experience purchasing from In The Book. Both books I ordered arrived with issues - one was bound incorrectly so the spine was bent, whilst the other contained very poor quality illustrations. Even the front cover illustration (Alice in Wonderland) was blurry. Throughout the pages, printing lines are visible and most images just look pale and blurry like a bad quality VHS. Customer service replied very quickly and were helpful - sending out immediate replacements no issue. One book is fine, the other is just as poor quality so I've requested a refund as it is not gift-worthy. Hopefully this will be actioned just as quickly. A shame and I certainly wouldn't recommend.

Fiona Tallis Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 21 Oct 2021

Bought for a relatives birthday

Bought for a relatives birthday. He loves it. Something totally different to the usual socks and jumper :)

Rosina Iqbal Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 21 Oct 2021

My nephew is absolutely obsessed with…

My nephew is absolutely obsessed with his book. Best gift ever and so interactive

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