Heroes of the Prize Ring: Poems by Samuel Charters. Samuel Charters.

Heroes of the Prize Ring: Poems by Samuel Charters

New York, NY: Portents, 1964. First Printing. Softcover. A very early volume of poetry by Sam Charters, blues & jazz historian, musician, poet & husband of Ann Charters, the Beat Generation authority & pioneering biographer of Jack Kerouac. Each poem is named after an actual historic prize fighter &/or fight ("Sonny Liston, against Cassius Clay," etc.) With reproductions of old boxing illustrations & engravings, including on front cover. An attractively produced, very rare Samuel Charters collectible, in very fine condition with only tiny bumps at top corners of front, rear covers; minor chipping & wear to upper & lower edges of spine. Interior very fine with only slightest browning of inside covers & pages; tiny bumps at top corners of pages. Very Fine. [Item #2103]

Price: $50.00

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