The New Science WEAPONLESS DEFENSE: Illustrations by Prof. Lewis, Tommy Burns, heavy weight boxing champion, and William V. Gregory, middle weight wrestler. Professor Frank S. Lewis.
The New Science WEAPONLESS DEFENSE: Illustrations by Prof. Lewis, Tommy Burns, heavy weight boxing champion, and William V. Gregory, middle weight wrestler

The New Science WEAPONLESS DEFENSE: Illustrations by Prof. Lewis, Tommy Burns, heavy weight boxing champion, and William V. Gregory, middle weight wrestler

Los Angeles: Prof. Frank S. Lewis, 1906. First Edition. Hardcover. In response to the jiu-jitsu invasion at the dawn of the 20th century, former wrestling champion Frank Lewis popularized boxing techniques and other methods of weaponless self-defense, which he argued were more effective than any Japanese import. 156 p. with numerous black-and-white illustrations and period advertisements. 12mo. Original cloth binding, with black stamping. The ink stamp of the Dyas-Cline sporting goods company appears on the front flyleaf, with a Dyas-Cline label to the front board. Some uneven darkening and minor soiling to the boards; otherwise very good. Very good. Item #70369

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