The fancy, or, True sportsman's guide :
being authentic memoirs of the lives, actions, prowess, and battles of the leading pugilists, from the days of Figg and Broughton to the championship of Ward /
by an operator.
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London : Published by J. McGowan and Son, 1826.
Authorship attributed to Jonathan Badcock or to Pierce Egan; John Badcock "...under the pseudonym of Jon Bee...described himself as editor of The Fancy"--cf. Dict. of Nat. Biog., v. 1, p. 854.
First issued in 56 monthly parts, beginning April, 1821.
Added engraved title pages in each volume.
Physical description: 2 v. : ill. ; 22 cm.
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|Ir 390 p 1||Main Reading Room||Irish|