Liberty Magazine. June 13, 1936 - Vol. 13 No. 24 ("How I Shall Beat Joe Louis Where All Others Failed" by Max Schmeling)

Toronto, ON: Liberty Weekly of Canada, Ltd., 1936. Sam Brown. Paperback. Illustrated saddle stapled wraps, 4to (11-5/16 inches [28.8 cm] tall), pp. 66, filled with stories and illustrated throughout. Volume is toned with a vertical fold, both corners of front cover missing with bottom chip also taking the bottom corner of the first four leaves, slightly rolled with some scattered soil and creasing. Poor. Item #2757

Wherein Schmeling correctly predicts the outcome of the June 18th, 1936 fight between Joe Louis and himself - resulting in Louis' only knockout defeat during his prime, just 5 days after the publication of this issue. With cover art by Sam Brown showing a fighter resting between rounds in his corner of the ring while looking on with disbelief at an autograph-seeking fan.

Price: $75.00 CAD  other currencies