Jake La Motta – Raging Bull – My Story – La Motta with Joseph Carter and Peter Savage – First US Edition 1970

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Jake La Motta – Raging Bull – My Story – La Motta with Joseph Carter and Peter Savage – First US Edition 1970

£225.00

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£225.00

First US edition, first printing. Published by Prentice-Hall in New Jersey, 1970. This is a near fine copy. The spine faded dust wrapper has some slight rubbing throughout and bumping at the spine tips. It has not been price clipped and shows the original $6.95 net price. The boards, in deep red publisher’s cloth, are free from notable wear. The text blocks are bright and white throughout and the internals free from inscriptions – previous owner’s blind stamp tot he title page and newspaper article affixed to the front endpaper. Overall, this is a near fine copy.
Meet Jake La Motta: thief, rapist, killer. Raised in the Bronx slums, he fought on the streets, was sent to reform school, and served time in prison. At the age of twenty-seven, after eight years of fighting, he became Middleweight Champion of the World. At the peak of his success he fell apart and began a swift, harrowing descent into a nightmare. Raging Bull is the ‘Bronx Bull’s’ brutally candid memoir.


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First US edition, first printing. Published by Prentice-Hall in New Jersey, 1970. This is a near fine copy. The spine faded dust wrapper has some slight rubbing throughout and bumping at the spine tips. It has not been price clipped and shows the original $6.95 net price. The boards, in deep red publisher’s cloth, are free from notable wear. The text blocks are bright and white throughout and the internals free from inscriptions – previous owner’s blind stamp tot he title page and newspaper article affixed to the front endpaper. Overall, this is a near fine copy.
Meet Jake La Motta: thief, rapist, killer. Raised in the Bronx slums, he fought on the streets, was sent to reform school, and served time in prison. At the age of twenty-seven, after eight years of fighting, he became Middleweight Champion of the World. At the peak of his success he fell apart and began a swift, harrowing descent into a nightmare. Raging Bull is the ‘Bronx Bull’s’ brutally candid memoir.