Dross Refined : A Biography on the Life of Fighting Billy Matheson, Ex-Pugilist and Ex-Bartender. Illustrated.

By: WALSH, Leo J. MATHESON, Billy

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WALSH, Leo J. Dross Refined : A Biography on the Life of “Fighting” Billy Matheson, Ex-Pugilist and Ex-Bartender. Illustrated. London, Ontario : Printed and published by Hayden Press Limited, (1932). Pp (6),1-212,+ 6 leaves of plates. 8vo, red cloth, black lettering to front board and spine. Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 4661, Watters p.591. “Fighting” Billy Matheson was born at River Dennis, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia in 1869. Contents : 1. Uncle "Murdy" Shoots a Bear. 2. He Becomes "Bully of Potter County." 3. A Price Put on "Billy's" Head. 4. "Fighting" Billy Becomes Converted. 5. Roaring"Jack Smith's Experience. 6. Some Early Opposition. 7. “Go Away, You're a G host!" 8. A Night at the London Mission. 9. His Father Escapes Destruction.10. “For They Shall Be Filled.” 11. A Message for Today. 12. A "Prodigal" Returns. 13. "As Ithers [sic] See Us." 14. “Behold I Come as a Thief." 15. A New Miracle of "The Loaves." 16. The Work of Mrs. Matheson. Wear to spineends and corners, spotting to cloth, bubbling to spine, red stain (bleedin g from cloth) to gutter at rear inner hinge, else good. 135.00

Title: Dross Refined : A Biography on the Life of Fighting Billy Matheson, Ex-Pugilist and Ex-Bartender. Illustrated.

Author Name: WALSH, Leo J. MATHESON, Billy

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Publisher: Printed and published by Hayden Press Limited, London, Ontario, 1932,:

Seller ID: 97177

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