AUCTION 4 | Tuesday, March 03rd, 1998 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art The Property of Various Owners

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Lot 230


270x345 mm.

[London] W. Richardson, 1790’s (though later):

Est: $400 - $600
Daniel Mendoza’s ascendancy to boxing heights, by means of his championing the theories of scientific boxing, led to his acceptance by Royalty - he received the patronage of the Prince of Wales. Subsequently, Mendoza helped ease the position of the Jew in 18th-century England, proudly billing himself as “Mendoza the Jew.”