Grunts & Grapples: The Golden Age of British Wrestling, 1950-1990

By Kerry William Purcell

A visual history of British wrestling shown through photographs, posters, advertisements, costumes, and more.

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Wrestler Poster

A copy of the 1st edition hardback, ebook, plus a screen-printed poster of wrestler "Big Jim Harris" created for the Grunts & Grapples exhibition by Jess Harris.
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Grunts & Grapples Poster

A copy of the 1st edition hardback, ebook, plus a print of the Grunts & Grapples exhibition poster designed by Jess Harris.
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Portraits

Five photographic portraits of the biggest wrestlers of the industry, featuring Big Daddy, Giant Haystacks, Kendo Nagasaki and Adrian Street. Plus a copy of the 1st edition hardback and ebook.
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Print Collection

The Grunts & Grapples exhibition poster, print of the wrestler, both designed by Jess Harris, plus the five photographic portraits, a 1st edition hardback and ebook.
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Original Poster

An authentic poster from the 1980s advertising a wrestling spectacle. Each poster has been individually sourced and collected by Kerry so each poster is unique. Also includes a 1st edition hardback and copy of the book. Limited to 10, example poster below.
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