Detroit MI: Johnson Smith & Company, 1939.
Illustrated by Illustrated. Reprint Ed; Later Printing. Stapled wraps. Good with no dust jacket. Item #13825
Well toned, corner creasing, cover curl, otherwise light wear. Solid paperback stapled wraps. ; Appears to be an unattributed reprint of the Max Stein edition of How To Wrestle, which was based on the 1913 book Wrestling And How To Train by Frank A. Gotch. "Frank Alvin Gotch was an American professional wrestler. Gotch was the first American professional wrestler to win the world heavyweight free-style championship, and credited for popularizing professional wrestling in the United States." - Wikipedia. Second half of book is "Our New Supplementary Catalog of Unusual and Useful Novelties" from Johnson Smith & Company. The catalog, dated 1939, contains a wide variety of novelty items, magic tricks, gag items, etc, and offers "Send 3 cents for our 576 page Catalog of 6000 Amazing Novelties." The Johnson Smith Company remains one of the oldest existing mail order catalog companies.; 64,  pages.
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