IRON MAN. Burnett, illiam, iley.


New York: Lincoln Mac Veagh The Dial Press ... Toronto: Longman, Green & Co., 1930. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-312, original blue cloth, spine panel stamped in gold, publisher's monogram stamped in blind on front panel, top edge stained red, other edges rough trimmed. First edition. Burnett's second novel, preceded by his well-received gangster novel, LITTLE CAESAR (1929). The rise and fall of a middleweight fighter who when he achieves success does not know how to deal with the hangers on and the users. Source for three film adaptations, Iron Man (1931 & 1951) and Some Blondes Are Dangerous (1937). Inked stamp to front paste down, mild rubbing to corner tips, spine a bit dull, a very good copy in an about good dust jacket with tear and creasing to lower front panel, lower quarter of spine panel missing and chips to upper spine panel, spine panel age tanned, tears to spine folds. (22340). Item #22340

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