Chicago: Max Stein Publishing House, 1929. 1st. Paperback. 12mo. 64 pp. Illustrations of wrestling moves. Color illustrated wrappers; publisher's advertisement on rear cover. A very good copy (light wear to spine ends; short, closed tears; staining to lower front edge), still a nice copy of a scarce wrestling pamphlet. Item #15197
Gotch was an American professional wrestler of German ancestry, the first American to win the world heavyweight free-style championship, and credited for popularizing professional wrestling in the United States. Here he graphically demonstrates various holds including Flying Mare, Half Nelson, Bar Arm & Toe Lock, Strangle Hold and many more. Next day shipping. Celebrating our 17th year - all domestic orders ship with Delivery Confirmation Tracking Number - Images available upon request.