IRON MAN. 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 story of a mechanic's helper who becomes a prize fighter and finally middleweight champion. Hanna 527. A fine copy in fine pictorial dust jacket (with art deco illustration by Edna Reindel) with light wear at upper spine end and corner tips and tiny, narrow chip at lower spine end. (#129009).
First Printing, January, 1930" on copyright page.