New York: Greenberg, (1936). First edition in G&D dust jacket. Tully drew on his own experiences on the road and in the ring as well as those of his friends Jack Dempsey (the heavyweight champ to whom the book is dedicated), Gene Tunney, et al. INSCRIBED, "To Joe Shaw / FROM ONE BRUISER TO ANOTHER / Jim Tully." Joseph T. "Cap" Shaw was Tully's literary agent at Wilson, Powell, and Hayward, a former editor of Black Mask magazine, and an Olympic medal-winning fencer. Good with spine gutters and endpapers darkened and light vertical crease on spine; in a reprint Grosset & Dunlap dust jacket with same front panel illustration as the first. Dust jacket has significant chip to head of spine taking out title and few letters of author's name but is otherwise good and bright.