Trade paperback, perfect bound. 144 pages. Illustrated throughout with black and white vignette photographs. Stated first edition, first printing, published January, 1961. A title in the Thor Athletic Series, focusing on armed [stick, club, etc.] self-defense techniques. No previous ownership marks. Spine square and undamaged. White pictorial car covers show mild age and finger soiling. A clean, tight and internally unmarked copy of a very scarce martial arts title in it’s original printing. Near very good.