York, PA: Strength & Health Publishing Company, 1938. Revised Edition, 3rd printing. Hardcover. 400p. SIGNED BY HOFFMAN. A dark red cloth hardcover book in good condition. Corners rubbed through, and cloth splitting along the back edge of the spine. However, the binding is still tight. Tanning and speckly stains on the endpapers. Stains on pages 366-372. Otherwise, text unmarked. Item #183057
Signed on the half-title page by legendary strength trainer, entrepreneur, and publisher Bob Hoffman. An icon in the field of physical culture, Robert Collins Hoffman (1898-1985) was the founder of the York Barbell Company and STRENGTH AND HEALTH magazine. He also promoted such influential competitive bodybuilders as John Grimek and Sigmund Klein. Hoffman's signature is very scarce. This book is one of several of his muscular fitness books, illustrated with multiple sections of black and whitre photographs.