Good. PA: Military Service Publishing Co, 1957. 1st. Hardcover. 4to. 279 pgs. B/w photos and illustrations. Good in a good dust jacket. Book smells musty. Toning to front endpaper. Hinge just starting at front. Contents clean and binding sound. Laid in are several old newspaper articles about guns and scopes plus a 1959 Consumer Reports mag with an article about air and gas rifles. Jacket is soiled and edgeworn. 1 inch piece missing at jacket spine heel. Inquire if you need further information.
New. Includes photographs, Operational drawings, specifications, and test results of every major world manufacturer At the time of its publication, this was the first American text to deal with high-power, high-precision air and gas weapons. Representative samples of every major world manufacturer were gathered for personal testing to check the manufacturers' varying claims. This professional encyclopedia is an important addition to the library of any firearms collector, dealer, or historian. Hardcover, 288 pages, 85 line drawings, 270 b/w photos, copyright 1957.
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