This is the best and most comprehensive guide for those new to the world of fine guns, and a standard reference for everyone, written with the precision and the seamless grace that is a Michael McIntosh's trademark style.This is the best and most comprehensive guide for those new to the world of fine guns, and a standard reference for everyone, written with the precision and the seamless grace that is a Michael McIntosh's trademark style.Read Less
Fair. Book slightly warped in shape. Dust jacket in good condition. Pages clean and binding tight. Open Books is a Non-profit literacy organization and proceeds from the sale benefit literacy programs.
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Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 0924357029. Previous owner's signature. A few small 3/8" tears to margins of dustjacket. Dustjacket protected in archival mylar cover.; Third printing. x, (11)-288 pages. Black boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 251 x 177mm. Illustrated. "Best Guns deals with the world of fine shotguns in two distinct sections. The first, 'America's Best, ' looks at each of the finest guns made in the United States during the Golden Age of American gunmaking [...] In the second sections, 'Today's Best, ' McIntosh explores the world of fine guns as it exists today, country by country, commenting on guns whose intri[n]sic merit qualifies them as 'best' guns."-from dustjacket blurb.
Good-Used. Dust jacket is clean with moderate edge wear. Jacket is in a mylar cover. Inside cover is clean with minor edge wear. No marks inside. Binding is tight. Book condition is good or better unless otherwise noted. Paperbacks, especially mass market paperbacks, will have spine creasing and may have age toned pages and curled covers. Binding will be intact, no major splits unless otherwise noted. We do our best to describe each book accurately. Any discrepancy between what is described and what is pulled will be noted in an email. If you would like a detailed description beyond what has been provided, please ask.
Another excellent example of McIntosh's skill as a researcher and writer. His concise and informative style packs maximum detail into a quick-reading package. This is an excellent reference work that will remain in my working library for years to come.
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