Good in Very Good DJ. First printing, good hardcover shows sparse markings to three dozen pages or so, along with previous owner name and date at top of front end paper and some bumping at cover edges and corners, in very good dust jacket (price at flap) showign light soil and edge wear includign closed tears and some very tiny open chipping. 314 pages with black & white plates. Solid copy of this classic work from O'connor that has its flaws but will look great on the shelf.
Fine/Very Good. 087691007x 314pp including index "Liberally sprinkled with anecdotes from the master's hunting lore, spiked, as always, with some controversial opinions and some good arguments to support them, this book is a must for the serious hunter and rifleman Pages are a little age-toned Dust jacket has small chips and tears on edge of jacket.
As New in As New jacket. Winchester Press. 1970, 1st edn. 314pp w/ index. illus w/ photos. Jack covers calibers, shooting, technical stuff, even varmint rifles. But my favorite chapter is his first--Picking Your Expert--where he fans the flames of the big bore guys a little. Just a little...Exceptional condition--Very Fine in Very Fine dj in mylar cover. This book is as pristine as the day it left the printer in 1970! As New/As New.
NEAR FINE in Very Good PlusDustjacket. FIRST EDITION. Gilt lettering crisply debossed to spine of mild-chocolate brown, cloth-covered boards. One corner, almost imperceptibly "nudged"--though this cataloguer's eye--in the cause of full disclosure. --may very well be too critical, $8.95 price on dustjacket flap. Just a hint of edgewear to jacket, with one tiny closed tear at bottom of front dustjacket panel, at joint. Illustrated jacket mylar protected. Clean, tight, bright. 314 pp with index. Unmarked. O'Connor, "The Arms and Ammunition Editor of Outdoor Life, takes apart the hunting rifle and its accessories and lays them out--piece by piece--for the reader's examination. From the old tried-and-trues to the latest equipment, from the lightest.22 to the heavy.458, O'Connor surveys the whole range of rifles, cartridges, scopes, stocks--all in the light of how they perform in the field. There are many valuable insights into hunting technique, too--for the safari, varmint hunt, and everything in between, " (front flap).
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