Fine in black leatherette boards with gilt titling, no dust jacket ( address label on front pastedown of a noted southern California architect). Laid in is a glossy sheet with information about this book and Cooper. Hardcover-First edition--. A collection of miscellaneous gun and adventure stories, often wild and hilarious, by an important figure in the history of American firearms. A former lieutenant colonel in the Marines, who served during World War II and Korea, Cooper founded the American Pistol Institute (API) in Paulden, Arizona (later the Gunsite Training Center) in 1976, and he began teaching shotgun and rifle classes to law enforcement and military personnel as well as civilians. these stories include accounts of fighting the Japanese in the Pacific, hunting giant Cape buffalo in Africa, as well as recounting the exploits of such fighting men as Wild Bill Hickock and Medal of Honor winner Col. Herman Henry Hanneken and much more. Illustrations by Fred Lucas. 191 pp.
Fair in fair dust jacket. Ex library book. A slight tan to the page edges. Slight rubbing to the jacket edge. Slight shelfwear to the dust jacket. Acceptable: a readable copy. All pages and the cover are intact (dust cover may be missing). Pages can include considerable notes (in pen or highlighter) but notes cannot obscure the text. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day.
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