Good. No Jacket. 8½" by 10¾" Inscribed by the Author Important early handloading reference, INSCRIBED by Sharpe on the free endsheet "Yours for better loads" and SIGNED. Hardcover, black cloth over textured boards, silver titling. General wear, corners rubbed & frayed, bookplate inside front cover, hinges tender; no jacket. Text clean; xiv, 465 pages; index, appendices, tables, graphs, photos.
Very Good with no dust jacket. Slight staining to cover. Water stain to page edges and pink staining to top of pages. Pencil notes to inner front board. Binding tight, inner pages unmarked. Silver spine, cover titles bright. Contents include: B&W Photos, Problems of the Handloader, Case Inspections, Primers, Casting Bullets.
Very Good. Sharpe, Philip B. Complete Guide to Handloading: A Treatise on Handloading for Pleasure, Economy and Utility. New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1941. Second edition. xiv, 465, vi, 72pp. Indexed. Illustrated. 4to. Hardcover with leather textured cloth. Book condition: Very good with rubbed edges and a bump to foot of spine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair with rubbed, bumped, and chipped edges. Spine is faded with losses and closed tears to ends and middle, and tiny losses to edges of flap folds, faint soiling, and a moisture stain on bottom edge of rear panel. Revised and enlarged with supplement. Scarce in dust jacket.
Very Good- in Poor to Fair jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Inscribed & Signed by Author 466 pp. Original blue paper covered boards w/ black spine. Light rubbing to corners and spine ends. Light scattered foxing. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY PHILIP SHARPE ON FRONT BLANK ENDPAPER. Previous owner's name, address, and phone number in ink on front blank endpaper. Approx. 1" closed tear to top of title page at hinge. DJ lightly soiled and rubbed w/ few closed tears, and several small chips, to edges. Front flap and part of front panel detached, but present. Illust. w/ b/w photos.
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