Gran'pappy's pistol; or, To hell with gun collecting. A book for everybody, particularly armchair sportsmen; a satire on people and things in part, also an autobiography, revealing a philosophical approach to something or other
Gran'pappy's pistol; or, To hell with gun collecting. A book for everybody, particularly armchair sportsmen; a satire on people and things in part, also an autobiography, revealing a philosophical approach to something or other.
Very Good. No Jacket. A humorous, semi-autobiographical satire "on people and things". Contains 8 b&w plates grouped near center of book illustrating various pistols and accessories. A very good hardcover copy with bright gilt spine lettering. Bookplates on endpapers; light bumping to spine tail and bottom back corner. Tight binding. Clean, unmarked pages. NOT ex-library. 152pg. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Guns; Inventory No: 019557.
Very Good in Good jacket. A humorist and hapless gun collector sets out to deflate gun fanatics. Includes photos of various pistols. Spine ends gently bumped with a pressure crease to the front board. Jacket rubbed with chips and tears, including 1/2" loss to the spine head. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall.
Good. Good hardcover (Coward-McCann, 1956, 152 pages) in black cloth, bright gilt titles; no dust jacket; pages tight and unmarked, faintly yellowed; binding sound and square; pages 93-124 have a faint damp-stain (2 inches long by 1/4-inch deep) at fore-edge, text unaffected; the illustration section consists of 4 leaves of glossy paper after page 60; this paper has absorbed more moisture and shows the damp-stain along most of the fore-edge, about 3/4-inch deep; minimal shelfwear; on its way to you the same or next day in bubblewrap; email confirmation; standard (media) mail takes 4-14 days; expedited (priority) mail takes 2-5 days; international orders go by airmail (6-10 days).
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