Very Good in Poor dust jacket. Very minor wear and soil on the sound binding. Bkpl on front pastedown, name on ffep. Contents are almost as new. DJ is not much to look at, but it provides plenty of protection and information.; First Printing of the First Edition. 8-1/8" Tall, XII + 174pp. Light gray cloth, green spine & front cover lettering. SPORTS. "Here is a basic, standard book on the rifle and its use, written by an expert. It gives practical, meaty information without being too technical. Separate chapters are devoted to the various types of rifles and ammunitions. " Some chapters: Elementary ballistic terminology; Evolution of the modern rifle; Single shot rifles of today; Modern hand-operated repeating rifles; Modern rim-fire cartridges; Center-fire cartridges for small game; Bullet design in relation to killing power; The combination rifle in America; Target rifles and target ammunition; Target shooting-indoors and out; Snap and wing shooting at small game; Rifle sights....Index. A couple-dozen b/w photos plus a couple dozen small drawings of the parts of Lyman gun sights.
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