Fine in Very Good jacket. 9 1/4" NOT an ex library book. Binding is tight, book does not appear to have been fully opened. Clean interior pages. Dust jacket has 1/2" tears with creases, some peeling on spine edge, no chips, price is not clipped.
Fine in Good jacket. 6" X 9 1/4" 376 Pages Indexed. Very small bump to front top corner. No other defects noted to this otherwise as new book with flawless interior text pages. Dust jacket has some ear to the edges and coerners. Fully up-dated and revised, this unique book is now available to another generation of shooters. Rifle shooters will learn the fundamentals of sighting, trigger control, positions, and shot placement. And there is also valuable information about the shooter's eyes, trajectory and range estimation, the changing point of impact, the effects of light, mirage, and wind on accuracy. Here are the fine points of shooting running game and hitting at long range, choosing the right cartridge, rifle, and scope, and using a rest properly, for the specialized sport of varmint hunting. Shotgun enthusiasts will get a thorough groundwork in the fundamentals of mounting, aiming, and hitting with the shotgun, plus all of O'Connor's savvy on stock fit, wing shooting, and even big-game hunting. For trap and skeet shooters, there are informative chapters by former champion Alex Kerr on the history of the sports, choice of guns, layout of fields, official rules, and techniques. And muzzleloading fans will find a detailed chapter on and shooting these historic weapons. For target shooters, there is solid dope on both small-bore and big-bore shooting. All they want to know about guns, cartridges, sights, spotting scopes, and cartridge blocks and a series of photographs on shooting positions in competition. And for those who are interested in precision shooting from a benchrest, there's plenty on rifles, ammunition, stocks, triggers, scopes, and benchrest construction. Handgunners will find a wealth of information on how to grip, stance, and position. This book is fully illustrated with helpful photos, drawings, diagrams, and charts.
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