Modern Sporting Gunnery A Manual of Practical Information For Shooters of Today
Sept 1906, London. First Edition. Very good, clean & tight. Original publisher's burgundy binding with coloured vignettes, titles & rulings to the front board & spine & red & grey vignette to back board of bullet & bullet shells. Frontis shows 'A Type of English Gun Engraving". Tissue guard protector to title page. Many monochrome illustrations throughout. No previous owner inscriptions; no stains; no damp; foxing to front & back endpapers with small split to endpaper at hinge; few spots internally; minimal wear to edges. Really very nice. Comprehensive content/ analysis/record of the sporting guns of the era. Includes chapter on Shooting Abroad listing dozens of countries + index + pub adverts.
Author: Sharp, Henry
Publisher: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., Ltd