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RUGER NO. 1 by J. D. Clayton, Editor John T. Amber
Fine in VG Dust Jacket, Black simulated leather hardcover, gold lettering
- Blacksmith Corporation, Southport, Connecticut
- Numerous full page color and black and white photo illustrations
- some speckling to cover, small chips in dust jacket
- 191 pages w/index and bibliography
- Library of Congress Catalogue Card Number:TS536.6S5C55 1983 ISBN 0-941-54006-5
- "Here, for the first time, the full story of the Ruger No. 1 rifle is told.Bill Ruger's comments over an Alaskan campfire give a fascinating insight into the philosophy which created his classic single shot."
- "Every aspect of the No. 1 rifle, significant to the collector, single shot enthusiast and shooter, has been explored."
- Item No: Gweb 1 Price: $395.00
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A. H. FOX "THE FINEST GUN IN THE WORLD" by Michael McIntosh
- Fine in VG Dust Jacket, green cloth binding, gold lettering on spine.
- Publisher:Countrysport Press, Traverse City, Michigan, 1992 First trade edition
- Illustrations: Full color and black & white photographs and line drawings.
- Small edge tears in dustjacket, owtherwise sound clean and tight.
- 390 pages w/index, plus one ad page.
- 7 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches.
- "In this, the definitive book on Fox, shotgunners of every interest, from bird hunter to advanced collector, will delight in the insight, the technical expertise, the remarkable breadth and depth of research, and the masterfully crafted prose that is the McIntosh trademark."
- "But he is best remembered as a gunmaker who created an American classic and named it "The Finest Gun in the World."
- Item No: GWEB 2B Price: $225.00
THE PLAINS RIFLE, by Charles E.Hanson, Jr.
- Very Good in VG Dust Jacket Peach simulated leather with gold lettering and gold musket on front cover.
- Publisher:The Stackpole Company, Harrisburg, PA. (1960) first edition
- Illustrations Black and white photographs of rifles
- Some light foxing to flyleaves, edges and endpapers, otherwise sound clean and tight.
- 171 pages w/index
- 9 x 11 1/4 inches.
- "There is romance in the knowledge that our country was built by men with guns in their hands. From Buncker Hill to the Little Big Horn the men who created the idea of our land and made it a reality were fighters and adventurers. They were men who would face any odds as long as they had a gun upon which to rely."
- "In the fur-trade days, a first class trapper's rifle was a Hawken; and it was generally referred to then as a "mountain rifle".
- Item No: Hanson23 Price: $70.00
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THE PROBLEM FOX by Alexander Sturm
Very Good No Dust Jacket, Russet decorated cloth covered boards.
- Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1941 First Edition, Fourth Printing, Nov. 1941
- Illustrations in black and white by Alexander Sturm
- Slight wear to head of spine
- (77) pages
- copyright 1941 by Alexander Sturm
- "Not a page could be improved." THOMAS CRAVEN
- "His interest in heraldry led Sturm to design the company trademark, a heraldic falcon with outspread wings, which is now popularly referred to as the "Ruger Eagle".Edward Rockstroh
- Item No: Fweb 3 Price: $310.00
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