Hardcover, Traverse City, Michigan: Countrysport Press, 1990. First Edition. Octavo, pp. X, 223. Signed by the author in black ink on the half title page. 33 full page photographs, 83 illustrations in the text. Bound in publisher's black cloth with gold spine and cover titles. Spine very slightly slanted and gently bumped at both ends. Previous owner blind stamp on full title page. Small sticker from previous seller on rear pastedown.
The history of big-bore rifles concentrating on their role in the British Empire in Africa and India as well as their role in the American West. Also contains information on their late Twentieth Century resurgence. Lavishly illustrated. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 223 pages. [Item #77245]