Softcover, Worcester, Massachusetts: Harrington & Richards Arms Co, 1911. First Edition. Octavo, pp. 109. 2 full page illustrations, 11 illustrations in the text. Bound in publisher's illustrated wraps (softcover). 3 tears to top edge of front cover with 2 small missing pieces. Both ends of spine rubbed, .5 inch tear at top of spine. Bookplate of previous owner on front pastedown.
In 1910 the Harrington & Richardson Arms Company placed advertisements in farm weeklies and national magazines seeking the best true stories of hunting with a shotgun. First prize was $100, second was $50, third was $25. This book contains the 50 best stories they received and includes stories of encounters with mountain lion, African lion, prairie chicken, geese, raccoon, black bear, deer, wolf, rabbit, grizzly, and more - all with a shotgun. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 109 pages. [Item #77375]