A SHOOTING ANTHOLOGY. Edited by Michael Brander.

A SHOOTING ANTHOLOGY. Edited by Michael Brander.

UMBULALA: THROUGH THE EYES OF A LEOPARD. By Lena Godsall Bottriell.  Artwork: Paul Bottriell.

UMBULALA: THROUGH THE EYES OF A LEOPARD. By Lena Godsall Bottriell. Artwork: Paul Bottriell.

THE BIG-GAME RIFLE. By Jack O'Connor.

(1952) 1994 new edition. 8vo (160 x 242mm). Ppxii,371,xi. B/w photographs, illustrations, decorative end-papers. Red boards, upper board and spine titled in gilt.

Comprehensively covers factory and custom rifles and cartridges for all kinds of large game, together with illustrative accounts of big game hunting. "From the white-tailed deer and the mountain sheep to the lion and the rhinocerous, Jack O'Connor covers every existing species of big game and every available rifle used in its quest." Chapters include: Big game and big-game country; Black powder to smokeless; The quest for higher velocity; Factory big-game rifles; Custom rifle making; Planning the custom rifle; Rifles and cartridges for forest game; Problems of the saddle rifle; Rifles and cartridges for heavy, soft-skinned game; Rifles and cartridges for thick-skinned, dangerous game; The construction of hunting bullets; Iron and glass sights for the big-game rifle; Sight adjustment for big-game hunting; Becoming a good game shot; The rifle in the field; Killing power; Reloading ammunition for big-game rifles; Slings, scabbards, cleaning kits; The selection of the battery.
£50.00
Availability: In stock
Book Code
343
More Information
Author O'Connor (Jack). (1902-1978).
Book Code 343
ISBN 1571570004 / 1571570004
Book Description Fine unread copy in dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1994
Publisher Safari Press.
Place Long Beach, California.