Plain Directions for acquiring the art of Shooting on the Wing. With useful Hints concerning all that relates to Guns and Shooting
Plain Directions for acquiring the art of Shooting on the Wing. With useful Hints concerning all that relates to Guns and Shooting
Plain Directions for acquiring the art of Shooting on the Wing. With useful Hints concerning all that relates to Guns and Shooting
Plain Directions for acquiring the art of Shooting on the Wing. With useful Hints concerning all that relates to Guns and Shooting
Plain Directions for acquiring the art of Shooting on the Wing. With useful Hints concerning all that relates to Guns and Shooting

Plain Directions for acquiring the art of Shooting on the Wing. With useful Hints concerning all that relates to Guns and Shooting

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An Old Gamekeeper. Plain Directions for acquiring the art of Shooting on the Wing. With useful Hints concerning all that relates to Guns and Shooting, and particularly in regard to the art of Loading as to Kill; to which has been added several valuable and hiterto secret recipes, of great practical importance to the sportsman. New York: The Industrial Publication Company, 1873.

A later printing; amongst the adverts is one for The London Lancet for 1882.

Fine black pebble cloth stamped in blind, bright gilt titles to spine, 4 3/4 x 7 inches, small ticket on front paste-down, "From Forest and Stream Publishing Co., 39 Park Row, New York." Former owner's signature on ffep, frontispiece wood engraving, "The Wounded Snipe." 88 clean pp. followed by a 32-pp. catalogue of books that would appeal to men. Near fine. Hardcover.  [5250]

Chapters on How to Choose the Gun; Breech-Loaders and Muzzle-Loaders; Ammunition, Accoutrements, and Implements; How to Load the Gun; How to Clean the Gun; How to Carry and Handle the Gun; How to Learn to Shoot; Finishing Touches; Useful Hints; Recipes and Miscellaneous Matters.