Item description for Shotguns - Their History and Development (Shooting Series - Guns & Gunmaking) (Shooting Series - Guns & Gunmaking) by H.B.C. Pollard...
THEIR HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT.
By Major Hugh B. C. Pollard.
This important work on the Shotgun was first published in London 1923 in limited numbers, and is now a rare find in its first edition.
READ COUNTRY BOOKS have now re-published it from the original text incorporating the photographic illustrations and many fascinating gun makers advertisements.
One hundred and fifty five pages are divided into eight detailed chapters:- The History of the Shotgun. -- The Selection of a Gun. -- Game Guns, Wildfowl Guns, and Small Bores. -- Repeating, Automatic and Miscellaneous Guns. -- The Shotgun Cartridge. -- Ballistics. -- The Gun-Room, Accessories and Dress, etc. -- Shooting. Etc. Also included is a 12 page appendix on Shotgun Data and Tables.
The contents are interspersed with numerous vintage photographs and other illustrations of shotguns and equipment.
The author was a well known sportsman whose many years of practical experience with guns and their usage have made this book a valuable contribution to the history of shotguns, and also a recommended addition to any shooting enthusiasts library.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.3" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.4" Weight: 0.1 lbs.
Release Date Jan 5, 2005
Publisher Read Country Books
ISBN 1905124538 ISBN13 9781905124534
Availability 73 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 25, 2016 10:16.
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