Huntington, WV: Standard Printing & Publishing Co., 1942. New Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Very good+ condition / Very good- condition (DJ). Item #019194
xxv, [i] blank, 384 pages of text including an index. Hardcover binding with minor shelfwear. The unclipped dustjacket has a large chip to the top of the spine, and numerous scrapes to the rear panel, and overall moderate shelfwear; protected in archival mylar. Illustrated with 180 black-and-white plates showing the results of over 300 rifle experiments performed and chronologically arranged. First published in 1909, this first printing of the new edition adds new material and makes corrections. The closed page edges are lightly foxed. A few pages with minimal creasing.