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The Dead Shot, or Sportsman's Complete Guide; Being a Treatise on the Use of the Gun, with Rudimentary and Finishing Lessons in the Art of Shooting Game of All Kinds: Pigeon-Shooting, Dog-Breaking, Etc. by A Marksman - Hardcover - _ - 1864 - from Read 'Em Again Books, ABAA and Biblio.com

The Dead Shot, or Sportsman's Complete Guide; Being a Treatise on the Use of the Gun, with Rudimentary and Finishing Lessons in the Art of Shooting Game of All Kinds: Pigeon-Shooting, Dog-Breaking, Etc.

by A Marksman

Condition: Very Good


New York: W. A. Townsend, 1864. _. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo. 282 pages. Six b/w plates illustrating the loading, carrying, and shooting of long guns. Tight binding with sound hinges. Clean pages with the occasional finger smudge. Minor cover wear; heaviest at spine ends. Bright gilt decorations and lettering. "This is the most complete sportsman's manual that we have yet seen. . . ." - Bell's Life. Chapters include: Guns, Rudimentary Lessons in Shooting, Finishing Lessons, Pigeon-Hunting, and Dog-Breaking.
  • Bookseller: Read 'Em Again Books, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 007078
  • Title: The Dead Shot, or Sportsman's Complete Guide; Being a Treatise on the Use of the Gun, with Rudimentary and Finishing Lessons in the Art of Shooting Game of All Kinds: Pigeon-Shooting, Dog-Breaking, Etc.
  • Author: A Marksman
  • Format/binding:Hard Cover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: _
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: W. A. Townsend
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1864
  • Bookseller catalogs: Sports; Animals;


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