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Keith's rifles for large game. Edited by Ellis Christian Lenz.

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Keith's rifles for large game. Edited by Ellis Christian Lenz.

by KEITH, Elmer

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  • hardcover
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Huntington, WV: Standard Publications, Inc., 1946. Tall 8vo. [12], 406 pp. Photo frontisp., illustrated title, over 100 photos & text illustrations. Embossed & decorated black publisher’s cloth, lettering in green & silver on front cover & spine, colour-tinted illustrated endpapers (slight shelfwear, very slight bumping to 1 corner), still a VG bright copy. First edition of this excellent work on selecting hunting rifles, by one of the most renowned American big game hunters of the 20th Century. Including sections on hunting scopes, rifles for dangerous game, brush and timber rifles, stalking rifles, adjusting and selecting the correct scabbard while hunting on horse back, detailing hunting scenarios and the correct rifles and caliber. Keith (1899-1984), an Idaho rancher, was a noted advocate of big bore calibers, and helped develop the .357 magnum, .41 magnum, and .44 magnum pistol cartridges.

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Bookseller
Zephyr Used & Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
55456
Title
Keith's rifles for large game. Edited by Ellis Christian Lenz.
Author
KEITH, Elmer
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Standard Publications, Inc.,
Place of Publication
Huntington, WV:
Date published
1946.
Keywords
Guns, Gunsmithing, Firearms, Rifles, Ballistics, Hunting, Big Game Hunting, Hunting rifles, Elmer Keith, Arms & armour, Weapons, Idaho, Pacific Northwest, Horseback, Scopes

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We are an independent bookseller, established in 1994, who exhibit at numerous book fairs and antique shows throughout the year, including Christine Palmer Antique Expos in Portland, OR & Vancouver, WA, The Rose City Book & Paper Show in Portland, the Custer Antique Show in Spokane, the Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair, the Sacramento Antiquarian Book Fair, the Pasadena Book & Paper Show, and others. We specialize in 19th-century imprints, Technical Books, History, Children's Literature, and much more. In addition we offer appraisals for insurance and tax purposes.

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