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The rifle in America

Author: Philip B Sharpe
Publisher: Fairfax, Va. : Published for the National Rifle Association by Odysseus Editions, [1995]
Series: Firearms classics library.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip B Sharpe
OCLC Number: 34705195
Notes: Includes index.
"This special edition ... has been privately printed for the members of the Firearms Classics Library."
Originally published: 1st ed. New York : Morrow, 1938.
Description: xii, 641 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Rifle history --
The early Springfields --
The percussion rifle --
The development of the cartridge --
The early American cartridge rifle --
The birth and development of the modern rifle --
The small game rifle --
Metallic sights --
Telescope sights, target and hunting --
Colt and his rifles --
The Sharps rifle --
Winchester, its growth and development --
The Winchester rifle --
Remington and UMC, growth and development --
The Remington rifle --
The Savage rifle --
The story of Stevens and Pope --
The Stevens rifle --
The Ballard rifle --
The Marlin rifle --
The Iver Johnson rifle --
The Newton rifle --
The Mossberg rifle --
Choosing your gun and ammunition --
Home gunsmithing --
The custom gun --
The military rifles of the World War --
The care of your rifle --
What's the range? --
The National Rifle Association and target shooting --
The future American rifle.
Series Title: Firearms classics library.
Responsibility: by Philip B. Sharpe ; with an introduction by Julian S. Hatcher.

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