An American work, which describes among other topics, Various breechloading arms, and much more.
THE CRACK SHOT; OR, YOUNG RIFLEMAN’S COMPLETE GUIDE: Being A TREATISE ON THE USE OF THE RIFLE, With Rudimentary And Finishing Lessons; Including A Full Description Of The Latest Improved Breech-Loading Weapons, Illustrations With Numerous Engravings; Rules And Regulations For Target Practice; Directions For Hunting Game Found In The United States And British Provinces, Etc, Etc. By EDWARD C. BARBER. NEW YORK: GEO. E. WOODWARD, PUBLISHERS (2nd Edition -1868 1st). Hardcover, green cloth with gold embossed decorative spine, 342 pages, Illustrated.
A nice tight copy with light overall wear; some small area of warpage to front cover.
Purple insert with publisher’s other offerings.
Illustrations (sampling): ammunition, Maynard, Spencer, Ballard, Peabody, Col. Berdan’s Breechloader, Remington Rolling Block, Wesson, National, Henry, Ball, Zundnadlgewehr Needle Gun, Chassepot, Snider-Enfield, Booth’s Breechloader, Allen’s Breechloading -rifles and carbines.