The Pistol and Revolver.
New York, J.J.Little & Co., 1908. 8°. 157 pages. With several illustrations. Original Hardcover (green cloth with gilt lettering and illustration spine and frontcover). The book in protective Mylar. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Very few handwritten notes in the rear. Absolutely rare hardcover edition.
[Ray Riling’s Bibliography “Guns and Shooting No. 1655: “Covering the pistol and revolver for military, target and pocket use; cartridges; hints to beginners; and reloading. With photographic illustrations of famous pistol experts in firing positions”]
The illustrations show for example: Shooting Positions, Combination Set of Smith & Wesson .38 Cal. / Details of Booths at Firing Line / Correct Manner of Holding the Revolver / The Travel of the Line of the Sights about The Bull’s Eye in Aiming / Moulding Bullets etc.