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Big game rifles and cartridges

Elmer Keith

Big game rifles and cartridges

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Published by Small-arms technical publishing company in Onslow county, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rifles.,
  • Cartridges.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Elmer Keith; drawings by Philip Plaistridge.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSK274 .K45
    The Physical Object
    Pagination161 p.
    Number of Pages161
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6414167M
    LC Control Number41002958
    OCLC/WorldCa375142


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Upon Rigby’s recent return to London, they proudly announced the return of the Rigby in its Rigby Big Game rifle. Returning to the classic configuration of a Mauser Magnum barreled action, finely stocked and available in either single square bridge or double square bridge configuration, the Rigby Big Game rifle is a throwback to the classic Rigby rifles of the early 20 Author: Philip Massaro.

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Book Summary: The title of this book is Big Game Rifles and Cartridges and it was written by Elmer Keith. This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Sportsman's Vintage Press and has a total of pages in the :   First published inthis is a handbook on riles and guns used for hunting, with chapters on the different guns commonly used, correct technique, other related equipment, and much more.

Profusely illustrated and full of handy tips, 'Big Game Rifles and Cartridges' will be of considerable utility to modern hunters, and it is not to be missed by collectors of vintage /5(19).

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Ness •Handloading Ammunition, J.R. Mattern •Alaskan Yukon Trophies Won and Lost, G.O. Young •The Book of the Rifle, T.F. Fremantle •African Rifles & Cartridges, John 'Pondoro' Taylor. Buy a cheap copy of Big Game Rifles and Cartridges book by Elmer Keith. Free shipping over $ African Rifles and Cartridges: The Experiences and Opinions of a Professional Ivory Hunter.

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Description This is a facsimile of a first edition of Big Game Rifles and Cartridges by Elmer Keith. From the description of the first edition of Big Game Rifles and Cartridges.

In this first book of his, published inKeith takes on the big game cartridges one by one and describes just what they are capable of when put to the actual test of bringing down game.

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Big Game Rifles and Cartridges. by Keith, Elmer. Seller The Hermitage Bookshop, Member ABAA Published Condition Fine in very good, lightly edgeworn dust jacket with short tear and crease to upper spine in mylar cover.

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