Antique Gun Instruction Book: Plain Directions for Acquiring Art of Shooting on the Wing Hardcover 1873 Oregon J A Churchill

$75.00

Title: Plain Directions for Acquiring the Art of Shooting on the Wing. with useful hints concerning all that relates to guns and shooting, and particularly in regard to the art of Loading So As To Kill

Author: An Old Gamekeeper

Description: Black pebbled cloth boards, stamped in gilt on spine, boards with blind stamped rule and ornaments. Minor wear to board edges. Inscription on ffep. Pages clean. vi, 88, plus [32] pp. ads. 7 x 4.5 inches.

1873 guide to choosing a gun, how to load, clean and carry it, and how to shoot.

Inscribed on the ffep by the historian, antiquarian, and Oregon author Alfred Powers to J. A. Churchill (1862-1945), one of the fathers of education in Oregon. Julius Alonzo Churchill served as the State Superintendent of Public Instruction from 1913 to 1926 and was president of Southern Oregon State Normal College in Ashland (1926-1932) and the Oregon State Normal School in Monmouth (1932-1939). Prior to that he was the school superintendent for Baker City from 1891 ot 1913. He also helped lay the groundwork for what became the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland and today several schools throughout the state are named for him.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Industrial Publication Company
Place: New York
Year: 1873

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: guns, shooting, Oregon association,

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