GUN DIGEST PRESENTS CLASSIC SPORTING RIFLES
Author: Terry Wieland, Editor
Publisher: KRAUSE PUBLICATIONS/DBI BOOKS, Feb 2012
A unique compilation of articles celebrating these iconic guns. Written by a "who's who" of gun writers from the twentieth century, includes stories by Col. Townsend Whelen (a.k.a., Mr. Rifleman), Elmer Keith, Jack O'Connor, Warren Page, Jim Carmichel, & more! 350 B&W illus; 8x11 inches, 208 pgs.
From David Crockett with "Old Betsy" to the mountain men and their Hawkens to the buffalo hunters and their Sharps and Winchester '73s - These are the rifles that fire the imagination of both hunters and historians. Now, Gun Digest presents a unique compilation of articles celebrating these iconic guns. Classic Sporting Rifles, written by a "who's who" of gun writers from the twentieth century, includes stories by Col. Townsend Whelen (a.k.a., Mr. Rifleman), Elmer Keith, Jack O'Connor, Warren Page, Jim Carmichel, and more!
About the Author:
Terry Wieland, shooting editor of Gray's Sporting Journal since 1993, is both an award-winning writer and a recognized authority on fine firearms.
In 1971, as a journalist, Wieland made his first trip to Africa to cover the civil war in the Sudan, returned in 1972 to cover the turmoil in Uganda, and again in 1976, covering both the bush war in Rhodesia and the riots in South Africa. He made his first hunting safari in 1990 and has returned a dozen times since, hunting in Tanzania, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and South Africa. He has also hunted in Alaska, the Yukon, and throughout North America, as well as in Europe and the United Kingdom.
Since 1985, Wieland has been a full-time freelance writer, specializing in fine firearms, wingshooting, and big-game hunting, and writes for Rifle, Handloader, Shooting Times, and Safari Times as well as for Gray's.