THE SPORTING RIFLE: 5TH EDITION
Author: Robin Marshall-Ball
Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS, Aug 2009
Essential manual covers all aspects of the sport, from types & choice of weapons to a practical analysis of rifle sport available today. A fully revised & updated edition. B&W photos t/out; 9.5x7.5 inches, 256 pgs.
* Fully revised and updated edition of an essential guide for all shots
* Comprehensive survey of sporting rifle shooting, covering all aspects of the sport
* Valuable advice for both the novice and expert
The book places the sporting rifle in its historical context, describing its evolution from a scaled down cannon to the modern precision weapon. The range of calibers, bullets, and sights available and their suitability for different game and different circumstances are also discussed. Also provided is a detailed analysis of rifle sport today, including valuable advice on buying and owning a rifle and how and where to shoot.
WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING:
"The author . . . has written a clear, concise and, for the beginner, an extremely useful work on the rifle." -Shooting Times
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Robin Marshall-Ball has 40 years experience in sporting shooting. He is a freelance contributor to Shooting Times, Sporting Gun, Shooting and Conservation and other sporting magazines. He is the author of The Sporting Shotgun . He lives in England.