GUNSMOKE AND SADDLE LEATHER:
Firearms in the Nineteenth-Century American West |
by Charles G. Worman.
Publisher: NM Press
Publish Date: 2005
Description: 536 pages 549 halftones, 9 x 12. The gun, like the axe and the plow, was an essential tool in the exploration and settlement of the trans-Mississippi West. It provided food for the cooking pot as well as protection against two- or four-legged marauders. As the century progressed, firearms also provided various forms of recreation for both men and women, primarily target and competition shooting.
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Binding: Hard Cover
ID Number: 11643