The Target Rifle in Australia,
1860-1900
,
by J.E. Corcoran
Part Number: BOOK-TRA
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Early target rifles, including percussion. Information on the 1870's Creedmore matches both here and abroad. Over 100 photos and drawings of American and British target rifles and the men behind them. Loads, twist rates and targets of various rifles. This book has a lot of information on U.S. rifles and long range matches. Hard cover volume of 221 pages, in 6-1/2 x 10" format.

The Table of Contents includes the following:
  • The National Rifle Associations in England and Australia
  • Some Rifles of the Mid-1800s
  • The Small Bore Target Rifle
  • The Growth of Competitive Rifle Shooting in Australia
  • Australian Teams Compete Overseas
  • The Introduction of Breech Loaders
  • The Progress of Intercolonial Matches
  • An Australian Rifle Team Competes for the Kolapore Cup, 1886
  • The Formation of the General Council of the Rifle Associations of Australasia
  • Regulations and Ballistics
  • Shooting Positions
  • Ballistic Detail
  • The Performance of Target Rifles
  • Appendix
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Notes on Photographs


ISBN: 1-884849-17-2
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