Traverse City, MI: Countrysport Press, 1992. First Edition, Specially Bound Limited Edition #160 of 500 copies SIGNED by the author. 8vo. 390, [7pp Supplement] pp. Color and black & white illustrations. Red leather with gilt illustration and lettering; top edge gilt; silk ribbon. A fine copy. Item #20276
The biography of Ansley H. Fox, an inventor, a professional live-pigeon shooter, entrepreneur, real-estate developer, and manufacturer of everything from automobiles and auto parts to machine guns and munitions. But he is best remembered as a gunmaker who created an American classic and named it "The Finest Gun in the World." In this, the definitive book on Fox, shotgunners of every interest, from bird hunter to advanced collector, will delight in the insight, the technical expertise, the remarkable breadth and depth of research, and the masterfully crafted prose that is the McIntosh trademark.