New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1941. 1st Edition. Unpaginated. Illustrated with b/w line drawings. 8vo. Grey cloth spine over brick red cloth boards, with fox design. Dust jacket. VG (average wear)/VG (some modest extremity wear & soiling). Item #48692
"Alexander McCormick "Alex" Sturm was an American artist, author, and entrepreneur who co-founded in 1949, the American firearm maker, Sturm, Ruger & Co. Sturm provided the start-up money and designed the Germanic heraldic eagle that is found on Ruger guns. Sturm came from a prominent Connecticut family, and his wealthy mother was of the McCormick mercantile family. He was a Yale University graduate. Not long after the company had begun to succeed financially and gain traction, Sturm died from viral hepatitis." [Wiki]
Sturm only published two works during his short lifetime, this the first.
Uncommon in the trade.