The PROBLEM FOX. Alexander Sturm, 1923 - 1951.


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.

Price: $225.00

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