Union Gun Club [gilt-stamped leather label title on upper cover].

(Springfield, NJ): The club, 1888-1896. Manuscript ledger recording scores from club shoots and inter-club matches over an eight year period. 4to. 260 manuscript pages, representing 114 "monthly" shoots for the club, each recording scores for a dozen or so members, some years with competition in flights, E.D. Miller, the club manager, almost always the winner, and 16 matches against other gun clubs from Longbranch, Newark, Philadelphia, and other nearby cities and towns; annual summaries of the performances at the club shoots are included for most years, with prizes noted. Other entries in the ledger include "Conditions and Rules to Govern the Union Club," a report from an annual meeting, a "List of Members Names" (1895), and a list of "Honorary Members of the Union Gun Club"; ten separate pieces, score sheets and receipts, are laid in. Original half-leather (rubbed) and cloth; spine ends and corners worn, but very good. Item #51141

Price: $475.00

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