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On display is the book “Checkering & Carving Of Gun Stocks” by Monty Kennedy. Copyright 1952 with this book in its 12th printing dated 1981. Published by The Stackpole Company of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. 336 pages. Illustrated. ISBN#: 0-8117-0630-3. Hardback in good condition with good binding. The inside pages have no rips, tears or stains and have no light brown fading on the page edges. The front of the dust cover has some rips and tears at the top and bottom as can be seen in the pictures with the back in good condition with very little wear. The former owners name is written on the inside of the first page. In the popular and specialized of making gun stocks this book covers virtually every basic pattern, tool and method in making gunstocks look better, feel better and grip better. Using more than 470 technical illustrations some of the top craftsman in the trade tell about distinctive checkering and carving techniques and illustrate personal choices of patterns. Each pattern is full size for easy transfer and use. All the checkering types are presented in depth. This is a book that was meant to be used and does not waste time on fancy words with impossible art.