Early & developmental Sharp's cartridge firearms. The Model 1867 & Model 1868 Rifles and Carbines. Springfield-Sharps Model 1870 Trials Rifles and Carbines; The Model 1869 and 1874 Sporting Rifles, including characteristics & features. Sharps Model 1874 Military Rifles and the 1874 Carbines. Buffalo hunting on the Frontier. Sharps Buffalo Rifles and the Hunters that used them. The last two chapters deal with "Buffalo Hunting With Sharps Rifles In The Frontier West." Over 178 pages are devoted to buffalo hunting in the 1870s, including many vintage photographs of buffalo hunters. Great reference of a quality rarely seen! H/C. 373p.