Crime, Supernatural and Adventure fiction.
Obscure, Forgotten and Well Worth Reading.
There's something really off with the perspective - that is unless the shooter is holding his revolver within a millimetre or two of his right eye. Something I would caution against.
I'm surprised it wasn't made into a book plate--"return this book, or else," or something like that.
An unfortunate truth, John. An ugly illustration.
An ad that would neither have been possible than or now in Canada where it has always been difficult to purchase handguns.
I like these old black-and-white ads — they tell a story.