This is a great book by Sam Radding and Jim Garlock. True to its title it is the first book that covers the art of sniping for gold. These techniques use inexpensive tools, many of which he includes plans to build them yourself, you can go after the big gold. This book covers much more than sniping. It has a large section of maps and descriptions of gold areas in California and vicinity. 144 pages, soft cover, 6 x 8 inches.