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Author: CALABI Silvio and SANGER Roger

Rigby A Grand Tradition

2012.  1st Edn.  Rigby Press.  Dallas, Texas.  xi 196+ pages, long oblong 4to., finely illustrated in colour and b/w from photographs, drawings etc., pictorial laminated cover, a vg+ copy in dj, dj has 2cm closed tear to base of spine. Much on the big game hunter and their rifles including Jim Corbett, W D M Bell etc, with some excellent period photographs. [19480]
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Author: CALDWELL David H.

Scottish Weapons And Fortifications 1100-1800

1981.  John Donald Publishing.  Edinburgh.  XVII 452 pages, illus from photographs and drawings, vg in dj. 17 separate essays concerning the history of Scottish weapons and fortifications, authors include Claude Blair, Caldwell, William Reid etc., [16196]
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Author: CAMPBELL John

The Winchester Single Shot, A History And Analysis

1995.  1st.  Andrew Mowbray Inc.  Lincoln RI USA.  4to., illus throughout in b/w from photographs, drawings etc. bound in the pictorial green cloth, titles in silver in dj. A fine copy. An in depth survey fully illus with Winchester designs, drawings, production charts and 100's of photographs. [21900]
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Author: CAMPBELL John

The Winchester Single Shot, A History And Analysis

1995.  1st.  Andrew Mowbray Inc.  Lincoln RI USA.  4to., illus throughout in b/w from photographs, drawings etc. bound in the pictorial green cloth, titles in silver in dj. A fine copy. An in depth survey fully illus with Winchester designs, drawings, production charts and 100's of photographs. [22102]
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Author: CAMPBELL John

The Winchester Single-Shot, Volume Two Old Secrets And New Discoveries

.  Andrew Mowbray.  Lincoln, USA.  4to., 280 pages, illus in b/w from photographs, line drawings etc., publishers black cloth, title in silver, fine in dj. New information on the guns, the people, the factories etc. with over 350 illus. [22095]
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Author: CAMPBELL John

The Winchester Single-Shot, Volume Two Old Secrets And New Discoveries

.  Andrew Mowbray.  Lincoln, USA.  4to., 280 pages, illus in b/w from photographs, line drawings etc., publishers black cloth, title in silver, fine in dj. New information on the guns, the people, the factories etc. with over 350 illus. [21038]
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Author: CANFIELD Bruce N

Illustrated Guide to the '03 Springfield Service Rifle

2004.  1st Edn.  Andrew Mowbray Publishers.  Lincoln, U.S.A.  239 pages, 4to illustrated with numerous b/w illustrations from photographs line drawings and tables. Bound in the publishers pictorial laminated boards a fine copy as new. Includes all the models, manufacturers, variations, accessories, and sniper rifles from WWI &, WWII and beyond. [22025]
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Author: CAREY A.Merwyn

English Irish and Scottish Firearm Makers

1967.  2nd Edn,.  Arco Publishing Co.,.  New York.  120 pages, illus in b/w from photographs, publishers red cloth vg in dj. Guns from the middle of the 16th century to the end of the 19th century [21278]
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Author: CAREY A.Merwyn

English Irish and Scottish Firearm Makers

1967.  2nd Edn,.  Arco Publishing Co.,.  New York.  120 pages, illus in b/w from photographs, publishers red cloth vg in dj. Guns from the middle of the 16th century to the end of the 19th century [20120]
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Author: CAREY A.Merwyn

English Irish and Scottish Firearm Makers

1967.  2nd Edn,.  Arco Publishing Co.,.  New York.  120 pages, illus in b/w from photographs, publishers red cloth vg in dj. Guns from the middle of the 16th century to the end of the 19th century [20510]
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Author: CARMICHEL Jim

The Modern Rifle

1975.  1st Edn,.  Winchester Press.  New York.  342 pages, illus, vg in dj. A comprehensive guide on rifles and sporting guns. [15574]
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Author: CARRINGTON-PEIRCE P.

A handbook Of Court And Hunting Swords 1660-1820

1937.  1st Edn.  Bernard Quaritch.  100 pages + appendix and blank pages for notes, errata slip, illus in b/w from photographs, publishers 1/4 cream cloth, black paper cover boards. A very good copy of a scarce work which may well be considered a modest continuation of Sir Guy Lakings European Armour and Arms which terminated with the 17th century. [20998]
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Author: CARTER Anthony

German Ersatz Bayonets 1. A concise Illustrated History Of The Emergency All Metal Designs 1914-18

1976.  1st Edn.  The Lyon Press.  Brighton.  large 4to., 64 pages, illus in b/w from photographs and line drawings, personal presentation inscription on FEP to Tom Mason signed by Anthony Carter, publishers red cloth binding, a fine copy in dj, dj light rubbing to head of spine with some fading to spine. A detailed study on the subject. [21488]
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Author: CARTER Anthony

Volume I The Models 98/02 and 98/05 Volume II The models 71/84, 69/98, 71/98, 98, KS98, 1914 and 84/98. Volume III The Ersatz, Requisitioned and Captured Bayonets. Volume IV The Regulation Pattern Sword Bayonets 1860-1900.

1984, 1991, 1992, 1994.  1st Edn.  Tharston Press.  Norwich.  124, 239, 303 384 pages, 4 volumes, large 8vo., numerous b/w illus from photographs and line drawings. Vol. I in the original pictorial card covers, the other volumes in publishers blue cloth, Vols III and IV have personal presentation inscription to Tom Mason and signed by Anthony Carter. A vg set of what must be the definitive work on the subject showing bayonets, variations, markings etc. [21490]
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Author: CARTER Anthony, WALTER John

The Bayonet A History Of knife And Sword Bayonets 1850-1970

1974.  1st Edn,.  128 pages, lge 8vo, with over 300 illus in b/w with line drawings, vg in dj, dj chipped at head of spine. [21794]
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Author: Carter, Arthur Hazleton, and Arnold, Archibald Vincent

Field Artillery Instruction: Complete Manual of Instruction for Prospective Field Artillery Officers.

1920.  G.P.Putnam & Sons.  New York.  v ? 631 pages, with 272 illustrations from photographs drawings and diagrams etc, bound in the publisher's blue cloth VG. An in-depth guide for the beginner in field artillery. Chapters include Materiel, Gun Drill, Fire Discipline, Field Gunnery, Reconnaissance Communications, Horse Care, Riding & Driving, Cleaning and Care etc. [22046]
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Author: Chamberlain R H & Quigley Tom

Cartridge Reloading Tools Of The Past

.  the author.  Castle Rock, USA.  168 pages, illus in b/w from photographs, line drawings etc, publishers printed card covers includes a brief history of handloading + makers tools etc. [21028]
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Author: CHAMBERLAIN W.H.J., TAYLERSON A.W.F.

Adams' Revolvers

1976.  1st Edn,.  Barrie Jenkins.  240 pages, 4to., illus from photographs and drawings, vg in dj dj evenly faded on spine and edges. A major study on the design, evolution, manufacture and use of the Adams Revolvers. [21840]
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Author: CHICOINE David R

Smith & Wesson Sixguns Of The Old West

2004.  1st Edn.  Andrew Mowbray Inc.  Lincoln R.I. USA.  478 pages, 2 pages of advs, 4to., illus in b/w from photographs and line drawings, breakdowns etc., as new in dj. A guide to the early large frame Smith & Wessons, The American, Russian and Schofield models and the new models No 3. [22065]
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Author: CHISNALL Barry & DAVIES Geoffrey

British Cavalry Carbines & Pistols of The Napoleonic Period

2013.  1st Edn.  Maine Military.  4to, 218 pages, finely illus in colour and b/w from photographs, bound in the publishers laminated boards. A fine copy signed on the title page by Geoffrey Davies. There are some 98 pages of colour photographs covering 91 carbines and pistols of the period. A well researched book on the subject. [21835]
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Author: CHRISTIES

The Armoury Of Their Serene Highnesses The Princes zu Salm-Reifferscheidt-Dyck (part I)

1992.  Christie.  137 (11) pages, 4to., sale catalogue of 270 Lots illus in colour and b/w. a fine copy in dj. [20924]
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Author: CHURCHILL R.

Shooting "Flicker" No XXV

nd circa 1930.  a small booklet 7.5 x 5.5cms of photo illus where the top is flicked through fingers, Mr Churchill is seen loading, mounting and position for away birds, by reversing, Part 2 is showing stance footwork, gun mount and swing, printed green card covers, staples rusting with some marking, Inside the card cover to front cover an advert for Robert Churchill's How To Shoot 1930 edition, to rear adverts for The Gun Club Shooting Grounds, an unusual and difficult item to find. [21589]
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Author: CHURCHILL Robert

Game Shooting A Textbook On The Successful Use Of The Modern Shotgun

1955.  1st Edn,.  Michael Joseph.  250 pages, illus from photographs on how to mount the gun, taking shots, the gun etc., also text drawings and diagrams, a vg clean copy. [20587]
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Author: CLAWSON Charles W.

Collector's Guide To Colt .45 Service Pistols Models of 1911 and 1911A1

2004.  revised and enlarged Edn,.  Clawson Publicationa.  Fort Wayne, USA.  vi 146 illus throughout with b/w photographs of the guns + drawings, marks etc, pictorial laminated covers, fine copy of a title much in demand covering the period from 1911 to the end of production in 1945, military identification including all contractors. Also includes the loose CD in original envelope, as new [21345]
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Author: Clawson, Charles W.

Colt .45 Government Models (Commercial Series) 1912-1970

2005.  2nd.  Clawson Publications.  Fort Wayne U.S.A.  x-230, large 8vo illustrated throughout in B/W from photographs showing the guns magazine breakdowns etc, also diagrams marks. Publishers pictorial laminated covers. A fine copy as new. A revised edition with new information as well as many amendments to the previous edition. An in-depth study on the guns and their history and development. [22032]
Price: £185.00 Add to basket

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Author: COCHRAN Keith

Colt, Cavalry, Artillery And Militia Revolvers (1873-1903)

1987.  1st Edn,.  Cochran Publishing Co.  Rapid City, USA.  288 pages, 4to., numerous b/w full page and text illus from photographs, vg in dj. [21767]
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Author: COCHRAN Keith

Colt Peacemaker British Model

1989.  1st.  Cochran Publishing, Co., USA.  160 pages, 4to illustrated in colour and b/w from photographs old illustrations line drawings. A fine copy in fine dj. Includes list of guns shipped, serial numbers, bullets headstamps etc. A detailed survey. [22023]
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Author: COCHRAN Keith

Colt Peacemaker British Model

1989.  1st.  Cochran Publishing, Co., USA.  160 pages, 4to illustrated in colour and b/w from photographs old illustrations line drawings. A fine copy in dj, dj has 3cm closed tear at base of spine. Includes list of guns shipped, serial numbers, bullets headstamps etc. A detailed survey. [22159]
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Author: COCHRAN Keith

Colt Peacemaker Encyclopedia

1986.  1st Edn,.  Keith Cochran.  Rapid City, USA.  434 pages, 4to., numerous b/w illus, publishers binding, title in silver to upper board and spine. A fine copy in dj. [21756]
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Author: COGSWELL & HARRISON LTD

Guns Rifles Pistols Binoculars & Accessories

nd circa 1959.  120 pages, well illus, pictorial card covers, vg. [20613]
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Author: COLES Captain

A Musketry Catechism For The Use Of Both Services And Rifle Clubs

1860.  2nd Edn,.  32 pages, 3 plates, 2 of gun locks 1 of a rifle, large folding plate of distance and trajectory, small split on 1 fold, light browning and dust soiling to contents, red cloth covered boards, gilt title to upper board, some darkening to edges, vg-. Covers the stripping of the rifle, principles of firing, aiming, distance etc. Riling 734, Riling does not mention the 1st edition. [11488]
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Author: COLES R.E.

Illustrated Musketry Vade Mecum

1865.  W. Clowes And Sons.  158 pages, frontis diagram showing reproduction of cavalry and infantry at distances with a separate 1/2 moon paper scale showing the rifle and where the bullet descends, 3 other plates of the musket lock and parts, diagrams in text. Original blind stamped red cloth. A captain in the royal regiment and late instructor of musketry fleetwood. The book is layed out as a series of letters with questions and answers. Not in Riling. [13118]
Price: £165.00 Add to basket

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Author: COLT

A Century Of Achievement 1836-1936

1937.  USA.  96 pages, illus, pictorial card covers, the weapons, manufacturing and shooting. "A concise well written promotional brochure." Riling 2217 [12298]
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Author: COLT

A Century Of Achievement 1836-1936

1937.  Colts Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Co.  Connecticut, USA.  96 pages, b/w illus from photographs etc,. bookplate to blank verso of 1/2 title, deluxe edition, bound in full dark blue leather with raised title and sailor examining a pistol in silver, rarely found in this binding. There was a cloth and a paper edition. There is also a modern facsimile reprint. The book covers, the weapons, manufacturing and shooting. "A concise well written promotional brochure." Riling 2217 [19416]
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Author: COLT

Colt Automatic Pistol Calibre .22 Target Model

nd circa 1938.  Colts Patent Fire Arms.  Hartford USA.  (8) page booklet with illustration showing the gun, gun breakdown and components. The booklet folds into dark red printed card covers. A very good copy but slight tobacco smoke odour!. Gives specification, description, method of operation, component parts, instructions for dismounting and assembling. [22125]
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Author: COLT

Instructions For The Operation Of The Colt Aircraft Machine Gun - Caliber .50, Fixed Type With Alternate Feed (MG 53A) 'B' Type

nd Circa 1939.  Hertford, Connecticut, USA.  12 pages, 4to., illus + diagrams, large folding plate at rear showing gun and components, card covers stud binding. [12214]
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Author: COLT Samuel

Armswear: The Home, The Arm And The Armoury Of Samuel Colt, A Memorial

1976.  facsimile rep in a limited Edn,.  399 pages, 1776 numbered copies, the original edition published in 1866, illus, lge 8vo., full brown morroco gilt, a fine copy. [7863]
Price: £180.00 Add to basket

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Author: COOPER John S.

For Commonwealth And Crown, English Gunmakers Of The Seventeenth Century

1993.  Wilson Hunt.  Gillingham, Dorset.  xviii 237 pages, large 8vo., illustrations from photographs, fine in dj. The book, which is centred round the Civil War and Commonwealth period and singles out some of the more interesting and important gunmakers who worked during those years." Chapters include; An early English flintlock pistol - the rescue, barrel stock and furniture, the lock, decoration, the marks, the date and the maker; Ralph Venn; William Parsons;. [7866]
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Author: COOPER John S.

For Commonwealth And Crown, English Gunmakers Of The Seventeenth Century

1993.  Wilson Hunt.  Gillingham, Dorset.  xviii 237 pages, large 8vo., illustrations from photographs, fine in dj. The book, which is centred round the Civil War and Commonwealth period and singles out some of the more interesting and important gunmakers who worked during those years." Chapters include; An early English flintlock pistol - the rescue, barrel stock and furniture, the lock, decoration, the marks, the date and the maker; Ralph Venn; William Parsons;. [21872]
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Author: COOPER John S., WESTWOOD Kenneth J.

John Dafte Gunsmith And The Horrid Conspiracy Of 1683

1989.  1st Edn,.  Cooper Westwood.  xi 80 pages, privately printed by the author, 4to., coloured frontis + b/w illus from photographs etc, folding plate of the Rye House. 1/2 dark red cloth over marbled boards, the book was limited to 100 copies of which 20 were leather bound, this being no 40, presentation inscription to Ed Bullan signed by both authors on 1/2 title. The book traces the conspiracy and describes the search for Daftes premises, his career from apprenticeship to apprentices and the various firearms he produced, includes a detailed illustrated catalogue of 19 located surviving specimens [21837]
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Author: COPE Kenneth L.

Stevens Pistols And Pocket Rifles

1971.  Museum Restoration Service.  Ottawa, Ontario.  104 pages, sign of old ownership sticker to lower margin of title page, illustrated in b/w from photographs vg in dj. [7861]
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Author: CRANMER Christian

Treasure Is Where You Find It. The Thirty Year Quest To Save The Royal Armoury Of Nepal

2004.  Tharston Press.  Godstone.  95 pages, 4to., illus in colour from photographs, publishers pictorial laminated boards, fine. The fascination story of a discovery of a complete untouched armory including 150 canons [22044]
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Author: CRANZ Dr C., BECKER Captain K.

handbook Of Ballistics, Volume 1 Exterior Ballistics Being A Theoretical Examination Of The Motion Of The Projectile From The Muzzle To The Target

1921.  1st English Edn,.  HMSO.  VIII 479 pages, 4 photographic plates + text diagrams, tables, etc., green cloth, title to upper board some white spotting to cloth. Single small ownership stamp of H.J.Woodend to front end papers and top title page blank margin. Herbie Woodend was curator of the Pattern room museum amd renowned firearms experts. Translated and reprinted from the 2nd German edition all published. Riling 1690 [18522]
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Author: CROSSMAN E.C.

The Book Of The Springfield A Textbook Covering All The Various Military And Sporting Rifles Chambered For The Calibre .30 Model 1906 Cartridge; Their Metallic And Telescopic Sights And The Ammunition Suited To Them

1932.  1st Edn,.  Onslow County, USA.  451 pages, frontis, illus, red cloth with blind stamp of rifleman to upper book, vg in dj. The dj is from a later edition, the book is a first edition as Smith 5. [7854]
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Author: CRUDGINGTON I.M., BAKER D.J.

The British Shotgun Volume I 1850-1870

1990.  reprint Edn,.  Ashford, Buchan and Enright.  256 pages, illus throughout from photographs and drawings, fine in dj, reprinted to match the format of Vol.II. [16500]
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Author: CRUM F.M.

With Rifleman, Scouts And Snipers From 1914 to 1919

1921.  1st Edn,.  Oxford.  141 pages, privately printed, illus with 22 photographs and 4 diagrams + xxxviii appendix, bookplate to front paste down, publishers emerald blue cloth titles in red. Crum a veteran of the Boer War, an ardent supported of the use of sniping returned to soldering in 1915 and going to France he recounts his experiences in 1916. He was invited by General Skinner to join his staff of the 41st Brigade to run the snipers and intelligence unit, later staring a brigade school for sniping. A keen supporter of the boy scout movement the 38page appendix, Appendix I relates a lecture on scouting to 150 officers at Aldershot "During the next few days is to bring it about that more Bosches maybe killed and more of good fellows spared", Appendix II Final results of experience 1918 with course syllabus. Appendix III work with boy scouts July 1918 to July 1919. A scarce booklet and more so in the original card covers. [21069]
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