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Author: DAEHNHARDT Rainer, NEAL W.Keith

Espingarda Perfeyta Or The Perfect Gun

1974.  facsimile rep of the 1718 1st Edn,.  XXII 466 pages, text in the original Portuguese and English, vg in dj [14154]
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Author: DALLAS Donald

Boss & Co. Builders Of Best Guns Only

1995.  1st Edn,.  Quiller Press ltd.  262 pages, 4to., illus in colour and black and white, a fine copy in dj. [21617]
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Author: DALLAS Donald

Boss & Co. Builders Of Best Guns Only

1995.  1st Edn,.  Quiller Press ltd.  262 pages, 4to., illus in colour and black and white, a fine copy in dj. [21618]
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Author: DALLAS Donald

Boss & Co. Builders Of Best Guns Only

1995.  1st Edn,.  Quiller Press ltd.  262 pages, 4to., illus in colour and black and white, a fine copy in dj. [21763]
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Author: DALLAS Donald

The British Sporting Gun And Rifle Pursuit Of Perfection 1850-1900

2008.  1st Edn.  Quiller.  Shrewsbury.  423 pages, 4to., illus in colour and b/w from photographs, drawings etc., a fine copy in dj. The book covers the changes that occurred over 50 years in the British Gun Trade. [22104]
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Author: DALLAS Donald,

David McKay Brown Scotlands Gun And Rifle Manufacturers

2011.  1st Edn.  Quiller Press.  Shrewsbury.  4to. 232 pages, illus throughout in colour from photographs + line drawings, A fine copy in dj. A detailed history of the company, the building of the guns, going into great detail of the construction. A list of the guns made and the numbers built of each type of gun [21577]
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Author: DATIG Fred A.

The Luger Pistol (Pistol Parabellum) Its History And Development from 1893-1945

1958.  4th revised Edn,.  USA.  328 pages, advs, b/w illus from photographs, bookplate and signature of Henk Visser, vg in dj. [6352]
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Author: DATIG Fred A.

The Luger Pistol, (Pistole Parabellum) Its History And Development From 1893-1945

1962.  rep of the revised Edn,.  Border Publishing Company.  USA.  328 pages, illus in b/w from photographs, publishers binding, title in gilt. The classic work on the Luger pistol. [21462]
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Author: DATIG Fred A.editor

DWM Cartridges 1896-1956

1962.  1st Edn,.  Fadco Publishing.  Beverley Hills, California.  unpaginated, 4to., illustrated by Eugene L Scranton, loose 19 page typed index list, limited to 1000 copies this being numbered 45 signed by Datig, personal presentation inscription to Henk Visser signed April 1962, bookplate of Visser to FEP with his signature. Original blue simulated leather binding, title in silver. [19681]
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Author: DAVIES-LANGDON John

The Home Guard Training Manual Based By Permission On War Office Instruction Books

1940.  1st Edn,.  John Murray.  156 pages, 12mo, b/w illus, limp printed cloth covers, vg. Includes chapters on rifle and rifle shooting, automatic weapons and training, hand grenades, village defence and street fighting etc. [16820]
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Author: DAVIS Tenney L

The Chemistry Of Powder & Explosives

nd Circa 2002.  reprint.  Angriff Press.  Las Vegas, USA.  490+ pages, b/w text illus from photographs etc, vg in dj. A facsimile reprint of the 1943 edition [20117]
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Author: DAVIS Tom & BODSWORTH John

Small Arms Training 1942 Pamphlet Manual

2006.  1st Edn.  John Bodsworth.  91 pages with a 2 page update sheet, illus in b/w, a reprint of 28 manuals with an introduction by the author an a list of pamphlet release dates with print runs, new editions, printers date codes etc. card covers, large 8vo, originally issued by Command, British Military Training Publications, fine copy. [19842]
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Author: DE GHEYN Jacob

The Exercise Of Armes

1971.  1st thus Edn,.  McGraw Hill.  New York.  folio, 117 full page illustrations, a vg copy in dj. A facsimile edition of the 1607 1st Dutch edition with a 46 page English commentary by J B Kist, separately bound, and loosely inserted at rear, one of the earliest and most famous manuals of Armes. [15172]
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Author: DE HAAS Frank

Mr Single Shot's Gunsmithing Idea Book

Circa 1983.  3rd printeing.  168 pages, illus in b/w from photographs, diagrams etc. pictorial card covers, vg. How to improve the accuracy, appearance and handling of classic single shot rifles. [21161]
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Author: De Witt Bailey Ph D

Small Arms of the British Forces in America 1664-1815

2009.  1st Edn.  Andrew Mowbray Publishers.  Woodsocket, RI, USA.  373 pages, 4to illustrated throughout in b/w from photographs and drawings. Publishers pictorial-coloured laminated covers. A fine copy. "A complete guide to the guns of the Red Coats", identify and understand British battle weapons Of the French & Indian wars. the American revolution and the war of 1812 [22060]
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Author: DEANE

Deanes' Manual Of The History And Science Of Fire-Arms

1858.  1st Edn,.  Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans & Roberts.  Huntingdon USA.  VIII 291 pages, 3 folding plates, errata slip, even browning to contents, recased in the original blind stamped cloth, spine relayed, gilt title to upper board, the covers are darkened and soiled, a g+ copy of a difficult title to find giving a history of firearms, a background of gunpowder and "modern" explosives. Riling 694. [13580]
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Author: DEANE

Deanes' Manual Of The History And Science Of Fire-Arms

nd circa 1946.  facsimile reprint of the 1858 1st Edn,.  Huntingdon USA.  viii 291 pages, 3 folding plates, inscription to FEP, vg+. [13371]
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Author: DEANE

Deanes' Manual Of The History And Science Of Fire-Arms

nd circa 1946.  facsimile reprint of the 1858 1st Edn,.  Huntingdon USA.  viii 291 pages, 3 folding plates, vg+. [21795]
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Author: DENZIG Edgar F.

In Defence Of Lives And Property, the Weapons Used In Australia In The Wild Colonial Days

1981.  . Edn,.  Kangaroo Press.  Kenthurst Australia.  96 pages, 4to., illus in b/w from photographs. 1 of a special edition of 100 signed and numbered copies by the author bound in 1/4 leather, gilt title to upper cover in slipcase. A fine copy. The weapon was used in the period 1850 to 1880 by settlers, police, bushrangers etc. [18581]
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Author: DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY FIELD MANUAL

Carbine Cliber .30 M1, M1A1, M2, and M3

..  382 pages, illus, drawings etc, printed paper covers, 1" split along front edge of spine, vg. [15810]
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Author: DERBY harry L., BROWN James D.

Japanese Military Cartridge Handguns 1893-1945

2003.  revised and expanded Edn,.  Schiffer Military Publisher.  Atglan, PA, USA.  384 pages, 4to., colour and b/w illus form photographs, a fine copy in fine dj. [18457]
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Author: DEXTER F.Theodore

Forty Two Years' Scrapbook Of Rare Ancient Firearms

1954.  limited Edn,.  Los Angeles, USA.  320 pages, 4to., 2,000 numbered and signed copies, illus, vg in chipped dj. [7848]
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Author: DICKENS Bernard

"M.B" - The Gunmakers Silversmith, A Question Of Attribution

1998.  1st Edn,.  privately published.  27 pages, 4to., b/w illus including marks etc. A fine copy bound in 1/4 dark red morroco, gilt title to upper board, printed limitation to verso of title page, "No 11 of 30 copies produced privately by the author and presented to Major David H.L.Back, M.A. whose work in conjunction with the late W.Keith Neale and alone, has imparted much knowledge and pleasure over the years, with thanks for assistance and encouragement generously given" signed in ink "with best wishes Bernard Dickens". Also a loose typed letter from Dickens to David noting his thanks to David and asking him to accept the book as the article will appear later in the spring of next year in The Journal Of The Arms And Armour Society. The article addressed the identity of MB. A scarce item with excellent association from the library of David Back. [18416]
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Author: DILL Keith R.

London Gunmakers And The English Dueling Pistol 1770-1830

1995.  Museum Restoration Service.  New York.  36 pages, b/w illus, pictorial colour paper card covers. [20885]
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Author: DILL Keith R.

London Gunmakers And The English Duelling Pistol 1770-1830

1995.  . Edn,.  Museum.  New York.  36 pages, b/w illus, presentation inscription to David Back from Keith 11/95, pictorial colour paper card covers. [21211]
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Author: DILL Keith R.

London Gunmakers And The English Duelling Pistol 1770-1830

1995.  Museum Restoration Service.  New York.  36 pages, 40 b/w illus from photographs, mostly of guns, , pictorial colour paper card covers. [22010]
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Author: DILLIN Capt John G.W.

The Kentucky Rifle, A Study Of The Origin And Development Of A Purely American Type Of Firearm

1924.  1st Edn,.  Washington, USA.  VIII, 124 pages, frontis, illus, 4to., publisher's maroon cloth, spine & corners rubbed. Riling 1959 [7847]
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Author: DILLIN Captain John G.W.

The Kentucky Rifle, A Study Of The Origin And Development Of A Purely American Type Of Firearm

1946.  3rd Edn,.  New York.  136 pages, index, 4to., 131 plates, blue cloth with gilt title and rifle to upper boards, vg in worn and repaired slipcase. The 3rd edition contains a chapter on the Kentucky pistol. Riling 1959 [11477]
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Author: DILLIN Captain John G.W.

The Kentucky Rifle, A Study Of The Origin And Development Of A Purely American Type Of Firearm

1959.  4th Edn,.  Trimmer Printing.  New York.  154+ pages, index, 4to., 167 full page illus, vg in publishers slipcase, a highly respected work on the subject also includes Kentucky pistols. [13517]
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Author: DILLIN John G W

The Kentucky Rifle

1967.  5th Edn.  George Shumway Publishers.  York, PA, USA.  xx 202 pages, 4to., b/w illus from photographs, publishers pictorial gilt cover, vg in dj. This new edition uses all the information of the previous editions and now has supplementary footnotes added by George Shumway. [21614]
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Author: DIXON Norman

Georgian Pistols The Art And Craft Of The Flintlock Pistol, 1715-1840

1971.  1st Edn,.  Arms and Armour Press.  184 pages, small 4to., illus from photographs and drawings includes gun marks etc., vg+ in dj, a title seldom found in this condition. A detailed work on the subject listing makers, their marks, guns, furniture etc. [21965]
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Author: DIXON Norman

Georgian Pistols The Art And Craft Of The Flintlock Pistol, 1715-1840

1971.  1st Edn,.  Arms and Armour Press.  184 pages, small 4to., illus from photographs and drawings includes gun marks etc.,small fade mark to top edge of rear boards, o/w vg in dj, some chipping to edge of dj. A detailed work on the subject listing makers, their marks, guns, furniture etc. [21982]
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Author: DIXON Norman

Georgian Pistols The Art And Craft Of The Flintlock Pistol, 1715-1840

1971.  1st Edn,.  Arms and Armour Press.  184 pages, small 4to., illus from photographs and drawings includes gun marks etc., v [20213]
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Author: DIXON Norman

Georgian Pistols The Art And Craft Of The Flintlock Pistol, 1715-1840

1971.  1st Edn,.  Arms and Armour Press.  184 pages, small 4to., illus from photographs and drawings includes gun marks etc., some occasional spotting, publishers green cloth, small discoloration mark to upper cover o/w vg. A detailed work on the subject listing makers, their marks, guns, furniture etc. [21047]
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Author: DIXON Norman

Georgian Pistols The Art And Craft Of The Flintlock Pistol, 1715-1840

1971.  1st Edn,.  Arms and Armour Press.  184 pages, small 4to., illus from photographs and drawings includes gun marks etc., vg in dj, some chipping to edge of dj. A detailed work on the subject listing makers, their marks, guns, furniture etc. [20821]
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Author: DOBSON William

Kunopaedia A Practical Essay On Breaking Or Training The English Spaniel Or Pointer With Instructions For Attaining The Art Of Shooting Flying

1817.  2nd Edn,.  Sherwood, Neely and Jones.  xiiv 235 pages, pages uncut, 8 pages of publisher's adverts, chipping to page edges where badly opened approx. 2cm x 1cm except last page 3cm x 2cm. vignette frontis of a sportsman and dog. Recased using the original paper covered boards with paper spine in the style of the original. Chute 177 [20053]
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Author: DOLINEK Vladimir, KARLICKY Vladimir, VACHA Pavel

Czech Firearms And Ammunition

1995.  1st English Edn,.  Prague.  190 pages, oblong 4to., illustrated throughout in colour, bookplate of Henk Visser to front paste down, a fine copy in dj. An authorative work on the subject. [15378]
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Author: DOLINEK Vladimir, KARLICKY Vladimir, VACHA Pavel

Czech Firearms And Ammunition

1995.  1st English Edn,.  Prague.  190 pages, oblong 4to., illustrated throughout in colour, bookplate of Henk Visser to front paste down, a fine copy in dj. An authorative work on the subject. [15379]
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Author: DOLINEK Vladimir, KARLICKY Vladimir, VACHA Pavel

Czech Firearms And Ammunition

1995.  1st English Edn,.  Prague.  190 pages, oblong 4to., illustrated throughout in colour, a fine copy in dj. An authorative work on the subject. [14973]
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Author: DOUGLAS Lieut H.

Automatic Pistols and Revolvers

nd Circa 1915.  Harrison and Son.  32 pages, 12mo includes text illus of the revolvers and pistols. Staple bound printed green card covers some browning to edges of the covers, vg. Brief instructions in handgun shooting with concise specifications of each arm accompanied by an illustration. Includes Webley, Colt, Smith & Wesson. A scarce booklet published during WW1, Douglas notes" In these days, when a map has to select a weapon upon which his life may sooner or later depend it is only fair to him that he should have some opportunity of saying which and what he prefers." Riling 1781 [22130]
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Author: DOUGLAS Sir Howard

A Treatise On Naval Gunnery

1851.  3rd rev and enlarged Edn,.  John Murray.  XXXV 638 pages, 32pp advs, frontis illus + 2 other full page plates + 2 folding plates at end, also text illus, some light dust soiling to contents. Original blue blind stamped blue cloth, 2 small chips to spine edge. A vg copy, first published in 1819 or 1820, 2nd in 1829, the third bringing the book up to date with recent developments. This edition in five parts covering the theory and practice of gunnery, ordnance, from heavy to guns to shells and rifle muskets, service of guns, drill, gunpowder and gun cotton, tactics etc. Riling 385 [15905]
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Author: DOWELL William Chipchase

The Webley Story, A History of Webley Pistols And Revolvers And The Development of The Pistol Cartridge

1987.  1st Edn,.  Commemorative Heritage Foundation.  Kirkland USA.  337 pages, 4to, 81 plates + text illus, publishers cloth a fine copy. A history of Webley pistols and revolvers and the development of the pistol cartridge. [21388]
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Author: DOWELL William Chipchase

The Webley Story, A History of Webley Pistols And Revolvers And The Development of The Pistol Cartridge

1987.  reprint.  Commonwealth Heritage Foundation.  Kirkland WA, USA.  337 pages, 4to, 81 plates + text illus from photographs, line drawings etc, publishers small blue stamp with serial number to verso of title, blue stamp showing through on title page, ownership signature to FEP. Publishers grey cloth, title in gilt with blue background to upper cover, vg. A history of Webley pistols and revolvers and the development of the pistol cartridge. [22143]
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Author: DOWELL William Chipchase

The Webley Story, A History of Webley Pistols And Revolvers And The Development of The Pistol Cartridge

1987.  reprint.  Commonwealth Heritage Foundation.  Kirkland WA, USA.  337 pages, 4to, 81 plates + text illus from photographs, line drawings etc, publishers small blue stamp with serial number to verso of title, blue stamp showing through on title page. Publishers grey cloth, title in gilt with blue background to upper cover, vg. A history of Webley pistols and revolvers and the development of the pistol cartridge. [21786]
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Author: DREJHOLT, NILS.

Firearms of the royal Armouries II.

2007.  1st.  Royal Armoury.  Stockholm.  372 pages Landscape small 4to Illustrated in colour and b/w from photographs a fine copy in DJ. This volume describes firearms belonging to members of the house of Bernadotte, especially those belonging to Karl XV who bequeathed a very large collection of weapons to the nation. This volume also deals with other firearms acquired by the museum during the 19th century. The text is in English. [22008]
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Author: DUFF GRANT L.G.

Smokeless Powder, Its Appliance, Practice, and Purpose Part 1, Lecture in Two Parts Illustrated With Lime-Light Views Delivered at The Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street, London W

1896.  1st Edn,.  18 pages, oblong 4to., printed card covers, some dust soiling, vg, not in Riling or British Library Catalogue. This part appears to be complete, I would assume Part II was the illustrations if published. Grant was general manager of the Smokeless Powder Company. [12342]
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Author: DUFFY Arthur Richard

European Swords And Daggers In The Tower Of London

1974.  HMSO.  157 pages, 4to., includes some excellent illus in b/w from photographs + armourers marks, vg in worn dj in protective removable sleeve. [21088]
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Author: DUGELBY T.B.

Modern Military Bullpup Rifles, The EM-2 Concept Comes Of Age

1984.  1st UK Edn,.  Arms & Armour Press.  97 pages, 4to illustrated with photographs line drawings, showing the guns gun components breakdowns ets. Publishers' pictorial covers [22123]
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Author: DUNHAM Keith

The Gun Trade Of Birmingham

1955.  1st Edn,.  Birmingham Museum.  Birmingham.  43 pages, oblong 8vo., illus, card covers, vg. A short historical note of some of the more interesting features of a long established local industry. [21648]
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Author: DUNHAM Keith

The Gun Trade Of Birmingham

1955.  1st Edn,.  Birmingham Museum.  Birmingham.  43 pages, oblong 8vo., illus, card covers, vg. A short historical note of some of the more interesting features of a long established local industry. [21649]
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Author: DUNLOP John

Anti-Duel Or A Plan For The Abrogation Of Duelling Which Has Been Tried And Found Successful

1843.  1st Edn,.  Holston Stoneman.  IV 88 pages, neat inscription to foot of title page in ink J Lee Hartwell Library, occasional pencil marking to margins, recased in the original 1/2 black leather board with matching spine and title label. Dunlop (1789 1868) founder of the Scottish Temperance Movement, recounts the history and consequences of duelling in history and modern times and its effects on society and its need to be stopped. "crape and cocked pistols are in the 19th century out of fashion even on Hounslow Heath. The duel exposed class should take a hint from the noticeable advance in civilisation and make a corresponding onward movement" Thimm 86, COPAC list 2 copies, the British Library and Oxford. [18554]
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Author: DUTCHER John T

Ballard The Great American Single Shot Rifle

2002.  John T Dutcher.  USA.  landscape 4to, xx 380 pages, illus throughout in colour and b/w from photographs to pictorial end papers. Gilt stamped brown faux leather binding. A fine copy in dj. The models and specification, ammunition etc. [21056]
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Author: DYKE S.E.

Thoughts On The American Flintlock Pistol

1974.  Geo Shumway Publisher.  York, USA.  61 pages, illus, pictorial yellow card covers, a fine copy. Originally published in 1959 as a supplement of Dillin's Kentucky Rifle [20214]
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