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Author: GAIER Claude

Four Centuries Of Liege Gunmaking

1985.  2nd Edn.  Eugene Wahle.  Liege Belgium.  287 pages, 4to., finely illus with full page and text illus from photographs in colour and b/w, pictorial end papers, green simulated leather binding, gilt gun lock to upper board, a fine copy in dj. An exhaustive and scholarly work on one of the leading gunmaker centres of the world. [19924]
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Author: GANDER Terry & CHAMBERLAIN

Small Arms Artillery And Special Weapons Of The Third Reich

1978.  1st Edn.  Macdonald And Janes.  4to., 371 pages, errata slip, profusely illus in b/w from photographs, fine copy in dj. An Encyclopedia survey of all standard issue impressed captured foreign equipment and experimental weapons of the German land forces 1939-1945. [21792]
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Author: GARAVAGLIA Louis A., WORMAN Charles G.

Firearms Of The American West 1803 - 1865

1984.  1st Edn,.  University Of Mexico Press.  Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.  xiii 402 pages, 4to., well illus throughout in b/w from photographs, presentation inscription on 1/2 title signed by Charles Worman, fine in dj, dj chipped at head of spine. A detailed study on the subject. [21287]
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Author: GARDNER G.B.

Keris And Other Malay Weapons

1936.  2nd Edn,.  Progressive Publishing Company.  Singapore.  138 pages, 4to., 91 illus from photographs and drawings, bound in black cloth, red title label to spine originally issued in card wraps. The photographs are almost entirely of weapons in the author's collection, the origin of the Keris and other Malay weapons, the 1st edition was limited to 150 copies. [18858]
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Author: GARDNER Robert E.

Small Armsmakers, A Directory of Fabrications of Firearms, Edged Weapons, Crossbows and Polearms

1963.  Bonanza Books.  New York.  378 pages, 4to. illus of armourers marks, grey cloth, vg. [21821]
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Author: GARWOOD G.T.

Gough Thomas's Gun Book, Shotgun Lore For The Sportsman

1971.  reprint with corrections Edn,.  A and C Black.  XII 273 pages, illus, vg in dj. [18762]
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Author: GARWOOD G.T.

Gough Thomas's Gun Book, Shotgun Lore For The Sportsman

1971.  reprint with corrections Edn,.  XII 273 pages, illus, bookplate on FEP, vg in dj. [3843]
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Author: GARWOOD G.T.

Shooting Facts And Fancies

1978.  1st Edn,.  A & C Black.  280 pages, illus, vg in dj. [14196]
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Author: GARWOOD G.T.

Shooting Facts And Fancies

1978.  1st Edn,.  XII 280 pages, illus, vg in dj. [3580]
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Author: Gebhardt James F

The official SKS manual : instructions for use and maintenance of the 7.62mm Simonov self-loading carbine (SKS)

1997.  1st Edn.  Palladin Press.  USA.  87, 4to illustrated with line drawings showing the guns assembly parts etc. Publishers printed grey card covers. Fine copy a translation from the original Russian edition. [22084]
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Author: Gebhardt James F

The official Soviet 7.62mm handgun manual : instructions for use and maintenance of the Nagant 7.62mm revolver type 1895 and the Tokarev 7.62mm semi-automatic pistol type 1933

1997.  1st Edn.  Palladin Press.  Boulder, USA.  89 pages, 4to illustrated with line drawings showing the guns assembly parts etc. Publishers printed grey card covers. Fine copy a translation from the original Russian edition. [22085]
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Author: Gebhardt James F. translator

Official Soviet Mosin-Nagant Rifle Manual: Operating Instructions for the Model A

2000.  1st Edn.  Palladin Press.  Boulder, USA.  Viii - 104 pages, 4to, Illustrated throughout with line drawings diagrams etc. Pictorial card covers. A fine copy, translated from the Russian using original illustrations [22133]
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Author: GEORGE J.N.

English Guns And Rifles, Being an Account of the Development, Design and Usage of English Sporting Rifles and Shotguns from their Introduction during the Fifteenth Century until the Advent of the Metallic Cartridges in the Nineteenth Century together with Notes on Muskets, Service Rifles, Blunderbusses and other Arms

circa 1947.  1st Edn,.  Samworth, Plantersville, USA.  viii, 344 pages, the true 1st edition with samworth advert dated 1947 frontis + 24 full page illus from photographs, text drawings amnd 50 diagrams, publishers cloth with title to upper board and spine blocked on a green background, a vg copy of a hugely respected work., Riling 2592, Smith, Samworth Books 14 [22017]
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Author: GEORGE J.N.

English Guns And Rifles, Being an Account of the Development, Design and Usage of English Sporting Rifles and Shotguns from their Introduction during the Fifteenth Century until the Advent of the Metallic Cartridges in the Nineteenth Century together with Notes on Muskets, Service Rifles,Blunderbusses and Other Arms

nd circa 1947.  Harrisburg USA.  VII 344 pages, illus, vg [5265]
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Author: GEORGE J.N.

English Guns And Rifles, Being an Account of the Development, Design and Usage of English Sporting Rifles and Shotguns from their Introduction during the Fifteenth Century until the Advent of the Metallic Cartridges in the Nineteenth Century together with Notes on Muskets, Service Rifles, Blunderbusses and Other Arms

circa 1947.  Harrisburg, USA.  VII 344 pages, illus, vg. [3811]
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Author: GEORGE J.N.

English Guns And Rifles, Being an Account of the Development, Design and Usage of English Sporting Rifles and Shotguns from their Introduction during the Fifteenth Century until the Advent of the Metallic Cartridges in the Nineteenth Century together with Notes on Muskets, Service Rifles, Blunderbusses and other Arms

nd circa 1950.  reprint Edn,.  The Stackpole Company.  Harrisburg, USA.  VIII 421 pages, advert leaf, frontis illus + 23 plates from photographs + text drawings, ownership signature of D.H.L.Back 1957 to FEP, tan cloth with gilt title on green background to upper cover, vg. [18392]
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Author: GEORGE J.N.

English Pistols And Revolvers, A Historical Outline of the Development, Design of English Hand Firearms from the Seventeenth Century to the Present Day

1938.  1st Edn,.  Small Arms Technical Publishing Co.,.  Onslow County USA.  256 pages, adv leaf, vg in chipped dj. Riling 2247 [6403]
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Author: GEORGE J.N.

English Pistols And Revolvers An Historical Outline Of the Development And Design Of English Hand Firearms From The Seventeenth Century To The Present Day

1938.  1st Edn,.  Small Arms Technical Publishing and Co.  Onslow County USA.  256 pages, illus, text evenly browned, original cloth title in gilt on red background, covers darkened. [18390]
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Author: GLENDENNING Ian

British Pistols and Guns 1640-1840

1951.  1st Edn,.  VIII 195 pages, oblong 8vo., illus, vg. [2593]
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Author: GLENDENNING Ian

British Pistols And Guns 1640-1840

1967.  2nd Edn,.  Arms And Armour Press.  viii 195 pages, lge oblong 8vo, well illus with text detailing descriptions and construction of the guns, vg in dj. [21833]
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Author: GLENDENNING Ian

British Pistols And Guns 1640-1840

1967.  2nd Edn,.  Arms And Armour Press.  viii 195 pages, lge oblong 8vo, well illus with text detailing descriptions and construction of the guns, vg in dj. [20946]
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Author: GLUCKMAN Arcadi

United States Martial Pistols And Revolvers

1939.  de luxe Edn,.  New York.  XXXVIII 249 pages, limited to 100 copies numbered and signed by the author, illus, half brown morocco, canvas sides, TEG, corner of covers & head of spine a little rubbed, o/w a vg copy. [8013]
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Author: GLUCKMAN Arcadi

United States Martial Pistols and Revolvers

1956.  3rd Edn,.  Harrisburgh, PA. USA.  249 XXXVII pages, 29 full page plates, Text illus, VG in worn & repaired dj. [10233]
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Author: GODDARD William H.D.

The Government Models The |Development Of The Colt Model of 1911

1998.  Andrew Mowbray Inc.  Lincoln, Rhode Island.  293 pages, 4to., illus throughout in colour and b/w from photographs, publishers pictorial laminated covers, a fine copy. A detailed account of the gun with factory shipping records the variations of the guns etc., with fine photographs showing the various pistols. [22021]
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Author: GOLDSMITH Dolf L.

The Grand Old Lady Of No Man's Land, The Vickers Machine Gun

1994.  1st.  Collector Grade Publications.  Coburg, Ontario, Canada.  568 pages 4to illustrated throughout in b/w from photographs liner drawings diagrams etc with pictorial end papers. A fine copy in similar DJ. An in-depth survey of the gun with excellent period photographs. [22093]
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Author: GOODING S.James

The Canadian Gunsmiths 1608 to 1900

1962.  1st Edn,.  Museum Restoration Service.  Ontario, Canada.  XVI 308 pages, 4to., numerous illus from photographs etc, vg in dj, dj chipped at head of spine. [15087]
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Author: GORTZ Joachim

The Navy Luger, The 9mm Pistole 1904 and the Imperial German Navy: a Concise Illustrated History

1988.  1st EDN.  Lyon Publishing Int.  East Bourne.  128 pages, illus in b/w from photographs + drawings, fine in dj. [21602]
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Author: GOULD A.C.

Modern American Pistols and Revolvers

1946.  reprint of the 1894 Edn,.  Thomas Samworth.  Plantersville, USA.  iv 222 pages, 8 page advert, the Samworth book advert dated 1947. A reprint of the 1894 edition in the publisher's green cloth with pictorial paper title label to upper board and spine, vg. An account of the development of pistols and revolvers in America, description of the various manufactures, manners on shooting them etc., with chapters on the Colt Revolvers and Smith Wesson production. [3460]
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Author: GOULD A.C.

Modern American Pistols and Revolvers

1946.  reprint of the 1894 Edn,.  Thomas Samworth.  Plantersville, USA.  iv 222 pages, 8 page advert, the Samworth book advert dated 1947. A reprint of the 1894 edition in the publisher's green cloth with pictorial paper title label to upper board and spine, vg. An account of the development of pistols and revolvers in America, description of the various manufactures, manners on shooting them etc., with chapters on tyhe Colt Revolvers and Smith Wesson production. [20384]
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Author: GOULD A.C.

Modern American Rifles

1946.  1st thus.  A, Samworth.  Plantersville USA.  338 pages, advert leaf, illus throughout with full page and text illus from photographs, drawings etc. Publishers green cloth with paper title to upper cover and spine, vg in dj. dj has loss to base oif spine, some chipping and closed tear to top edge. A reprint of the 1892 1st edition. Describes the process of manufacture appliances used by riflemen for hunting direction, for bullet marking, cartridges etc. Riling 1309, Smith 151. [19735]
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Author: GRAHAM Ron , KOPEC John A & MOORE C Kenneth

A Study Of The Colt Single Action Army Revolver

2006.  revised 5th Edn.  John Kopec Publications.  Redding, USA.  xi 600 pages, 4to., illus in colour and b/w from photographs etc. A fine copy in dj, the revised 30th anniversary edition of a very detailed and scholarly book. [21328]
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Author: GRANCSAY Stephen V., LINDSAY Merrill

Illustrated British Firearm Patents 1714-1853

1969.  Winchester Press.  New York.  Vol. 1, Limited to 1000 copies, illus, ownership name to FEP and small stamp to lower closed page edge, publisher's simulated 1/2 leather binding, vg. Lacking the folder of diagrams of actions etc. [20964]
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Author: GRANT David & VENTERS Vic

The Best Of British, A Celebration Of British Gunmaker

2010.  1st Edn.  Quileer.  Wykey.  216 pages, landscape 4to., finely illus in colour from photographs by David Grant as new in dj. The best example of engraved gunmaking. [19692]
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Author: GRAY Alexander

The Hammerless Double Rifle From Design Through Construction

1994.  1st Edn,.  Wolfe Publishing Co.  Prescott, Arizona, USA.  VIII 151 pages, 4to., illus from photographs and drawings, brown cloth, gilt title within ruled borders to upper cover. The book gives a brief history of the double rifle, ordering a rifle, the manufacturing steps with description of components, proof testing, uses of rifle etc., a vg copy. [10134]
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Author: GREENER W.W.

The Breech Loader And How To Use It

1893.  3rd Edn,.  VIII 276 pages, VIII+ (15) advs, frontis illus of the Greener gun barrel works + full page and text illus, original yellow pictorial paper covered boards, some rubbing to corners. [3877]
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Author: GREENER W.W.

The Breech Loader And How To Use It

1893.  3rd Edn,.  Cassell and Co.  VIII 276 pages, VIII+ (15) advs, frontis illus of the Greener gun barrel works + full page and text illus, original light blue pictorial paper covered boards, head of spine and edges rubbed. [13684]
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Author: GREENER W.W.

The Breech Loader And How To Use It

1899.  8th rewritten Edn,.  Cassell and Company Ltd.  XII 330 pages, 22pp of sporting adverts, woodcut frontis illus of the Greener works, numerous other illus throughout the text. Green cloth with gilt gun vignette to spine, vg-. This edition and the 9th covers the history of the shotgun, modern guns etc., Riling 1310. [15269]
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Author: GREENER W.W.

The Breech Loader And How To Use It

1899.  8th rewritten Edn,.  Cassell and Company Ltd.  XII 330 pages, 22pp of sporting adverts, woodcut frontis illus of the Greener works, numerous other illus throughout the text. Green cloth with gilt gun vignette to upper board, a clean copy. This edition and the 9th covers the history of the shotgun, modern guns etc., Riling 1310. [15431]
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Author: GREENER W.W.

The Breech Loader And How To Use It

1899.  8th rewritten Edn,.  Cassell and Company Ltd.  XII 330 pages, 22pp of sporting adverts, woodcut frontis illus of the Greener works, numerous other illus throughout the text. Green cloth with gilt gun vignette to upper board, a clean copy. This edition and the 9th covers the history of the shotgun, modern guns etc., Riling 1310. [10511]
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Author: GREENER W.W.

The Breech-Loader And How To Use It With Notes On Rifles

1890.  8th rewritten Edn,.  XII 330 pages, Sporting adverts, illus of the Greener gun barrel workshop + full page plates from photographs and drawings + text illus, original green cloth, gilt gun to spine, vg. Riling [9851]
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Author: GREENER W.W.

The Gun and Its Development

1896.  6th rewritten with many additional illustrations.  Cassell & Co ltd.  xvi 768 pages, 1 + 14 pages of realetd adverts, small 4to., full page and text illus, diagrams etc. spotting to EP's, original brown cloth with gilt title, small target vignette in border to upper board, 2 small chips to cloth at bottom of spine, a vg+ copy. A book seldom found in good condition, the text is heavy and often pulls away from the binding. Greener's classic work 1st published in 1881 and ran to 9 editions. Riling 1088 [3242]
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Author: GREENER W.W.

The Gun and Its Development

1896.  6th rewritten with many additional illustrations Edn,.  Cassell & Company Ltd.  xvi 768 pages, 12 pages of related adverts small 4to., full page and text illus, diagrams etc. Signed on free front-end paper in ink "With Compliments W.W. Greener". The front-end paper cracked along gutter; the contents remain tight. Original green cloth with gilt title and small target vignette to upper board. Some light rubbing to the head of spine, the cloth clean and the binding tight. A vg copy of a a book seldom found in good condition, the text is heavy and often pulls away from the binding. Greener's classic work 1st published in 1881 and ran to 9 editions. Riling 1088 [21929]
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Author: GREENER W.W.

Gunnery In 1858, Being A Treatise Of Rifles, Cannon And Sporting Arms, Explaining The Principles Of The Science Of Gunnery And Describing The Newest Improvements in Firearms

1858.  1st Edn,.  XVI 439 pages, 16 pages of related advs and 16 page publishers catalogue, foxing to frontis illus, even browning to contents, recased in the original cloth, spine relayed, bookplate of Howard L Blackmore to front paste down. This is the third and last of Greener's books includes material from his earlier works with criticism on new inventions and much controversial matter. Riling 698. [15808]
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Author: GREENER W.W.

The Science Of Gunnery, As Applied to the Use and Construction of Firearms

1841.  1st Edn,.  Longman & Co.,.  XV 324 pages, AEG, 8 engraved plates + text illus, the plates and title page have offset marks presumably from tissue guards?, although no tissues present or signs of removal, occasional pencil underlining to text and to preface in a contemporary hand, bookplate to front paste down in later but not recent full brown morocco by F Loraine, gilt patterned boards and decorated spine, light rubbing to edges. [13955]
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Author: GREENER W.W.

Sharpshooting For Sport And War

1900.  2nd Edn,.  R.A.Everett and Co.,.  XII 181 pages, 3pp adverts, illus, spotting to half title, near contemporary pebbled cloth binding. The preface for this edition notes that little changes have been made except for the rules for NRA and Bisley. Riling 1497 notes this edition in paper wraps. [13817]
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Author: GREENER W.W.

Sharpshooting For War And Defence

1914.  fully illustrated emergency Edn,.  Simpkin Marshall.  227 pages, full page and text illus, pictorial card covers, later but not recent paper spine, front cover showing the Union Jack and lower border of soldiers. A very good copy, Riling 1783 notes this title often confused with Sharpshooting for Sport and War 1919. This work must be considered separately since parts of the material is based on the earliest work, it has been hugely revised with the addition of much new data the whole slanted for the benefit of the military rifleman. Scarce title. [18543]
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Author: GREENER W.W.

Sharpshooting For War And Defence

1914.  fully illustrated emergency Edn,.  Simpkin Marshall.  227 pages, full page and text illus, pictorial card covers, front cover showing the Union Jack and lower border of soldiers, paper spine worn with loss, dust soiling to rear flap. Riling 1783 notes this title often confused with Sharpshooting for Sport and War 1919. This work must be considered separately since parts of the material is based on the earliest work, it has been hugely revised with the addition of much new data the whole slanted for the benefit of the military rifleman. Scarce title. [14965]
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Author: GREENER W.W.

Sharpshooting For War And Defence

1914.  fully illustrated emergency Edn,.  Simpkin Marshall.  227 pages, full page and text illus, pictorial card covers, front cover showing the Union Jack and lower border of soldiers. A very good copy, Riling 1783 notes this title often confused with Sharpshooting for Sport and War 1919. This work must be considered separately since parts of the material is based on the earliest work, it has been hugely revised with the addition of much new data the whole slanted for the benefit of the military rifleman. Scarce title. [13845]
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Author: GREENWOOD Colin

The Classic British Rook & Rabbit Rifle

2006.  1st Edn,.  Charwood Press.  Marlborough.  176 pages, large 8vo., illus in colour and b/w from photographs and drawings, a fine copy in dj. [18456]
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Author: GREENWOOD Colin

The Classic British Rook & Rabbit Rifle

2006.  1st Edn.  Charwood Press.  Marlborough.  176 pages.  large 8vo., illus with colour and b/w, a fine copy in dj. [15864]
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Author: GRESHAM Grits and Tom

Weatherby The Man. The Gun. The Legend

1992.  1st Edn.  Cane River Publishing.  Natchuitoches, USA.  xii 290 pages, large 8vo., illus in b/w from photographs, pictorial laminated covers, a fine copy. [20385]
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Author: GRIFFIN Eric

Griffin Of Bond Street

1993.  1st Edn,.  Wilson Hunt.  Gillingham.  xii 260 pages, illus, sml 4to., signed by Earl Griffin on title page, No 175, written in the same hand to top corner of title page fine copy in dj, also includes a long typed letter from the author regarding his card index, gun collection etc + signed typed note form the author noting purchase of the book and photocopies. Account of the gunmaking family Griffin who manufactured top quality guns, military & sporting, during the reigns of George 11 & George 111 from their premises in the West end of London. A scarce title and believed to have been printed in limited edition. [20580]
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Author: GRIFFIN Eric

Griffin Of Bond Street

1993.  1st Edn,.  Wilson Hunt.  Gillingham.  xii 260 pages, illus, sml 4to.,. Account of the gunmaking family Griffin who manufactured top quality guns, military & sporting, during the reigns of George 11 & George 111 from their premises in the West end of London. A scarce title and believed to have been printed in limited edition. [21867]
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Author: GRIFFIN Eric

William Palmer Master Engraver 1737-1812

Circa 1979.  privately printed.  small 4to., 179 pages, printers card cover. A copy of the original work book with 63 pages of plates showing the rubbings of the original engravings with an exploration history of the book and details of William Palmer master engraver. The original work book was discovered in 1972 by Evan Perry [21842]
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Author: GRIFFITHS Major F.A.

The Artillerists Manual And British Soldiers Compendium

1873.  11th wholly revised and re-written Edn,.  W.Clowes & Sons.  XVII 310 pages, 8 full page plates + folding table, occasional blue pencil margin marks, re-cased in the original full leather binding retaining original boards, blind stamped cannon to upper board, horse to rear, later spine, rubbing to board edges, ownership stamp to FEP. Dr A.J.Stanford "this 11th edition is the first to be edited and brought up to date by the authors son Major L Griffiths and Captain F Duncan," contents covers small arms and ammunition in the British service, ordinance, carriages (over 120 pages) etc., tactics, soldiers service records, the horse etc., not listed by Riling. [18471]
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Author: GUSLER Wallace B., LAVIN James D.

Decorated Firearms 1540-1870 From The Collection Of Clay P Bedford

1977.  1st Edn,.  Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, USA.  xi 242 pages, oblong 4to, colour and black and white illus, black 2 tone cloth, silver gunlock to upper board , vg [21371]
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