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Author: MACHINE GUN SCHOOL GHQ

Methods Of Instruction In The Lewis Gun

nd Circa 1914.  Army Printing & Stationery Services.  28 pages, pamphlet, printed paper covers, dust soiling to contents and covers, corner margin crease also centre fold mark, details, description, mechanism, stripping, cleaning, range work etc., [15153]
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Author: MADIS George

The Winchester Book

1985.  rep.  Art and Reference House.  Brownsboro, Texas, USA.  654 pages, 4to., illus throughout in black and white from photographs and drawings, pictorial end papers, 1 of a 1000 copies bound in simulated leather with gilt blind stamped cowboy to upper cover. A fine copy. Covers the lever action, bolt action and the slide action models. [22051]
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Author: MADSEN

The Madsen Standard Machine Gun Model 1950, Trials At Mosede (Near Copenhagen) On The 6th and 7th November 1950.

nd 1950.  Dansk Industri Syndikat.  Copenhagen.  26 pages, 4to., b/w illus from photographs, drawings + diagrams, printed card covers, vg. [19308]
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Author: MANN Sir James

Wallace Collection Catalogue European Arms And Armour

1962.  1st thus Edn,.  William Clowes And Son Ltd.  2 Vols, liii + iii + 714 pages, large 8vo., 208 plates from photographs + drawings, armour marks etc., publishers green simulated leather binding. Mann has re-written the text and brought the catalogue up to date in "The Light of Modern Knowledge" [15680]
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Author: MANN Sir James

Wallace Collection Catalogue European Arms And Armour

1962.  1st thus Edn,.  William Clowes And Son Ltd.  2 Vols, liii + iii + 714 pages, large 8vo., 208 plates from photographs + drawings, armour marks etc., publishers thick card covers, printed in red, a vg set. Mann has re-written the text and brought the catalogue up to date in "The Light of Modern Knowledge" [21796]
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Author: MARCELLO Gerald F

30-06 We Have Seen Vol. II

1971.  The author.  San Diego, California, USA.  b/w illus form photographs and drawings of the boxs, head stamps etc. note in ink to one page of index updating text?, publishers dark red cloth. [19865]
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Author: MARKS Edward C.R.

The Evolution Of Small Arms And Ammunition

n/d circa 1898.  1st Edn,.  Marks and Clerk.  170 pages, text illus, original dark blue blind stamped cloth with gilt title to upper board, a vg+ copy. The book is a series of lectures based upon the patent specifications extending over a period of 300 years, the object being to place before those engaged or interested in the production or use of firearms. A concise account of the efforts of instructions to improve such weapons not in Riling. [9736]
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Author: Marshall Evan and Sanow Edwin J

Handgun Stopping Power: The Definitive Study

1992.  Paladin Press.  Boulder Colorado, USA.  xi-224, 4to illustrated throughout in b/w from photographs. Small bump to top outer corner. A fine copy in DJ. An in-depth study on the subject. [22147]
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Author: MATHEWS Howard

Firearm Identification, Volume I The Laboratory Examination of Small Arms, Rifling Characteristics in Hand Guns, and Notes on Automatic Pistols. Volume II Original Photographs and Other Illustrations of Handguns

1962.  1st Edn,.  University Of Wisconsin Press.  Madison, USA.  2 Vols, XIV 398 + 491 pages, 4to., Vol I 287 text illus and 28 full page plates, Vol II 1640 illus of the guns and 52 plates mostly from photographs and drawings. Library stamp for the Royal Armouries Library to lower blank margin of title pages and circular stamp to verso. offset mark from tape to front end paper, Volume II index mark? to lower closed page edges of both volumes, no other marks, publishers red cloth (no library marking). A vg copy of an important and monumental work on firearm identification. [18590]
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Author: MATHEWS Howard

Firearm Identification, Volume I The Laboratory Examination of Small Arms, Rifling Characteristics in Hand Guns, and Notes on Automatic Pistols. Volume II Original Photographs and Other Illustrations of Handguns. Volume III Orioginal Photographs And Other Illustrations Of handguns, data On Rifling Characteristics Of Hand Guns And Rifles.

1962, 1973.  Charles C Thomas.  Springfield Illinois, USA.  3 Vols, xiv 401; 404; xi 730 pages. 4to., illus throughout, the 3 volumes of the gun with measurements, trademarks, pin fire impressions etc., mainly from photographs + drawings. The 3 volumes in fine condition in similar dj. Volume 1 and 2 are the second printing of the 1960 edition, Vol 3 was published posthumously. An important and definitive work on firearm identification. [19492]
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Author: MATTHEWS Paul A

How - To's For The Black Powder Cartridge Rifle Shooter

1995.  Wolfe Publishing.  xiv 134 pages, illus in b/w from photographs and drawings, pictorial card covers. A fine copy. [20947]
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Author: MATTHEWS Paul A.

Loading The Black Powder Rifle Cartridge

1993.  Wolfe Publishing.  Prescott, Arizona.  122 pages, illus in b/w from photographs and drawings, pictorial card covers, vg+ [20932]
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Author: MATTHEWS Paul A.

Loading The Black Powder Rifle Cartridge

1993.  Wolfe Publishing.  Prescott, Arizona.  122 pages, illus in b/w from photographs and drawings, pictorial card covers, vg+ [21029]
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Author: MATTHEWS Paul A.

The Paper Jacket

1991.  Wolfe.  Prescott, Arizona.  140 pages, illus in b/w from photographs and drawings, printed card covers, A guide to loading and theory of the paper patched bullet. [21826]
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Author: MATTHEWS Paul A.

The Paper Jacket

1991.  Wolfe.  Prescott, Arizona.  140 pages, illus in b/w from photographs and drawings, printed card covers, A guide to loading and theory of the paper patched bullet. [21827]
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Author: MAURICE W.

The Shot-Firer's Guide: A Practical Manual For The Prevention Of Blasting Accidents

nd 1910.  1st Edn,.  IX 203 pages, 20pp advs, text illus and drawings, original cloth gilt title to upper board, much on explosive safety, charges etc. [12609]
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Author: MAVRODIN Valentin

Fine Arms From Tula, Firearms And Edged Weapons In The Hermitage, Leningrad. Translated From The Russian By Rostislav Drapkin

1977.  1st English Edn,.  Lenningrad.  12 pages, lge 4to, 137 full page coloured plates with text, includes edge weapons. vg in dj. [8788]
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Author: MAY Major E.S.

Field Artillery With The Other Arms, Its Employment, Illustrated From Military History, And Its Re-Armament With Quick Firing Guns Discussed

1898.  1st Edn,.  Sampson, Low, Marston and Co.  VIII 339 pages, pages uncut, ownership stamp of M J Willis to title page margin, original covers faded on spine, some marking, g+. Not in Riling. [15157]
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Author: MAY Major E.S.

Guns And Cavalry, Their Performance In The Past And Their Prospects In The Future

1896.  1st Edn,.  X 220 pages, TEG, advs, text and full page illus, folding plates, a vg copy in publisher's blue cloth covers "the mobility of guns, action of guns, and cavalry together etc., with remarks as to the influence of quick firing machine guns and mounted infantry" Riling 1414 [13049]
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Author: MAY Major E.S.

Guns And Cavalry, Their Performance In The Past And Their Prospects In The Future

1896.  1st Edn,.  Sampson Low Marston and Co.  X 220 pages, TEG, advs, lacks FEP, text and full page illus, folding plates, a vg copy in publisher's blue cloth covers "the mobility of guns, action of guns, and cavalry together etc., with remarks as to the influence of quick firing machine guns and mounted infantry" Riling 1414 [19131]
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Author: MAYNE David A

Australian Military Small Arms Ammunition Production 1888-2003 Part 2

2004.  revised.  the author.  139 to 304 pages, 4to., illus on the bullets, boxes, etc. from photographs, printed card covers, ring bound binding, small stain to front and rear covers. [20681]
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Author: Mazansky, Cyril

British Basket-Hilted Swords: A Typology of Basket-Type Sword Hilts

2005.  Boydell Press.  Woodbridge.  4to., xi ? 292 pp., Illustrated throughout using photographs and line drawings showing the hilts etc. A fine copy in DJ. A full account of the hilt type, and the many variants within it. The major groups of basket hilts types, covering the proto-types, early basket hilts and the wide variety of fully developed hilts. [22045]
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Author: MCHENRY Roy C., ROPER Walter F.

Smith & Wesson Hand Guns

1945.  1st Edn,.  Standard Publications.  Huntingdon, USA.  233 pages, small 4to, b/w illus from photographs, publishers dark red cloth, gilt title to upper board, vg. The first edition of a much reprinted work. [21760]
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Author: MCHENRY Roy C., ROPER Walter F.

Smith & Wesson Hand Guns

1945.  1st Edn,.  Huntingdon, USA.  233 pages, small 4to, illus, vg in chipped dj. [8786]
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Author: MCHENRY Roy G., ROPER Walter F.

Smith & Wesson Handguns

1947.  rep Edn,.  Harrisburg USA.  233 pages, 4to, 63 pages of plates, vg in chipped dj. [3548]
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Author: MEDLIN Eugene and HUON Jean

Military Handguns Of France 1858-1958

1993.  Exaliber Publications.  latham NY USA.  4to., 124 pages, illus in b/w from photographs, drawings, diagrams etc. publishers pictorial card covers, a fine copy well illus showing the guns and in some cases gun parts, holsters etc. [21855]
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Author: METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

Early Firearms Of Great Britain And Ireland From The Collection Of Clay P Bedford

1971.  1st Edn,.  New York.  ix 187 pages, + 1 page list of gunmakers and silversmiths + 2 pages bibliography, 4to., b/w illustrations of the gun + details of locks with accompanying text, vg in dj, rubbing to edge of dj, some 220 items described many with illustrations. [21964]
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Author: METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

Early Firearms Of Great Britain And Ireland From The Collection Of Clay P Bedford

1971.  1st Edn,.  New York.  ix 187 pages, + 1 page list of gunmakers and silversmiths + 2 pages bibliography, 4to., b/w illustrations of the gun + details of locks with accompanying text, vg in dj, some 220 items described many with illustrations. [21079]
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Author: METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

Early Firearms Of Great Britain And Ireland From The Collection Of Clay P Bedford

1971.  1st Edn,.  New York.  ix 187 pages, + 1 page list of gunmakers and silversmiths + 2 pages bibliography, 4to., b/w illustrations of the gun + details of locks with accompanying text, vg in dj, rubbing to edge of dj, some 220 items described many with illustrations. [21233]
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Author: METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

Early Firearms Of Great Britain And Ireland From The Collection Of Clay P Bedford

1971.  1st Edn,.  New York.  IX 187 pages, + 1 page list of gunmakers and silversmiths + 2 pages bibliography, 4to., b/w illustrations of the gun + details of locks with accompanying text, vg in dj some 220 items. Presentation inscription on FEP "TO DAVID BACK WITH APOLOGIES TO AN EXPERT IN THE FIELD AND APPRECIATION FOR MANY HELPFUL HINTS, Clay Bedford, also hand written note on top margin asking David for comments. [18397]
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Author: MIDDLETON RICHARD

The Practical Guide To Man-Powered Buullets, Catapults, Crossbows, Blowguns, Bullet-Bows and Airguns

2005.  Stackpole Books.  Mechanicsburg, USA.  xii 212 pages, large 8vo., illus throughout with line drawings , diagrams etc. A fine copy in dj. A practical book on the methods to shoot bullets without the aid of explosion. [20880]
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Author: MILITARY TRAINING PAMPHLET

Notes On The Training Of Snipers, No 44

1940.  31 pages, text illus, printed card covers, 3 binders holes to spine edge, vg..  The War Office.   [19124]
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Author: MILLS Fred P L

Colts Double Rifles

1953.  privatly printed.  51 pages, full page illus from photographs, signed on the title page by Fred Mills, pictorial printed cream card covers, vg. An in-depth view on the double rifle produced by Colt. [21662]
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Author: MINISTRY OF DEFENCE

Infantry Training Vol 1 Infantry Platoon Weapons Pamphlet No 6A The General Purpose Machine Gun (light Role) (all Arms)

1966.  92 pages, illus in b/w from photographs and drawings including 2 folding plates, printed card covers with punch holes to spine edge, vg. [21712]
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Author: MOLLER George D.

American Military Shoulder Arms, Volume I Colonial and Revolutionary War Arms

1993.  1st Edn,.  University Press.  Colorado, USA.  X 515 pages, numerous b/w illus from photographs, 4to., a fine copy in likewise dj, presentation inscription on blank of title page to Henk Visser thanking him for his help and information, Visser's bookplate and signature to end paper. The book includes previously unpublished information and new data on production, specifications, alterations etc., [12265]
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Author: MOORE C.Kenneth

Colt Revolvers And The US Navy 1865-1889

1987.  1st Edn,.  Dorrance & Company Inc.  Bryn Mawr, USA.  ix 140 pages, 4to., illus in b/w from photographs, diagrams etc, fine in dj. [21275]
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Author: MOORE, Kenneth

Colt Single Action Army Revolvers and the London Agency

1990.  1st.  Andrew Mowbray Publishers.  Lincoln USA.  144 pages, 4to illustrated in b/w from photographs, a fine copy in dj. [22169]
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Author: MOORE Sir Jonas [Translator]

A General Treatise Of Artillery Or Great Ordanance Writ In Italian by Tomaso Moretti of Brescia, translated into English with notes thereupon, and some additions out of French for sea gunners by Sir Jonas Moore. With an appendix of Artificial Fire-works for War and Delight by Sir Abraham Dager

1683.  1st Edn,.  A.G. and F.P. for Obadian Blagrave.  124 + (4) pages, without 1/2 title, woodcut frontis plate, 7 folding plates + table plates + 4 pages on A Defination Of Gunsmithing showing figures with explanation, the plates show various figures depicting ammunition, carriages, the guns, loads, angles, barrells etc. bookplate of D.G.Mackenzie to front paste down, slip pasted to rear paste down noting the book was re-backed, re-labelled, fly leaves repaired by Sangorski and Sutcliffe in 1954. The treatise is divided into five parts: 1 Of Things General To All Artillery; 2 Of Forming the Bore Or Choke; 3 Of Carriages; 4 Of The Charge Of Powder And Shot; 5 Of Shooting In Great Artillery, a vg clean tight copy. Riling 181. [18377]
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Author: MORDECAI Major Alfred

Military Commission To Europe in 1855 and 1856 (bound with) Schon J - Rifled Infantry Arms, a Brief Description Of The Modern System Of Small Arms As Adopted In The Various European Armies

1861.  2nd rev and augmented Edn,.  Washington DC.  VII 232 pages, illus, folding plates, 4to., original black embossed cloth, spine and edges of boards very worn, joints cracked, upper board becoming detached, heavy foxing of some pages of text, g. Riling 744 [8019]
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Author: MORIN Marco, HELD Robert

Beretta The Worlds Oldest Industrial Dynasty

1980.  1st Edn,.  Acquafresca Editrice.  Switzerland.  283 pages, 4to, illus in colour and b/w from photographs, drawings etc., text in English and Italian, fine in dj, dj has small chip to lower part of spine. [18352]
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Author: MORIN Marco, HELD Robert

Beretta The Worlds Oldest Industrial Dynasty

1980.  1st Edn,.  Acquafresca Editrice.  Switzerland.  283 pages, 4to, illus in colour and b/w from photographs, drawings etc., text in English and Italianvg in dj. [19283]
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Author: MUNITION DESIGN COMMITTEE

Munitions Design Commitee, Small Arms Section December 1915 to August 1917

.  4to., unpaginated 200+ pages, 228 minutes recorded, some just a paragraph others several pages with a 4 page index and 6 page manuscript additions. A variety of weapons are designed and covered including Lewis machine Guns, ammunition, sights mountings, rifles, bayonets, Vickers guns etc., (A digital photograph of the index can be sent on request). The whole is bound in the original cloth binding, paper title label to upper cover, head and tail of spine worn and rubbing to corners. The name Colonel G.H.SD. Brown written on top margin of many of the reports and occasional notes and numbers written to margins. Colonel Browne was chairman of many of the meetings. A rare and important research item of the weapons of WWI [19873]
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Author: MUNSON H.Lee

The Mortimer Gunmakers 1753 - 1923

1992.  Andrew Mowbray.  Lincoln, Rhode Island, USA.  ix 313 pages, illus from photographs, 4to, bound in black cloth, title in silver with vignette of a sportsman in silver to upper board, fine in dj. Includes a biographical sketch of Henry Mortimer, marking on the guns, fakes and forgeries, trade labels, bill heads and of course the gun. [21790]
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Author: MUNSON H.Lee

The Mortimer Gunmakers 1753 - 1923

1992.  Andrew Mowbray.  Lincoln, Rhode Island, USA.  ix 313 pages, illus from photographs, 4to, bound in black cloth, title in silver with vignette of a sportsman in silver to upper board, fine in dj. Includes a biographical sketch of Henry Mortimer, marking on the guns, fakes and forgeries, trade labels, bill heads and of course the gun. [21791]
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Author: MUNSON H.Lee

The Mortimer Gunmakers 1753 - 1923

1992.  Andrew Mowbray.  Lincoln, Rhode Island, USA.  ix 313 pages, illus from photographs, 4to, bound in black cloth, title in silver with vignette of a sportsman in silver to upper board, fine in dj. Includes a biographical sketch of Henry Mortimer, marking on the guns, fakes and forgeries, trade labels, bill heads and of course the gun. [22019]
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Author: MUSGRAVE Daniel D., OLIVER Smith Hempstone

German Machine Guns

1971.  1st Edn,.  Mor Associates.  Washington, USA.  457 pages, 4to., illus from photographs and drawings, bookplate to front paste down, vg in dj, dj has plastic laminted cover. [19309]
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Author: MUSGRAVE Daniel D., OLIVER Smith Hempstone

German Machine Guns

1971.  1st Edn,.  Washington, USA.  457 pages, 4to., illus from photographs and drawings, couple of offset marks on EP's from sellotape, o/w vg in dj. [13008]
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Author: MUSKETRY INSTRUCTIONS

Extracts From Regulations For Conducting Musketry Instructions Of The Army

1972.  abridged facsimile rep of the 1859 Edn,.  Birmingham.  42 pages, illus, vg in original covers. [11431]
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