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Author: PARK Michael R

Pneumatic Arms & Oddities Vol. I

1993.  1st Edn.  Southwest Sports.  Benton USA.  4to., 245 pages, illus in b/w with diagrams, breakdowns, printed pictorial red card covers ring binding based on air gun patents. [21624]
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Author: PARKER Carroll G

Japanese Arisaka

nd Circa 1970.  privately printed.  unpaginated, (6) 16 pages + (4), 23 pages of b/w illus, diagrams, copies of articles etc. printed yellow card covers, ring bound as issued, some light dust soiling. A description of the guns, types, repairs, ammunition etc + bibliography. [21621]
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Author: PARKER Edna Rosalind

A Century Of Sights And Sighting Aids

1984.  1st Edn,.  Edna Rosalind Parker.  Birmingham.  46 pages, large 8vo., illus in colour and b/w, showing sighting equipment, old adverts etc. publishers blue cloth binding, gilt title to upper board, fine in dj. [22026]
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Author: PARKER Eric

Hesketh Prichard A DSO, MC, Hunter, Explorer, Naturalist, Cricketer, Author, Soldier

1924.  1st UK Edn,.  T Fisher Unwin Ltd.  271 pages, pages uncut, 8 plates, a vg clean copy. Parker notes Prichards great achievement was the setting up of a British Sniping Corps. [18270]
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Author: PARKER Eric

Hesketh Prichard DSO MC Hunters, Explorer, Naturalist, Cricketer, Author, Soldier

nd circa 1920.  1st Edn,.  271 pages, illus from photographs, some foxing to contents, original red cloth, vg. A memoir of Prichard with much on his sporting activities and his service in the 1st World War where he established a sniper school. [7359]
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Author: PARKER HALE

No 57 General Catalogue

nd circa 1956.  242 pages, ilus in b/w, printed card covers, vg. A comprehensive catalogue includes shotguns, rifles, pistols, air weapons etc. [19822]
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Author: PATE Charles W

Smith & Wesson American Model In US And Foreign Service

2006.  1st Edn.  Andrew Mowbray Inc.  Woonsocket, USA.  407 pages + advert leaf, 4to., illus throughout in b/w from photographs, drawings etc., pictorial laminated cover in dj, a fine copy. Includes Foreign Government use, including Russia, a well researched book including factory records filled with excellent and detailed photographs of the guns etc. [21342]
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Author: PATENT

Patent For the Invention of "An Improved Breech Loading Canon"

1876.  . Edn,.  Patent Office.  3 pages, 4to., illus, blue printed paper wraps, vg. Patent applied for by William Edward Gedge. [16539]
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Author: PATENT

Patent For THe Invention Of "Improvements In Breech Loading Canon And The Projectiles For The Same And For Other Guns Of Large Calibre"

1874.  Patent Office.  9 pages, 4to., 2 large folding plates, printed blue paper wraps, patent applied for by Henry Gardner [16535]
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Author: PATENT

Patent For the Invention Of "Improvements In Breech Loading Ordanance"

1876.  . Edn,.  Patent Office.  5 pages, 4to., folding plates, blue printed paper wraps. Patent was applied for by Andrew Noble, Noble was a member of the ordnance select committee and on the committee for the replacement of smooth bore cannon. [16536]
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Author: PATENT

Patent For The Invention Of "Improvements In the Construction And Mounting Of Ordanance"

1876.  . Edn,.  Patent Office.  11 pages, 4to., large folding plate, original blue printed paper wrap, vg. Patent applied for by Michael Longridge. The patent is to relieve the strain from the recoil and to avoid corrosive wear caused by the gases. [16540]
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Author: PATENT.

Patents For Inventions Abridgement Of Specifications Class 9 Ammunition Torpedoes, Explosives And Pyrotechniques from 1855-1900

n.d..  1981 reprint from the original Edn,.  Museum Restoration Services.  Bloomfield, Canada.  xii 127; xi 413; x 117; ix 113; x 79, ix 71, x 105 pages, 7 Volumes. Illus throughout with line drawings, diagrams etc, bookplate to front paste down, publishers yellow cloth, title in red, No 49 of a limited edition of 550 copies. A fine set of an important insight of the development of the ammunition and weapons over 45 years. [19486]
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Author: Patent William Tranter

A D1879 14th July No 2855 Letter Patent to William Tranter, of Birmingham in the County of Warwick, Gun Maker, for the Invention of "Improvements In Fire-Arms And Ordnance"

Circa 1880.  2nd.  HMSO.  5pp, 4to, illustrated with 2 folding plates with line drawings 1 showing the pistol the second the chamber and barrel. The patent stich bound as issued no covers present. William Tranter (1816 ? January 7, 1890) was a British gunmaker and gun designer famous for inventing the Tranter revolver. producing over 20 different pistols of his own design, Tranter was very patent conscious and between 1849 and 1888 lodged 24 patent applications. The 19 patents for cartridge weapons included bolt action rifles and machine guns as well as his revolvers. ?38 [21987]
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Author: PATENTS

Patents For Inventions Abridgments Of Specifications. Class 9, Ammunition, Torpedoes, Explosives, And Pyrotechnics Period-A.D. 1855-66; Period-A.D. 1867-76; Period-A.D. 1877-83; Period-A.D. 1844-88

1905, 1904, 1903, 1896.  H M Stationery Office.  Vol. 4, XII+127+IV; XI+143+IV; VI+117+IV; IX+113+IV pages, small 4to., illus with diagrams throughout, bound in the original printed paper covers, some wear to spine, closed tear to one copy. A very good set in the original state, profusely illustrated patents with short description. [15612]
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Author: PATENTS FOR INVENTIONS

Abridgements Of Specifications. Class 119, Small Arms. Period A.D. 1855-1930

1993.  facsimile rep of the 1905-34 HMSO Edn,.  Armory Publications.  Oceanside, California.  7 Volumes, 2000+ pages, illus throughout with line drawings, diagrams etc, bookplate to each volume. The 7 volumes bound in 1/4 leather cloth side. A vg set of the development of small arms over 75 years. [21753]
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Author: PAUL Henry

Ethan Allen Anmd Allen & Wheelock Their Guns And Their Legacy

2006.  1st Edn.  Mowbray Publications.  4to., x 230 pages, finely illus in colour and b/w from photographs, drawings etc., a fine copy in likewise dj. A comprehensive guide to the firearms of one of America's most important gunmakers. [21774]
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Author: PENROSE Edgar Howard

Descriptive Catalogue Of The Collection Of Firearms In The Museum Of Applied Science Of Victoria

1949.  1st Edn,.  Victoria, Australia.  161 pages, illus, vg. [13944]
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Author: PESKETT John E.

Bicentenary Of A Gunmaker

1970.  1st Edn,.  Cogswell Harrison.  43 pages, lge 8vo, illus, green cloth with gilt title and crest to upper board, vg. A history of Cogswell & Harrison [13369]
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Author: PESKETT John E.

Bicentenary Of A Gunmaker

1970.  1st Edn,.  Cogswell Harrison.  43 pages, lge 8vo, illus, presentation inscription on title page from Dorothy Holden, daughter of the author and a director of Cogswell and Harrison, green cloth with gilt title and crest to upper board, vg. A history of Cogswell & Harrison [14193]
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Author: PHILLIPS R

Remington Large Bore Conversion Revolvers

2005.  1st Edn.  privately printed.  127 pages, large 8vo., coloured frontis + b/w illus from photographs and line drawings, number 132 of a limited edition of 250 copies bound in the publisher's dark red simulated leather binding. A fine copy. [21281]
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Author: PHILLIPS R., DUPUIS F. & CHADWICK J.

The Ross Rifle Story

.  Michael W Leonard.  Toronto, Canada.  Second printing 2002 using the original 1984 film. 475 pages, 4to., illustrated in b/w from drawings, photographs gun breakdowns etc. Publisher's burgundy cloth, with gilt title to upper cover, a vg+ copy in dj. Few closed tears to edge of DJ with no loss now in a clear removable sleeve. . An important and technically orientated book dealing with the development of the rifle with a photographic record of experimental and production of the Ross rifle and the development of the .280 Ross cartridge and other cartridges. Quite scarce [22049]
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Author: POATE Charles W

US Handguns of World War II

1999.  Andrew Mowbray Publishing, Inc.  Lincoln RI U.S.A.  x - 368, 4to illustrated in b/w from photographs, gun breakdowns copies of old documents etc. Bound in the original pictorial laminated covers a fine copy. An in-depth study on the subject, studying national records, manufacture production, shipping records etc. [22042]
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Author: POLLARD Captain Hugh B.C.

Shot Guns Their History And Development

1923.  1st Edn,.  Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons Ltd.  XV 121 pages, adverts, full page and text illus, advert end paper, original green cloth, title in gilt to upper board, a vg copy. Chapter on the history of guns i.e., game, automatics, ball guns etc, the cartridge, ballistics, gunroom accessories. Riling 1951 [16186]
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Author: POLLARD Hugh

The Gun Room Guide

1930.  1st Edn,.  Eyre and Spottiswoode.  1X 183 pages, 4to,14 full page colour plates by Phillip Rickman and H. Frank Wallace, apart from browning to front and rear end papers and some light spotting, a vg+ copy in dj. light dust soiling no loss of dj [18798]
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Author: POLLARD Hugh

The Gun Room Guide

1930.  1st Edn,.  Eyre and Spottiswoode.  1X 183 pages, 4to,14 full page colour plates by Phillip Rickman and H. Frank Wallace, this edition limited to 225 copies signed by the author bound in 1/4 vellum a vg copy. Chute 524 [8995]
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Author: POLLARD Hugh B C

A History Of Firearms

1930.  rep.  Geoffrey Bless.  x 320 pages, 4to., 41 plates, from photographs line drawings etc. Publishers dark maroon buckram binding with gilt title to upper cover .Light even fading to the spine. Lists foreign and British gunmakers. A standard and detailed reference work. Riling 2009 [22012]
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Author: POLLARD Hugh B.C.

Automatic Pistols

nd circa 1920.  1st Edn,.  IX 110 pages, 15 full page illus, a vg copy in publisher's green cloth. The development of military and pocket automatics, how to shoot, clean and use, ammunition and ballistics and the future of automatics. [11199]
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Author: POLLARD Hugh B.C.

Automatic Pistols

nd circa 1920.  1st Edn,.  IX 110 pages, 15 full page illus, publisher's green cloth splash mark to rear board, rubbing to edges, g+. the development of military and pocket automatics, how to shoot, clean and use ammunition and ballistics and the future of automatics. [4923]
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Author: POLLARD Hugh B.C.

Automatic Pistols

nd circa 1920.  1st Edn,.  Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons Ltd.  IX 110 pages, 15 full page illus, a vg copy in publisher's green cloth. The development of military and pocket automatics, how to shoot, clean and use, ammunition and ballistics and the future of automatics. [15994]
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Author: POLLARD Hugh B.C.

The Book Of The Pistol And Revolver

1917.  1st Edn,.  VIII, 230 pages, Illus, cloth backed boards beginning to show wear, some marginalia in pencil on a few pages, vg-. [3502]
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Author: POPENKER, MAXIM & WILLIAMS, Anthony G

Machine Gun: The Development Of The Sub Machine Guns And Their Ammunition From World War 1 To The Present Day

2011.  1st Edn.  The Crowood Press.  Ramsbury.  320 pages, 4to., illus in colour and b/w from photographs line drawings gun breakdowns. A fine copy in dj. [22166]
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Author: PORTLOCK Major General

Papers On Geometrical Drawings On The Arms In Use And Permanent Fortification, On The Attack And Defence Fortresses, On Military Mining, And On The Defence Of Coasts. Compiled For The Use Of The Gentlemen Cadets At The Royal Military Academy At Woolwich

1858.  1st Edn,.  George Edward Wyre And William Spottiswoode.  liv 168 pages, 4to., 35 manuscript pages to the rear with pen and ink + water colour text illus of fortification + tables etc., executed in a neat and legible hand. there are also numerous blank pages after the manuscript paper, 3 loose 8vo printed question sheets relating to gun powder, application of artillery description and construction of ordnance. Some spotting to first and last printed pages. Insect damage to end papers and title page and the first 80 pages blank margins at worst 2x2cm decreasing to 2 pin hole size. Original 1/2 leather with gilt title to upper cover, "Fortification Notes R.M.A. R Millett". Leather damaged in places with loss again by insect, binding tight presumably the student was R.M.Millett with his pencil signature to top of title page. COPAC locates 1 copy in the UK at the British Library. The author details "On the arms in use, on military explosives, detonating powder etc" The manuscript relates mostly to fortification. [19144]
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Author: Potocki, John

The Colt Model 1905 Automatic Pistol: With Supplemental Coverage of the Colt M1907 Automatic Pistol & A Complete Facsimile of the Thompson-Lagarde Report

1998.  1st.  Andrew Mowbray Publishing.  Lincoln USA.  192 pages, Illustrated throughout in b/w from photographs and line drawings. In the publishers pictorial laminated covers, a fine copy. Covers all aspects on the gun from its invention by John Browning with its numerous production variations. [22156]
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Author: POYER Joe

The AK-47 And AK-74 Kalashnikov Rifles And Their Variations

2006.  Second Edition, revised and expanded.  North Cape Publications.  Tustin USA.  186 pages, 4to illustrated. In b/w from photographs line drawings etc. Showing the guns , gun break downs, marks etc. Publisher pictorial card covers, a fine copy. The ultimate reference on Kalashnikov rifles, with chapters on History and Development, Part-by-Part Description, Soviet and Russian Kalashnikovs, Warsaw Pact Kalashnikovs, Chinese Kalashnikovs, Non-Communist Kalashnikovs. [22087]
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Author: POYER Joe

The American Krag Rifle And Carbine

2002.  1st Edn.  North Cape Publications.  Tustin USA.  xvii 299 pages, illus in b/w from photographs, line drawings, tables etc., vg in pictorial card covers includes ammunition by Ed Furler. [22055]
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Author: PRACITCUS (Moore Denis Times)

Pyrotechny Or Th Art Of Making Fireworks At Little Cost And With Complete Safety And Cleanliness

nd (1873).  1st Edn,.  Ward Lock And Tyler.  xviii 196+(1) pages, 38 page adverts, illus with 5 folding plates, 6 single pages + text illus + 124 illus of forms and diagrams for manufacture and exhibition. Some spotting to contents with adverts on yellow paper relayed with some restoration, bound in full blue calf, spine in 5 compartments with gilt decorative boards. A scarce title on the making of fireworks, only 1 copy located at the British Library. [19132]
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Author: PRIDHAM Maj C.H.B.

Superiority of Fire. A Short History of Rifles and Machine Guns

1945.  1st Edn,.  Hutchinson, Scientific And Technical Publication.  xv 146 pages, Illus in b/w from photographs, blue cloth, gilt title to upper board, in worn but presentable dj, now in clear removable sleeve. Most of the book covers the development and use of machine guns including a chapter on the machine gun in the Great War also in Manchuria, the Maxim and the Hotchkiss 1904-1905. Riling 2532. [21860]
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