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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]
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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

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

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]
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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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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. [21763]
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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

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., 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: 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: 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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Author: EARLE Joe

Lethal Elegance The Art Of Samurai Sword Fittings

2004.  M.F.A. Publication.  Boston, USA.  256 pages, 4to., finely illus in colour from photographs. A fine copy in fine dj. A catalogue of 150 sword fittings, styles, techniques, the evolution of the fittings etc. [20752]
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Author: EDWARDS William B.

Civil War Guns, The Complete Story Of Federal And Confederate Small Arms: Design, Manafacture,Identifications,Procurement,Issue,Emplyment,Effectiveness and Postwar Disposal

1982.  rep Edn,.  Castle Books.  New Jersey, USA.  444 pages, illus in b/w from photographs, line drawings etc, 4to. vg in dj. [21782]
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Author: EDWARDS William B.

The Story Of Colt's Revolver, The Biography Of Samuel Colt

1957.  rep Edn,.  Harrisburg,USA.  470 pages, 4to., illus, two tone green cloth, light spotting to spine, vg. [7746]
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Author: EGERTON The Hon Wilbraham

An Illustrated Handbook Of Indian Arms Being A Classified And Descriptive Catalogue Of The Arms Exhibited At The Indian Museum With An Introduction Sketch Of The Military History Of India

1880.  William H Allen and Co.  VI 162 pages, AEG, 15 plates including folding map also 2 plates in colour, text illus, publishers blue cloth, gilt title and crest to upper board, vg. [14023]
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Author: ELEY

The Eley Story 1828-1978

nd.  Kynoch Press.  Birmingham.  52 pages, + index, illus in colour and b/w from photographs etc., publishers card cover with title to upper cover, bookplate to last page blank margin, ownership stamp of Herbie Woodend to top blank margin of first page, vg. [19430]
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Author: ELLIOT Andrew G.

Shooting To Kill A Book Which May Save Your Life

1941.  1st Edn,.  95 pages, pictorial card covers printed in black and red, showing battle scene, with original dj, some wear to spine, "A manual for every home guard and soldier", chapters include shooting, moving soldiers and aircraft, snap shooting, concealment, ambush, tank destruction, the book notes using shotgun and a blanket to blind the tank!! I would imagine few of these titles have survived due to their cheap production. vg. Not in Riling. [13478]
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Author: ELLIOT Andrew G.

Shooting To Kill A Book Which May Save Your Life

1942.  2nd large Edn,.  95 pages, pictorial card covers printed in black and red, showing battle scene, with original dj, some wear to spine, "A manual for every home guard and soldier", chapters include shooting, moving soldiers and aircraft, snap shooting, concealment, ambush, tank destruction, the book notes using shotgun and a blanket to blind the tank!! I would imagine few of these titles have survived due to their cheap production. vg. Not in Riling. [13559]
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Author: ENFIELD

The Mechanism Of The Enfield (1914) Rifle (Visualised)

nd circa 1940.  Gale and Polden Ltd.  Aldershot.  small booklet 18cm x 8cm, the contents opens out to a 2 large single sheets printed on both sides with 3 colour illustrations of the gun mechanism, original printed red card covers, vg. [22073]
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Author: ERICKSON Wayner, PATE Charles E.

The Broomhandle Pistol 1896-1936

2000.  1st thus Edn,.  the author.  San Antonio, Texas, USA.  298 pages, 4to., published by the authors, colour and b/w illus from photographs, pictorial end papers, full simulated leather binding, gilt title to upper board, a fine copy of an important work on the broomhandle pistol. [21853]
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Author: ERLMEIER Hans A., BRANDT Jakob H., MULLER Alfonse

Manual Of Pistol And Revolver Cartridges, Vol. 1 Centerfire, Metric Calibres. Vol. 2 Centerfire, American and British Calibres, Vol. 3 Centerfire, Metric Calibres + Centerfire American And British Calibres

1967, 1980 and nd.  1st, 1st and 1st Edn,.  Journal-Verlag.  West Germany.  3 Vols, 271, 296, 191 pages, 4to., illus from photographs and drawings, text in German and English, a fine set in dj ofa close and detailed study of the subject. [22146]
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Author: ESCRITT L.B.

Rifleman And Pistolman

1961.  reprint Edn,.  156 pages, illus with photographs and diagrams, vg in dj. An authoritative work on the use and maintenance of rifles and weapons. [551]
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Author: ESTEY Paul C.

The Woodchuck Hunter

1936.  Onslow County, USA.  135 pages, illus, cloth rubbed, vg-. [7857]
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Author: EVANS R D C

British Bayonet Letters Patents 1721-1961

1991.  1st Edn.  The Author.  Shipley.  332-vii pages, 130 full page plates from line drawings etc., pictorial laminated cover, vg. Patents dealing with bayonet designs and associates inventions will full details. [21793]
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Author: EZELL Edward C.

Handguns of the World. Military Revolvers and Self-Loaders from 1870 - 1945

1981.  1st English Edn,.  Arms and Armour Press.  704 pages, Sml 4to. illus with photographs, gun breakdown showing components etc. bookplate and ownership name to FEP, publishers 1/4 blue cloth over white cloth binding, few light marks to closed page edges. [21858]
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Author: EZELL Edward C.

Small Arms of the World, A Basic Manual On Small Arms

1977.  11th Edn,.  Stackpole Books.  Harrisburg, USA.  671 pages, 4to, illus throughout, brown simulated leather binding, vg in dj, closed tear repaired, bookplate of Henk Visser to front plate down presentation inscription to Visser on title page signed by Ezell. [15295]
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Author: EZELL Edward Clinton

Kalashnikov: The Arms and the Man

2001.  reprint Edn,.  Collector Grade Publications,.  Cobourg Canada.  xxiii 284 pages, 4to illustrated throughout with photographs line drawings, coloured gun breakdown end papers. A fine copy in DJ. A special limited edition of 180 numbered copies produced for Irsais Limited this being number 112, with the gilt crest and in guilt The Institute for Research on Small Arms in International Security to the upper cover. A revised and expanded edition of The AK47 Story, produced and edited by R Blake Stevens. The AK47 Story was published in 1986, and the events of the intervening fifteen years have provided much fresh new material. Beginning with an introduction by Dr. Kalashnikov. [19484]
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Author: FABRIQUE NATIONALE

F.N. Bolt Action Rifles Model 1926

nd Circa 1928.  Liege, Belgium.  13 pages, illus, card covers, vg. The guns, components, uses etc. [12312]
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Author: FABRIQUE NATIONALE

F.N. Bolt Action Rifles Model 1926

nd Circa 1928.  Liege, Belgium.  13 pages, illus, card covers, vg. The guns, components, uses etc. [12313]
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Author: FABRIQUE NATIONALE

F.N. Bolt Action Rifles Model 1926

nd Circa 1928.  Liege, Belgium.  13 pages, illus, card covers, vg. The guns, components, uses etc. [12314]
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Author: FFOULKES Charles

The Gun Founders of England with a List of English and Continental Gun Founders from the XIV Centuries to the XIX Centuries

1937.  1st Edn,.  Cambridge.  133 pages, 4to. illus, vg in worn dj, dj showing loss to head and tail of spine. [12237]
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Author: FFOULKES Charles

The Gun Founders of England with a List of English and Continental Gun Founders from the XIV Centuries to the XIX Centuries

1937.  1st Edn,.  Cambridge.  XVI 134 pages, 4to. illus, cloth slightly faded, o/w a vg+ copy in soiled dust jacket. Riling 2221 [8068]
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Author: FFOULKES Charles

The Gun Founders Of England With A List Of English And Continental Gun Founders From The XIV To The XIX Centuries

1937.  1st Edn,.  Cambridge.  XVI 133 pages, illus, 4to, vg, "An authentic history of English gun founding" Riling 2221 [5502]
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Author: FFOULKES Charles J.

European Arms And Armour In The University Of Oxford

1912.  1st Edn,.  The Claredon Press.  Oxford.  64 pages, small folio, 29 full page plates + text illus, blue cloth gilt ruled borders and gilt title and crest to upper board, wear to head and tail of spine. [16805]
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Author: FLEMING Bill

British Sporting Rifle Cartridges A Summary Of Cast Types, Headstamps, Bullets And Charge Variations

1993.  1st Edn,.  Armoury Publications.  Oceanside, California.  311 pages, 4to., illus in b/w from photographs, drawings, diagrams etc., signed on title page by Bill Fleming, publisher's green simulated leather, gilt title to upper cover. A fine copy in dj. A highly researched an important book on the subject. [21092]
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Author: FORSYTH Lieut James

The Sporting Rifle And Its Projectiles

1863.  1st Edn.  Smith Elder and Co.  132 pages, 3 plates, 2 of which are folding, old owners signature to front end paper, publishers blind stamped red cloth, gilt title to upper board, vg. Chapters include military and sporting rifles, the effects of increased rifling, selection of a rifle, shell rifles etc. The 1st edition of a classic title about the rifle [21536]
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Author: FOULKES Arthur Glyndwr

The Theory And Practice Of Target Shooting Including A Series Of Practical Hints On The Use Of Military And Match Rifles, A Description Of The Effects Of Different Atmospheric Conditions, And Instructions In The Use Of Various Aids To Rifle Shooting

1895.  1st Edn,.  x 228 pages, 32+ pages advs, frontis + 21 full page plates 13 of the plates are photographs of firing position, text drawings diagrams etc, some pencil marking to margin, ownership stamp of Herbie Woodend to title and FEP, publishers brown cloth, gilt title to upper board, vg. Includes notes on rifling powders, hints on the choice of a Martini, care of the rifle, the use etc. Riling 1390 [7750]
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Author: FRANCOTTE Auguste & GAIER Claude

FN-Browning 100 Years Of Sport And Military Firearms

1989.  1st Edn.  Didier Hatier.  Brussels, Belgium.  198 pages, large 4to., illus in colour and b/w from photographs and drawings etc. A fine copy in dj. The history of the company with excellent illustrations. [20316]
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Author: FRAZER Perry D.

Elementary Gunsmithing A Manual Of Instruction For Amateurs In The Alteration And Repair Of Firearms

1938.  1st Edn,.  Onslow County.  208 pages, illus, vg in chipped dj [2922]
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Author: FRAZER Perry D.

Elementary Gunsmithing, A Manual Of Instruction For Amateurs In The Alteration And Repair Of Firearms

1953.  rep Edn,.  Harrisburg, Pensylvania, USA.  208 pages, illus, vg. [10162]
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Author: FREETH Captain C.J.D.

Automatic Weapons

1912.  1st Edn,.  Pioneer Press.  Allahabad, India.  15 pages, presentation inscription to E.A.Reavill from the author 17/11/12 to top margin of front cover. Printed blue paper wraps, small chip to one corner and chipping to bottom of spine. Pamphlet contained in drop over cloth covered card case with leather title piece in red to upper cover. Rare not recorded by Riling, nor listed on Copac or Worldcat. The author argues for and against the introduction of automatic rifles, their capabilities, types of rifles etc. [18332]
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Author: FREMANTLE T.F.

Notes of the Rifle

1896.  1st Edn,.  Vinton and Co Ltd.  viii 178 pages, advert leaf, AEG, frontis + 11 other full page plates, 1/4 red roan cloth sides with gilt title to upper board, some discolouration to the cloth, light rubbing to edges and corners, vg-. The author covers early weapons, powders, spin of bullet velocities etc., Riling 1411 [20918]
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Author: FRITH James, ANDREWS Ronald

Antique Pistol Collecting 1400-1860

1960.  1st. Edn,.  Holland Press.  122 pages, 4to., b/w illus from photographs and drawings, vg in chipped dj. Loose in book various related press cuttings [18976]
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Author: FRITH James, ANDREWS Ronald

Antique Pistol Collecting 1400-1860

1960.  1st. Edn,.  122 pages, lge 8vo, illus, vg in dj. [2447]
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Author: FRITH James, ANDREWS Ronald

Antique Pistol Collecting 1400-1860

1960.  1st Edn,.  The Holland Press.  122 pages, lg 8vo, frontis, 24 full page illus from photographs + text drawings, vg in dj, dj showing wear to edge, the photographic illus are of a high quality includes proof marks etc. [21856]
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Author: FROST Gordon

Blades And Barrels, Six Centuries Of Combination Weapons

1972.  1st Edn,.  Walloon Press.  El Passo, Texas.  xii 298 pages, 4to., colour frontis + numerous illus from photographs and drawings, bookplate of Henk Visser to front paste down with his signature to blank of 1/2 title bound in simulated leather, blind stamp pistol vignette to upper board, very good in dj. A full scale study of the combination of edged weapons and firearms, a scarce title. [15137]
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Author: FULLER Claud E.

The Rifled Musket

1958.  Harrisburg, Pennyslvania.  302 pages, 4to. illus, fine in dj. [8054]
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Author: FULLER Claud E.

Springfield Muzzle-Loading Shoulder Arms. A description Of The Flint Lock Muskets, Musketoons and Carbines...... From 1795 to 1865 with Ordnance Office Reports, Tables And Correspondence and a Sketch of Springfield Armoury

1930.  1st Edn,.  New York.  176 pages, illus, lower corners of covers worn, some scratches on rear cover, presentation copy inscribed by the author on FEP. [8055]
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Author: FULLER Derek

The Definitive Guide To Shooting Muzzle Loading Pistols

2002.  1st Edn.  Crowland Press.  Ramsbury.  144 pages, colour and b/w illus from photographs + drawing vg. A fully illustrated guide [21812]
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Author: FULLER Derek

The Definitive Guide To Shooting Muzzle Loading Pistols

2002.  1st Edn.  Crowland Press.  Ramsbury.  144 pages, colour and b/w illus from photographs + drawing, presentation inscription to FEP signed by Derek Fuller. A fully illustrated guide to the shooting of the muzzle loading pistol. [22056]
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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,.  XII 280 pages, illus, vg in dj. [3580]
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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: 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

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 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

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. [20946]
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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: 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 tyhe Colt Revolvers and Smith Wesson production. [20384]
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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 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,.  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

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

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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