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Author: GREENER W.W.

The Breech Loader And How To Use It

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

The Breech Loader And How To Use It

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

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

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

The Gun and Its Development

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

The Gun and Its Development

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

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

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

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

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

Sharpshooting For Sport And War

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

Sharpshooting For War And Defence

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

Sharpshooting For War And Defence

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

Sharpshooting For War And Defence

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

The Classic British Rook & Rabbit Rifle

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

The Classic British Rook & Rabbit Rifle

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

Weatherby The Man. The Gun. The Legend

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

Griffin Of Bond Street

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

Griffin Of Bond Street

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

William Palmer Master Engraver 1737-1812

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

The Artillerists Manual And British Soldiers Compendium

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

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

1977.  1st Edn,.  Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, USA.  xi 242 pages, oblong 4to, colour and black and white illus, black 2 tone cloth, silver gunlock to upper board , vg [21371]
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Author: HACKLEY F.W., WOODWIN W.H., SCRANTON E.L.

History Of Modern U.S. Military Small Arms Ammunition Vol. 1 1880-1939, Vol. 2 1940-1945

1967 & 1978.  1st Edn,.  The Macmillan Company, The Gunroom Press.  New York.  xix 315 + xv 297 pages, illus in b/w from photographs and drawings, booksellers stmp to front paste down Vol 1, a vg set in djs. Includes exact scale drawings, cartridge box labels, conventional and experimental and unidentified ammunition. [21765]
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Author: HADOKE Diggory

The British Boxlock Gun & Rifle

2012.  1st Edn.  Merlin Unwin Books.  Ludlow.  224 pages, 4to, colour and b/w illus throughout from photographs, a fine copy in fine dj. A detailed account on the development of the boxlock owners guide etc. [22058]
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Author: HADOKE Diggory

The British Boxlock Gun & Rifle

2012.  1st Edn.  Merlin Unwin Books.  Ludlow.  224 pages, 4to, colour and b/w illus throughout from photographs, a fine copy in fine dj. A detailed account on the development of the boxlock owners guide etc. [21298]
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Author: HADOKE Diggory

The British Boxlock Gun & Rifle

2012.  1st Edn.  Merlin Unwin Books.  Ludlow.  224 pages, 4to, colour and b/w illus throughout from photographs, small 1x4cm mark to title page blank o/w a fine copy in dj. A detailed account on the development of the boxlock owners guide etc. [19468]
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Author: HADOKE Diggory

Vintage Guns For The Modern Shot

2011.  reprint.  Merlin Unwin Books.  224 pages, 4to., illus in colour and b/w from photographs, grey boards, title in silver, fine in dj. Using, repairing and buying old shotguns. [22057]
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Author: HALE William

Treatise The Comparative Merits Of A Rifle Gun And Rotary Rocket, Considered As A Mechanical Means Of Ensuring A Correct Line Of Flight To A Body Impelled Through Space

1861.  W Mitchell Military Booksellers.  39 pages, folding plate, contemporary inscription to title page F.H.Fletcher cap(?) Military House(?), new FEP in the style of the original, publishers red blind stamped cloth, gilt title to upper board. Hale outlined his views to improve a rocket to become an effective weapon, he details the laws of gunning rifles and smooth bore guns, mechanical construction on the rocket, the nature of its inefficiency as a weapon of war etc., [20550]
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Author: HALFORD Col Sir H.StJohn

The Art Of Shooting With The Rifle

1888.  1st Edn,.  83 pages, 12mo, advs, frontis, gilt title to upper board, vg. Riling 1222. [5853]
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Author: HALL Cyril

Modern Weapons Of War By Land Sea And Air

1918.  1st Edn,.  Blackie and Son Ltd.  192 pages, coloured frontis + b/w full page illus from photographs, inscription on front paste down, pictorial cover showing a WWI battle scene to upper cover and spine, a vg+ copy in dj, dj has chipping to head and tail of spine aimed at the younger reader, chapters cover guns in the making, modern explosives and munitions, machine guns, the menace of aircraft etc., [16945]
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Author: HALL Middleton

Practical Rifle Shooting For Soldiers And Civilians

1906.  Dublin.  101 pages, illus and diagrams in text, folding diagram of Lee Enfield tipped onto rear EP, single worm hole to very lower margin of first 58 pages, original limp cloth, small chip in cloth to spine, a g+ copy of a scarce work, not in Riling. [13063]
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Author: HALLCOCK Kenneth R

Hallcock's .45 Auto handbook

1980.  the author.  USA.  178 pages, b/w illus from photos and diagrams etc., pictorial card covers. [19387]
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Author: HAMILTON JOSEPH

Some short and Useful Reflections Upon Duelling Which Should Be In The Hands Of Every Person Who Is Liable To Receive A Challenge Of An Officer By A Christian Patriot

1823.  1st Edn.  The author.  Dublin.  ix (i) 106 pages, (ii) advert, 12mo., half title present, engraved frontis "the Duelist" bound in recent 1/4 tan calf, marbled boards, anti dueling essays which includes advice to seconds, advice to principles, dueling anecdotes to verso of pp ix advertisement note part of the profits will be appropriated towards paying for a press and types for printing such cheap tracts as are best calculated to abate dueling, suicide. An anti dueling assoc. was formed in Dublin 1823, Thimm 125 [20782]
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Author: HARDING C W

The Birmingham Cartridge Manufacturers

2009.  1st Edn.  Quiller Press.  Shrewsbury.  4to 282 pages, illus in colour and b/w from photographs, line drawings throughout, fine in dj. A guide to the munitions companies of Birmingham covering shotgun cartridges and metallic cartridge production. [21034]
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Author: HARDING C.W.

Eley Cartridges, A History Of The Silversmiths And Ammunition Manufacturers

2006.  1st Edn,.  Quiller Press.  Shrewsbury.  192 pages, 4to., illus in colour and b/w from photographs, drawings etc. A fine copy in dj. A detailed history of Eley with previously unpublished illustrations and a detailed appendix includes the headstamps used on Eley cartridges, a list of metallic cartridges made between 1855 and 1999 etc. [20905]
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Author: HARRIS Clive

The History Of The Birmingham Gun Barrel Proof House With Notes On The Birmingham Gun Trade

nd 1946.  1st Edn,.  Birmingham.  XIII 159 pages, advs, illus, original red cloth in chipped and dust soiled dj, loose in the book is a prospectus for the publication. [5887]
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Author: HARRIS Clive

The History Of The Birmingham Gun Barrel Proof House With Notes On The Birmingham Gun Trade

nd 1946.  1st Edn,.  Birmingham.  xiii 159 pages, advs, b/w illus from photographs, drawings etc., original red cloth binding, small bump to cloth on front board. [21610]
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Author: HARRIS Clive

The History Of The Birmingham Gun Barrel Proof House With Notes On The Birmingham Gun Trade

1949.  2nd Edn,.  Birmingham.  xiii 159 pages, advs, b/w illus from photographs, drawings etc., publishers dark blue cloth binding. [21611]
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Author: HARRIS Victor

Cutting Edge Japanese Swords In The British Museum

2005.  1st American.  Tuttle Publishing.  Boston USA.  159 pages, 4to., finely illus in colour and b/w from photographs. A fine copy in similar dj. [20756]
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Author: HARRISON W.M.B., STELLE J.P.

The Gunsmith's Manual A Complete Handbook For The American Gunsmith

1945.  rep of the 1883 Edn,.  Thomas G Samworth.  Plantersville, USA.  XV 376 pages, 7 pages advs, coloured frontis + full page and text b/w illus from drawings etc. Publishers green cloth, gilt title to upper cover. A reprint of the 1883, a practical guide to all branches of the trade. [20216]
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Author: HARRISON W.M.B., STELLE J.P.

The Gunsmith's Mannual A Complete Handbook For The American Gunsmith

1945.  rep of the 1883 Edn,.  Thomas G Samworth.  Plantersville, USA.  XV 376 pages, 7 pages advs, coloured frontis + full page and text b/w illus from drawings etc. Publishers green cloth, gilt title to upper cover. A reprint of the 1883, a practical guide to all branches of the trade. [19734]
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Author: HARTLEY Captain W.G.

A Handy Book For The Rifle Volunteer Or A Compendium Of Instruction For Drill And The Rifle

1859.  1st Edn,.  VIII 248 pages, small 8vo., part coloured frontis of a rifle volunteer, various other plates and diagrams, some light spotting to contents, dark red publishers cloth, some old soiling and darkening, head and tail of spine rubbed, vg-. Includes drill exercises, bayonet exercises, instructions on musketry, government circulars etc. not in Riling [13256]
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Author: HASTINGS Macdonald

English Sporting guns and accessories

1969.  1st Edn,.  95 pages, illus, vg in dj [9016]
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Author: HATCHER J.S.

Textbook For Pistols And Revolvers, Their Ammunition, Ballistics, And Use

nd 1944.  rep Edn,.  Plantsville, USA.  VI 533 pages, illus, blind stamped black cloth, vg. [4922]
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Author: HATCHER J.S.

Textbook For Pistols And Revolvers, Their Ammunition, Ballistics, And Use

1944.  rep Edn,.  Plantsville, USA.  VI 533 pages, illus throughout, original blind stamped black cloth, a fine copy in dj. [13196]
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Author: HATCHER J.S.

Textbook For Pistols And Revolvers, Their Ammunition, Ballistics, And Use

1944.  rep Edn,.  Plantsville, USA.  VI 533 pages, illus throughout, original blind stamped black cloth, a fine copy in worn dj. [13197]
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Author: HATCHER Julian S.

Hatcher's Notebook

1948.  second corrected Edn,.  The Telegraph Press.  Harrisburg, USA.  488 pages, illus, vg. A selection from 40 years work by one of the world's outstanding authority's on small arms. [18240]
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Author: HATCHER Julian S.

Hatcher's Notebook

nd circa 1990.  reprint Edn,.  The Stackpole Company.  Harrisburg, USA.  640 pages, illus diagrams etc. bookplate on 1/2 title, vg in dj. [10276]
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Author: HATCHER Julian S.

Hatcher's Notebook

nd circa 1990.  reprint Edn,.  The Stackpole Company.  Harrisburg, USA.  640 pages, illus diagrams etc. vg in dj. [20127]
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Author: HAVEN Charles T., BELDEN Frank A.

A History Of The Colt Revolver And Other Arms Made By Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Company From 1836 to 1940

1978.  reprint Edn,.  Bonanzo Books.  New York.  xxiii 711 pages, illus, 4to, slight offset mark to EP from dj protection approx 5.5 x 1cm, o/w vg in d,j dj chipped head of spine and even fading to spine. [20140]
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Author: HAYWARD J.F.

The Art Of The Gunmaker: Vol 1. 1500-1660, Vol 2 Europe And America 1660-1830

1965, 1963.  2nd, 1st Edn,.  Barrie & Rockliff.  2 Vols, 332, 379 pages, lge 8vo, illus, vg in dj, the 2nd edition of Vol. 1 contains some revisions etc, vg in dj. dj rubbed and chips to edges. [21075]
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Author: HAYWARD J.F.

The Art Of The Gunmaker: Vol 1. 1500-1660, Vol 2 Europe And America 1660-1830

1965, 1963.  2nd, 1st Edn,.  Barrie & Rockliff.  2 Vols, 332, 379 pages, lge 8vo, illus, vg in dj, the 2nd edition of Vol. 1 contains some revisions etc, vg in dj. [13285]
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Author: HAYWARD J.F.

The Art Of The Gunmaker: Vol 1. 1500-1660, Vol 2 Europe And America 1660-1830

1965, 1963.  2nd, 1st Edn,.  Barrie & Rockliff.  2 Vols, 332, 379 pages, lge 8vo, illus, vg in dj, the 2nd edition of Vol. 1 contains some revisions etc, vg in dj. [8708]
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Author: HEARD Brian J

Handbook Of Firearms And Ballistics Examining And Interpreting Forensic Evidence

2007.  John Willey & Sons.  Chichester.  xvi 260 pages, advert leaf, b/w illus from photographs, drawings, diagrams etc, as new. The author traces the development of firearms and ammunition, he examines the ballistic marks on bullets, origin of bullets etc. [19570]
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Author: Heckler & Koch.

MP5 Submachine Gun Cal. 9mm x 19. Instructions for Maintenance and Repair

ND Circa 1986.  Heckler & Koch.  Germany.  45 pages, Illustrated in b/w from photographs line drawings, showing the gun, parts, gun breakdown. Pictorial dark red printed card covers a fine copy. [22152]
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Author: HELLER Edmund

The White Rhinoceros

1913.  1st Edn.  The Smithsonian Institute.  (ii) 77pages, 31 plates from photographs, occasional small circular stamp of Guildhall Library to blank, bound in plain paper wraps, contents clean and tight. [21340]
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Author: HELLSTROM Carl R

Smith & Wesson, The Story Of The Revolver Includes Smith & Wesson Revolvers And Their Current Prices 100 Years Of Gunmaking.

1953.  1st.  Pioneer Press.  Harriman, USA.  139 pages, illus from photographs, drawings, printed two tone blue card covers. [20749]
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Author: HELMER William J.

The Gun That Made The Twenties Roar

1969.  1st Edn,.  Macmillan Company.  Toronto Canada.  IX 286 pages, illus from photographs, vg in price clipped dj. An account of John T Thompson and his invention the famous Thompson submachine gun. [17112]
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Author: HESKETH PRITCHARD Major H.

Sniping In France With Notes On The Scientific Training Of Scouts, Observers and Snipers

nd.  1st Edn,.  268 pages, frontis + 25 full page plates from photographs and drawings. ownership inscription on FEP Captain E D Johnson (L.R.B.), vg in the original dark red cloth. Hesketh Prichard developed and trained snipers during the later half of the first World War. The book is a record of the successful training of snipers in the trenches. An important title on the subject and very scarce. Riling 1899 "A desirable book" [19344]
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Author: HEWITT John

Ancient Armour And Weapons In Europe From The Iron Period Of The Northern Nations To The End Of The 17th Century

1855.  1st Edn,.  John Henry and James Parker.  XXV 387 pages, TEG, Full page and text illus, bookplates of Frank Broomhead, decoration to upper covers, vg. [15727]
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Author: HEWITT John

Ancient Armour And Weapons In Europe From The Iron Period Of The Northern Nations To The End Of The 17th Century

1860, 1860, 1860.  1st thus Edn,.  John Henry and James Parker.  3 Vols, XXV 387, XVIII 343, VI 348 to 764 pages, TEG, numerous full page and text engravings, light spotting to title page, bookplate of Frank Broomhead, publishers blue cloth, gilt borders and corner pieces to upper board with gilt central decorative device. A very good clean set, primary a work on edge weapons and armour but includes early artillery incendiaries and gunpowder, pistols etc., Riling 657. [15642]
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Author: HICKS John W.

The Theory Of The Rifle And Rifle Shooting An Elementary Treatise On The Scientific Principles Of The Small Arms And Its Function

1919.  1st Edn,.  Charles Griffin and Co Ltd.  135 pages, advs, frontis, illus + text drawings, publishers cloth, 2 small 1 cm splash marks? to rear boards. Riling 1877 [15968]
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Author: HICKS John W.

The Theory Of The Rifle And Rifle Shooting An Elementary Treatise On The Scientific Principles Of The Small Arms And Its Function

1919.  1st Edn,.  Charles Griffin and Co Ltd.  135 pages, advs, frontis, illus + text drawings, circular library stamp for Harrow School to FEP's, rubbing to spine edges. Riling 1877 [4706]
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Author: HIGSON Daniel

The Bullet Crossbow With An Extensive Bibliography on the "Arbalist". Notes on old guns, an ancient wheel lock, quaint french fowling, a hare poaching adventure, man traps, spring guns and dog spears

1923.  Chorley, Lancs.  47 pages, subscriber's list, 1 page advert, frontis, 6 plates, sml 8vo, still retaining the original printed card cover. A scarce title, the advert for Daniel Higson notes he is a violin maker, wood carver, repairer of articles of virtue, flint guns, crossbow. The book also includes notes on old guns, a description of French fowling with revolving lark mirrors. Riling 1945, Chute 295. [4064]
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Author: Hill Tony

Guns And Gunners At Shoeburyness

1999.  1st Edn.  Baron.  Buckingham.  4to, 222 pages, illus in b/w from photographs and drawings, map end papers. A fine copy in dj. Limited edition number unspecified, this is copy 548. The story of the experimental establishment, the garrison, the gunners, the guns where British Ordnance we perfected over one hundred and fifty years. [21934]
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Author: HILLER Dennis E.

Air Pistols

1979.  1st.  D E Hiller.  64 pages, illus in b/w from photographs showing the guns, the boxes, diagrams, in the publishers pictorial card covers. The first edition of a much reprinted work [21807]
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Author: HILLER Dennis E.

Air Pistols

1982.  2nd revised Edn,.  D E Hiller.  187 pages, illus from photographs and drawings, price label pasted to upper corner of front cover, yellow printed card covers, collectors guide. [21825]
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Author: HILLER Dennis E.

Air Pistols

1993.  3rd revised and enlarged.  D E Hiller.  Chorley.  285 pages, illus throughout with photographs, diagrams showing the breakdown of guns, publishers pictorial card covers, vg. Details the guns, parts etc, old and modern by a well respected author on the subject. [21655]
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Author: HILLER Dennis E.

Air Pistols

1993.  3rd revised and enlarged.  D E Hiller.  Chorley.  285 pages, illus throughout with photographs, diagrams showing the breakdown of guns, publishers pictorial card covers, vg. Details the guns, parts etc, old and modern by a well respected author on the subject. [21656]
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Author: HIMMELWRIGHT A.L.A.

The Pistol And Revolver Shooting

1988.  new revised edn.  The Macmillan Company.  New York.  xii 482 pages, full page and text illus from photographs and drawings + diagrams, publishers brown cloth title in black with man shooting pistol to upper board, gilt title and vignette to spine in dj, dj price clipped with small chips to head of spine, first published in 1908, covers the pistol, revolver for military, target and pocket use, cartridges etc. A vg+ copy and unusual to find in dj. Riling 1855 (1908) [21862]
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Author: Hinchley Bernard

Notes Round The Gun Trade Volume 1 1948-49, Volume 2 1950-52, Volume 3 1953.

2011.  1st.  Fosseway Press Radstcok Ltd.  178 and 245 and 214 pages, publishers black printed card covers. A series of handwritten notes of discussions with many Birmingham gunmakers with some drawings. Hinchley compiles the notes over a period from 1930 to 1960 and edited by C Harris and C Currie. A fine set [22150]
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Author: Hinchley Bernard

Notes Round The Gun Trade Volume 2 1950-52

2011.  Fosseway Press Radstcok Ltd.  245 ages, publishers black printed card covers. A series of handwritten notes of discussions with many Birmingham gunmakers with some drawings. Hinchley compiles the notes over a period from 1930 to 1960 and edited by C Harris and C Currie. Volume 2 only. Small crease to lower outer corner otherwise a fine copy. [20987]
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Author: HMSO

An Act To Insure The Proper And Careful Manufacturing Of Fine Arms In England For Making Provision For Proving The Barrels Of Such Firearms 10 July 1813: also An Act For Amending An Act Of His Majesty To Insure The Proper And Careful Manufacturing Of Firearms In England And For Making Provision For Proving Barrels Of Such Firearms 12 May 1815

1813 & 1815.  20 pages, 4to., some old damp marking, bound in contemporary marble papers. 2 important acts which resulted in the setting up of the Birmingham Proof House. [14540]
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Author: HMSO

Drill And Rifle Instruction For The Corps Of Rifle Volunteers

1859.  3rd Edn,.  III 68 pages, 9 plates folding, drill and targets sheet, blind stamped cloth with printed paper label for Fourteenth Middlesex Volunteer Rifle Corps. vg. Contains section on instruction of musketry, firing etc., [9796]
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Author: HMSO

Guide To the Explosives Act 1875

1955.  reprint Edn,.  297 pages, green cloth, small chip to rear boards o/w vg. Includes the amended 1923 act and the explosive substance act 1883. [13178]
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Author: HMSO

The Gun Barrel Proof Act 1868 So Far As It Relates To The Provisions Affecting The Guardians Of The Birmingham Proof House

.  HMSO.  4to., 8 page index + Act (55), bound in blue cloth boards, gilt title to upper boards. [21620]
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Author: H.M.S.O.

Instructions for the Service Of The Siege Artillery Engaged in Active Operations, Together With The Details of Stores to be Supplied in Connection Therewith. 188

1880.  HMSO.  131 pages Large 8vo 15 colour (1 folding) and 4 black and white plates showing breakdowns of the carriages, barrels, shells , fuses etc. Also 4 pages with 9 figures given projections, tables and instruments, there are also numerous drawings in the text. The lilac end papers are adverts for various H.M.S.O books and manuals. Contemporary ownership inscription of "Capt Lewis" to the title page. Bound in the original red blind stamped cloth with gilt title and crest to upper cover a vg copy. The contents include Drill for 25-Pr and 40-Pr and 6.3 M.L. Howitzer on travelling siege carriages, Clarks platforms, Mounting and dismounting, Ammunition stowage and preparation, Projectiles etc. [22002]
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Author: HMSO

Patents And Inventions. Abridgments Of Specifications Class 9 Ammunition, Torpedoes, Explosives and Pyrotechnics Period A.D. 1893-1896

1899.  1st Edn,.  HMSO.  IX 71 pages, IV adverts, 4to., text illus, printed card covers bottom edge many chips with loss to first 10 pages, and top edge margin of last 20 pages chipped possible insects damage, not affecting text. [17339]
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Author: HMSO

Patents And Inventions. Abridgments Of Specifications Class 9 Ammunition, Torpedoes, Explosives and Pyrotechnics Period A.D. 1897-1900

1902.  1st Edn,.  HMSO.  X 106 pages, IV adverts, 4to., text illus, printed card covers loss to lower corner rear flap, some loss to head and tail of spine, o/w a tight copy. [17338]
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Author: HMSO

Patents And Inventions. Abridgments Of Specifications Class 9 Ammunition, Torpedoes, Explosives and Pyrotechnics Period A.D. 1901-1904

1906.  1st Edn,.  HMSO.  XI 112 pages, IV adverts, 4to., text illus, printed card covers, vg. [17340]
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Author: HMSO

Record Book For All Arms Regular Army At Home Other Than R.A.C., A.D.G.B., and O.C.T. Units

1938.  1st Edn,.  51 pages, 12mo., illus with drawings and diagrams, i.e. firing position, targets etc. original printed green card covers. A guide to sighting and shooting rifles. [13500]
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Author: HMSO

Secretary Of State For War, Drill And Rifle Instructions For The Corps Of Rifle Volunteers

1860.  7th Edn,.  80 pages, 1 page folding for target practice scores, small chip with loss on 1 fold, 8 plates + text illus, 2 showing the parts of the gun, original blind stamped cloth, small contemporary circular paper label to front board with index number corresponding with the bookplate number on FEP for the Hope Trust, Edinburgh. The 7th edition updated from the previous editions, dismantling the gun; target practice; volley fire etc. [13194]
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Author: HMSO

Small Arms Training 1 Pamphlet No 6 Anti-Aircarft

1942.  HMSO.  59 pages, illus with text drawings, printed cream card covers, title in red, 3 punch holes to spine edge, some staple rust marking. Brining down a plane with a rifle or light machine gun! [19802]
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Author: HMSO

Small Arms Training, Vol. I Pamphlet No 20 -303- Inch Lewis Machine Gun 1939

1939.  reprinted with amendments Edn,.  HMSO.  3 1pages, illus with drawings and diagrams in the text, original cream card covers, printed in red, 3 punch holes to spine edge, staple rust marks. [18888]
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Author: HMSO

Small Arms Training, Vol. I Pamphlet No 3 Rifle 1937

1940.  reprinted with amendments Edn,.  68 pages, illus with drawings in the text, original cream card covers, printed in red, dust soiling to rear cover, details on the rifle, army, firing, cleaning etc. [9762]
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Author: HMSO

Small Arms Training, Vol. I Pamphlet No 5 Anti Tank Rifle 1937

1939.  reprinted with amendments Edn,.  HMSO.  18 pages, illus with drawings in the text, original cream card covers, printed in red, dust soiling to rear cover,3 punch holes to spine edge, staple rust marks. [18887]
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Author: HMSO

Small Arms Training, Vol. I Pamphlet No 7 .303-Inch Machine Gun Part II Training

1939.  HMSO.  110 pages, illus with drawings and diagrams in the text, original cream card covers, printed in red, 3 punch holes to spine edge, staple rust marks. [18897]
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Author: HMSO

Small Arms Training Vol. III .303 inch Vickers Machine Gun 1931

1931.  240 pages, full page and text illus from photographs and drawings, includes the loose amendment page dated 1933, bound in the publishers dark red cloth covered boards, title in black, vg. Covers training, assembly, firing etc. [20552]
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Author: HMSO

Small Arms Training, volume 1, Pamphlet No. 12 Bayonet

1942.  HMSO.  15 pages, illus with text drawings, printed cream card cover, title in red, 4 punch holes in edge of spine. [18890]
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Author: HMSO

Small Arms Training, volume 1, Pamphlet No. 3 Rifle

1940.  HMSO.  68 pages, illus with text drawings, printed cream card cover, title in red, 3 punch holes to spine edge. [18892]
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Author: HMSO

Text Book Of Ammunition

1936.  1st Edn,.  His Majesty Stationery Office.  322 pages, numerous illus with diagrams etc., some folding many in colour, in original red cloth, light rubbing to spine edges, o/w a vg copy, showing cross sections of shells, fuses etc., [18435]
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Author: HMSO

Text Book Of Gunnery Part 1

1907.  HMSO.  253 pages, advertisement end papers, full page and text illus, diagrams etc. 5 folding + 5 folding tables to rear, publishers blind stamped red cloth, slight fade mark to edge of front board and some marking. The preface notes the more mathematical parts of gunnery are resumed and completed in Part 2. Copac and World Cat only list Part 1, I would assume Part 2 was not published. [20259]
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Author: HMSO

Text Book Of Small Arms 1904

1904.  HMSO.  327 pages, advs, end papers, 71 plates and diagrams some folding + folding ballistic tables, 2 circular stamps of ordinance factory to title page blank and FEP, publishers blind stamped red cloth, light rubbing to head and tail of spine and edges, remains of paper label to upper cover vg-. The preface notes this edition takes into account the new rifles that have been adopted and improvements in automatic rifle and pistols that have been developed and the effects that emerged using small bore rifles in the late South African War. [16174]
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Author: HMSO

Textbook Of Small Arms

1929.  1st Edn,.  HMSO.  427 pages, lge 8vo, full page illus, folding plates from photographs, drawings etc, also numerous text illus. Publishers red cloth clean. Includes chapter on the historical development of small arms including swords, lances, bayonets etc., current small arms, ammunition and ballistics taking into account development since the 1909 edition and the development of weapons from WWI. A title rarely found in good condition. [18133]
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Author: HMSO

Textbook Of Small Arms

1929.  1st Edn,.  HMSO.  427 pages, lge 8vo, full page illus, folding plates from photographs, drawings etc, also numerous text illus. Publishers red cloth clean, small chip to head of spine. Includes chapter on the historical development of small arms including swords, lances, bayonets etc., current small arms, ammunition and ballistics taking into account development since the 1909 edition and the development of weapons from WWI. A title rarely found in good condition. [4969]
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Author: HMSO

Torpedo Drill Book

1914.  IV 637 pages, small 8vo., folding diagram + various diagrams etc. throughout the text, age soiling to EP, original card covered ribbed cloth, gilt title and crest to upper board, corners and edges rubbed also includes loose 18 page addendum. [13499]
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Author: HMSO

Treatise On Ammunition 1887

1998.  John Searle.  x 480 pages, numerous colour and b/w illus + folding table, pictorial advert end papers. A fine copy in dj. A facsimile reprint of 1887 publication [21828]
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Author: HMSO

TREATISE ON AMMUNITION 1897

1897.  6th edition.  HMSO.  x 628 pages, 21 full page plates, some colour text illus throughout, folding tables etc., ownership signatures to front end papers, in margin of EP lists HMSO books. Publishers red blind stamp cloth boards, recent matching spine. A major survey on ammunition in use by the British Army detailing powders, ballistics, the shells, fuses, detonation, etc., [21066]
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Author: HMSO

Treatise On Military Carriages And Stores Connected With Them

1902.  6th Edn.  2 volumes, Volume I Text, viii 648 pages, numerous text illus. Volume II Plates 8 + 274 plates many coloured, some folding. Both volumes bound in the publishers blind stamped red cloth, some fading and marking to spines, light rubbing to outer corners, overall a vg tight set, rare to find the plate volume. Previous editions the plates were not separated "Owing to the number of new carriages introduced since the last edition of this treatise it has been necessary to re-write the chapters on BL and QF gun carriages. A new chapter on the General principles involved in gun mounting and the principles of automatic sight has also been added" [20255]
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Author: H.M.S.O.

Treatise on Service Ordnance Plates

.  7th.  HMSO.  The Plate Volume only. 5 pages listing the plates, followed by 156 plates 144 of 145 coloured lithograph plates lacking plate 92 now supplied in a black and white facsimile, 5 plates of diagrams, and the last 6 plates are from photographs. The title page has 2 oval stamps for 1/ Royal Gun and Carriage Factories and 2/ Chief Superintendent of Ordnance. Recently rebound in a plain plum coloured cloth with gilt title to spine. The original end papers 6 pages are present but 2 are relayed down on plain paper. A good + copy. The colour plates show detailed breakdowns of locks, barrels, breach mechanism, firing gear etc [22000]
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Author: HOBART F.W.A.

Pictorial History Of The Sub Machine Gun

1972.  1st Edn,.  224 pages, 4to.illus vg in dj. [3114]
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Author: HOFF Arne

Airguns and Other Pneumatic Arms

1972.  1st Edn,.  Barrie and Jenkins.  xvii, 99 pages, illus in black and white from photographs, vg in dj. [20855]
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Author: HOFF Arne

Airguns and Other Pneumatic Arms

1972.  1st Edn,.  Barrie and Jenkins.  xvii, 99 pages, illus in black and white from photographs, some spotting to FEP's o/w vg in dj. [20929]
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Author: HOFF Arne

Airguns and Other Pneumatic Arms

1972.  1st Edn,.  Barrie and Jenkins.  xvii, 99 pages, illus in black and white from photographs, vg in dj. [21224]
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Author: HOFF Arne

Dutch Firearms

1978.  1st Edn,.  Sotheby Parke Bernet.  252 pages, 4to., illustrated in colour and black and white from photographs, VG+ in dj. The book describes the many types of Dutch firearms and gives details of their various characteristics from the 14th century up to the 19th century and the end of the flintlock. [8012]
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Author: HOFF Arne, SCHEPELERN H.D., BOSEN Gudmund

Royal Arms At Rosenborg

1956.  1st Edn,.  Danish Arms And Armour Society.  Copenhagen.  2 Vols, 222 pages, 4to., 1 volume of text + volume of 93 plates with description. Both volumes bound in red calf, gilt crest to upper cover, slight rubbing to bottom of spine, dj chipped on spine of volume 1, volume 2's dj vg., both volumes contained in card slipcase. A near fine copy of the de-luxe edition. 48 plates of guns, 44 of edges weapons. [15586]
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Author: HOGG Ian V.

German Pistols and Revolvers 1871-1971

1971.  1st Edn,.  Arms and Armour Press.  160 pages, 4to. b/w illus from photographs of the guns and bullets with line drawings includes manufacturers codes and proof marks, vg. Publishers black cloth, dj showing wear and closed tear to edges and chipping. [21785]
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Author: HOGG Ian V., WEEKS John

Military Smallarms Of The Twentieth Century A Comprehensive Encyclopedia Of The Worlds Small Calibre Fire Arms 1900-1973

1977.  1st Edn,.  Arms and Armour Press.  284 pages, 4to, illus throughout in b/w with over 600 photographs over 800 weapons. A fine copy in fine dj. [21838]
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Author: HOGG O.F.G.

Artillery: Its Origin Heyday And Decline

1970.  1st Edn,.  C Hurst & Company.  xi 330 pages, illus, vg in rubbed dj. A comprehensive and informative title on the subject detailing carriages, mountings notable gun foundries ammunition etc. [20265]
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Author: HONEYCUTT Fred L

Military Pistols Of Japan

.  1st Edn.  Julin Books.  Lake Park.  landscape 4to., illus in b/w from photographs, signed and dated on the title page by Honeycutt, publishers red cloth binding, gilt title to upper cover, vg in vg dj. [19862]
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Author: HOUZE Herbert G

Colt Factory Engravers Of The Nineteenth Century

2012.  1st Edn.  Andrew Mowbray Publications Inc.  190 pages + advert leaf, 4to., illus in colour and b/w from photographs, publishers laminated cover, fine in dj. Understanding their careers and identifying their work. [21289]
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Author: HOUZE Herbert G

Samuel Colt Arms, Art and Invention

2006.  1st Edn.  Yale University Press.  ix 260 pages, landscape 4to., illus in colour and b/w from photographs, fine in dj. A well produced book on the Colt and its evolution. [21338]
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Author: HOUZE Herbert G

The Winchester Model 1876 "Centennial" Rifle

2001.  Andrew Mowbray Publishers.  Lincoln R.I. USA.  4to, 191 pages, illustrated throughout in b/w from photographs drawings etc. Bound in the publisher's ice blue cloth titled in silver in DJ. A fine copy with no defects. The first authoritative study of the Winchester Model 1876 written using the company's own records. The specifics of the model ? such as the numbers made in its standard calibers, barrel lengths, finishes and special-order features ? are fully listed here for the first time. [21899]
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Author: HOUZE Herbert G

Winchester Repeating Arms Company Its History & Development from 1865 to 1981

1994.  1st Edn.  Krause Publications.  Iola USA.  512 pages, illus in colour and b/w from photographs, pictorial laminated cover, fine in dj, dj chipped at head of spine. Includes some excellent photographs of the guns, the factory etc. [21270]
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Author: HOWE Walter

Professional Gunsmithing A Textbook On The Repair And Alterations Of Firearms With Detailed Notes And Suggestions Relative To The Equipment And Operation Of A Commercial Gunshop

nd circa 1950.  rep Edn,.  Harrisburg, Pa, USA.  IX 518 pages, illus, vg in dj [6067]
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Author: HOYEM George A

THE HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF SMALL ARMS AMMUNITION, VOLUME THREE (BRITISH SPORTING RIFLE CARTRIDGES)

2005.  3rd Edn.  Armory Publications.  Missoula, USA.  xvi -220, 4to colur frontis with numerous b/we illustrations from photographs line drawings etc, showing the bullets boxes early adverts etc. limited to 500 copies signed and numbered by the author with presentation inscription. Publishers simulated green leather binding gilt title to upper board. A fin copy in DJ the dj has a small faint tide mark to lower front outer corner. The Book covers British Sporting Rifle Cartridges. British Centerfire Hunting & Target Cartridges from 1866 to middle of the 20th century. Four hundred thirty-six items illustrated and described, [22121]
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Author: HOYEM GeorgeA.

The History And Development Of Small Arms And Ammunition, Vol.I Martial Longarms, Flintlocks Through Rimfire, Vol.II Centerfire Primitive and Martial Longarms, Vol.III British Sporting Rifle, Vol.IV Percussion And Centerfire American Sporting Rifle And Primitive

1981,1982,1985,1999.  1st Edn.  Armory Press.  Washington, USA.  4 Vols, 230, 303, 220, 220 pages, 4to., Vol. 1 limited to 500 copies signed and numbered by the author with presentation inscription to Ellis Dodd signed George 1981. A later inscription from Herbie Woodend (ex proof house); Vol. 2 presentation inscription to Woodend signed by George Hoyem. A vg set in dj of the 1st edition. well illus, near fine in dj's. [20455]
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Author: HUFF Rolland

The Sten Submachine Gun

.  Combast Bookshelf.  Cornville USA.  iv 34 pages, illus with photographs, line drawings of gun breakdowns etc. pictorial yellow printed card covers, vg. [22101]
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Author: HUGHES D.R.

Handbook for The Model 25D, 27, 35 & 50 Air Rifles

1973.  1st Edn,.  the author.  77 pages, illus in b/w from photographs and drawings, 3 folding notes, 1 page has notes written to margin also to inner flap and written notes "services dates and part changes", publishers printed blue card cover, covers dust soiled. [21643]
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Author: HUON Jean

Military Rifle and Machine Gun Cartridges

nd Circa 1986.  1st English Edn.  xii 378 pages, Illus throughout, vg in dj. [22145]
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Author: HUTCHINS John

The Conquest Of Empire Defence Of The Realm The British Soldiers 1800 to 2014

.  1st Edn.  Tommy Atkins Media Ltd.  Bisley Camp.  408 pages, 4to., illus in colour from photographs and drawings, signed on half title by John Kitchen. A fine copy in dj. A detailed and well researched book with excellent illus. [22103]
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Author: HUTCHINS John

The Conquest Of Empire Defence Of The Realm The British Soldiers 1800 to 2014

.  1st Edn.  Tommy Atkins Media Ltd.  Bisley Camp.  408 pages, 4to., illus in colour from photographs and drawings, signed on half title by John Kitchen. A fine copy in dj. A detailed and well researched book with excellent illus. [21381]
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Author: HUTCHINSON Lieut Col G.S.

Machine Guns, Their History And Tactical Employment (Being Also A History Of The Machine Gun Corps 1916-1922)

1938.  1st Edn,.  Macmillan Co Ltd.  xvi 349 pages, adv leaf, illus, red cloth some fading to boards [20919]
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Author: HUTCHINSON Lieut Col G.S.

Machine Guns, Their History And Tactical Employment (Being Also A History Of The Machine Gun Corps 1916-1922)

1938.  1st Edn,.  Macmillan Co Ltd.  XVI 349 pages, adv leaf, illus, red cloth light fading to edges. [15789]
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Author: HUTSLAR Donald A

Gunsmiths of Ohio 18th & 19th Centuries Volume I Biographical Data

.  George Shumway Publisher.  York, USA.  444 pages, 4to., illus in b/w + maps, fine in dj. [20201]
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Author: HUTTON Alfred

Cold Steel A Practical Treatise On The Sabre Based On The Old English Backsword Play Of The Eighteenth Century Combined With The Method Of The Modern Italian School Also On Present Day Including The Short Bayonet And The Constables Truncheon

1889.  xii 245 pages, large 8vo., frontis portrait of the author + 55 plates, contemporary signature to half title, some light occasional foxing to contents, publishers brown cloth with gilt title and sabre vignette in black and silver to upper board. A vg copy with details on the use of the sword. Timm 143. [21225]
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Author: ICI

From Bird To Brain And Back Again Some Of The Time Problems Involved

nd Circa 1930.  ICI.  22 pages,, original card covers, vg. One of a series of booklets produced by I.C.I in the 1930s. [21188]
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Author: ICI

From Bird To Brain And Back Again Some Of The Time Problems Involved

nd Circa 1930.  ICI.  22 pages, bookplate of Henk Visser to inner covers with his signature to title page and neat ownership stamp to title page blank, original card covers, vg.One of a series of booklets pronduced by I.C.I in the 1930s. [12437]
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Author: ICI

From Bird To Brain And Back Again Some Of The Time Problems Involved

nd Circa 1930.  ICI.  22 pages,, original card covers, vg. One of a series of booklets pronduced by I.C.I in the 1930s. [19406]
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Author: ICI

The Shot-Gun Cartridge And Its Manufacture

.  ICI Ltd.  16 pages, text illus from photographs, printed card covers. One of a series of booklets produced by I.C.I. in the 1930s, no copies located on COPAC [21226]
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Author: ICI

The Stringing Of Shot And The Technical Aspect Of Stringing Of Shot Charges

nd circa 1927.  ICI Ltd.  45 pages, illus with diagrams and 1 tipped in photo "the moving target with the driver of the car", bookplate to verso of front cover, grey card covers printed in red and black. A scarce booklet, not present on COPAC, vg+. [21187]
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Author: ICI

The Stringing Of Shot And The Technical Aspect Of Stringing Of Shot Charges

nd circa 1927.  ICI Ltd.  45 pages, illus with diagrams and 1 tipped in photo "the moving target with the driver of the car",small scuff mark to upper cover, grey card covers printed in red and black. A scarce booklet, not present on COPAC, vg+.One of a series of booklets pronduced by I.C.I in the 1930s. [20708]
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Author: ICI

The Stringing Of Shot And The Technical Aspect Of Stringing Of Shot Charges

nd circa 1927.  ICI Ltd.  45 pages, illus with diagrams and 1 tipped in photo "the moving target with the driver of the car", bookplate to verso of front cover, grey card covers printed in red and black. A scarce booklet, not present on COPAC, vg+. [19407]
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Author: JACKSON Herbert J

European Hand Firearms Of The Sixteenth, Seventeenth And Eighteenth Centuries. With A Treatise On Scottish Hand Firearms By Charles E Whitelaw 1923

.  1st.  Philip Lea Warner With tipped in slip "Publication of the work taken over by "Martin Hopkinson & Company ltd".  Small folio, xvi ? 108, T.E.G, errata slip, frontis illustration 63 + 8 full page plates with 111 + 30 figures of guns etc. Some spotting to the contents. Bookplate of Archibald. J Irving to front paste down with presentation stamp from him to the front-end paper. Bound in the publishers ? two tone cloth with gilt title to the upper board. Number 70 of a limited edition of 550 copies. The first edition of a much-reprinted book the reprints are inferior to the first edition. Riling 1946 [22009]
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Author: JACKSON Herbert J.

European Hand Firearms Of The Sixteenth, Seventeenth And Eighteenth Centuries. With A Treatise On Scottish Hand Firearms By Charles E Whitelaw

1959.  2nd Edn,.  Holland Press.  XVI 108 pages, lge 4to, illus throughout, this edition limited to 750 copies, publishers blue cloth, vg in dj. [14137]
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Author: JACKSON Herbert J.

European Hand Firearms Of The Sixteenth, Seventeenth And Eighteenth Centuries. With A Treatise On Scottish Hand Firearms By Charles E Whitelaw

1959.  2nd Edn,.  Holland Press.  xvi 108 pages, lge 4to, illus throughout, this edition limited to 750 copies, browning to end papers, publishers blue cloth, vg. [21265]
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Author: James Frank W

Project 64 The MP5 Submachine Gun Story Hardcover

1996.  1st Edn,.  Charger Books.  USA.  207 pages, Landscape 4to illustrated in colour and b/w from photographs + line drawings. Personal inscription to front end paper to Rob thanking him immensely for his help with the book signed and dated by James. Rob Adams is noted in the acknowledgements. There is also a loose addendum sheet present in the book. A fine copy in the publisher's faux leather in DJ. The first comprehensive guide on the MP5s development and evolution. [22142]
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Author: JAMES PURDEY & SONS LTD

Guns And Rifles

.nd Circa 1994.  35 pages, oblong 4to., illus in colour of the gun factory etc with loose price list for 1994, blue card covers, title in silver in Purdey envelope, a fine copy. [18205]
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Author: JAMES PURDEY AND SONS LTD

Guns And Rifles

nd circa 1975.  36 pages, oblong 4to., illus in colour and b/w, shows the manufacturing process of the guns including over and under guns and rifles. [20644]
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Author: JAMES PURDEY AND SONS LTD

Instructions

1929.  rev Edn.  31 pages, 12mo, 3 pages of diagrams showing 6 figures of gun sections with accompanying descriptions within the text. Original purple cloth, with gilt title and crests to upper cover vg. Ownership inscription to front blank for "R Buxton Blakeney Norfolk 1936". The page for notes on the gun and cartridge, has been filled in giving the gun serial number and notes on loads in ink also pencil notes on Goose Load etc also a couple of the pages which have pencil notes to the lower blank margins relating to shooting. A VG copy, a guide to the users of Purdey guns given with the guns. There was a reprint done in the late 60s which is often confused with the original edition. [21993]
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Author: JAMES PURDEY AND SONS LTD

Purdey Game Guns

nd Circa 1950.  unpagination (8 pages). the 2 guns illus in colour + b/w illus, pictorial covers printed in colour, light wear to lower outer back cover also folding card for the over and under guns, colour illus to upper cover + loose price list. [20643]
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Author: JARRAD Captain V.E.D.

Lectures On Musketry

1919.  1st Edn,.  Lal Chand and Sons.  82 pages, occasional text diagrams, original printed paper covers chipped at head of spine and 1 outer edge. Jarrad prepared the lectures for the benefits of NCO's of the 2/36th B.N.R. Bn (I.D.F), the lectures are based on his notes taken at the Central School of Musketry and his actual experiences which he thinks especially apply to the unit of the Indian Defence Force, includes 20 lectures on aiming, firing, range, theory, ammunition supply, battle defence, sniping etc. A scarce pamphlet not recorder in Riling or held in any UK library. [14235]
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Author: JERVIS Captain Jervis-White

The Rifle Musket A Practical Treatise On The Enfield-Pritchett Rifle, Recently Adopted in the British Service

1854.  1st Edn,.  70 pages, Text. Illus. original blind stamped cloth, dust soiled, spine chipped and rubbed on edges, g+. [2795]
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Author: JEWITT Llewellyn

Rifles And Volunteer Rifle Corps, Their Constitution Arms, Drills And Laws And Uniform With Descriptions Of Rifles, Revolvers etc

1860.  1st Edn,.  Ward and Lock.  VII 97 pages, 5pp adverts, text illus, bound in later brown cloth with the original pictorial card covers, which show a ferociously moustatached rifleman, rear cover is a list of Colt rifles and pistols, repair to upper corner of last page, name written on blank of frontis with ownership stamp for Walter A Burke, vg. Covers various guns including Colt, Adams, daws, Deane-Harding Revolvers, Enfield, Needham, Pritchett, Whitworth, Westley Richards etc., Rifles, ammunition, equipment, telescopic sighting etc., Riling 738. [18190]
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Author: JINKS Roy G.

Artistry In Arms the Guns Of Smith & Wesson

1992.  1st Edn,.  Smith & Wesson.  MA, USA.  84 pages, 4to., fine colour illus, personal presentation inscription from Jinks to Henk Visser to FEP with Visser's bookplate, vg+ in dj. Small chips to top of spine of dj. Limited to 500 copies, this copy un-numbered. [15204]
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Author: JINKS Roy G.

History Of Smith & Wesson

nd circa 1991.  Revised 10 th Anniversary.  Beinfield Publishing Inc.  North Hollywood, Ca, USA.  xiii - 290 pages, illustrated throughout from photographs and line drawings, vg in dj. Publishers binding titled in silver in DJ. The DJ some chipping to edges now in clear removable cover. [22148]
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Author: JOHNSON Curtis L

Gunmakers Of Illinois 1683-1900 Volume I A to F

1997.  1st Edn.  George Shumway Publisher.  York, USA.  200 pages, 364 illus in b/w, a fine copy in dj. lists some 456 Illinois gunsmiths. [20200]
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Author: JOHNSON George B & LOCKHOVEN Hans Bert

International Armament With History, Data, Technical Information And Photographs Of Over 400 Weapons

1965.  1st Edn.  International Small Arms Publishers.  Cologne Germany.  2 volumes, vii +(4) 471 + (8) 483, loose errata, Vol 1, 4to., illus throughout with b/w photographs, diagrams etc., bookplate to front paste down, publishers black cloth, vignette to upper board, vg. A comprehensive guide. [19268]
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Author: JOHNSON Harold

Small Arms Identification And Operation Guide - Eurasian Communist Countries

1970.  FSTC-CW-07-03-70.  218 pages, illus in b/w from photographs, drawings etc., printed card covers some dust soiling, includes weapons used by the Viet Cong. [19804]
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Author: JOHNSON Harold

Small Arms Identification And Operation Guide-Eurasian Communist Countries

1973.  3rd Edn.  Dept of Defence.  USA.  378 pages, illustrated in b/w from photographs and drawings etc. very occasional number in ink written beside a description, Blank corner cut from FEP, publishers limp covers, title in silver, small staple mark to upper cover blank margin. The guide covers pistols, sub machine guns, assault rifle, rifles and machine guns [19894]
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Author: JOHNSON Jr M.M.

Practical Marksmanship, The Technique Of Field Firing

.  1st Edn.  William Morrow and Company.  New York.  xviii 183 pages, full page plates from photographs + text drawings, publishers cloth title in blue, light fading to edges, vg in dj. How to improve marksmanship in the field, the range or in battle [21395]
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Author: Johnson, Melvin M ; Haven, Charles T

Automatic Weapons Of The World

1945.  New York.  xi-644 illustrated in b/w from photographs, diagrams etc. Also, a section of "Drawings and Ballistics of Military Ammunition from .30 Caliber to 40mm Prepared by Johnson Automatic Incorporated" includes 5 folding plates of gun breakdowns. Bound in the publisher's cream cloth titled on the spine in white and black. A very good clean copy. A greatly revised edition of the 1941 1st covering the history, development, how automatic arms operate, how to keep them firing their use in combat. Riling 2360 [21950]
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Author: JOHNSON Thomas M

Collectors' Handbook Of WWII German Daggers

2007.  3rd revised.  the author.  Columbia USA.  249 pages, 8pp adverts, 12mo., illus throughout with b/w photographs, pictorial card covers, fine. [21231]
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