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Author: JOLY Henri L & HOGITARO Inada

Arai Hakuseki The Sword Book In Honcho Gunkiko And The Book Of Same Ko Hi Sei Gi Of Inaba Tsurio

1913.  1st Edn.  privately printed for Henri L Joly, xv 176 33 pages, xxx index, TEG, full page illustrations from photographs, drawings etc + numerous text illus, folding table. Original black cloth, letters in gilt to spine, rubbing to head and tail of spine and corners, limited to 200 copies. A translation of the 18th century treatise, with additional information on the Japanese sword. [19776]
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Author: JORDAN Robert M, Watt Darow M

Colts Pocket '49, Its Evolution Including The Baby Dragoon & Wells Fargo Manufactured By Colts Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Co. Hartford, Conn & Pimlico, London

2001st Edn.  Darrow M Watt.  Loma, Man, USA.  304 pages, 4to., illus in colour and b/w from photographs and tables. A fine copy in the publishers simulated leather binding, with gilt title to the upper board. Signed presentation inscription by Robert Jordan to the front paste down. Also includes the loose addendum page, and the separate 40-page summary Book. The illustrations are of a very high standard showing individual guns, serial numbers, marks engravings and inscriptions. Cases, holsters , fakes etc. [22053]
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Author: KARR Charles Lee J.R., KARR Caroll Robbins

Remington Handguns

c.1960.  reprint.  Bonanza Books.  New York.  viii 152 pages, full page illus from photographs, vg in dj, dj chipped at head of spine. First published in 1947, this edition has new material. [21280]
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Author: KAUFFMAN Henry J.

The Pennsylvania Kentucky Rifle

1960.  rep Edn,.  Bonanza.  New York.  374 pages, 4to. illus in b/w from photographs, drawings etc, publishers brown cloth, title in black, vg in likewise dj. An intensive study of what must be one of America's first great rifle, includes a list of gunmakers. [19744]
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Author: KEITH E.C.

Gun For Company

1937.  1st Edn,.  Country Life Ltd.  202 pages, 4to, large paper edition limited to 175 copies signed by Keith and J.C. Harrison the illustrator, contains 12 colour plates and 12 black and white plates, inscription on FEP, some very occasional spotting. Keith and Harrison are neighbours in Norfolk, where much of the wildfowling and game shooting, mostly partridge shooting takes place. Chute 364. [18804]
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Author: KEITH Elmer

Six Guns The Standard Reference Work

nd Circa 1970.  rep edn.  New York, USA.  Bonanza.  335 pages, 4to, illustrated throughout in b/w from photographs line drawings etc. Publishers, 2 tone red & grey cloth covers. VG in DJ the Dj showing wear to edges and some marking. Now in a clear removable sleeve. The history selection repair and care, loading of the gun., [22086]
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Author: KELVIN Martin

The Scottish Pistol, Its History, Manufacture And Design

1996.  1st Edn,.  Cygnus Arts.  238 pages, large 8vo., illus including colour plates, fine in dj. An extensive study on the subject. [20878]
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Author: KENNARD A.N.

Gunfounding And Gunfounders, a Directory Of Cannon Founders From Earliest Times to 1850

1986.  1st Edn,.  Arms Armour Press.  176 pages, illus in b/w from photographs, fine in dj. A catalogue of many hundreds of gun foundry's working in the West from the first appearance of the cannon. [21802]
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Author: KENNEDY Monty

Checkering And Carving of Gunstocks

1962.  enlarged Edn,.  Stackpole.  Harrisburg.  343 pages, 4to, illus including patterns, plans etc., vg in dj. [2645]
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Author: KENT Daniel W

German 7.9mm Military Ammunition 1888-1945

1973.  the author.  Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.  4to., 158 pages, illus in b/w from photographs, drawings etc. Pictorial white covers printed in red and black, presentation inscription to J.D.Crump initialed D.K. 1973, owners bookplate to front paste down, includes loose typed letter on headed paper signed by the author relating to the posting and owner of the book. An important work on the subject, the first edition being particularly difficult to find. [19882]
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Author: KENYON JR Charles

Lugers At Random

1969.  1st Edn,.  Handgun Press.  Chicago.  415 pages, oblong 4to, well illus in b/w of teh guns from photographs, bookplate to front end paper, publishers red cloth, vg in dj. [19491]
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Author: KENYON JR Charles

Lugers At Random

1990.  rev Edn,.  Handgun Press.  Glenview, USA.  416 pages, + 4pp index, 4to., illustrated throughout in b/w from photographs, drawings, showing the guns and breakdowns in detail. A fine copy in dj this edition edited by Joseph J Schroeder jr and the format changed. [22155]
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Author: KIRKLAND K.D.

America's Premier Gunmakers Browning

1990.  1st Edn,.  Bison Books Ltd.  431 pages, illus in colour and b/w from photographs etc, 4to. personal inscription to FEP, vg in dj. [20995]
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Author: KNIBBS John

BSA And Lincoln Jeffries Air Rifles

1986.  1st Edn,.  John Knibbs Publications.  Birmingham.  160 pages, lge 8vo., illus, small fox mark to top blank margin of first 6 pages o/w a fine copy in price clipped dj. A concise and detailed account of the conception, development and production of the early 20th century air rifles. 1904-1918. [20986]
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Author: KNIBBS John

BSA And Lincoln Jeffries Air Rifles

1986.  1st Edn,.  John Knibbs Publications.  Birmingham.  160 pages, lge 8vo., illus, small fox mark to top blank margin of first 6 pages o/w a fine copy in dj. A concise and detailed account of the conception, development and production of the early 20th century air rifles. 1904-1918. [20907]
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Author: KOCH R.W.

The FP-45 Liberator Pistol 1942-1945

1976.  1st Edn,.  California, USA.  116 pages, full page and text illus from photographs and line drawings, folding plate at rear, original black simulated leather binding, gilt gun vignette to upper cover, vg in dj, dj chipped at head of spine. [19893]
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Author: Kopec John A, & FENN Sterling H

Colt Cavalry & Artillery Revolvers A Continueing Study

1994.  1st edn.  Kopec Publications.  Newport Beach, USA.  xii 304 pages, 4to., illus in colour and b/w from photographs, line drawings etc. presentation inscription to "Rex Pope a fellow Colt collector" signed by Kopec. Publishers simulated leather binding, gilt title and Volt vignette to upper board, a fine copy in dj. [21304]
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Author: KOPEC John A., GRAHAM Ron, MOORE C Kenneth

A Study Of The Colt Single Action Army Revolver

1978.  2nd printing Edn,.  Taylor Publishing Co.  Dallas, Texas, USA.  xxviii 523 pages, 4to., full page colour plates + black and white text illus by Kopec, pistol blind stamp to upper board and title in silver. A fine copy. [21766]
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Author: Kuhnhausen, Jerry

The S&W revolver. A shop manual.

1986.  second printing.  VSP Publishers U.S.A.  152 pp, Illustrated with 177 B/W photographs etc, and 44 pages of line drawings of gun breakdowns. Bound in the publisher's pictorial card covers. A fine copy. [22030]
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Author: KYNOCH

Shooting Notes And Comments, A Book Containing Matters Of Interest To Sportsmen

1910.  1st Edn,.  Kynoch Ltd.  Birmingham.  pages uncut, top edge gilt, 1 plate of shot pellets + text illus. Limited to 200 copies this being No 2 bound in full vellum gilt, title to upper board, larger in size than the ordinary edition and printed on better quality paper, a vg clean copy. Chute 376 does not note the limited edition. The object of the publication is in the first place to inform cartridge buyers of the merits and advantages for Kynoch ammunition, also includes articles on shooting and guns. Chute 376 [20764]
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Author: KYNOCH

Shooting Notes And Comments, A Book Containing Matters Of Interest To Sportsmen

1913.  rep Edn,.  Birmingham.  94 pages, text illus, original printed card covers, some dust soiling to covers, the object of the publication is in the first place to inform cartridge buyers of the merits and advantages for Kynoch ammunition, also includes articles on shooting and guns. [8492]
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Author: KYNOCH

Standard Ballistics Of Kynoch Metallic Cartridges

nd Circa 1925.  16 pages, 4to., tables showing velocity and energy and descriptions of the weapon and bullet, paper covers, vg. [14859]
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Author: KYNOCH

Standard Ballistics Of Kynoch Metallic Cartridges

1934.  19 pages, 4to., tables showing velocity and energy and descriptions of the weapon and bullet, paper covers, vg. [12335]
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Author: KYNOCH

Standard Ballistics Of Kynoch Metallic Cartridges

1934.  Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd.  Birmingham.  19 pages, 4to., printed paper covers, loose invoice from W Palmer Jones Guns Ltd. [14521]
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Author: KYNOCH

Standard Ballistics Of Kynoch Metallic Cartridges

1936.  19 pages, 4to., tables showing velocity and energy and descriptions of the weapon and bullet, bookplate to rear flap, printed paper covers, vg. [19418]
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Author: LABBETT P.

British Small Arms 1864-1938 (Other Than .303 Inch Calibre)

1993.  the author.  352 pages, 4to., illus in b/w from photographs and drawings". Publishers green simulated leather binding, gilt title to upper cover, fine in dj. Breechloading arms and the ammunition used over the period 1864 to 1938, black powder and smokeless loaded including experimental ammunition described in full detail. [20184]
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Author: LABBETT P.

Military Small Arms Ammunition Of The World 1945 - 1980

1980.  1st Edn,.  Arms and Armour Press.  128 pages, small 4to., well illus from photographs and drawings etc. with life size cartridges, profiles and headstamps and packaging labels, vg+ in dj. [19311]
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Author: LAKING Sir Guy Francis

The Collection Of Arms And Armour And Objects Of The Late Sir Guy Francis Laking Bart, Sales Catalogue

April 19 1920.  Christies.  67 pages, 14 full page illus from photographs, neatly written in ink by each lot the price realised, original paper covered boards, title in black to upper board, recent matching spine a vg clean copy. Laking was keeper of the King's Armory, The Wallace Collection and keeper of the London Museum. [20226]
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Author: LANDIS C.S.

.22 Caliber Rifle Shooting A Practical Volume Covering Target And Small Game Shooting With .22 Caliber Rifles

1932.  1st Edn,.  USA.  417 pages, vg [6201]
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Author: LANDIS C.S.

Hunting With The Twenty Two

1950.  1st Edn,.  Georgetown.  VIII 429 pages, illus, vg in dj, dj rubbed at head of spine. A classic on shooting, the .22 rifle hunting, game from squirrels to wolves. Smith 25 [8122]
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Author: LANDIS C.S.

Hunting With The Twenty-Two

1950.  1st Edn,.  Georgetown USA.  429 pages, illus, vg in dj, dj rubbed at head of spine. [13539]
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Author: LANDIS C.S.

Hunting With The Twenty-Two

1950.  1st Edn,.  Georgetown USA.  429 pages, illus, vg in dj, dj rubbed at head of spine. [2575]
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Author: LANDIS C.S.

Twenty Two Calibre Varmint Rifles

1947.  1st Edn,.  Plantesrville, S Carolina.  VII, 531 pages, illus, vg [5079]
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Author: LANDIS C.S.

Twenty Two Calibre Varmint Rifles

1947.  1st Edn,.  Plantersville,S.Carolina.  VII, 531 pages, illus, vg in dj. [7740]
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Author: LANDIS C.S.

Woodchucks And Woodchuck Rifles

1951.  1st Edn,.  New York.  401 pages, illus, VG in dj. [8043]
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Author: LANDSKRON Jerry

Remington Rolling Block Pistols

1981.  1st Edn.  Rolling Block Press.  Buena Park, California.  4to., viii 296 pages, illus in b/w from photographs etc., pictorial end papers, signed on the title page by Jerry Landskron, red leatherette binding, gilt title and pistol vignette to upper cover, a fine copy. [21757]
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Author: LAVIN James D.

A History Of Spanish Firearms

1965.  1st Edn,.  Herbert Jenkins.  304 pages, well illustrated with photographs and drawings, gun makers marks, red cloth, gilt vignette of gun lock to upper board, vg in dj. [21797]
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Author: LAVIN James D.

A History Of Spanish Firearms

1965.  1st Edn,.  Herbert Jenkins.  304 pages, well illustrated with photographs and drawings, gun makers marks, red cloth, gilt vignette of gun lock to upper board, vg . [7968]
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Author: LAW, Clive

Inglis Diamond: The Canadian High Power Pistol.

2001.  1st.  Collector Grade Publications,.  Cobourg Canada.  xiv 288, 4to illustrated in b/w from photographs and line drawings, showing the guns equipment and perion photographs. A fine copy in DJ. [22168]
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Author: LAW Clive M.

Without Warning: Canadian Sniper Equipment of the 20th Century

2004.  1st Edn,.  Service Publications.  Ottawa, Ontario.  87 pages, 4to illustrated throughout from photographs and drawings. Pictorial card covers a fine copy. A major work on the subject with excellent illustrations of the guns and equipment used. [22134]
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Author: LAYMAN George

The Military Remington Rolling Block Rifle

1992.  expanded edition.  Wolfe Publishing Co.  Prescott, Arizona, USA.  xvi 129 pages, oblong 4to., b/w illus from photographs and drawings, pictorial card covers. [21820]
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Author: LEE Kenneth Fuller

Big Game Hunting And Marksmanship

n/d circa 1944.  rep Edn,.  Plantersville U.S.A.  217 pages, advs, illus, vg in dj. A manual on the rifle, marksmanship and methods best used for hunting big game on the eastern United States. [7373]
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Author: LEECH Arthur

Irish Riflemen in America

1875.  1st Edn,.  Edward Stanford.  vii 216 pages, frontis, 5b/w plates + 6 colour plates of medals + large folding map. 3 pages of text have been professionally repaired to margins where badly opened, presentation inscription to front past down to Sir John Arnott signed by Leech, publishers maroon cloth, gilt crest to upper board, some discoloration to front and rear cover. Includes the origin of rifle shooting in Ireland, the origin of the international shooting match etc. also covered is a party going on a hunting expedition to Chetopa. Riling 984 [20033]
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Author: LEGGE Captain R.F.

Mainly about Shooting, A Series Of Lectures To Regulars, Volunteers And Members Of Civilian Rifle Clubs

nd 1904.  1st Edn,.  Gale & Polden.  Aldershot.  (8) 71 pages, 14 pages of adverts, full page and text illus from drawings etc, pictorial cover with title and scene showing riflemen firing through rocks printed in black, vg. A series of 4 lectures mainly about shooting, history of the rifle, firing exercises, fire discipline with an introduction by General Sir Alfred Turner. Riling 1589 [19741]
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Author: LEITHE Frederick E.

Japanese Hand Guns

1968.  1st Edn..  Borden Publishing.  California, USA.  landscape 4to., unpaginated, full page b/w illus from photographs + diagrams. Publishers red cloth, gilt title to upper cover, vg in dj, dj chipped at head of spine and 1 corner, occasional closed tears to edges. [19900]
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Author: LENZ Ellis Christian

Muzzle Flashes, Five Centuries Of Firearms And Men

1944.  2nd Edn,.  Huntingdon, West Virginia, U.S.A..  XVI,823 pages, illus, vg in worn dj. [4568]
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Author: LENZ Ellis Christian

Muzzle Flashes, Five Centuries Of Firearms And Men

circa 1949.  2nd printing Edn,.  Huntingdon, West Virginia, U.S.A..  XVI, 823 pages, illus throughout, original black cloth, gilt title and decoration to upper board, a fine bright copy in similar dj. The history of firearms, notes on makers, target work, gunsmithing etc. Riling 2492 [13114]
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Author: LENZ Ellis Christian

Rifleman's Progress

1946.  1st Edn,.  West Virginia, USA.  162 pages, 4to, illus, vg. Rifle shooting, big game hunting etc. [6498]
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Author: LEWIS Berkeley R

Small Arms And Ammunition In The United States Service 1776-1865

1968.  reprint.  Smithsonian Institute.  washington.  viii 338 pages, 52 plates from text drawings, photographs, drawings etc., some foxing, front end papers not present, no sign of removable, bookplate to front paste down, vg in dj, dj has light rubbing to edges. A vg well researched title [19310]
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Author: LINDEN Alvin

The Finishing Of Gunstocks And Conversions Of the 1917 Enfield Rifle

1952.  reprint Edn,.  Thomas A Samworth.  Georgetown USA.  46 pages, 4to, b/w illus from drawings and photographs, 2 large folding pattern sheets in rear pocket, printed yellow card covers, vg. No 3 of the Firearm Design & Assembley. Riling 2366 [18116]
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Author: LINDEN Alvin

The Inletting Of Gunstock Blanks & Modifications Of The 1903 Springfield Rifle

1952.  reprint Edn,.  Thomas A Samworth.  Georgetown USA.  38 pages, 4to, b/w illus from drawings and photographs, 2 large folding pattern sheets in rear pocket, printed yellow card covers, vg. No 1 of the Firearm Design & Assembly. Riling 2367 [18114]
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Author: LINDEN Alvin

The Shaping Of Inletted Blanks & Alterations To the Winchester Model 70

1949.  reprint Edn,.  Thomas A Samworth.  Georgetown USA.  54 pages, 4to, b/w illus from drawings and photographs, 2 large folding pattern sheets in rear pocket, printed tan card covers, vg. No 2 of the Firearm Design & Assembley. [18115]
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Author: LINDSAY Merrill

The New England Gun the First Two Hundred Years

1975.  1st Edn,.  New Haven Colony Historical Society.  New Haven, USA.  187+ pages, 4to., illus from photographs, pictorial card covers, vg. Includes a list of New England gunmakers. [15140]
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Author: LISTER Ronald

Antique Firearms Their Care, Repair & Restoration

1963.  1st Edn.  Herbert Jenkins.  220 pages, illus with photographs and text drawings, vg in dj. Stripping down, cleaning and re-assembling early firearms. [20893]
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Author: LOGAN Herschel C.

Cartridges A Pictorial Digest of Small Arms Ammunition

1959.  rep Edn,.  Stackpole.  Harrisburg USA.  199 pages, 4to., 380 illustrating the bullets from drawings etc by the author, publishers tan cloth titled in red, head of spine chipped. [20881]
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Author: LONG Duncan

Combat Ammunition Everything You Need To Know

1986.  1st Edn,.  Boulder, USA.  121+ pages, 4to., illus, loose errata sheet, vg in dj. [13289]
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Author: LONG, Duncan

Powerhouse Pistols: The Colt 1911 and Browning Hi Power Sourcebook

1990.  Paladin Press.  Boulder.  vii -142, 4to, illustrated in b/w from photographs and line drawings showing the guns. Bound in the publisher's pictorial card covers. [22022]
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Author: Lords Commissioners Of The Admiralty

Royal Naval Handbook Of Small Arm Courses For His Majesty Fleet 1939

1939.  HMSO.  198 pages, 6pp adverts, 5 folding plates + text illus, publishers blue cloth, gilt title to upper cover, slight crease mark to upper cover, contents in 3 parts, Musketry, Part II Pistola, Part III Machine Guns, covers the guns, care, aiming, theory of fire, cleaning etc. includes short magazine, Lee Enfield, The Webley Pistol Mark VI [21657]
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Author: LUGS Jaroslav

Firearms Past And Present, a Complete Review Of Firearms Systems And Their Histories

1973.  1st English Edn,.  2 Vols, 716, 417 pages, illus, vg in slipcase. [8755]
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Author: LUGS Jaroslav

Firearms Past And Present, a Complete Review Of Firearms Systems And Their Histories

1973.  1st English Edn,.  Grenville, London.  2 Vols, 716, 417 pages, illus, vg in slipcase, slipcase rubbed on corners. [15418]
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Author: LUGS Jaroslav

Firearms Past And Present, a Complete Review Of Firearms Systems And Their Histories

1973.  1st English Edn,.  Grenville, London.  2 Vols, 716, 417 pages, illus, vg in slipcase, slipcase rubbed on corners. [15848]
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Author: LUMSDEN Robin

Edged Weapons Of Hitler's Germany

2002.  1st Edn,.  Airlife Press.  Shrewsbury.  183 pages, 4to. illus in b/w from photographs + markers marks, sales catalogues etc, fine copy in dj. [21986]
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Author: LYMAN

Rifle And Shot Gun Sights. Rifles Of All Makes

1902.  Middlefield, Connecticut, USA.  96 pages, 12mo., 13.5 x 8.5cm, text illus throughout, pictorial printed card covers, light dust soiling to contents and corners. The first 65 pages cover the sights with instructions for use and fitting + various testimonials, page 66 to 87 is a catalogue with prices for various combination of Lyman sights follows by an index and general catalogue. [16307]
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Author: MACHINE GUN SCHOOL GHQ

Methods Of Instruction In The Lewis Gun

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

The Winchester Book

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

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

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

Wallace Collection Catalogue European Arms And Armour

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

Wallace Collection Catalogue European Arms And Armour

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

30-06 We Have Seen Vol. II

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

The Evolution Of Small Arms And Ammunition

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

Handgun Stopping Power: The Definitive Study

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Loading The Black Powder Rifle Cartridge

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

Loading The Black Powder Rifle Cartridge

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

The Paper Jacket

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

The Paper Jacket

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Australian Military Small Arms Ammunition Production 1888-2003 Part 2

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

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

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

Smith & Wesson Hand Guns

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

Smith & Wesson Hand Guns

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

Smith & Wesson Handguns

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

Military Handguns Of France 1858-1958

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Notes On The Training Of Snipers, No 44

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

Colts Double Rifles

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

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

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

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

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

Colt Revolvers And The US Navy 1865-1889

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

Colt Single Action Army Revolvers and the London Agency

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

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

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

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

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

Beretta The Worlds Oldest Industrial Dynasty

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

Beretta The Worlds Oldest Industrial Dynasty

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

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

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

The Mortimer Gunmakers 1753 - 1923

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

The Mortimer Gunmakers 1753 - 1923

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

The Mortimer Gunmakers 1753 - 1923

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

German Machine Guns

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

German Machine Guns

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

Extracts From Regulations For Conducting Musketry Instructions Of The Army

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

Spanish Guns And Pistols

1955.  1st Edn,.  G. Bell and Sons.  x 102 pages, 100 illus, bookplate to front paste down, end papers browned, vg in dj, dj chipped at head opf spine, light rubbing to edges. Includes a list of gunmakers and their marks, from their origin until the present day. [21873]
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Author: NEAL Robert J., JINKS Roy G.

Smith And Wesoon 1857-1945

1966.  1st Edn,.  A S Barnes and Co.  South Brunswick, USA.  360 pages, 4to., illustrated from photographs and drawings, a vg copy in dj. [14486]
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Author: NEAL Robert J., JINKS Roy G.

Smith And Weston 1857-1945

1966.  1st Edn,.  A S Barnes and Co.  South Brunswick, USA.  360 pages, 4to., illustrated from photographs and drawings, a vg copy in dj. [15203]
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Author: NEAL Robert J., JINKS Roy G.

Smith And Weston 1857-1945

1996.  revised.  R & R Books.  Livonia, USA.  434 pages, 4to.,advert leaf, nearly 400 photographs & drawings etc, rep of the revised edn of an important work on Smith & Wesson, fine in dj. [21857]
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Author: NEAL W.Keith, BACK D.H.L.

British Gunmakers: Messrs Griffin & Tow And W. Bailes 1740-1790

1980.  1st Edn,.  Historical Firearms.  Norwich.  Illustrated with colour plates, and b/w photographs throughout. Publishers cloth gilt vignette to upper as new in DJ. Chapters include: Introduction; Family trees of Griffin and Tow; Sources of information etc with detailed photos of the guns. [18876]
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Author: NEAL W.Keith, BACK D.H.L.

British Gunmakers Messrs Griffin & Tow And W. Bailes 1740-1790

1989.  1st Edn,.  Historical Firearms.  Norwich.  183 pages, 4to., Illustrated with colour plates, and b/w photographs throughout. Publishers cloth gilt vignette to upper as new in DJ and the publisher postal box. Chapters include: Introduction; Family trees of Griffin and Tow; Sources of information etc with detailed photos of the guns. [18966]
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Author: NEAL W.Keith, BACK D.H.L.

British Gunmakers Messrs Griffin & Tow And W. Bailes 1740-1790

1989.  1st Edn,.  Historical Firearms.  Norwich.  Illustrated with colour plates, and b/w photographs throughout. Publishers cloth gilt vignette to upper as new in DJ. Chapters include: Introduction; Family trees of Griffin and Tow; Sources of information etc with detailed photos of the guns. [20738]
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Author: NEAL W.Keith, BACK D.H.L.

British Gunmakers Their Trade Cards, Cases And Equipment 1760 - 1860

1980.  1st Edn,.  The Compton Press, Warminster.  166 pages, illus of the trade cards, gun cases, tools etc in b/w from photographs, lge 8vo, vg in vg dj, head of dj chipped. [21871]
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Author: NEAL W.Keith, BACK D.H.L.

Forsyth & Co Patent Gunmakers

1969.  1st Edn,.  G Bell and Son.  XVII 280 pages, illus with 68 plates, 4 of which are coloured, plus text figures, lge 8vo, vg in dj, dj has chipping to edges. This study on Forsyth and his firm is based on original manuscript material and also a close study of the guns themselves by the leading experts on firearms [21979]
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Author: NEAL W.Keith, BACK D.H.L.

Forsyth & Co Patent Gunmakers

1969.  1st Edn,.  G Bell and Son.  XVII 280 pages, illus with 68 plates, 4 of which are coloured, plus text figures, lge 8vo, vg in dj. [21212]
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Author: NEAL W.Keith, BACK D.H.L.

Forsyth & Co Patent Gunmakers

1969.  1st Edn,.  G Bell and Son.  XVII 280 pages, illus with 68 plates, 4 of which are coloured, plus text figures, lge 8vo, vg in dj, dj has some loss to edges. [20123]
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Author: NEAL W.Keith, BACK D.H.L.

Great British Gunmakers 1540-1740

1984.  1st Edn,.  Historical Firearms.  Norwich.  479 pages, limited edition of 750 numbered copies, this copy un numbered, large 4to., finely illus from photographs in colour and b/w, gilt gunlock vignette to upper board, a mint copy in dj. A detailed book on the subject by 2 leading experts [19146]
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Author: NEAL W.Keith, BACK D.H.L.

Great British Gunmakers 1540-1740

1984.  1st Edn,.  Historical Firearms.  Norwich.  479 pages, limited edition of 750 numbered copies, this copy un numbered, large 4to., finely illus from photographs in colour and b/w, two small bruise marks to rear board o/w vg+ in dj, gilt gunlock vignette to upper board. A detailed book on the subject by 2 leading experts [21962]
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Author: NEAL W.Keith, BACK D.H.L.

Great British Gunmakers 1540-1740

1984.  1st Edn,.  Historical Firearms.  Norwich.  479 pages, limited edition this copy number 457 of 750 numbered copies, large 4to., finely illus from photographs in colour and b/w, gilt gunlock vignette to upper board, a fine copy in dj. A detailed book on the subject by 2 leading experts [21963]
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Author: NEAL W.Keith, BACK D.H.L.

Great British Gunmakers 1740-1790, The History Of John Twigg and Packington Guns

1975.  1st Edn,.  Sothebys.  196 pages, 4to. illus with 12 colour and 545 mono chrome illus. vg in dj, the dj has small loss and chipping to head of spine and part of rear flap top edge. A vg copy of a detailed work on the family and the works of John Twigg and his guns. [21944]
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Author: NEAL W.Keith, BACK D.H.L.

Great British Gunmakers 1740-1790, The History Of John Twigg and Packington Guns

1975.  1st Edn,.  Sothebys.  196 pages, 4to. illus with 12 colour and 545 mono chrome illus, ownership name to FEP, a vg+ copy in similar dj, a detailed work on the family and the works of John Twigg and his guns. [21967]
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Author: NEAL W.Keith, BACK D.H.L.

Great British Gunmakers 1740-1790, The History Of John Twigg and Packington Guns

1975.  1st Edn,.  Sothebys.  196 pages, 4to. illus in colour and b/w, a fine copy in dj. A vg copy of a detailed work. [21271]
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Author: NEAL W.Keith, BACK D.H.L.

The Mantons Gunmakers And The Mantons Supplement

1967,1978.  1st Edn,.  Herbert Jenkins, Compton Press.  London And Tidsbury.  2 Vols, xv 300 + 279 pages, lge 8vo, well illus in colour and black and white, publishers blue cloth vg+ in price clipped dj. The supplement is a fine copy in likewise dj. [21563]
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Author: NEAL W.Keith, BACK D.H.L.

The Mantons Gunmakers And The Mantons Supplement

1967,1978.  1st Edn,.  Herbert Jenkins, Compton Press.  London And Tidsbury.  2 Vols, XV 300 + 279 pages, lge 8vo, well illus in colour and black and white, vg in dj. [18967]
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Author: NEAL W.Keith, BACK D.H.L.

The Mantons Gunmakers, The Mantons Supplement

1966, 1978.  1st Edn,.  Herbert Jenkins, Compton Press.  2 Vols, xv 300, 279 pages, 4to., b/w and colour illus from photographs, publishers blue cloth, dj to Vol. 1 small loss to top edge front flap, a few closed tears now in removable clear sleeve, the supplement a fine copy in similar dj. The definitive work on the Mantons development with excellent photographs of the guns, trade cards etc., . [21608]
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Author: NEAL W.Keith, BACK D.H.L.

The Mantons Gunmakers, The Mantons Supplement

1966, 1978.  1st Edn,.  Herbert Jenkins, Compton Press.  2 Vols, xv 300, 279 pages, 4to., b/w and colour illus from photographs, Vol. 1 binding showing rubbing to head and tail of spine, contents remain clean and tight.some loss to dd head of spine now in clean sleeve, the supplement is as new. The definitive work on the Mantons development with excellent photos of the guns, trade cards etc., . [21966]
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Author: NEAL W.Keith, BACK D.H.L.

The Mantons Gunmakers, The Mantons Supplement

1966, 1978.  1st Edn,.  Herbert Jenkins, Compton Press.  2 Vols, xv 300, 279 pages, 4to., b/w and colour illus from photographs, the supplement is a fine copy in similar dj. Vol 1 dj price clipped and small chip to head of spine. The definitive work on the Mantons development with excellent photos of the guns, trade cards etc., . [21868]
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Author: NEAL W.Keith, BACK D.H.L.

The Mantons Gunmakers, The Mantons Supplement

1966, 1978.  1st Edn,.  Herbert Jenkins, Compton Press.  2 Vols, xv 300, 279 pages, 4to., b/w and colour illus from photographs, publishers blue cloth, dj to Vol. 1 has inscription to front paste down, and some chipping along top edge and rubbing to dj, now in removable clear sleeve, the supplement a fine copy in similar dj. The definitive work on the Mantons development with excellent photographs of the guns, trade cards etc., . [21970]
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Author: NELSON Thomas B.

The World's Submachine Guns (Machine Pistols) Vol. 1

1963.  1st Edn,.  International Small Arms Publishers.  Cologne, Germany.  IX 739 pages, 4to., b/w illus from photographs, presentation to Henk Visser from Thomas Nelson and also presentation inscription from Hans Bert Lockhaven who assisted with the book dated 1964, bookplate and signature of Henk Visser, full dark green (presentation binding?) with gilt machine gun vignette to upper board as used with the cloth edition. An excellent association copy of this in depth survey to over 300 weapons. [18443]
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Author: NEUMANN George C.

Swords & Blades Of The American Revolution

1973.  1st UK Edn,.  David Charles.  Newton Abbott.  288 pages, 4to., b/w illus from photographs and drawings, vg in dj, dj has a couple of small chips to edge. A comprehensive summary of the blades and weapons used during the American revolution with excellent photographic illustrations. [20508]
Price: £22.00 Add to basket

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Author: NORTH Tony

Tony North Arms And Armour A Memorial Volume Of His Collected Articles

2016.  35.  Ken Trotman.  Godmanchester.  4to 113 pages, illus in colour and b/w from photographs in publishers pictorial coloured laminated covers. A fine copy, limited to 100 numbered copies. Tony North and authority of arms and armour who spent a 38 year career at the VA Museum. [21813]
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Author: NORTON Charles B.

American Inventions And Improvements In Breech-Loading Small Arms, Heavy Ordnance, Machine Guns, Magazine Arms, Fixed Ammunition, Pistols, Projectiles, Explosives And Other Munitions Of War Including A Chapter On Sporting Arms

1880.  Chaplin and Gould.  Springfield, Mass, USA.  407 pages, 4pp adverts, full page + text illus and diagrams, 3 chromo lithograph plates and 3 steel engraving of factories, slight damp mark to lower margin edge of the plates also to previous page not affecting any other page or plate, recased in the publishers red cloth, spine showing loss relayed, cover evenly faded, gilt vignette of cannon to upper board. 2 bookplates for William Courtney Overstreet and Malcolm F Macfarlane to FEP. Much on American breech loading small arms also a sketch on the rise and progress in the manufacture of heavy ordnance and projectiles. [15409]
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Author: OAKESHOTT Ewart

European Weapons And Armour From Renaissance To The Industrial Revolution

1980.  1st Edn,.  Lutterworth Press.  XVIII 288 pages, lge 8vo, illus from photographs and drawings, vg in dj. [16197]
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Author: O''CALLAGHAN Sir Desmond

Guns, Gunners And Others

1925.  1st Edn,.  Chapman and Hall Ltd.  XI 261 pages, illus, vg+ in dj. dj worn at head of spine. The author was one of the chief reformers of the English artillery services, he was also an accomplished actor and sportsman. [14054]
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Author: OCONNOR Jack

The Big Game Rifle

1952.  1st Edn,.  Alfred A Knopf.  New York.  XIII 370 XI pages, illustration from photographs, bookplate and signature of Henk Visser to FEP, publishers white cloth green lettering, a vg clean copy in dj, dj worn at head of spine, some rubbing and chipping to edges. A definitive work on the subject when published. [14317]
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Author: OCONNOR Jack

The Big Game Rifle

1994.  reprint.  Safari Press.  Long Beach, CA, USA.  xii 370 xi pages, illustrations in b/w from photographs, slight spotting to closed page edge o/w fine in dj. A definitive work on the subject when published. [19507]
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Author: OFFICERS OF THE ORDNANCE DEPARTMENT

Report Of Experiments With Small Arms For The Military Service

1856.  1st Edn,.  Washington,USA.  117 + 35 pages, illus, 2 folding diagrams, original cloth with gilt ordnance dept. crest to upper board, covers faded and marked, g+. Riling 664. Experiments with the rifle A Tige, Th Minie Bullets, barrels etc., [10836]
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Author: OMMUNDSEN H., ROBINSON E.H.

Rifles And Ammunition And Rifle Shooting

nd Circa 1915.  1st Edn,.  Waverley Book Co Ltd.  XVI 335 pages, 63 plates and many other illus, foxing to end papers and occasional foxing through the book, attractive pictorial covers showing a standing rifleman to upper cover within ornate borders including gilt target and bullet vignette, decorative spine with 2 rifles within similar borders. The publishers of the 1st edition were Cassell and the cover design differed. the 2nd edition had added material and a note on Ommundsen who died in 1915. [18194]
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Author: OMMUNDSEN H., ROBINSON E.H.

Rifles And Ammunition And Rifle Shooting

1915.  1st Edn,.  Cassell and Company Ltd.  xvi 335 pages, TEG, 63 plates and many other illus, bookplate to front paste down, some occasional foxing, publishers green cloth, gilt title and ruling in gilt to upper board, gun and bullet vignette in black, slight bumping to corners, cloth clean. Account of the history, design, manufacture and use of military and sporting weapons, and their ammunition from the earliest time to date with an emphasis on military rifles. Riling 1799 [19313]
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Author: ORDNANCE SCHOOL

Ordnance School Text Ammunition General Volume 1 Parts 1-11, pages 1-79, Military Explosives, Small Arms Ammunition

1942.  3rd Edn..  Ordnance School.  Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, USA.  79 pages, b/w illus from photographs, drawings etc., printed card covers, vg. [19427]
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Author: ORDNANCE SCHOOL

Ordnance School Text Shotguns

1941.  The Ordnance School.  Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, USA.  99 pages, illus in b/w from photographs, drawings etc, printed card covers vg. Covers the Remington and Winchester shotguns. [19426]
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Author: PARK Michael R

Pneumatic Arms & Oddities Vol. I

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

Japanese Arisaka

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

A Century Of Sights And Sighting Aids

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