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Author: PARKER Eric

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

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

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

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

No 57 General Catalogue

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

Smith & Wesson American Model In US And Foreign Service

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ethan Allen Anmd Allen & Wheelock Their Guns And Their Legacy

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

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

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

Bicentenary Of A Gunmaker

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

Bicentenary Of A Gunmaker

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

Remington Large Bore Conversion Revolvers

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

The Ross Rifle Story

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

US Handguns of World War II

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

Shot Guns Their History And Development

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

The Gun Room Guide

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

The Gun Room Guide

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

A History Of Firearms

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

Automatic Pistols

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

Automatic Pistols

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

Automatic Pistols

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

The Book Of The Pistol And Revolver

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The American Krag Rifle And Carbine

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

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

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

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

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

Walther Volume III 1908-1980

1981.  the author.  Coral Gables, Florida, USA.  226 pages, 4to, overv 280 illus in colour and b/w from photographs showing the guns, arms clips, silencers, holsters, etc., gilt title and gun vignette to upper cover, fine. [22052]
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Author: RAW Steve Raw

Last Enfield - SA80: The Reluctant Rifle

2003.  1st Edn.  Collectors Grade Publications.  Coburg, Canada.  xxxiv 323, 4to illustrated throughout in b/w from photographs line drawings gun breakdowns. Pictorial coloured end papers. A fine copy in DJ, [22172]
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Author: REAMINGTON ARMS CO

A New Chapter In An Old Story

1912.  1st Edn,.  Reamington Arms Co.,.  New York.  62 pages, 4to., illus with photographs, bookplate of Henk Visser to front paste down, pictorial boards showing hunters in woodland, some wear to spine and edges but a tight copy of an account of the development of arms and ammunition and the growth of Reamington Arms. Riling 1733 [15113]
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Author: REDGWELL Stephen

The Accurate Lee Enfield No 1 (SMLES) & No 4 Rifles

2001.  1st Edn.  New Lowell.  Canada.  4to., 103 pages, illus with drawings, diagrams etc. The rifles, cartridges, loads etc., fine copy in pictorial card covers. [21625]
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Author: REICHENBACH William

Automatic Pistol Marksmanship

1937.  1st Edn,.  Onslow County, N. Carolina.  140 pages, illus, red pebble grain cloth, vg. [4594]
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Author: REICHENBACH William

Sixguns And Bullseyes

1936.  1st Edn,.  Onslow County, USA.  145 pages, illus, sml 8vo, maroon pebble grain cloth rubbed, vg- in worn dj. [4683]
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Author: REICHENBACH William

Sixguns And Bullseyes

1936.  2nd Edn,.  Onslow County, USA.  145 pages, advs (August 1936), drawings to text, circular sticker to title page, illus, sml 8vo, maroon pebble grain cloth, a vg+ copy in similar dj. A greatly expanded version of the scarce 1st edition. Smith 32 [13190]
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Author: RICHARDSON Lt Col P.W.

Exterior Ballistics And Miscellaneous Notes

1918.  1st Edn,.  For Use At Bisley And For Private Circulation.  105 pages, tables etc, printed note on title page says For Use At Bisley And For Private Circulation, bookplate to front paste down from the library of Gale & Polden Limited, black cloth, gilt title to upper board a vg copy. Not in Riling. [19328]
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Author: RICHARDSON Lt Col P.W.

Exterior Ballistics And Miscellaneous Notes

1918.  1st Edn,.  For use at Bisley and for Private Circulation.  105 pages, tables etc, printed note on title page says 'For Use At Bisley And For Private Circulation, presentation note on FEP initialed PWR, black cloth, gilt title to upper board a vg copy. Not in Riling. [2880]
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Author: RICHARDSON Lt Col P.W.

Exterior Ballistics And Miscellaneous Notes

1918.  1st Edn,.  privately printed.  105 pages, tables etc, printed note on title page says 'For Use At Bisley And For Private Circulation, presentation inscription on FEP to Maj E.F. Johnson signed by Richardson, black cloth, gilt title to upper board a vg copy. Not in Riling. [21062]
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Author: RILING Ray

Guns And Shooting, A Selected Chronological Bibliography

1951.  1st Edn,.  Greenberg.  New York.  XVIII 434 pages, illus, limited to 1500 copies, vg. NO DJ. [20388]
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Author: RILING Ray

Guns and Shooting. A Selected Chronological Bibliography

1951.  1st Edn,.  New York.  XVIII 434 pages, Limited to 1500 copies. Illus, vg in worn dj. [1244]
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Author: RILING Ray

Guns And Shooting, A Selected Chronological Bibliography

1951.  1st Edn,.  Greenberg.  New York.  XVIII 434 pages, illus, limited to 1500 copies, vg. [11359]
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Author: RILING Ray

Guns And Shooting, A Selected Chronological Bibliography

1951.  1st Edn,.  Greenberg.  New York.  XVIII 434 pages, illus, limited to 1500 copies, vg. [7038]
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Author: RILING Ray

The Powder Flask Book, Treating Of The History And Use Of The Flask As A Principle Accessory To The Firearm, From Its Inception, Through The Ages, Until The Popular Acceptance Of The Metallic Cartridge, And Giving Emphasis To The Powder Flasks Of The Nineteenth Century, Noting Their Significance And Values For Shooters And Collectors Of Antique Arms And Flasks

nd Circa 1965.  rep.  Bonanza Books.  New York, USA.  xv 495 pages, 4to, illustrated throughout from photographs, drawings, old prints etc showing the guns, the cases, powder flasks etc. Pictorial end papers, publisher's black cloth, titled in gilt to upper cover.VG in the DJ, first published in 1953 and reprinted several times this is one of the early reprints and a far higher standard than many later reprints. Still the best book on the subject. [22124]
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Author: ROADS C.H.

The British Soldier's Firearm 1850-1864

1964.  1st Edn,.  Herbert Jenkins.  332 pages, well illustrated from photographs, vg in dj, dj has small chip to head of spine. A major work on the development of the British soldier's firearms. [22018]
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Author: ROBERTS Major Ned, WATERS Kenneth L.

The Breech-Loading Single-Shot Rifle

1987.  rep completey rewritten and updated Edn,.  Wolfe Publishing.  Prescott, Arizona, USA.  xxi 333 pages, 4to., illus in b/w from photographs and drawings, vg in g+ dj, dj has some repairs to verso and small chips to edge, now in protective sleeve. [21007]
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Author: ROBERTS Ned H.

The Muzzle Loading Cap Lock Rifle

1958.  rep. Edn,.  Harrisburg, USA.  308 pages, Illus. 4to. Vg in dj. [13416]
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Author: ROBERTS Ned H.

The Muzzle-Loading Cap Lock Rifle

1947.  revised and enlarged Edn,.  Harrisburg, USA.  305 pages, 4to, well illus throughout with photographs and drawings, vg in dj. dj has loss to head and tail of spine, chipped to edges, a classic book in its field. [9216]
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Author: ROBINS Benjamin

New Principles Of Gunnery

1972.  reprint Edn,.  Richmond Publishing Co Ltd.  Richmond.  lvii 95 Pages + (24)pages, text illus, fine in dj. Facsimile reprint of the 1742 edition with new introduction by W S Curtis. [20130]
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Author: ROBINSON Capt E.H.

The Pistol In War Training With Revolver and Self Loading Pistol

1941.  rep.  Gale and Polder.  Aldershot.  68 pages, 4 pages adverts, 10 plates and diagrams, publishers dark red cloth covered boards, title to upper board printed in black, light rubbing to head and tail of spine. Chapters cover types of pistol, stopping power, the .38 pistol, Webley revolvers .455 inch Mark VI. Riling 2334. [21412]
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Author: ROBINSON Capt E.H.

The Pistol In War Training With Revolver And Self Loading Pistol

1942.  rep Edn,.  Aldershot.  68 pages, advs, illus, heavy card cover, vg [86]
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Author: ROBINSON Capt E.H.

The Pistol In War Training With Revolver And Self Loading Pistol

1942.  rep Edn,.  Aldershot.  68 pages, 4 pages adverts, 10 plates and diagrams, original printed cloth covered boards, Chapters cover types of pistol, stopping power, the .38 pistol, webley revolvers .455 inch Mark VI. Riling 2334. [17132]
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Author: ROSA Joseph G.

Colonel Colt London The History Of Colt's London Firearms, 1851-1857

1976.  1st English Edn,.  Arms And Armour Press.  215 pages, illus with over 300 b/w illus from photographs and drawings, 4to, vg in dj, dj has small chip to head of spine, dj in clear removable sleeve. The full story of the Colts London Armoury, five years of existence and details the revolvers he produced. [21776]
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Author: ROSA Joseph G.

Colonel Colt London The History Of Colt's London Firearms, 1851-1857

1976.  1st English Edn,.  Arms And Armour Press.  1st English Edn, 215 pages, illus with over 300 b/w illus from photographs and drawings, 4to, vg in vg dj, The full story of the Colts London Armory, five years of existence and details the revolvers he produced. [21781]
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Author: ROYAL ARTILLERY

Journal Of The Royal Artillery Vol XXXIV

1907-08.  Royal Artillery.  Woolwich.  572+344 pages, full page illus including folding plates, folding maps, + text illus contemporary patterned violet cloth, faded evenly to covers and spine faded, vg-. Contains numerous articles on military tactics, armament, ammunition, historical accounts including Captain Hardcastle pointed bullets, British artillery, 1st Waterloo Austrian QF Fieldgun, modern QF guns etc. [15705]
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Author: ROYAL ARTILLERY

Minutes Of Proceedings Of The Royal Artillery Institution Volume XIX

1892.  The Royal Artillery Institution.  Woolwich.  736 pages, full page plates and diagrams, including folding maps + text illus. Contemporary 1/2 calf binding, rubbing to edges and corners, gilt title, volume number and library number and Manchester Artillery And Officers label to spine compartments. Following the proceedings approx 34 separately paginated articles mostly 10 pages or less many are translations of foreign articles on guns and military motifs. [15703]
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Author: ROYAL ARTILLERY

Minutes Of Proceedings Of The Royal Artillery Institution Volume XV

1888.  Woolwich.  VIII 654 pages, + 323 separately paginated articles, many being translations, full page illus including folding plates and maps + text illus throughout. Single circular stamp on title page for the Manchester's Artillery Officers Library, no other marks, bound in plain black simulated leather. Includes articles on defence, campaigns, ordinance, heavy guns, shrapnel fire, armour, artillery fired from railway wagons etc., [15798]
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Author: ROYAL ARTILLERY

Minutes Of Proceedings Of The Royal Artillery Institution Volume XVII

1890.  Woolwich.  VIII 550 pages, + 290+ separately paginated articles, mostly translations, single stamp to front blank and title page for the Manchester's Artillery Institution, no other marks, bound in plain black simulated leather, vg. Full page and folding plates, maps + text illus, articles on defence, campaigns, history of quick firing guns, seige train, mountain artillery, etc., [15797]
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Author: ROYAL ARTILLERY

Minutes Of Proceedings Of The Royal Artillery Institution Volume XVIII

1891.  Woolwich.  VIII 517 pages, full page illustrations + maps some folding, bound in at rear 25+ separately paginated article 2 to 10 pages, many are translations of foreign articles, members notes etc, bound in plain black simulated leather. Contains 55 articles on artillery and campaigns i.e. Notes On Handling Artillery In The Field Ranging A Battery Notes On The Equipment And Service Of A Mountain Battery, Shrapnel Fire etc., [15615]
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Author: ROYAL ARTILLERY

Minutes Of The Royal Artillery Institution Volume XII

1884.  Woolwich.  VIII 623 pages, full page + folding plates and maps, 1 plate listed not present and no sign of ever being bound in, 3 maps, plans present but not listed, bound in after index 40+ separately paginated pamphlets, 2 pages to 30 pages some illustrated, mostly translations of foreign articles on artillery and campaigns. Single library stamp to blank FEP for the Manchester's Artillery Officers Library, bound in plain black simulated leather. Contains some 80 articles on artillery and campaigns i.e. Advances In Naval Ordinance 1855 to 1880; Notes on Percussion Fuze Used By Egyptians With Krupp Guns, Motion Of Projectile Ammunition Of The 1 Inch Nordenfelt Machine Guns also 10pp on Wildfowl and Puntguns, Military Rifles etc. [15613]
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Author: ROYAL, David

A Collector's Guide to the Savage 99 Rifle and Its Predecessors, the Model 1895 and 1899

2016.  1st.  Schiffer Military History.  Atglen U.S.A.  160 pages, 4to, Illustrated in colour and b/w from photographs. Pictorial covers a fine copy in dj. [22167]
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Author: RUTTERFORD Ken J.

Collecting Cartridges (Section One)

1996.  55 pages, 9 pages on early cartridges, adverts, 2 colour plates, drawings etc., pictorial card covers. [3585]
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Author: SANFORD P.Gerald

Nitro-Explosives A Practical Treatise Concerning The Properties, manufacture, And Analysis Of Nitrated Substances, Including The Fulminates, Smokeless Powders, And Celluloid

1896.  1st Edn,.  New York.  XII 270 pages, VI + 16page adverts, frontis, illus + text illus, original publishers cloth ownership stamp on title page for The Smokeless Powder Company, Limited and HJ Woodend stamps to title and prelims. A vg copy of the 1st edition. [12350]
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Author: SAWYER Charles Winthrop

US Single Shot Martial Pistols 1776-1945

1971.  1st Edn,.  Grenwich,USA.  X 99 pages, illus, vg in dj. [9808]
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Author: SCARLATA Paul S.

Collecting Classic Bolt Action Military Rifles

2012.  1st Edn.  Andrew Mowbray Publisher.  Lincoln, USA.  278 pages, 4to illustrated throughout in b/w from photographs line drawings. Publishers pictorial laminated covers, a fine copy. Includes some excellent photos of the guns a well-researched book. [22120]
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Author: SCARLATA Paul S.

Collecting Classic Bolt Action Military Rifles

2012.  1st Edn.  Andrew Mowbray Publisher.  Lincoln, USA.  278 pages 4to illustrated throughout in b/w from photographs line drawings. Publishers pictorial laminated covers, a fine copy. Includes some excellent photos of the guns a well-researched book. [22092]
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Author: SCOTT Sir Sibald David

The British Army: Its Origin, Progress and Equipment

1868.  1st Edn,.  2 Vols, XV 563, XII 581 pages, appendix leaf, 8 pages of adverts, over 100 full page plates some foxing to contents, mark on front paste down from removal of bookplates, rear hinge paper cracked to Vol. I, overall a tight copy in the publishers plum coloured cloth, gilt crest to upper board. A history of the British army from Ceaser to Cromwell, many of the chapters cover armour and weapons, the illustrations chiefly relate to weapons and armour. Riling 867 [12149]
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Author: SELLERS Frank

The William M Locke Collection

1973.  1st.  The Author.  East Point, Georgia, USA.  541 pages, 4to., illus throughout from photographs and drawings bound in the publishers simulated leather gilt design to upper and rear boards, a fine copy. A catalogue of one of the largest private collections of American firearms. [20753]
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Author: SELLERS Frank M & BAILEY De Witt

Sharps Firearms Volume 3 Part 3 Model 1874 Rifles.

nd Circa 1969.  unpaginated, (22 pages) illus in b/w from photographs, personal inscription to the page signed De Witt, printed card covers, vg. This copy numbered 12 of an unspecified number, the preface notes there will be 4 booklets done, 1. PISTOLS, 2. PERCUSSION RIFLES, 3. CARTRIDGE RIFLES, 4. ADDENDA. This section is the first to be published. [21308]
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Author: SELLERS Frank M & BERYYMAN Robert B

Colts From The William M. Locke Collection

1996.  1st Edn.  Andrew Mowbray Publishing.  Lincoln USA.  192 pages, 4to., illustrating the gun in b/w from photographs, a fine copy in dj. [21297]
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Author: SELLERS Frank M., SMITH Samuel E.

American Percussion Revolvers

1971.  Museum Restoration Service.  Ottawa, USA.  ix 231 pages, b/w plates, text illus, presentation inscription to Henk Visser on front end paper signed by both authors also Visser's bookplate, a vg copy in price clipped dj, dj strengthened at head of spine. An excellent reference book to the American revolver. [15202]
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Author: SENICH Peter R

Limited War Sniping

1977.  Paladin Press.  Boulder Press.  143 pages, 4to., illus with b/w photographs throughout, pictorial end papers, vg in dj, some chipping to dj. dj in protective removable sleeve. A well researched account of the rifles, tactics etc. [21386]
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Author: SERVEN James E.

Colt Firearms 1836-1970

nd 1981.  rep Edn,.  Stackpole Books.  Harrisburg, USA.  ix + 398 + (3) pages, 4to. illus throughout in b/w from photographs, drawings etc., 2 slight offset marks from dj protection to FEP (8cm x 1cm) o/w a near fine copy in similar dj, simulated leather binding special deluxe edition, a fine copy. [20137]
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Author: SERVEN James E.

Colt Firearms 1836-1979

nd 1981.  rep Edn,.  Stackpole Books.  Harrisburg, USA.  ix 398 pages, 4to. over 500 b/w illus from photographs and line drawings, vg in dj, chipped dj at head of spine, couple of small closed tears to lower edges. [21841]
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Author: SERVEN James E.

Conquering The Frontiers, Stories Of American Pioneers And The Guns Which Helped Them Establish A New Life

1974.  1st Edn,.  La Habra, California, USA.  256 pages, 4to., illus, vg in dj, neat repair. [10296]
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Author: SERVERN James E

Colt Firearms From 1836

1980.  reprint.  Stackpole Books.  Harrisburg, USA.  ix 398 + (3) pages, 4to., illus throughout in b/w from photographs, line drawings, publishers orange cloth, title in gilt to upper cover, vg in dj. A few small chips to edge of dj. [21768]
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Author: SEVEN James E

Colt Cartridge Pistols A Dedicated Study Of Coltand Arms From 1868 Caplocks Through Automatics

1952.  1st Edn.  Foundation Press.  USA.  126 pages, 4to., illus with b/w photographs of the guns + drawings and diagrams, pictorial limp cover, vg. [20132]
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Author: SHARP Henry

Modern Sporting Gunnery, A Manual Of Practical Information For Shooters Of Today

1906.  1st Edn,.  Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co Ltd.  X 526 pages, AEG, full page and text illus from photographs, drawings etc., a very clean copy bound in near contemporary 1/2 brown calf, light rubbing to corners and edges. An in depth study on the subject. Riling 1627, Chute 572 [15592]
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Author: SHARPE Philip B.

Complete Guide To Handloading, A Treatise On Handloading For Pleasure, Economy And Utility (with) Supplement

1944.  2nd rev and enlarged Edn,.  New York.  465 72 pages, 2 volumes in 1, sml 4to., illus, spine and corners worn, vg-. [8021]
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Author: SHARPE Philip B.

The Rifle In America

1938.  1st Edn,.  New York.  XII 641 pages, illus, small 4to, fine copy in dj, signed on FEP by the author in original repaired card slipcase. [8297]
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Author: SHARPE Philip B.

The Rifle In America

1953.  3rd and completely revised Edn,.  New York.  800 pages, 4to., illus from full page and text illus, original cloth, titles in silver, a vg+ copy in similar dj. A comprehensive and detailed work giving a history of every rifle commercially produced from the earliest time to 1953 [13198]
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Author: SHELDON Douglas G

A Collector's Guide To Colt's .38 Automatic Pistols. the Production History Of The "Automatic Colt Pistol"

1987.  1st Edn.  Douglas Sheldon.  Minnesota USA.  185 pages, illus throughout in b/w from photographs, pictorial card covered binding, a fine copy. The guns, production numbers, finish, engravings etc. [22031]
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Author: SHOOTING TIMES MAGAZINE

Christmas Number 1938

1938.  . Edn,.  64 pages, 4to., illus in b/w from drawings, photographs etc. Pictorial cover some dust soiling and rusting to staples, articles on wildfowling, big game hunting, rough shooting etc., numerous sporting adverts including 2 full page in colour, 1 for F.A.Hughes Cartridges some browning to centre, front cover is a colourful advert for Churchill guns. [18628]
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Author: SHUMAKER P.L.

Colt Variations Of The Old Model Pocket Pistol 1848 to 1872

1957.  1st.  Fadco Publishing Company.  USA.  ix, 150 pages, full page b/w illus from photographs and drawings, publishers yellow cloth with gold crossed guns to upper, vg in dj, Lists 130 variations of the "Commonest" of all Colts percussion revolvers. [22066]
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Author: SHUMWAY, Geo

Longrifles of Note

.  1st Edn.  Arms & Armour Press.  74 pages, full page and text b/w illus from photographs, pictorial card covers, a fine copy. [20125]
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Author: SKENNERTON Ian

.45 Thompson Sub Machine Gun

2003.  1st Edn,.  Ian D Skennerton.  Australia.  48 pages, 4to., illus, diagrams etc. pictorial card covers, vg+. Published in Small Arms Identification Series, details parts, stripping, assembly etc., [15807]
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Author: SKENNERTON Ian

The British Sniper, British & Commonwealth Sniping & Equipments 1915-1983

1984.  1st Edn,.  Margate, Australia.  266 pages, 4to., b/w illus from photographs and drawings, publishers green binding, title in white to upper board and spine, fine in dj. An in depth study with detailed perspective on special models of sniper rifles, telescopic and optical sights, rifles and telescopic mounts, sniper training, field and battle tactics etc. [21454]
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Author: SKENNERTON Ian

The British Sniper, British & Commonwealth Sniping & Equipments 1915-1983

1984.  1st Edn,.  Margate, Australia.  266 pages, 4to., b/w illus from photographs and drawings, publishers green binding, title in white to upper board and spine, small mark on copyright page o/w fine in dj. An in depth study with detailed perspective on special models of sniper rifles, telescopic and optical sights, rifles and telescopic mounts, sniper training, field and battle tactics etc. [21398]
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Author: SKENNERTON Ian

The British Sniper, British & Commonwealth Sniping & Equipments 1915-1983

1984.  1st Edn,.  Margate, Australia.  266 pages, 4to., b/w illus from photographs and drawings, publishers green binding, title in white to upper board and spine, signed on the copywright page by Ian Skennerton, fine in dj. An in depth study with detailed perspective on special models of sniper rifles, telescopic and optical sights, rifles and telescopic mounts, sniper training, field and battle tactics etc. [22033]
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Author: SKENNERTON Ian D

.450 and .303 Martini Rifles And Carbines Parts Identification & Lists .....

2002.  Ian Skennerton.  48 pages, 4to., illus with drawings, diagrams, photographs etc., pictorial card covers, a fine copy. [20249]
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Author: SKENNERTON Ian D

Australian Service Longarms

1976.  the author.  Margate, Australia.  213 pages, illustrated in b/w from photographs, drawings etc. yellow pictorial cloth boards, vg in dj. dj chipped at head of spine and top edge. [19803]
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Author: SKENNERTON Ian D.

The British Service Lee. The Lee-Metford and Lee-Enfield Rifles And Carbines 1880-1980

1982.  1st Edn,.  Ian Sketterton.  Margate, Queensland,.  409 pages, 4to., text illus. from photographs and drawings, publisher's cloth binding, title in green, vg in dj, dj chipped at head of spine with some residue of tape. [20176]
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Author: SKENNERTON Ian D.

The British Service Lee. The Lee-Metford and Lee-Enfield Rifles And Carbines 1880-1980

1982.  1st Edn,.  Ian Skennerton.  Margate, Queensland,.  409 pages, 4to., text illus. from photographs and drawings, personal presentation inscription on title page signed by Ian Skennerton, 6cm crack along dj front spine edge, dj now in removable clean sleeve [21396]
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Author: SKENNERTON Ian D.

The British Service Lee. The Lee-Metford and Lee-Enfield Rifles And Carbines 1880-1980

1987.  reprint Edn,.  Ian Skennerton.  Margate, Queensland,.  410 pages, 4to., illus in b/w from photographs, line drawings etc, a pictorial laminated covers, a fine copy. [21780]
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Author: SKENNERTON Ian D

The Broad Arrow, British And Empire Factory Production, Proof, Inspection. Armourers, Unit & Issue Markings

2001.  1st Edn.  the author.  Australia.  140+ pages, 4to., illustrated in b/w from photographs, drawings etc. pictorial card covers, crease mark to upper outer corner of the front cover, o/w a fine copy. Includes service markings and their applications, a prime reference source. [20219]
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Author: SKENNERTON Ian D

The Lee-Enfield A Century Of Lee-Metford & Lee-Enfiled Rifles & Carbines

2007.  1st Edn.  Ian Skennerton.  Labrador, Australia.  608 pages, 4to., illus in colour and b/w from photographs, drawings etc., publishers pictorial laminated cover in dj, a fine copy. An account of a century of development of the Lee Enfields, by the leading authority on the gun. [22043]
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Author: SKENNERTON Ian D

The Lee-Enfield A Century Of Lee-Metford & Lee-Enfiled Rifles & Carbines

2007.  1st Edn.  Ian Skennerton.  Labrador, Australia.  608 pages, 4to., illus in colour and b/w from photographs, drawings etc., poresentation signaturte to FEP, publishers pictorial laminated cover in dj, a fine copy. An account of a century of development of the Lee Enfields, by the leading authority on the gun. [22144]
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Author: SKENNERTON Ian D

Small Arms Identification Series .303 Magazine Lee-Mitford And Magazine Lee-Enfield, Parts Identification Lists, M.L.M. & M.L.E. Series Notes, Exploded Parts Drawings, Descriptions, Accessories & Fittings

1997.  1st Edn.  the author.  Ashmore City Australia.  4to., 49 pages, illus with drawings, diagrams, pictorial card covers. [20539]
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Author: SKENNERTON Ian D

Small Arms Identification Series .450 and .303 Martini Rifles And Carbines Parts Identification & Lists .....

2002.  Ian Skennerton.  48 pages, 4to., illus with drawings, diagrams, photographs etc., pictorial card covers, a fine copy. [20541]
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Author: SKENNERTON Ian D

Small Arms Identification Series .450 and .303 Martini Rifles And Carbines Parts Identification & Lists .....

2002.  Ian Skennerton.  48 pages, 4to., illus with drawings, diagrams, photographs etc., pictorial card covers, a fine copy. [21032]
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Author: SKENNERTON Ian D

Small Arms Identification Series .577 Pattern 1853 Rifle Musket & Snider-Enfiled

2005.  1st edition.  Ian Skennerton.  Labrodor Australia.  48 pages, 4to., illus in b/w from photographs, drawings, diagrams, etc., pictorial card covers, a fine copy. [20542]
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Author: SKENNERTON Ian D

Small Arms Identification Series .577 Pattern 1853 Rifle Musket & Snider-Enfiled

2005.  1st edition.  Ian Skennerton.  Labrodor Australia.  48 pages, 4to., illus in b/w from photographs, drawings, diagrams, etc., pictorial card covers, a fine copy. [22141]
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Author: SMITH AND WESSON

The Revolver For The Pocket For The Military And For Target Practice

nd Circa 1915.  . Edn,.  Smith & Wesson.  Springfield, Mass, USA.  45 pages, square 8vo., b/w illus from photographs, printed grey card covers, gilt title and revolver vignette to upper flap, vg. The first 9 pages covers a brief history of the revolver followed by the merits of Smith & Wesson Guns. "The catalogue contains illustrations of all makes of Smith & Wesson revolvers, now manufactured and outlines of ammunition best adapted for use in each." [16965]
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Author: SMITH Loren W.

Home Gunsmithing The Colt Single Action Revolvers

1995.  revised and updated Edn,.  Ray Riling.  Philadelphia, Pa, USA.  155 pages, illus throughout in b/w from photographs, vg in repaired dj. [22028]
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Author: Smith Wesson

3rd Generation Semiautomatics

.  nd Circa 1990.  Smith Wesson.  Springfield USA.  4to file issued by Smith Wesson for a conference of the unveiling of the Third Generation Smith Wesson Semiautomatics. The file divided in sections, Product Specification, Physical Plant, Presentation, Product Photographs. Includes type script introduction history descriptions etc Illustrated with numerous b/w loose photographs inserted in clear sleeves. Showing the guns, the factory and factory production some 68 photos some single page and some 2 to the page mostly with reference number which correspond with a page of text opposite describing the photo. In a company file with SW logo to upper cover, a very good copy of an unusual item. [22151]
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Author: SMITH W.H.B.

A Basic Manual Of Military Small Arms

1945.  reprint Edn,.  Military Service Publishing Co.,.  Harrisburg, USA.  351 pages, 4to., well illustrated, bookplate of Henk Visser, publishers brown cloth letters in black. How to load, operate and strip small arms of every nation. [15381]
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Author: SMITH W.H.B.

Gas Air and Spring Guns of the World

n.d. circa 1970.  Rep. Edn,.  Castle Books.  New York.  vii 279 pages, illus from photographs and drawings, 4to., vg in dj. [20169]
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Author: SMITH WHB

Mauser Rifles And Pistols

.  reptint.  Wolfe Publishing Company.  Prescott USA.  232+ pages, illus from photographs and drawings, simulated green leather binding, title in gold. [20178]
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Author: SMITH W.H.B.

Pistols And Revolvers Volume I of The NRA Book Of Small Arms

1953.  4th printing Edn,.  638 pages, well illus throughout, original cloth with title in gilt on blue background to upper board and spine, a vg+ copy in dj. One of the most complete and useful books on the revolver and pistol using metallic cartridges. Riling 2573 [13243]
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Author: SMITH W.H.B.

Rifles, Vol Two Of The N.R.A Book Of Small Arms

1952.  2nd printing Edn,.  Harrisburg, USA.  546 pages, illus, bright copy in the original cloth, gilt title on blue background, vg+ in dj. [2790]
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Author: SMITH W.H.B.

Rifles, Vol Two Of The N.R.A Book Of Small Arms

1952.  2nd printing Edn,.  Military Service Publishing Company.  Harrisburg, USA.  546 pages, illus, bookplate and signature of Henk Visser bright copy in the original cloth, gilt title on blue background, vg+ in very worn dj. [15244]
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Author: SMITH W.H.B.

Smith's Standard Encyclopedia of Gas, Air & Spring Guns of the World

1978.  rep Edn,.  Arms Armour Press.  vii 279 pages, 4to, illus in b/w from photographs, drawings, tables etc, vg in dj, Ist edition of a classic work on air guns. [21779]
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Author: SMITH W.H.B.

Smith's Standard Encyclopedia of Gas, Air & Spring Guns of the World

1978.  rep Edn.  Arms and Armour Press.  vii 279 pages, 4to, illus in b/w from photographs, drawings, tables etc, vg in dj, [21651]
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Author: SOLC Vaclav

Swords And Daggers Of Indonesia

nd circa 1960.  1st English Edn,.  Spring Books.  70+ pages, large 8vo., illus with numerous black and white and coloured plates showing weapons with accompanying text. Original ornate pictorial cloth with a metal fastener in the style of a sword, vg in card slipcase. [14893]
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Author: SOLC Vaclav

Swords And Daggers Of Indonesia

nd circa 1960.  1st English Edn,.  Spring Books.  70+ pages, large 8vo., illus with numerous black and white and coloured plates showing weapons with accompanying text. Original ornate pictorial cloth with a metal fastener in the style of a sword, vg. [7053]
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Author: SOTHEBYS

Armes Anciennes Collection Charles Draeger

1987.  . Edn,.  . pages, 4to., 213 Lots illus with 105 colour plates, decorated red cloth, gilt title to upper cover, fine in dj. The sale took place 7 December 1987 in Monaco, lot description text in English, Sothebys terms and conditions in French. [16341]
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Author: SOTHEBYS

The Visser Collection Fine, rare And Important Arms Part I

1991.  4to., 208 Lots, illus in colour, green cloth gilt title to upper cover, vg+ in dj. [21805]
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Author: SOTHEBYS

The Visser Collection Fine, rare And Important Arms Part II

1991.  4to., 199 Lots + index of makers illus in colour, green cloth gilt title to upper cover, fine in dj. Auction catalogue of 199 Lots which took place 3rd June 1991, Part I took place July 1990. [21764]
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Author: SOTHEBYS

The Visser Collection Fine, rare And Important Arms Part II

1991.  4to., 199 Lots + index of makers illus in colour, green cloth gilt title to upper cover, fine in dj. Auction catalogue of 199 Lots which took place 3rd June 1991, Part I took place July 1990. [20917]
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Author: SPENCER Michael G., PHILPOTT Fiona A.

Early European Hand-Firearms In Liverpool Museum

1992.  1st English Edn,.  Alan Sutton.  107 pages, large 8vo., illus from photographs, fine in dj, includes a hand written letter to David (David Back) from Michael Spencer thanking David for his help and encouragement with the work, he also notes in ink on the contents page regarding referring to the Arms and Armour Society for amendments to this work. From the library of David Back. [18338]
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Author: Star Guns

Star Automatic Pistols and Submachine Guns

.  Star Bonifacio Echeverria.  Spain.  A collection of 21 handbooks for automatic pistols and 3 for submachine guns + some leaflets. Mostly small 8vo no date but circa 1980s mostly illustrated with photographs and drawings all in vg condition English text. [22153]
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Author: STEBBINS Henry M.

How To Select And Use Your Big Game Rifle

1912.  1st Edn,.  Washington, USA.  237 pages, illus, vg. [10191]
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Author: STERLING

User Handbook Sterling Carbine 9-mm MK 6

1982.  Sterling Engineering Company Limited.  Dagenham.  23 pages, Landscape 8vo a staple bound booklet with numerous line drawings of the guns mechanism etc. Also, photo of the gun to inner front cover, and a brief history to inner rear cover. Pictorial laminated card covers printed in blue as issued. [22122]
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Author: STERN Daniel K.

10 Shots Quick The Fascinating Story Of The Savage Pocket Automatics

1967.  1st Edn,.  Globe Printing Company.  San Jose, California.  XVI 153 pages, illus, diagrams etc., red cloth, gilt title to upper board, vg+ in dj. [10196]
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Author: STERN Daniel K.

10 Shots Quick The Fascinating Story Of The Savage Pocket Automatics

1967.  1st Edn,.  Globe Printing Company.  San Jose, California.  XVI 153 pages, illus, diagrams etc., red cloth, gilt title to upper board, vg in dj. dj evenly faded to spine, small chip to head of spine. [19820]
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Author: STEVENS R.Blake

The Browning High Power Automatic Pistol

1984.  1st Edn.  Collectors Grade Publication Inc.  Cobourg, Canada.  273 pages, 4to., illus in b/w from photographs + drawings, diagrams etc, pictorial end papers, publishers green cloth, vg in dj. A study of the high power pistol, a chronology of the various types and models . [21866]
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Author: Stewart Ron

The Firearms Of William Tranter Birmingham Gunsmith

2007.  1st Edn.  Maxine Stewart.  Naenae, New Zealand.  303 pages, 4to. Illustrated in colour and b/w from photographs and line drawings, a fine copy in DJ. A valuable reference book designed to help collectors identify and date models and variations. It presents a comprehensive collection of information about all Tranter makes and models. [22050]
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Author: STILL Jan

Third Reich Lugers and Their Accessories: The Pistols of Germany and Her Allies in Two World Wars Volume III

1988.  1st Edn,.  Stills Books.  Douglas, Alaska, USA.  4to viii ? 291 Illustrated throughout in b/w showing the guns, holsters, gun marks, documents gun breakdowns etc. A fine copy in the publisher binding titled in black with Luger and Nazi vignette to upper board. The book covers, in great detail, the Parabellum or Luger. Includes holsters, loading tools, magazines, cleaning rods, conversion units, and literature are specifically related to each of the Luger variations. ?200 [21954]
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Author: STOCKBRIDGE V.D.

Digest Of U.S. Patents Relating To Breech Loading And magazine Small Arms (Except Revolvers) Granted In The United States From 1836 to 1873, Inclusive

1963.  facsimile rep of the 1874 Edn,.  176 pages, 4to., illus, vg in chipped dj. [12355]
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Author: STONE George Cameron

A Glossary Of The Construction, Decoration And Use Of Arms And Armour In All Countries And In All Times

1961.  rep of the 1934 Edn,.  New York.  694 pages, large 4to, over 875 photo engravings, vg in chipped dj. An exhaustive study of arms and armour, a much superior reprint to those that appeared later. [5718]
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Author: STONE George Cameron

A Glossary Of The Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armour In All Countries And In All Times

n.d. Circa 1961.  rep Edn,.  New York.  694 pages, illus, 4to. vg. [5474]
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Author: STONEHENGE

The Shotgun And Sporting Rifle And The Dogs,Ponies, Ferrets etc Used With Them In Their Various Kinds Of Shooting And Trapping

1859.  1st Edn,.  Routledge, Warne and Routledge.  XVI 448 pages, numerous full page and text illus, a vg copy in the publishers 1/4 red roan binding. The book is in 6 sections 1. Varieties of shooting; 2. The animals used by the shooter etc., 3. Elementary principles of gunnery etc; 4. The varieties of shotguns etc. 5. The sporting rifle; 6. The game preservers guide. A title often found in poor condition due to the cheap roan binding. Riling 727, Chute 612. [11208]
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Author: STORZ Dieter

Rifle & Carbine 98. M 98 Firearms of the German Army 1898 to 1918.

2006.  1st English.  Verlag Militaria.  Vienna.  447 pages, 4to illustrated in colour and b/w from photographs and drawings. Presentation inscription to front end paper signed by Diert Storz. A fine copy in DJ. The book deals in detail with the history of M 98 rifles and carbines in Germany between 1898 and 1918. With high quality photographs of the guns bullets equipment etc. [22173]
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Author: SUPICA Jim & NAHAS Richard

Standard Catalogue Of Smith & Wesson

2001.  2nd edition.  Krause Publications.  Iola, USA.  4to., 318 pages, advert leaf, illus throughout in colour and b/w from photographs, publisher's pictorial laminated cover, a fine copy in dj. Covers over 770 models in six grades of condition. [20733]
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Author: SUPICA Jim & NAHAS Richard

Standard Catalogue Of Smith & Wesson

2006.  3rd edition.  4to., 432 pages, illus throughout in colour from photographs, a fine copy in dj. Covers over 770 models in six grades of condition. [20551]
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Author: SUTHERLAND R.L., WILSON R.L.

The Book Of Colt Firearms

1971.  1st Edn,.  The Author.  Kansas City, Missouri.  XV 604 pages, lge 4to., profusely illus, vg in chipped dj. A comprehensive study, difficult title to find, inscription on title page "for my old friend John Jarvis - one of Europe's foremost colt authorities - from the real author - Larry Wilson" [9829]
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Author: SUTHERLAND R.L., WILSON R.L.

The Book Of Colt Firearms

1971.  1st Edn,.  The Author.  Kansas City, Missouri.  xv 604 pages, lge 4to., profusely illus, ownership stamp to blank verso on FEP, vg in chipped dj. A comprehensive study, difficult title to find, [21775]
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Author: SWAYZE Nathan L.

51 Colt Navies

1993.  reprint.  The Gun Room Press.  Highland Park, NJ, USA.  243 pages, b/w illus from photos, drawings etc., 4to. neat pencil note to FEP relating to the guns, publishers red cloth binding, title in white to upper board and spine. A fine copy NO DJ. The Model 1851 Colt Navy. its variation and markings, an important work on the gun [21773]
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Author: TANNER John editor

British Aircraft Guns Of World War Two

1979.  1st Edn,.  Arms and Armour Press.  207 pages, illus, vg in dj, dj's spine evenly faded. The official air publications for the Lewis, Vickers and Browning machine-guns and the Hispano 20mm cannon [15430]
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Author: TATE Douglas

Birmingham Gunmakers

1997.  2nd Edn,.  Safari Press.  Long Beach, USA.  xi 190 pages, 4to, finely illus in colour and b/w from photographs, fine in dj. A complete overview of the Birmingham gun trade and its history as well as a listing of the Birmingham Gunmakers [21573]
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Author: TAYLERSON A.W.F.

The Revolver 1865-1888

1966.  1st American Edn,.  Bonanza.  New York.  292 pages, full page and text illus from photographs and drawings, rubbing to upper corners of the covers, dj worn but presentable now in a clear removable sleeve. A major work on the subject. [22063]
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Author: TAYLERSON A.W.F.

The Revolver 1889-1914

1970.  1st Edn,.  Barrie and Jenkins.  324 pages, illus, inscription on FEP, vg in dj, dj faded on spine. [22061]
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Author: TAYLERSON A.W.F.

The Revolver 1889-1914

1970.  1st Edn,.  Barrie and Jenkins.  324 pages, illus, inscription on FEP, vg in dj,. The last volume in Taylerson's major work on thenRevolver. [22062]
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Author: TAYLERSON A.W.F.

The Revolver 1889-1914

1970.  1st Edn,.  Barrie and Jenkins.  324 pages, illus, inscription on FEP, vg in dj, dj faded on spine. [18506]
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Author: TAYLERSON A.W.F., ANDREWS R.A.N., FRITH J.

The Revolver 1818-1865, 1865-1888, 1889-1914

1968, 1966, 1970.  1st.  Herbert Jenkins.  London.  3 volumes, 360, 292, 324 pages, well illus in b/w with 151 plates showing numerous guns from photographs, also text drawings and break downs throughout the text. Tape offset mark to end papers of volume 1 from dj protection, also offset mark to the spine from dj title. All vg in djs , two of the djs evenly faded to spines. The djs are now in clear removable sleeves. A vg set in dj of a comprehensive and well researched book taking over 4 years to complete. A major and exhaustive work on the subject. [21998]
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