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Author: DOVE Patrick Edward

Title: The Revolver, Its Description, Management, And Use; With HInts On Rifle Clubs And The Defence Of The Country

Price: £400.00

Year: 1858

Edition: 1st Edn,

Publisher: Adam Charles Black

City of Publication: Edinburgh

Summary: 57 pages, frontis illustration showing Robert Adam loading the revolver, 3 plates of the Adams revolvers and action and parts, 2 target plates, armorial bookplate to the front paste down. Publisher blue pictorial paper covered boards, spine part cracking to upper edge, a VG tight copy. The upper cover shows a soldier fighting with a pistol in hand to rear cover a pistol. Dove recounts in the preliminary pages fighting and using the revolver in the recent Indian Mutiny. A thorough description on the Adams revolver with claim of its superiority over the Colt revolver. Riling 696, scarce.

Ref: 22799

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