Original boards with wrappers. 8vo. 344pp. Includes frontispiece, line drawings and illustrations by the author aswell as b/w photographs throughout. Tight and clean copy - inscription on ffep, wrapper disintergrating along folds and torn and frayed in places. Good inside though with unfinished pages. N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : English Guns and Rifles A Samworth Book On ...
Éditeur : Published by Small-Arms Technical Publishing Company, US, 1947.
Description du livre Stackpole, 1947., 1947. Hardback. État : Good. 344p. Photos. Line Drawings. About 50p. underlined in pencil. Spine darkened & Rubbed. Good copy. N° de réf. du libraire 66-19
Description du livre Small-Arms Tehnical Publishing Company, Plantersville, South Carolina, 1947. Hard Back. État : VG. Etat de la jaquette : VG-. First Edition. Book is bound in tan boards with gilt title on green background. No defects to note on the book. The dust jacket edge wear with chips missing at top of spine. Book is an account of the development, design and usage of English sporting rifles and shotguns - from their introduction during the Fifteenth Century until the advent of the metallic cartridges in the Nineteenth Century. With notes on muskets, service rifles, blunderbusses and other arms. There are historic notes and accounts regarding individual makers and users of these arms. Black and white photos and illustrations. 344 pages including the Index plus ads for other gun books. N° de réf. du libraire 011975