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Instruction Manual for AKS - 762 Caliber 7.62 x 39mm

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Seller ID: 1688046

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine. 10 pp. Stapled binding. A brief overview of the use and maintenance of the AKS - 762 Caliber 7.62 x 39mm, with several photographs. View more info

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The Confederate Brass-Framed Colt & Whitney

By: Albaugh, William A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: William A. Albaugh and Edward N. Simmons: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2271018

Condition: Good


First edition. Rebound as a hardcover with original front wrapper bound in. Three Confederate bills mounted on front endpaper and wrapper, small Georgia gun repair shop sticker on front wrapper corner, map of downtown Atlanta mounted on front endpaper, owner bookplate on front endpaper, call numbers on spine but no other library marks. 1955 Hard Cover. [vii], 105 pp. A history of a famous and collectible revolver that was manufactured in Georgia and used by the Confederacy during the American Civil War. Illustrated with photographs of surviving examples, parts, a drawing of a Confederate sword... View more info

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John M. Browning, American Gunmaker: An Illustrated Biography of the Man and His Guns

By: Browning, John [M.]; Gentry, Curt

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290920

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket a bit rubbed with minor chip from spine base, sticker removal mark on jacket spine. 1964 Hard Cover. ix, [1], 323, [3] pp. 8vo. A memoir of the life and career of one of America's most well-known gun manufacturers, credited with the development of modern semi-automatic and automatic weapons, and with improvements to other designs and technologies. This book also includes a large chapter (over 80 pages) entirely on Browning's guns. Black-and-white photographic illustrations throughout, notes, bibliography, and index follow text. View more info

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The Kentucky Rifle

By: Dillin, John G.W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ludlum and Beebe: 1946

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2289208

Condition: Very Good


Third edition. Includes publisher's slipcase. A few minor spots on top page ridge. Slipcase lightly toned, title plate missing from slipcase. A near fine copy in a very good slipcase. 1946 Large Hardcover. 136 pp. Includes slipcase. A study of the origin and development of a purely American type of firearm, together with accurate historical data concerning early Colonial gunsmiths, and profusely illustrated with photographic reproduction of their finest work. View more info

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Firearms of the Confederacy

By: Fuller, Claud E.; Steuart, Richard D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Standard Publications, Inc.: 1944

Seller ID: 2289096

Condition: Very Good


Two inch tear along jacket spine head, a few small chips and small tears to jacket. 1944 Hard Cover. 333 pp. The shoulder arms, pistols and revolvers of the Confederate Soldier, including the regular United States models, the imported arms and those manufactured within the Confederacy. View more info

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English Pistols and Revolvers

By: George, J.N.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Small-Arms Technical Publishing Company: 1938

Seller ID: 2289095

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges rubbed with a few minor chips. 1938 Hard Cover. 256 pp. 26 special plates and many sketches. An historical outline of the development and design of English hand firearms from the seventeenth century to the present day. View more info

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United States Martial Pistols and Revolvers

By: Gluckman, Arcadi

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Otto Ulbrich Co.: 1939

Seller ID: 2289094

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, spine faintly toned. 1939 Hard Cover. United States Martial Pistols and Revolvers, first published in 1939, provides firearm collectors and enthusiasts with a single authoritative volume containing information on the development and description of martial short arms, from the flintlock pistol that was available at the birth of the nation to the latest available handguns during the World War I. This book is particularly useful to collectors as an important reference source, offering a listing of single-shot pistols, revolvers, and semiautomatic pistols, over the period of 1799–1917... View more info

Drums A'Beating, Trumpets Sounding: Artistically Carved Powder Horns in the Provincial Manner, 1746-1781

By: Guthman, William H.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Connecticut Historical Society: 1993

Seller ID: 2293151

ISBN: 188126405X

Condition: Near Fine


Lacks jacket. 1993 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 232 pp. A study of 18th century American powder horns, with a section on American forts. Illustrated with color plates and black-and-white photographs. View more info

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Notes on French Ordnance, 1717 to 1936

By: Hicks, James E.; Jandot, Andre

Price: $125.00

Publisher: James E. Hicks: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205382

Condition: Good


First edition. Edges stained, spine faded, bookplate with name excised on front endpaper. 1938 Hard Cover. 287 pp. A detailed examination of the weaponry and artillery used by French armed forces, covering a period of over two centuries, and illustrated with numerous line drawings. A brief bibliography follows the text. The author was a lifelong member of Societe des Amis du Musee de l'Armee and the American Military History Foundation.KEYWORDS: HISTORY MILITARY ORDNANCE WEAPONS FIREARMS MACHINE GUNS AUTOMATIC RIFLES PISTOLS AMMUNITION TANKS EXPLOSIVES HOWITZER GRENADES SMALL ARMS AMMO REMINGT... View more info

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Samuel Colt: Arms, Art, and Invention

By: Houze, Herbert G.; Kornhauser, Elizabeth Mankin (Editor)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Yale University Press / Wadsworth Antheneum Museum of Art: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2195320

ISBN: 0300111339

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2006 Large Hardcover. ix, 260 pp. Samuel Colt (1814–1862) first patented his “Colt” revolver in 1835 and thereby redefined the architecture of handguns. This stunning book is the first to present in detail the evolution of his most famous invention and to document the unsurpassed Colt firearms collections held by the Wadsworth Atheneum. Colt designed his revolvers with an artistic sensibility––paying particular attention to form and beauty and juxtaposing colors and finishes to heighten the visual effects. He was also one of the first American manufacturers to secure c... View more info

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Sixguns and Bullseyes and Automatic Pistol Marksmanship (The Firearms Classics Library)

By: Reichenbach, William; Casada, Jim

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Firearms Classics Library / The National Rifle Association / Odysseus Editions, Inc.: 1996

Seller ID: 2290970

Condition: Near Fine


Edges of endpapers a bit faded. 1996 Full-Leather. 145, [9], viii, 140, [2] pp. Turquoise full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Two classic works on guns and shooting, originally published in the 1930s, here re-released as part of the NRA's Firearms Classics Library. View more info

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American Premium Guide to Knives and Razors: Identification and Value Guide

By: Sargent, Jim

Price: $35.00

Publisher: KP Books: 2004

Seller ID: 2274334

ISBN: 0873498259

Condition: Good


Former library copy - usual marks. 2004 Large Softcover. 504 pp. Lists updated values for thousands of knives and razors, features new coverage of W.R. Case, Crandall, Queen, Remington and more, and includes a 32-page color section for easy identification. View more info

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American Gun Makers

By: Satterlee, L. D.; Gluckman, Arcadi

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Otto Ulbrich Co., Inc.: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291952

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. A few faint smudges on front board, page ridge faintly foxed. 1940 Hard Cover. 186 pp. An A-Z guide to American gun makers. While it has been our purpose to include only the known producers of complete American small arms, or of their major parts, it is quite likely that many firearms makers of old, their names garnered from ancient directories and documents are included, though no arms have been met with bearing their name. Mere repairs and maintenance would have yielded a precarious living in those days, and proud of their craft, practically all the old gunsmiths we... View more info

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Compend of Instructions in Military Tactics, and the Manual of Percussion Arms, with Extracts from the U.S. Army Regulations.

By: Stone, Ebenezer W. [Whitten]

Price: $250.00

Publisher: William White, Printer to the State: 1857

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292003

Condition: Very Good


First edition (Sabin 92037). Light stain on base of rear board, small spot on front corner. 1857 Hard Cover. 139, [3] pp. 12mo. A standard issue military reference issued to Massachusetts militia members, written by the Adjutant General of Massachusetts. View more info

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Automatic Pistols

By: Swanson, Elmer

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Wesmore Book Company: 1955

Seller ID: 2259843

Condition: Good


Stain along length of jacket spine, jacket edges rubbed with a few small chips. Light stain across length of spine of front board, stain to top page ridge and rear endpapers. 1955 Hard Cover. xiv, 210 pp. Includes 420 pistols from around the world, each with black-and-white illustrations and detailed descriptions. Original and contemporary prices listed. View more info

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The Hall Carbine Affair: A Study in Contemporary Folklore

By: Wasson, R. Gordon

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Pandick Press: 1948

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2272432

Condition: Near Fine


Revised edition, one of 750 copies. Faint water spots on jacket spine, jacket edges lightly rubbed. Ink gift note on front endpaper, magazine clippings laid in. 1948 Hard Cover. x, 190 pp. During the American Civil War, John Pierpoint Morgan financed the purchase of 5,000 surplus rifles at $3.50 each, which were then sold back to the government for $22 each. The incident became renowned as a scandalous example of wartime profiteering. Interest in the incident was revived in 1910 as an indictment of Morgan.[1][2] The weapons, known as Hall's Carbines, were purchased by arms dealer Arthur M. Eas... View more info