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Arms and Armor and Renaissance Furniture, Silver and Works of Art (Auction Catalog November 15, 1953)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Parke-Bernet Galleries: 1953

Seller ID: 19235K

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean, tightly bound auction catalog. Orange cover and coated cream paper. Illustrated with black and white photos. Emphasis is on arms and armor. Major property owners include Alfred Marsden Scott, William G. Luke, and Ruzena & Emil Tunosvky. Includes firearms, edged weapons, armour (including full suits of) and crossbows. 267 lots. 51 pages. View more info

Hornady Handbook of Cartridge Reloading Volume 2

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hornady Manufacturing: 2003

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 22036

Condition: NEW


Crisp, clean book with no defect. An update of a classic in the field -- Volume 2 only. Includes new powders, bullets and loads for 206 rifle and handgun cartridges. Volume 2 is essentially the ballistic tables used to implement what's covered in the first book. 1025 pages, plus additional blank pages designed for owner's notes. View more info

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Rock Island Auction Company Inaugural Firearms Auction of Our New Facility May 20th, 21st & 22nd, 2011 (Two Volume Set)

By: N/A

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Rock Island, Illinois, Rock Island Auction Company: 2011

Seller ID: 24664

Condition: Fine


Two crisp, beautiful, high quality auction catalogs spiral bound to lie flat. Printed on high quality paper and illustrated lavishly with color photographs. Much information also accompanies each item. Includes Marlin/Whitney-Kennedy; Winchester; deringers, Smith & Wesson; sporting rifles and knives; German/Japanese/European military; Colt; sporting pistols; Civil War arms; Sharps rifles; and U.S. Military/Indian War among many others, 660 collective pages. Unused absent... View more info

Shooting the Flintlock Rifle (Book No. 4 The Muzzle Loader's Little Library)

By: Ackerman, Major R.O.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Mt. Dora, Florida, The A.W. Peterson Gun Shop: 1976

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 16212B

Condition: Fine


Very scarce little booklet which has clearly never been used. Illustrated by the author with drawings of examples from the various school of muzzleloading rifles, as well as technical drawings of the mechnism, projectiles, and various types of flints. Text offers historical context, plus an explanation of the various types and instructions on the powder charge, patching, the ball, the flint, priming, firing and troubleshooting. 24 pages. Two like copies available. View more info

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Metallic Cartridge Conversions : The History of the Guns and Modern Reproductions

By: Adler, Dennis

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, U.S.A., Krause Publications: 2003

Seller ID: 25957

ISBN: 0873493370

Condition: Very Good


Very nice clean book marred only by a small crease to lower front corner. No names or writing. Dustjacket is likewise clean and shows no tears or chips, just a small bit of creasing at two top corners. Looks very handsome in brand new mylar and has not been price-clipped. Book measures 8-3/4" tall and 11" wide and has 208 pages. Pritned on coated paper and beautifully illustrated primarily in full color.Chapters cover the evolution of the revolver, the early deve... View more info

Confederate Handguns; Concerning the Men Who Made Them and the Times of Their Use

By: Albaugh, William A. et al

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bonanaza Books: 1963

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 20688

Condition: Very Good


Book itself is crisp and clean with no names or writing and no bumps or soil to light grey boards. Paper of jacket is uncommonly crisp with just a few small edgetears that practicall ydisappear in brand new mylar cover and small light stain to front at bottom third next to spine not affecting image. Oversized at 9"x11". Illustrated nicely throughout with instructive black and white photographs. Billed as the first book devote solely to Confederate revolvers and p... View more info

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The Parker Gun: An Immortal American Classic

By: Baer, Larry L

Price: $40.00

Publisher: U.S.A., The Gun Room Press: 1989

Edition: Second Printing Combined Editions V 1 &

Seller ID: 27756

ISBN: 0882270222

Condition: Fine


Crisp clean book gently kept by previous owner -- no names or writing. There's a small spot of wear to the top corner next to spine of dustjacket and two errant marks to back of jacket, but no tears or chips -- beautiful inside and out. Light blue boards are pristine as are pages which are printed on quality coated paper. Beautifully illustrated with black and white photos and also some in color (see photos). Covers the history orf the Charles Parker company the Hammer... View more info

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Black Powder Cartridge Rifles Magazine; Volume One, Volume Two, Volume Three

By: Baids, John (editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Wadestwon, West Virginia, Spider Hill Press: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 25077

ISBN: 1886029115

Condition: Good-plus/Very Good


Three volume set reprinted from the original magazines spanning 1980 through 1983. All are clean and tightly bound with no names or writing. Volumes one shows rubbing to cover and a flat crease (visible in photo) along outer side edge. The others show only mild exterior wear. Set contains 720 pages devoted to the black powder cartridge rifle. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and drawings. Among the myriad topics are shooting the percussion Sharps; ... View more info

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Mauser Military Rifles of the World

By: Ball, Robert

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Iola, Wisconsin, Gun Digest Books: 2006

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 27845

ISBN: 0896892964

Condition: Fine


Crisp and clean as new. Owned by a collector who appears to have not read it, or did so very carefully. No defects of note, including no names or writing. Dustjacket looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Illustrated throughout with 1300 full color photographs. Covers historical data on Mauser rifles from around the world including, how and where they were employed, production numbers, unit markigns, unit data and special identifying features for each model. Book ... View more info

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Optics for the Hunter

By: Barsness, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Long Beach, California, Safari Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27876

ISBN: 1571571566

Condition: Fine


Crisp, as new book with no defect of note. No names or writing, no tears or chips, no price-clip, and looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Book is illustrated with charts and large black and white photographs. The mission of this book is to instruct hunters before they spend too much money for an inferior optic. Text is divided into three parts: telescopic sights, binocular and scoping sights, and high tech and the past. Book measures 6-1/4" x 9-1/4" and has 25... View more info

Digest of Cartridges for Small Arms Patented in the United States, England and France

By: Bartlett, W.A.; Gallatin, D.B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Museum Restoration Service: 1977

Seller ID: 23027

ISBN: 0919316697

Condition: Very Good


Very clean reprint softcover of a book originally published in 1878. Illustrated with numerous drawings which correspond to listings of makers and descriptions. Book is clean with just some light toning to edges of front cover. Measures 8"x11". Unpaginated. View more info

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Luger Holsters and Accessories of the 20th Century

By: Bender, Eugene J.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, Taylor Publishing: 1992

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 23716

Condition: Fine


Book is crisp and clean inside and out with no names or writing other than the author's SIGNATURE which he signed on the acetate overlay in fornt of the title page (see photo). The book appears unread with white pages and page esges, no tears or chips, no bumps to boards, and book will arrive in a brand new mylar cover to keep it nice. The book is printed on quality coatred paper and there are many pohotographs of items from around the world. Te book measures 9" x 11-1.... View more info

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The P.38 Pistol: The Walther Pistols 1930-1945 Volume One

By: Buxton, Warren H.

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Los Alamos, New Mexico, UCross Books: 1999

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 28264

Condition: Fijne


Highly decorated face board with bright gold gun image between glt printing. Very handsome against dark brown textured cloth. Book is oversized at 8-3/4" x 11-1/2" and has 328 pages printed on quality coated paper. Book is veyr clean with no names or writing and no dogears or bumps to boards. Pages and page edges are snow white. Illustrated with enormous black and white photographs which show all the details. This is VOLUME ONE only. View more info

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Colt Peacemaker Encyclopedia (One Vol. A-Z)

By: Cochran, Keith

Price: $60.00

Publisher: U.S.A., K. Cochran: 1986

Seller ID: 27889

ISBN: 0936259035

Condition: Fine


Book itself is in excellent condition. Pristine pages and page edges, handsome brown boads with bright gilt and no names or writing. Dustjacket shows no tears or chips, but does show a few small stains to plain brown back and a fainy shadow at front from a price sticker (see photos). Looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Book is a stand-alone volume which covers topics from A to Z. It measures 8-1/2" x 10-1/4" and has 434 pages. Handomely illsutrated with ... View more info

M1 Carbine; A Revolution in Gun Stocking

By: Cook, Grafton H. & Barbara W.

Price: $27.95

Publisher: Lincoln, Rhode Island, Andrew Mowbray Inc.: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 22022

ISBN: 1931464006

Condition: NEW


Crisp, BRAND NEW book. Small bump to lower front edge from having been packed too tightly. Otherwise pristine. A different look at the M1 carbine -- its development, contracting history and production process, as well as a look at the machinery used to make military stocks during WWII. Lavishly illustrated with 157 photos, many of which are rare. Also contains 200 short bios of people who who made the M1 plus technical info. 208 pages. Indexed. View more info

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Eli Whitney and the Whitney Armory

By: Cooper, Carolyn & Merrill Lindsay

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Whitneyville, Connecticut, Eli Whitney Museum: 1980

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 28263

ISBN: 0960366202

Condition: Fine


Very nice clean book with no bumps to boards and no names or writing. Only fault is a shadow from a small price sticker that fell off the upper right corner of the half title page. Book is bound in sturdy blue cloth with no print to spine -- just to face board. Book measures 6-1/4" x 9-1/2" and has 95 pages. Topics of chapters are these: Eli Whitney; How To Identify Eli Whitney Flintlock Muskets; Eli Whitney Jr.; New Haven -- Hub of the Arms Industry; The Heroic Age of ... View more info

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The Thompson Submachine Gun

By: Cox, Roger A.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Athens, Georgia, Law Enforcement Ordnance Company: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28025

Condition: Very Good


Book itself is crisp and clean with no bumps to boards and no names or writing. The only fault is some light toning to endpapers front and back. The dustjacket is also very clean and has only one small tear to bottom edge of back cover. There is also a crease along the back lower edge and some wrinkling, also at back. (See photo). Over all, looks most attractive in brand new mylar cover. Book measures 9" x 11-1/4" -- pages are not numbered. Book is illsutrated through... View more info

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The Luger Pistol (Pistole Parabellum) Its History and Development from 1893-1945. Monograth II The German Pistols 1904-1930

By: Datig, Fred A.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Culver City, California, Michael Zomber Company: 1990

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 28152

Condition: Very Good


Very nice clean book, tightly bound with no names or writing. Book measures 8-1/2" x 11" and has 88 pages. Only fault is a light crease to lower back corner. Book is illustrated throughout with black and whtie photographs and technical drawings. View more info

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Japanese Military Cartridge Handguns 1893-1945 a Revised and Expanded Edition of Hand Cannons of Imperial Japan

By: Derby, Harry; Derby III, Harry L.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Schiffer Publishing: 2004

Edition: Rervised and Exapnded

Seller ID: 28197

ISBN: 0764317806

Condition: Fine


Book is crisp and clean with no defect. Appears to be new -- doubtful that it's been read. Will arrive in brand new mylar cover. This is the revised and expanded edition of "Hand Cannons of Imperial Japan" which debuted in 1981. Book measures 9" x 11-1/2" and has 384 pages. Illustrated throughout with both black and white and color photographs, technical drawings, charts, tables and diagrams. Fifteen chapters address many models, plus ammunition and foreign procurement. View more info

The Schmeisser Submachine Gun

By: Ellis, Chris; Chamberlain, Peter

Price: $17.95

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Parkgate Books Ltd.: 1999

Seller ID: 16881K

ISBN: 1902616383

Condition: Fine


Crisp, as new copy. Dustjacket protected by brand new mylar cover. Part of the Classic Weapons Series. Has not been price-clipped. Illustrated with black and white photos and technical drawings. Monograph tracing the devlopment of the Schmeisser from the MP18 through to the MP38 and 49. Also covers other German automatic weapons such as copies of the British Sten and the MP43 an 44 assault rifles. Even featuers the MP44 Krummlauf designed to fire around corners. 64 pages... View more info