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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2000. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Jacket edges rubbed, light sticker residue on jacket spine.
603 pp. Basing his arguments on sound and prodigious research, Bellesiles makes it clear that gun ownership was the exception--even on the frontier--until the age of industrialization. In Colonial.....
Connecticut: Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Company, 1946. Print.
No chips and no tears to prints. Folder and shipping sleeve lightly toned with some edge wear.
Six prints in cardboard folder with smaller single-fold pamphlet providing descriptions of each, in original shipping sleeve. Each measures 11 x 4.
Harrisburg, PA: Military Service Publishing Co., 1954. Soft Cover.
A few light stains on front wrapper, burn mark on front wrapper, pencil notes and ink marginalia throughout.
147 pp. CONTENTS: Part One. U.S. Rifle, Caliber .30, M1: Introduction - Disassembly and Assembly - Functioning - Operation, Immediate Action and Stoppages.....
New York: Crescent Books, 1971. Large Hardcover.
No jacket. Black smudge on page base, pencil note on front free endpaper.
216 pp. "This book traces the history and technology of artillery from its beginnings in the fourteenth century to its twentieth century demise in the face of aerial bombs and.....
Oklahoma: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 2012. Hard Cover.
Jacket edges lightly bumped. Ink name on front free endpaper, ink underlining and marginalia.
208 pp. "When Meriwether Lewis began shopping for supplies and firearms to take on the Corps of Discovery’s journey west, his first stop was a federal arsenal.....
Buffalo, N.Y. Otto Ulbrich Co., 1939. Hard Cover.
No jacket, spine faintly toned.
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.....
Washington: Merril Press, 2011. First Edition. Trade Paperback.
First edition. Near fine.
189 pp. "Another best-selling expose of the gun grabbers by Alan Gottlieb and Dave Workman. Authors of Armed America, Assault on Weapons and These Dogs Don't Hunt, they have synthesized the important issues underlying the continuing battle for.....
Rhode Island: Mowbray Publishing, 1995. First Edition. Large Hardcover.
First edition. No jacket. A nice copy.
xiv, 232 pp. "A completely new edition, featuring new chapters, lots of added information and an all-new color section. This affordable, updated version, complete with details of Colt's triumphant escape from bankruptcy, deserves a......
Mt. Vernon, N.Y. James E. Hicks, 1938. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Edges stained, spine faded, bookplate with name excised on front endpaper.
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.....
Hartford, Connecticut: Yale University Press / Wadsworth Antheneum Museum of Art, 2006. First Edition. 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.....
Texarkana: Rebel Publishing, Co., Inc., 1992. Woodbridge, George C. 2nd Printing. Large Softcover.
Light crease on front wrapper along spine, edges a bit foxed.
286 pp. Black-and-white photographs, illustrations, and reproductions of historical documents throughout. "A showcase of more than 2,300 artifacts made, worn, and used by those who fought.....
Virginia: NRA, 2015. Hard Cover.
x, 54 pp. "...introduces the basic principles of firearm safety. It concentrates on gun handling and storage within the home. Topics include: safe gun handling and storage; firearm identification and ammunition knowledge; cleaning and maintaining a firearm; and checklists and questionaires designed to.....
Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1975. First Edition. Large Hardcover.
Lacks jacket. Edges and front and end matter lightly foxed.
160 pp. A profusely illustrated account of the maritime war, the ships, the weapons, the men, and the navies of the American Revolution. Color and black-and-white illustrations throughout.
Indiana: Mulberry House Publishing, 2008. Sixth Edition. Trade Paperback.
Sixth edition. Spine creased.
vi, 427 pp. The new greatly improved 6th Edition - Copyright 2005 - with better charts, easier math, better drawings, and improved readability. Understanding Firearm Ballistics explains the subject in understandable terms. The original text has been.....
New York: Delacorte, 2008. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Remainder mark.
495 pp. "George Washington insisted that his portrait be painted with one. Daniel Boone created a legend with one. Abraham Lincoln shot them on the White House lawn. And Teddy Roosevelt had his specially customized. In this first-of-its-kind.....
Boston: William White, Printer to the State, 1857. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition (Sabin 92037). Light stain on base of rear board, small spot on front corner.
139,  pp. 12mo. A standard issue military reference issued to Massachusetts militia members, written by the Adjutant General of Massachusetts.
Lowell, Mass. United States Cartridge Company, 1903. First Edition. Soft Cover.
First edition. Price list circa 1910 laid in.
140 pp. Black-and-white photographs throughout. The most complete collection in the United States, embracing crossbow guns, match-locks, wheel-locks, snaphaunce locks, flint-locks and percussion-locks; specimens of the different muskets, rifles, carbines, revolvers.....
Edison: Chartwell Books, Inc., 2001. Reissue. Large Hardcover.
128 pp. Color photographs and illustrations throughout text. "A lively, fact-filled text and hundreds of full-color illustrations highlight a comprehensive collector's guide to edged weapons, from Turkish scimitars to SS daggers."
New York: Public Affairs, 2012. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Sticker residue on rear jacket panel. Front free endpaper bumped.
xvii, 285 pp. "Newtown. Columbine. Virginia Tech. Tucson. Aurora. Gun violence on a massive scale has become a plague in our society, yet politicians seem more afraid of having.....