British Military Firearms 1650 - 1850
London: Herbert Jenkins, 1961. First Edition. Blue hardback cloth cover. VG : in very good condition with dust jacket. Wrapper lightly rubbed. 296pp :: 240mm x 160mm (9" x 6") (Book ref. g1484) £70.00
FIREFIGHT! The History of Personal Firepower.
Newton Abbot. David & Charles. 1989. lst edn. HEAVY large format hardback which will require extra postage. Before ordering please contact us direct for a postage quote. 191 pages. B.w. and colour illustrations. Fine in blue boards with gilt lettering to spine, in a fine d.w. Unread book from new stock. From cowboys in a Western-style shoot-out to Moslem terrorists in action in the 1980s, guns and gunfighters have determined the course of history the world over. With this book you can relive the great story of firefighting and look forward to the Scicon soldier of the 21st century. ISBN: 0-7153-9176-3. (Book ref. 4396) £7.95
"THE ART OF THE ARMOURER: AN EXHIBITION OF ARMOUR, SWORDS AND FIREARMS"
"Arms and Armour Society, 100pp, 1963" "Paperback, very good in yellowed card covers. : Catalogue of the exhibition held at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London 19th April-5th May, 1963. With 28 pages of b/w photographs. " (Book ref. 36873) £15.00
Early Percussion Firearms. A History of Early Percussion Firearms Ignition - from Forsyth to Winchester ,44/40.
London, Herbert Jenkins, 1961. FIRST EDITION, royal 8vo, cloth, original illustrated, price-clipped dustwrapper, with 224 photographs and 11 diagrams in the text, a very good copy. (Book ref. 32748) £9.50
The Revolver 1818-1865.
London, Herbert Jenkins, 1968. FIRST EDITION, royal 8vo, cloth, original coloured illustrated, price-clipped, dustwrapper, with 40 photographs and 48 figures in the text, a very good copy. (Book ref. 32750) £70.00
British Military Firearms 1650-1850.
London, Herbert Jenkins, 1967. Third impression, royal 8vo, cloth, original illustrated dustwrapper, with 83 photographs and 33 figures in the text, a very good copy. (Book ref. 32749) £35.00
Illustrated Guide to Pistols and Revolvers
Salamander Books Limited, 1981. Illustrated by Profusely Illustrated. First. Glazed Boards. Good. Heavy 8vo 0861010973 Ex library-Evidence of white mark where lable removed on fep. 1 stamp on title page .Rough mark on spine through to boards where Dewey label was taped to spine,Repaired closed tear at top join of spine to rear board. Corners faintly bumped.160 pages. Thumbnails of other titles in series on rear page of text. Useful tidy bright reference or reading copy. (Book ref. 003042) £4.50
London: H. M. S. O., 1955. Illustrated by Bl/white Photographs. First. Green Cloth. Very Good/No D/jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Hardback Ex Library Catalogue of 81 exhibits of Victoria and Albert Museum collection,34 photographic plates. 1/4 bound dark green cloth to lighter green cloth. Corners faintly bumped. Vintage decorative library label of period on front pastedown. Blank white label stuck on ffep (hiding owner detail?). Various tiny faint round Library ID stamps scattered throughout text and on some plates. Pages faintly toned, but o/wise a bright, tight, clean copy . 53 pages plus 30 pages of plates (Book ref. 002872) £30.00
THE DETECTIVES: TURNING POINTS IN CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION.
1976; David & Charles, GB 0715371401. First. Book-VG, Hardback in Black cloth with gilt titles on spine, minimal shelfwear on bottom edges. 5.5x9"; 340g, 160pp. This book is based upon the BBC Radio Series of the same name and covers 6 famous cases in which significant developments in criminal investigation first took place. This book explores these famous cases in the form of dramatised documentary and highlights the new methods of detection which were the outcome; and each case recreates the background of the times and the human interest behind the courtroom scenes. (Book ref. 211483) £14.00
1964, Dutton Vista, London.. Book-Good; softback with protective covering and weak front hinge. 4.25x7.25, 235g. 160pp. approx 150 b/w photos (half of them full page). Protective covered but front cover loose. Ex-Libris. (Book ref. 194317) £4.50
1967, Roy Publishers, New York.. Book-VG some foxing on end papers. 6.75x8.25, 200g. 76pp. Traces the historical development of Guns from pistols to heavy artillery. 86 b/w line illustrations by the author. Some spotting on end papers. (Book ref. 194316) £14.00
AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF FIREARMS.
1980. Galley.. First. Book-VG. DJ-VG, edgewear. 12x9. 64pp. Profuse b/w and colour photos and illustrations throughout. Illustrated end papers. ISBN:0861360087. (Book ref. 67436) £16.00
1977. Guinness Superlatives.. 2nd. VG.dj good. 9.5x7. 255pp. profuse b/w and colour photos throughout. 846g. A single volume that traces the history of the firearm from its introduction to Europe in the 14th century to the modern repeating rifle. (Book ref. 16951) £16.00
Battlefield: The Weapons of Modern Land Warfare
London: Guild Publishing, 1986. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Bright condition, 256 pages, well-illustrated with over 500 colour & b/w photographs, pictorial dustjacket. Sections on Modern Armoured Fighting Vehicles, Modern Support Weapons, Modern Infantry Weapons. Appendices on electronic systems, tank & small arms ammunition. (Book ref. 4460) £4.00
The Guinness Guide to Field Sports
Enfield: Guinness Superlatives Ltd, 1978. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 0900424478 Bright unclipped pictorial dustjacket, brown leatherette boards, no previous owner name, 240 pages, colour & b/w illustrations. Foreword by the Duke of Wellington. "I hope the book will help those who, in the course of generations have become divorced from their rural heritage, to a better understanding of the lore of the countryside and its pursuits." Ideal present. (Book ref. 4264) £6.00
Uniforms of the American Civil War 1861-65
Poole, Dorset: Blandford Press, 1986. Reprint. 19 Cms x 13 Cms 0713716029 Paperback, 192 pp, 64 colour plates by Michael Chappell, + 6 drawings. Covers armies, uniforms, artillery, firearms & edged weapons. VG. (Book ref. 011991) £6.75
Guns & How They Work
London: Cavendish House, 1984. Reprint. /d/w. 29.5 Cms x 22.5 Cms 0856854921 Hardback, 185 pp, illustrated throughout in black & white & colour with photographs & line drawings, covering pistols, rifles, machine guns, revolvers, battle guns, sporting guns, automatics, muzzle & breech loaders. Internally near fine in VG wrapper with light sunning to spine, boards VG+. *NB: this item may incur a higher rate of postage - please email for details.* (Book ref. 009773) £8.50
Gun Trader's Guide - Complete Fully Illustrated Guide to Identification of Modern Firearms with Current Market Values
USA: Stoeger Publishing Company, 1995. 18th. /. 26 Cms x 21 Cms 0883171821 Paperback, 575 pp, illustrated throughout with photographs & line drawings, with coverage of commonly traded handguns, rifles & shotguns produced since 1900, including military, commemorative & limited edition issues. VG, available for immediate despatch. *NB: this book will incur a slightly higher rate of postage - please email for details.* (Book ref. 005668) £8.50
GUNS OF THE EMPIRE Firearms of the British Soldier 1837-1987
Arms and Armour Press, 1990 First Edition. Book Condition: Near Fine Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Size: 11.5" x 9" approx. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1.25 kilos. Category: Military & Warfare; ISBN: 1854090720. ISBN/EAN: 9781854090720. Inventory No: 0037090. (Book ref. 0037090) £35.00
CIVIL WAR FIREARMS Their Historical Background, Tactical Use and Modern Collecting and Shooting
Combined Publishing , 2000 First Edition. Later reprint. Book Condition: Near Fine Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Later reprint. Size: 10.5" x 7.5" approx. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1.25 kilos. Category: Antiques & Collectibles; United States; 19th century; Military & Warfare. ISBN: 0938289799. Inventory No: 0033906. (Book ref. 0033906) £20.00