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1 Albaugh, William A. III. The Confederate Brass-Framed Colt & Whitney.
Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing, (1993). Reprint of the 1955 edition. 
Octavo, black pebbled cloth (hardcover), [vi], 105 pp. Photos. Fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Burrard, Major Gerald (D.S.O., R.F.A.; Retired). The Identification of Firearms and Forensic Ballistics.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. 
Octavo, blue cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, 220 pp. Very Good, with light wear. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 Charbonner, P[rosper]. Traite de Balistique Exterieure. [Two volumes].
Paris: Gaston Doin, 1921-1927. 
Two volumes. Quarto, bound in library buckram with author, title & Dewey numeral gilt-stamped on spines, ix, 637 pp + 794 pp. Illustrations, charts, graphs. Good; library ownership perforations on both title pates, paper beginning to tone, yet generally clean and tight. International orders will require additional postage. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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4 Cote, Daniel Philip; ed. Double Gun Journal. Volume One, Issue 2 (Spring 1990).
East Jordan, Michigan: Double Gun Journal, 1989. 
Quarto, softbound, 141 pp + [i] pp. Color photos., b&w photos., ads. Near-Fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Edwards, William B. The Story of Colt's Revolver: The Biography of Col. Samuel Colt.
Harrisburg, PA: The Stackpole Company, (1953). First Edition. 
Quarto, green cloth (hardcover), illus. endpapers, b&w photos, drawings, documents, 470 pp. Very Good+, with slightly darkened spine and very lightly rubbed edges. From Preface: Because of the innumerable errors which have seen the light of the printer's shop, as well as the worthwhile texts covering some portion of this story of Colt and his Revolver, it has become increasingly difficult for the beginning collector to discriminate, and, in the usual city apartment, find space enough for the vast library that almost of necessity accompanies his hobby. Believing that a more or less omniverous work may be well received, stemming as it does from a careful examination of previously published works, cross checked with the author's own extensive research in the field, this present book has been prepared. The pictures have all been selected, in the case of the firearms, to show type variations, experimental and developmental models, and of course usual varieties of the regular factory production. Through correlation of patents with guns, the deveolopment of the various arms is well brought out. An examination of the machines and the effect of Colt's factory and developments on the metal working industry as a group, shows to some extent the real place of Colt... 
Price: 30.00 USD
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6 Greener, W. W. Gun and Its Development. With Notes on Shooting.
London & NY: Cassel, Petter, Galpin & Co., nd.d c. 1881. First Edition. 
Large octavo, green cloth (hardcover), gilt letters & decorations to spine, 674 pp + xxi [ads]. Numerous b& white text and full page illustrations, figures, charts and tables, with frontispiece. Good+, with edgewear, upper hinge starting. An attractive example of a scarce volume. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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7 Grennell, Dean A. The Gun Digest Book of the .45: Everthing About the Caliber -- The Guns, the Cartridges.
Northbrook, IL: DBI Books, Inc., MCMLXXXIX. 
Quarto, softbound, full-color illus. wrappers, 256 pp. Fine (As New). Illus. The whole spectrum of .45s, from the .45 Long Colt through today's .454 Casull, and the arms that fire them -- handguns, sporting carbines and assault rifles. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Hartink, A. E. Encyclopedia of Rifles and Carbines.
Netherlands: Rebo Productions, [1997]. 
Octavo, slick full-color illus. boards (hardcover), 315 pp. Fine (As New), in a Fine (As New) dust jacket. More than 400 full-color photos. “This indispensable Encylopedia of Rifles and Carbines has been compiled specifically for arms enthusiasts and owners, collectors and government agencies. The book contains a wealth of information on firearms, including: A History of Firearms; Weapons Terminology; Detailed Technical Information about Weapons Technology and Systems; Firearm Makers and Manufacturers; Alphabetical Entries on Modern Rifles and Carbines of the Twentieth Century; A Clear Summary of Rifle and Carbine Ammunition; An Extensive Index; A Glossary -- a Useful Refence When REading German and French Publications; The Sporting and Hunting Uses of Each Type of Weapon.” 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 Keith, Elmer. Sixguns by Keith: The Standard Reference Work.
Prescott, Arizona: Wolfe Publishing Company, (1955). First Edition. 
Quarto, green cloth (hardcover), ix + 308 pp. Near-Fine, in a Good, mylar protected dust jacket with edgewear that includes dime sized chip to tip of spine. Contents in brief: History of the Sixgun, Selecting the Handgun, Learning to Shoot, Sixgun Sights, Long Range Shooting, Quick Draw and Hip Shooting, Aerial and Trick Shooting, Slip Shooting, Fanning, Cavalry Guns, Revolver Versus Auto Pistol, Game Shooting, Double Action Shooting, Gun Rigs and Holsters, Gun Fighting, Repairs, Remodeling, Resigting, A Bullet Chapter, Selection of Gun Cartridges, Cartridge Reloading, Loading and Management of Cap and Ball Sixguns, Ornamentation, Care and Cleaning. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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10 Klay, Frank. The Samuel E. Dyke Collection of Kentucky Pistols.
NJ: Highland Park: The Gun Room Press, 1972. Second Printing. 
Octavo, paperbound (stiff, stapled, illus. tan wrappers), 30 pp. Fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 LaPierre, Wayne. Guns, Crime, and Freedom. Foreword by Tom Clancy.
Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, Inc., [1994]. 
Octavo, red boards (hardcover), xvi, 263 pp. Fine (As New), in a Near-Fine dust jacket with slight edgewear. “Until now, there has been no single source for Americans -- gun owners and those who don't own guns but are still interested in the debate over gun control -- to find the available facts surrounding the gun control argument. Guns, Crime, and Freedom has all the facts. It explores the issues of gun control, crime, and the Second Amendment, and provides documented evidence and telling statements about the agenda of those who want to ban guns. LaPierre vigorously challenges the media and their claim that private gun ownership is the cause of the spiraling crime rate that has made American streets and communities unsafe. He explains -- with detailed facts -- how the freedom guaranteed in our Constitution is called into question when legislation is proposed to ban guns and impose waiting periods and limitations on gun purchases...” 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12 Mitchell, James L. Colt: A Collection of Letters and Photographs About the Man, the Arms, the Company.
Harrisburg, PA: The Stackpole Company, (1959). 
Quarto, orange cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, 265 pp. Near-Fine, with light rubbing to covers. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 n.l. The Ruger 1022 Exotic Weapons System. Revised Edition.
Boulder, Colorado: A Paladin Press Book, (1989). 
From lower cover: Ruger 1022 owners! Here's a conversion system you can bet your life on! Now you can transform your Ruger 1022 into a selective-fire, close-combat gun you can trust. With simple hand tools, you can build the parts that will convert your reliable Ruger 1022 into an ideal, affordable weapon that can fire more than 1,000 rounds per minute on full auto -- all without modifying the receiver or trigger housing in any way! Just drop int the conversion parts and you're ready for whatever...comes along. Machinist's drawings, full-scale templates and more than seventy close-up photos accompany the detailed instructions. Unlike some other conversion plans on the market, this complete plan really works. For historical and reference purposes only. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14 National Rifle Association. Basic Rifle Marksmanship.
Washington, D. C.: National Rifle Association, [1960]. 
Small octavo, stiff color-illus wrappers, stapled, (softbound), [33] pp. Fine (As New). Illustrated in color. Contents: Foreword; Introduction; History of the Rifle; Meet the Rifle; Rifle Parts, Operation, and Ammunition; Safety and Range Discipline; Sighting and Aiming; Making Shots Count; Firing Positions; Care of Guns and Ammunition; What Now?. From Foreword: “This book has one main objective -- to start at the beginning of rifle marksmanship and, in the simplest way possible, to give the beginner the fundamental information and background for good shooting..." 
Price: 10.00 USD
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15 Orion Research Corporation. Orion Blue Book: Gun 1998.
Scottsdale, AZ: Roger Rohrs, [1998]. 
Quarto, softbound, 272 pp. Very Good+, with light edgewear. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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16 Quertermous, Russel and Quertermous, Steve. Modern Guns: Identification & Values. Revised 6th Edition.
Paducah, Kentucky: Collector Books, [1987]. 
Quarto, softbound, color illus. wrappers, 448 pp. Very Good+, with light edgewear. Illus. with b & w photos. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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17 Riviere, Bill. The Gunner's Bible. A Complete Guide to Sporting Firearms: Rifles, Shotguns, Handguns, and Their Accessories.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., [1965]. 
Quarto, softbound, color-illus. wrappers, 192 pp. Very Good, with light edgewear and spot to upper cover from removed price tag. Contents: A Ballistics Primer; .22 Rifles; Varminter Rifles; Center-Fire Rifle Ammunition; Center-Fire Rifles; Iron Sights; Telescope Sights; Gunstocks; Sighting and Shooting Rifles; Handguns and Their Loads; Shooting the Handgun; Reloading Center-Fire Ammunition; The Shotgun; Handling the Shotgun; Shot-Shell Reloading; Shooting Accessories; Hunting Hints; Gun and Hunting Safety; Gun Care; Glossary of Shooting Terms and Abbreviations. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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18 Smith, Brian R. Samworth Books: A Descriptive Bibliography, Thomas G. Samworth and the Small Arms Technical Publishing Co. Foreword by Dr. Jim Casada. A Guide for the use of librarians, researchers, collectors, used and rare book dealers and others with an interest in American firearms technical literature.
Luke, MD: The Marksman's Bookshelf, (1990). One of a limited edition of 1000, one of 900 bound in cloth. 
Signed and inscribed by the author. Numerous black & white photographs and examples with a frotnisportrait. Octavo, blue cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, decorative gilt stamp to upper cover, 320 pp. Errata slip tipped onto page 319. Fine in a Near-Fine, mylar protected dust jacket. From dust jacket: In 1926 the editor of The American Rifleman resigned to start his own publishing firm, and late in that year Handloading Ammunition by J. R. Mattern appeared under the imprint of The Small Arms Technical Publishing Co. It was a milestone because it heralded the arrival of a completely new literary genre: The Firearms Technical Book. The inventor of this revolutionary new type of reference was Thomas G. Samworth... Samworth Books: A Descriptive Bibliography... [contains] physical descriptions, photos of dust jackets, identification of editions, impressions, and issues, and general notes for each of the 47 titles. A detailed biography of Samworth gives the reader a feel for the man behind the books by such authors as Hatcher, Keith, Crossman, Dunlap, Askins, Whelen, Davis, Taylor, McBride, Baker, and other notables. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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19 Smith, Walter H. B. Mannlicher Rifles and Pistols.
Birmingham, Ala.: Palladium Press, [2001]. Facsimile reprint of the 1947 edition. Firearms Classics Library. 
Octavo, gilt-stamped blue leather, all edges gilt, silk endpapers, ribbon-marker, 239 pp. Illus. Fine. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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20 Stack, Robert; [Lewis, Jack; Editor]. Shotgun Digest.
Northfield, Illinois: Digest Books, Inc., MCMLXXIV. 
Quarto, softbound, color-illus. wrappers, 288 pp. Near-Fine, with very light edgewear. Contents: In the Beginning; Choosing a Shotgun; A Matter of Choice; Dynamics of Dove Downing; Black Powder for Shotgunners; A Matter of Fit; Think Safe; The Clean Scene; The Old, The New, and Renewed; Hows and Whys of Shotshell Reloading; Brass Ain't Crass; Recoil, Ballistics & Chokes; The Skeet Feat; How and Why of Skeet; A Rap on Trap; The Expertise of Trapshooting; The Psyche of Shotgunning; Claybirder's Survival Kit; You Can Shoot International Trap & Skeet; Gimmicks for Gunners; Wining it For Waterfowl; Upland Game Shooting; Preserve Shooting; Is Steel for Real?; For Shooter's Survival: Education; Directory of Manufacturers. 
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