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1.   Dubino, Andrew.
Gunsmithing With Simple Hand Tools: A Basic Manual for the Advanced Amateur . . .
Publisher: Harrisburg PA: Stackpole , 1987.
First Edition ISBN: 0811707849 Octavo in blue cloth stamped in silver. 205 pages illustrated by drawings, photographs. The title is self explanatory, but this is a well produced book typical of this publisher. Clean, bright and sound with minimal extremity wear. The jacket is crisp and bright with a little crease at the bottom rear panel. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 104.90 CAD 99.34 EUR 66.08 GBP 48.39 JPY 7,500.00 MXN 937.50 ZAR 937.50 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 11738.
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2.   Williamson, William R.; preface by Arnold Marshall Chernoff.
I*XL Means I Excel: A Short History of the I*XL Bowie Knife [Signed].
Publisher: No place: Robert E. P. Cherry, No date (ca 1970).
First Edition Oversize staple bound softcover, about 10 inches tall, in red paper decorated in gilt. 33 pages illustrated by photographs. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR, the inscription being personalized "To my good friend, . .". A catalog of Bowie knives with a history of the weapons produced by George Wostenholm & Son, Ltd. of Sheffield. A fairly degraded copy with moderate staining to the covers, an ink notation to the cover partially washed away, a bit of red staining to the first and last leaves. However, the binding is sound and the text otherwise clean. Softcover Softcover Good

Appr.: | AUD 83.92 CAD 79.47 EUR 52.86 GBP 38.71 JPY 6,000.00 MXN 750.00 ZAR 750.00 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 11295.
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3.   Ken Waters.
Ken Waters' Pet Loads.
Publisher: Prescott AZ: Wolfe Publishing Co., 1979.
First Edition Five ring binder, about 11.5 inches tall, in gilt stamped burgundy faux leather. Unpaginated but probably around 250 pages of thumb-indexed articles from Handloader Magazine discussing the materials for loading various popular ammunition sizes. Uncommon. A little edgewear to the covers, but otherwise clean and sound. In the event there were later additions to this loose leaf book, this one is complete through the article on .45 ACP dated November 1978. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine

Appr.: | AUD 104.90 CAD 99.34 EUR 66.08 GBP 48.39 JPY 7,500.00 MXN 937.50 ZAR 937.50 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 19108.
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4.   Keith, Elmer.
Six Guns by Keith: The Standard Reference Work.
Publisher: Livonia NY: R & R Books, 1992.
Second Edition This is a later printing of the second edition first published in 1961, this one in a deluxe binding of patterned faux leather which may be misidentified as real leather. Close examination seems to show a repeat in the grain pattern. Quarto, about 11.25 inches (28.5 cm) tall, in brown faux leather decorated in gilt. 335 pages illustrated by photographs. Perhaps not everything you want to know, but it covers the weapons, the type of shooting, hunting big game, advantages of different types and makers, cartridge reloading. A pristine copy with no sign of wear, clean and sound inside. Issued without a dustjacket. Hardcover Hardcover Fine

Appr.: | AUD 209.79 CAD 198.68 EUR 132.16 GBP 96.77 JPY 15,000.00 MXN 1,875.00 ZAR 1,875.00 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 18062.
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5.   Platts, Harvey.
The Knife Makers Who Went West.
Publisher: Longmont CO: Long's Peak Press, 1978.
First Edition Hardback folio, about 12.5 inches tall, in half black cloth on brown cloth covered boards. 201 pages illustrated by photographs, ad copy, photographic endpapers. A history of Western Cutlery of Boulder (later Longmont) Colorado, and the businesses in New York and Pennsylvania from which it grew. The author is the great grandson of H.N. Platts who moved west to establish the company. An excellent company history with indispensible information for collectors of the company's knives. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE HALF TITLE. Barely a hint of edgewear to the clean, soundly bound book. The jacket is complete and untorn except for a tiny edge tear or two, and with minor edge wear. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good in Very Good+ Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 153.85 CAD 145.70 EUR 96.92 GBP 70.97 JPY 11,000.00 MXN 1,375.00 ZAR 1,375.00 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 9360.
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6.   Carmichel, Jim.
The Modern Rifle.
Publisher: New York: Winchester Press, 1975.
First Edition Octavo, about 9.5 inches (24 cm) tall, in black paper covered boards. 342 pages. Illustrated by photographs. The book is clean and sound inside with minimal corner bumps. However there is tape on the covers from the dustjacket having been attached. The jacket does not have tape remnant or damage, but t here are a couple of tiny chips at the head of the spine, a couple of tiny tears, and minor extremity wear. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 34.97 CAD 33.11 EUR 22.03 GBP 16.13 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 312.50 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 19136.
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7.   Sharpe, Phillip B.
The Rifle in America.
Publisher: New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1947.
Second Edition Thick quarto, about 10.5 inches (26.5 cm) tall, in gray faux leather with silver stamping. 782 pages illustrated by photographs and drawings. Book is flawless but for minute extremity wear. Interior clean and unmarked with sound binding but the text is a touch toned. Jacket is complete but for the most insignificant loss of material at the head of the spine; minimal toning to the spine. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 83.92 CAD 79.47 EUR 52.86 GBP 38.71 JPY 6,000.00 MXN 750.00 ZAR 750.00 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 19106.
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8.   Carmichel, Jim; Jack O'Connor; Warren Page.
The Rifle Omnibus (containing The Modern Rifle, The Hunting Rifle, The Accurate Rifle) [Signed].
Publisher: New York: Winchester Press, 1976.
First Edition thus Octavo, about 9.25 inches (23.5 cm) tall, in red leather decorated in gilt. Three books in one with 342. 315 and 231 pages respectively. Illustrated by photographs. SIGNED BY ALL THREE AUTHORS AND BY JIM RIKHOFF, THE PUBLISHER. LIMITED EDITION, #251 OF 750 COPIES. Three classic firearms books in a beautiful package. The book is bright, fresh and sound with no hint of wear. The red paper covered slipcase is unworn. Hardcover Hardcover Fine in Fine Slipcase

Appr.: | AUD 489.51 CAD 463.58 EUR 308.37 GBP 225.81 JPY 35,000.00 MXN 4,375.00 ZAR 4,375.00 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 18638.
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9.   Gluckman, Arcadi.
United States Martial Pistols and Revolvers.
Publisher: Buffalo NY: Otto Ulbrich Co., 1939.
First Edition LIMITED DE LUXE EDITION, #92 OF 100 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Hardback octavo in half brown morocco on coarse light brown cloth. 249 pages plus [xxxviii] pages of appendices and 29 photographic plates. The book provides in one volume "the development and description of our martial short arms from the flintlock of the early period as a nation, to the latest issue of the World War." (from the foreword). Previous owner name on the limitation page, bookstore tag on front endpaper. Light edge and extremity wear. Otherwise a clean, sound copy. Hardcover Hardcover Very good+

Appr.: | AUD 202.80 CAD 192.05 EUR 127.75 GBP 93.55 JPY 14,500.00 MXN 1,812.50 ZAR 1,812.50 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 9068.
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