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Category: All Categories: Military: Weapons and Ordnance
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1.

Description and Rules for the Management of the United States Rifle Caliber .30, Model of 1917 (October 8, 1917, Revised January 16, 1918) [Reprint]

Publisher: Government Printing Office Washington, DC N.D..
Very Good with no dust jacket Reprint Softcover Reprint. Softcover; stapled wraps. No date; circa 1990s? Spine slightly sunned. Very light bumping to upper corners. Else covers clean. Pages clean. ; B&W Illustrations; 8.5 x 5.5"; 62 pages

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2.

Operation Manual of Semi-Automatic Rifle CAL. 7.62x39 Mm Long Barrel Type R.P.M.
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Publisher: Maadi Co. For Engineering Industries , 0 Cairo, Egypt.
Book. Book condition: Fair. No Dust Jacket. Soft cover 8vo - over 7ľ - 9ľ" tall No date. "The semi-automatic rifle RPM 7.62x39 mm. Is a unique adoption of the automatic rifle A KM 7.62x39 mm. Made by Maadi Company for Engineering Industries, in Egypt. The RPM rifle is well made, reliable and has several interesting features such as a hard chrome-lined barrel and a hard chrome plated piston, double-roped springs and complete take down without tools. The RPM fires the M 1943 7.62x39 mm. |Intermediate cartridges. Best firing results are obtained at ranges up to 440 yard. Well trained riflemen can fire aimed semi automatic fire at ranges of up to 650 yard. The bullet retains lethal effect at ranges of up to 1650 year. The RPM is a gas-operated weapon, in which the gas is channeled through a special port in the stationary barrel and reacts on a piston. The bore is sealed by rotation of the bolt and engagement of the bolt locking lugs on the receiver. The rifle is fed from a curved box magazine with a capacity of 5 rounds. The firing mechanism is of the hammer type and is actuated by means of spring." Well illustrated. 36 pages. Book is in FAIR condition; book has been used, resulting in creases and general wear, but pages are unmarked. Paper wrappers.

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3.
Chidsey, Donald Barr  
Goodbye to Gunpowder

Publisher: New York: Crown, 1963.
Cloth, with dust jacket. Good/Good. Moderate aging and wear. White on black sp[ine. Standard Size. 224 pages.

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4.
China Ordnance Society.  
Proceedings of the International Symposium on Tank and Armored Vehicle Technology Development (November 5-8, 1986, Beijing, China).

Publisher: Beijing: China Ordnance Society, 1986..
Fine book (no markings) / Fine dust jacket. A clean, fresh copy. Hardcover

Appr.: | AUD 86.49 CAD 88.50 EUR 58.18 GBP 48.19 JPY 8,000.00 MXN 1,000.00 ZAR 800.00 

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5.
Clephan, Robert Coltman  
An Outline of the History and Development of Hand Firearms, from the Earliest Period to About the End of the Fifteenth Century
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Publisher: The Walter Scott Publishing Co., Ltd., London and Felling-on-Tyne, 1906.
Fine with no dust jacket. Facsimile Edition. Hard Cover A facsimile production by Standard Publications, Inc., Huntington, West Virginia, for the series "Gun Books of Lasting Merit." Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, blind-stamped borders on covers. 8vo. i, 66 pp. Illustrated with numerous B&W drawings and reproductions. Small Gunsmith's label on fep (Scaramuzzo & Sons, Chicago, Illinois); otherwise unmarked and seemingly unread. FINE. Facsimile. 8vo - over 7ľ" - 9ľ" tall

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6.
Colving, Fred H.; Ethan Viall.  
Manufacture of the Model 1903 Springfield Service Rifle (United States Rifles and Machine Guns).

Publisher: Prescott AZ: Wolfe Publishing, 1984..
Reprint ISBN: 0935632204 Quarto, about 11 inches (28 cm) tall, in black textured paper wraps stamped in white. The book collects three previously published works on, or relevant to, the 1903 Springfield. First, and by far the longest: "United States Rifles and Machine Guns" by Colvin and Viall, first published in 1917; 332 pages illustrated by drawings, schematics. Second, "Instructions to Bidders . United States Rifle, Caliber .30", essentially a request for bids to build the rifle, first published in 1916; 70 pages (copied 2 pages of the original for each page of the reprint). Third, a reprint of two articles from the 1928 issue of "Army Ordnance", one on heat treatment and finish of the rifle; and the second on overhauling the rifle, totaling 13 pages. The book is clean, bright and unworn. Softcover Softcover Fine

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7.
Couffer, Jack, Illustrated by: Photos  
Bat Bomb : World War II's Other Secret Weapon

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, TX 1992.
ix, 252 pp, quarterbound w/black papercovered boards w/black papercovered spine w/gilt lettering, blu-wht-black dj w/red-wht lettering w/color illustrated front & photo of author on the back. The story of bat bomb project which was to attach small incendiary bombs to millions of bats & release them over Japan's major cities. slight rubbing to dj at top of the spine. First Edition Very Good Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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8.
Crow, Duncan  
Tanks of World War II

Publisher: Exeter Books, NY [1979].
123 p., photos, color illus. "An account of all the most important tanks that fought in World War II, where they fought, and a description of their development and leading characteristics. The treatment is basically chronological, but deals in full with each nation's tanks." Stock #100,043. Vg/ dj edges worn, else vg. Military history, mechanized warfare.

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9.
Drobná, Zoroslava. Durdík, Jan  
Medieval Costume, Armour and Weapons (1350-1450) [Kroje, zbroj a zbrane doby predhusitské a husitské]...
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Publisher: London, Andrew Dakers, 1958.
72 p., [383] plates (part color); 34 cm. Title continues: "Selected and Illustrated by Eduard Wagner. Text by Zoroslava Drobna and Jan Durdík. Translated by Jean Layton." "The main core of the work lies in the illustrations." Bohemian costume, arms and armour from 1350-1450. Printed in Czechoslovakia. Translation of Kroje, zbroj a zbrane doby predhusitské a husitské. Stock#L-186. Vg/ dj tattered but cover included.

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10.
Dunlap, Roy F.  
Ordnance Went Up Front: Some Observations and Experiences of a Sergeant of Ordnance . . . .

Publisher: Plantersville SC: Small Arms Technical Publishing Co., 1948..
First Edition Octavo, about 8.75 inches (22 cm) tall, in gilt stamped sage green cloth. 417 pages plus 5 pages of publisher ads dated March, 1948. A Samworth Book on Firearms. The author served in both Operations Theaters during the war and discusses the firearms of all the combatants. Previous owner name on the front endpaper, the endpapers being just a touch toned. Otherwise a clean, sound, unworn book. The jacket, which illustrates soldiers handling weapons in a jungle setting, is bright and clean with light edge and extremity wear and a short but messy one-inch tear on the bottom rear panel. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 135.14 CAD 138.27 EUR 90.91 GBP 75.30 JPY 12,500.00 MXN 1,562.50 ZAR 1,250.00 

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11.
Edwards, William B  
Civil War Guns The complete story of Federal and Confederate small arms: design, manufacture, identification, procurement, issue, employment, effectiveness, and postwar disposal

Publisher: Harrisburg, Stackpole, 1962..
[11], 444 p. 29 cm. 'Because of the scope and vista of the War's sweep, industrial prepartedness and the problems of arm design, issue, and use for both North and South, form a major theme.' Stock #100,534. 'Vg/vg. American history Weapons Civil War

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12.
FLETCHER  
British Tanks of World War II: 2
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Publisher: Concord Publications Co ,Hong Kong 2001-10-10.
Condition: Very Good. Paperback. ISBN: 9623616511. VG. Brown photo-illustrated glossy wraps, bagged for protection with a stiff backing board, approx. 8.5'' x 11'', very light shelf wear.

Once Read Books, cover scan available - just ask, OnceReadBooks com

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13.
Isham, Willard S[mith].  
The Trail of War Dogs
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Publisher: Washington, D.C. Self Published (1935).
First printing. Octavo, Wrappers , [iv], 143 pages. Condition: Good.
     Critical report on the U. S. military establishment just after World War I in which it is alleged that a "war trust" simultaneously profited from war preparations while inviting war and keeping American military power weak. Isham was himself an inventor in the area of high explosives. This booklet is bound in printed paper covers over a side-stapled binding. Browning and dampstaining to front cover and portions of textblock, some red crayon markings to a few pages. Covers have rubs and light soil. Quite scarce. Military History

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14.
Jinks, Roy G.  
Artistry in Arms: The Guns of Smith and Wesson

Publisher: Springfield, MA: Connecticut Valley Historical Museum, 1992.
Paperback..Very Good..Slight bump near top of spine..Peach on tan spine..8 1/2 by 11 inches..84 pages.

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15.
Kindig, Joe III.  
Artistic Ingredients of the Longrifle.

Publisher: York PA: George Shumway, 1989..
First Edition ISBN: 0873871049 Trade paperback, about 8.75 inches (22.5 cm) tall, in yellow wraps. 101 pages illustrated by drawings, photographs. This details the design aspects of these legendary firearms. Also published in hardcover. A bright, fresh, sound copy with a hint of wear to the tips. Softcover Softcover Near Fine

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16.
Kindig, Joe Jr.  
Thoughts on the Kentucky Rifle in Its Golden Age.

Publisher: York PA: George Shumway, 1983..
Second Edition ISBN: 0873870840 Quarto, about 12.25 inches (31 cm) tall, in light brown cloth. 561 pages illustrated by drawings, photographs. This details the makers, design and decoration of these legendary firearms. A bright, fresh, sound copy with a hint of wear to the tips. The jacket is likewise crisp and clean with just a touch of wear to the tips, a short abrasion tear to the middle of the spine fold, and clear tape reinforcement to the spine ends. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good Dustjacket

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17.
Koenig, William J.  
Weapons of World War 3.

Publisher: Crescent [London, 1982].
192 p., index, illus. & photos incl. color. 'Discusses all the major weapons of all the principal countries which are likely to be involved in a major war in the 1980s. Infantry weapons, artillery, tanks... aircraft, missiles.' Stock#100163. Vg/vg.

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18.
National Rifle Association.  
Military Rifles [Reprinted from various issues of American Rifleman].

Publisher: [Washington, D. C., National Rifle Association, 1961].
24 p. incl. covers; illus.; 27.5 cm. Articles that appeared in four parts as "Surplus Military rifles". With indications of their conversion for sport shooting. Good+, cover soiled. Stock#34025.

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19.
No Author Given  
Bayonet

Publisher: Washington, DC: Department of the Army, 1953.
Paperback. Very Good. Stapled white spine. 4 1/2 by 6 1/2 invches. 80 pages.

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20.
Norris, John:  
Anti-Tank Weapons : Brassey's Modern Military Equipment

Publisher: London, Brassey's , 1996. (1st English Edition).
143pp with numerous b/w illus. "The impact of the tank in any conflict scenario is well recognised. It is heavily armoured, carries formidable firepower and is capable of travelling at speed in any weather across almost any terrain. There is a requirement for effective anti-tank systems, from shoulder fired ATGW's through to the new and highly sophisticated fire-and-forget ground-based and airborne systems. [This book] is a concise accurate and easy-to-use guide to an essential element of a fighting power's arsenal." Very good cond : very good cond d/w. 10 x 7 inches

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21.
Nowarra, Heinz J.  
German Tanks, 1914-1968

Publisher: Arco Pub. Co., NY [1968].
Oblong octavo, 96 p., photos. ”This book shows, in capsule form, the development of German armored vehicles” up through the Leopard of 1963. Stock #100,045. Vg/ color pictorial paper covers. Military history, war technology Blitzkreig.

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22.
Ogorkiewicz, Richard M.  
Armor: A History of Mechanized Forces.

Publisher: New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1960..
1st U.S. Hardback. Octavo, Black cloth book is bright and clean and soundly bound, but is very slightly cocked. Jacket is lightly edge and extremity worn; lightly soiled; and has several edge tears each less than an eighth inch. Hardcover Hardcover Very good/Very good Photos.

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23.
Ordnance Department. United States Army.  
Ordnance Notes [Nos. 236 to 259, inclusive] from the Ordnance Office, War Department.
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Publisher: Washington, D.C.: [Ordnance Dept], 1883..
Separately paged. 4to. Cloth. First edition. Illus. with numerous engravings, illustrations, and tables; many plates folding. Volume 8 of 13 volumes. Gift to the Commandery from Gen. S[tephen] V[incent] Benet, Chief of Ordnance. Contains 24 articles on all aspects of ordnance from weapons to manufacturing including Operations of the British Navy and Transport Service During the Egyptian Campaign, 1882 (69 pp) and nine plates on Nordenfelt Machine Guns. Contents : No.236 Construction of Guns. by Lt-Col.Fornerod-Stadler, Swiss Artillery; No.237 Rifle Target Practice in the Army; No.238 Swelled and Burst Rifle and Carbine Barrels; No.239 The Precision of Fire Arms; No.240 Electric Lighting Apparatus for War Purposes; No.241 Memorandums of Artillery Arrangements. and alterations made in carriages, harness, ammunition, etc. on the Expedition to Egypt, 1801; No.242 Simple Farriery in the Absence of Professional Assistance: with a table of Weights and Measures; No.243 On Certain Conditions of Sight which Affect Accurate Shooting; No.244 On the Defense of Harbors by Submarine Mines; No.245 The Intendance, Training, Supply Services in Continental Armies; No.246 The Attack of Intrenchments by Field Artillery; No.247 Notes on Hasty Defenses as Practiced in South Africa; No.248 The Forts of To-Day; No.249 The Future of Electric Lighting; No.250 The Second Division at Tel-El-Kebir; No.251 Vauban and Modern Sieges; No.252 Operations of the British Navy and Transport Service During the Egyptian Campaign, 1882; No.253 The Spezzia Armor-Plate Experiments; No.254 The Tactics of Infantry in Battle; No.255 The Further Development of the Thorny-Croft Torpedo Vessels; No.256 Torpedo Boats; No.257 Chilled Projectiles Against Armor Plates. Trail of 8-inch Muzzle-Loading Converted Rifle, No.7, Breech Insertion, with Chilled Projectiles against Armor Plates; No.258 Nordenfelt Machine Guns; No.259 Money and Property Accountability in the Quartermaster's Department. Rear hinge just starting, shallow chip to head of spine, else very good copy with the bookplate of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, Commandery of the State of Illinois on free front end paper, shelf sticker on foot of backstrip, boards finger soiled, faint darkening to contents else fine.

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24.
Ordnance Department. United States Army.  
Ordnance Notes [Nos. 285 to 319, inclusive] from the Ordnance Office, War Department.
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Publisher: Washington, D.C.: [Ordnance Dept], 1883..
Separately paged. 4to. Cloth. First edition. Illus. with numerous engravings, illustrations, and tables; many plates folding. Volume 10 of 13 volumes. Gift to the Commandery from Gen. S[tephen] V[incent] Benet, Chief of Ordnance. Contains 35 articles on all aspects of ordnance from weapons to manufacturing including an 80 page article Ballistic Apparatus Employed by the French Marine Artillery with 19 folding engraved plates : No.285 Visual Signaling; No.286 On Outposts; No.287 The Progress of the Electric Light; No.288 with Prismatic Powders. Manufactured by the Rottwell-Hamburg Powder-Mill at their Works, Duneberg, Near Hamburg; No.289 Chemical Theory of Gunpowder; No.290 Direct Application of Power; No.291 Bartletts Formulas. Being a continuation of Ordnance Notes 148; No.292 Gas Checks for Breech-Loading Cannon; No.294 The English Military Power and the Egyptian Campaign of 1882; No.295 Researches on the Penetration of Projectiles; No.296 Captain Dutton's Report on the Tertiary History of the Grand Canon District; No.297 The Cavalryman and His Horse; No.298 Improved Arm Rack. Report on the Improved arm rack for rifles, carbines, and revolvers manufactured at Rock Island arsenal; No.299 Subjects for a Military Library; No.300 The French Army; No.301 Theoretical and Practical Ballistics-Addition to the New Method for Solving Problems of Fire; No.302 Notes on the Embarkation and Debarkation of Horses, and Their Care on Board Ship; No.303 The Practice Regulations of Some European Artilleries; No.304 Notes on Field Artillery; No.305 The Effects of the Increased Powers of Infantry Weapons; No.306 On the Various Modes of Transmitting Power to a Distance; No.307 Improved Capstan; No.308 Armor; No.309 A Description of some of the Improvements introduced at Frankford Arsenal during the present Fiscal Year; No.310 Report on Naval Experiments against Armor Plating . Carried out on the Isle of Amager under the direction of the Ordnance select committee 1883; No.311 Headless Shell Extractor for Springfield Rifle and Carbine; No.312 On the Discovery of Gunpowder by the Chinese; No. 313 Ballistic Apparatus Employed by the French Marine Artillery; No.314 Armor-Plate Experiments. Being a continuation of Ordnance Notes; No.315 On Some Modern Systems of Cutting Metals; No.316 The Critical Condition of the (British) Army; No.318 A Short History of the Ironclad Train; No.319 Infantry Fire v. Artillery Fire; No.322 The Combination Anvil in Small-Arm Cartridges. Hinges cracked, with the bookplate of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, Commandery of the State of Illinois on free front end paper, shelf sticker on foot of backstrip, boards finger soiled, faint darkening and soiling to contents, else crisp, a good or better copy.

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Ordnance Department. United States Army.  
Ordnance Notes [Nos. 320 to 333, inclusive] from the Ordnance Office, War Department.
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Publisher: Washington, D.C.: [Ordnance Dept], 1883 - 1884..
Separately paged. 4to. Cloth. First edition. Illus. with numerous engravings, illustrations, and tables; many plates folding. Volume 11 of 13 volumes. Gift to the Commandery from Gen. S[tephen] V[incent] Benet, Chief of Ordnance. Contains 14 articles on all aspects of ordnance from weapons to manufacturing including a 69 page article with 29 folding plates on Mars-La-Tour and Gravelotte, two decisive battles of the Franco-Prussian War on Aug. 16 and Auf 18 1870, the former notable for one of the very few successful cavalry charges of modern warfare, large folding plates contain maps and plans for the battles. Contents : No.320 The Duties of the Personnel of a Battery of Field Artillery in Action; No.321 Experiments with Small Shot; No.322 The Combination Anvil in Small-Arm Cartridges; No.323 Machine-Guns; No.324 Metallurgy of Iron; No.325 Account of the Construction of Bridges Over the Kabul River, near Jalalabad, during the Operations in Afghanistan, 1880; No.326 Railways for Military Communications in the Field; No.327 Provisional Fortifications; No.328 Krupp's Works; No.329 Trajectory of a Projectile in Vacuo; No.330 Mars-La-Tour and Gravelotte; No.331 Fabrication of 8-inch Eurika Projectiles; No.332 Steel for Gun Hoops; No.333 The 80-Ton Steam Hammers of Creusot and St. Chamond. Front hinge just starting, spine ends worn, with the bookplate of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, Commandery of the State of Illinois on free front end paper, shelf sticker on foot of backstrip, boards finger soiled, faint darkening and soiling to contents, a few plates raged at the edges else crisp, overall good or better.

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Ordnance Department. United States Army. Benet, S. V. [Stephen Vincent].  
Annual Report of the Chief of Ordnance to the Secretary of War for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1878.
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Publisher: Washington [D.C.]: Government Printing Office, 1878..
xv, 527 pp. 8vo. Cloth. First edition. Illus. with 146 b/w plates, many folding. Signed twice by [Col.] F.F. Flint, who was commanding officer at Fort Sanders. Includes 32 appendices, containing reports on: life-saving apparatus, guns, projectiles; construction of a 10-inch muzzle-loading rifle and an 8-inch breech-loading rifle; trial of the Taylor battery gun and of many other weapons and fuses; Board to select a magazine gun, and more. A very good copy with the bookplate of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, Commandery of the State of Illinois on front pastedown, shelf sticker on foot of backstrip, a few small tears to the spine ends, finger soiling to boards, binding solid.

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Ordnance Department. United States Army. Benet, S. V. [Stephen Vincent].  
Annual Report of the Chief of Ordnance to the Secretary of War for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1880.
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Publisher: Washington [D.C.]: Government Printing Office, 1880..
xx, 533 pp. 8vo. Cloth. First edition. Illus. with 134 b/w plates, many folding. Includes 27 appendices, containing reports on: field, siege, and sea-coast artillery; foreign life-saving apparatus; trial of the Gardner machine gun; the most powerful rifled guns, howitzers, mortars existing in 1880, and more. A very good copy with the bookplate of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, Commandery of the State of Illinois on front pastedown, shelf sticker on foot of backstrip, spine ends lightly worn, finger soiling to boards, binding solid.

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28.
Restayn, J.; Moller, N.  
The 10. Panzer-Division: In Action in the East, West and North Africa, 1939-1943
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Publisher: J.J. Fedorowicz Publishing Inc. 2003-05-01.
Condition: Good+. Hardcover. ISBN: 0921991762. GOOD+. No jacket issued, white photo-illustrated glossy boards, bagged for protection, light stains to covers.

Once Read Books, cover scan available - just ask, OnceReadBooks com

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29.
Sawyer, Charles Winthrop.  
Our Rifles.

Publisher: 1944, Williams Book Store, Boston, Mass..
412, [1] p., illus. incl. photos, index; 22 cm. Includes Sporting Rifles (Flint Lock, Cap Lock, Metallic Cartridge); Rifled Carbines; Present Manufacturers; The Interested Rifleman; Making Rifles the Modern Way; Directory of American Rifle Makers, 1800 to 1919. First published 1920. Blue cloth stamped in gold; minor wear, spine title worn off, bookplate, no dj; VG. 29364 {Fifi}

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30.
Senich, Peter R.  
The German Sniper, 1914-1945.

Publisher: Boulder CO: Paladin Press, 1982..
First Edition ISBN: 0873642236 Quarto, about 11.25 inches (28.5 cm) tall, in gilt stamped black cloth. 445 pages illustrated by photographs. A detailed photographic study of the weapons and optical aides used by German soldiers especially those from World War II. There are also interviews with three important German snipers. Barely perceptible wear to the extremities, but otherwise a clean, bright and sound book. The jacket is crisp and bright with no chips or tears, but just a touch of rubbing. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine Dustjacket

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31.
Trefethen and edited by James E. Serven, James, B.  
Americans And Their Guns
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Publisher: Stackpole Books Harrisburg 1967.
First Edition Fine in blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and front board. In a very good+ price clipped dust jacket with a 1.5" closed tear at the lower edge of the front panel. A quarto measuring 11 1/4" high by 8 7/8" deep overall containing 320 pages including an index, text and illustrated with photographs and drawings throughout. Our code number = TB18507

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32.
Trevino, William I.  
The Japanese Sword Q&A Book or (Some of the Things You Always Wanted to Know About Japanese Swords, but Didn't Know Who to Ask).

Publisher: Tucson: Above All Publications, 1978..
First Edition Octavo sized trade paperback, about 8.5 inches (21 cm) tall, in white wraps. An introduction to Japanese sword collecting in the form of a Q&A book. Minor soiling to covers and an inconsequential crease to the spine. A bright, clean copy with a tight textblock. Softcover Softcover Very Good+

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33.
Winchester, Jim  
Tanks and Armored Fighting Vehicles Of WWII, The World's Greatest Military Vehicles, 1939-1945

Publisher: New York: Bares and Noble, 2004.
Paperback. Fine. White on black spine. 6 1/2 by 4 1/2 inches. 304 pages.

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34.
Woodhead, Henry (editor)  
Arms and Equipment of the Confederacy

Publisher: Alexandria, VA: Time-Life, 1996.
Paperback. Very Good. White on gray spine. 9 by 11 inches. 312 pages.

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35.
Yenne, Bill  
Tommy Gun: How General Thompson's Submachine Gun Wrote History

Publisher: New York: St. Martin's Press, 2009 1st ed..
340pp. illus. hardback sm 4to: Fine in a Fine dj in Brodart poly cover.

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 19057.
    
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