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Category: All Categories: Military: Weapons and Ordnance
22 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
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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2.
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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3.
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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4.
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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5.
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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6.

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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7.
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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8.
Nelson, Thomas B.  
The World's Submachine Guns (Machine Pistols), Volume 1

Publisher: International Small Arms Publishers Cologne, Germany 1964.
Good with no dust jacket Second Printing Hardcover Bumping, wear to spine extremities and corners. Spine twist. Binding is foxed/freckled, with some soil. Spine lettering is rubbed/faded, but readable. Some dampstaining to the rear endpapers. Else pages are clean. No dustjacket. This is a large, heavy book; Priority and/or International may require shipping over and above standard costs. ; B&W Photographs; 11.25" x 9"; 739 pages

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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.
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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11.

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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12.
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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13.
Keller, Julia  
Mr. Gatling's Terrible Marvel: The Gun That Changed Everything and the Misunderstood Genius Who Invented It

Publisher: New York: Viking, 2008 1st ed..
294pp. illus. hardback tall 8vo: Fine in a Fine dj in Brodart poly cover [a turned page corner; else a very nice crisp copy] A popular history of 19th century American enterprise.

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14.

Exercise of the Small Arms and Great Guns, for the Seamen on Board His Majesty's Ships (1765)
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Publisher: No publisher, 0.
Book. Book condition: Good. Soft cover 8vo - over 7ľ - 9ľ" tall No bibliographic information is given. This is a facsimile of this manual for the British Navy originally published in 1765. 44 pages. Book is in GOOD or better condition. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

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15.
Beard, Edmund, 1944-  
Developing the ICBM: a Study in Bureaucratic Politics
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Publisher: NY: Columbia University Press, 1976.
xiv, 273 p.; 24 cm. Argues that the US Air Force obstructed development of intercontinental ballistic missiles in order to protect its monopoly of manned flight until the Soviets were well ahead in research and deployment. ISBN(10): 0231040121. Stock#NEU305. Very Good in VG dust jacket.

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16.
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

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17.
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

Appr.: | AUD 214.29 CAD 208.33 EUR 133.93 GBP 104.17 JPY 15,000.00 MXN 2,500.00 ZAR 2,500.00 

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18.
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. 1. 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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19.
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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20.
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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21.
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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Purchase direct from: Back Creek Books LLC, ABAA/ILAB. Item number: 10164.
    
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22.
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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Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 18230.
    
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