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Category: All Categories: Antiques and Collectibles: Collectibles: Weapons and Firearms
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1.
Ables, Tom.  
The Story of Buck Knives.

Publisher: Buck Knives, Inc. El Cajon, CA.
Large book. CR 1991, 120 pages with index. Beautiful color photos of knives, black and white of Buck family and knives. Dust jacket mint, covers brown semi-leather spine, brown cloth with gilt lettering. For those of you who are true knife buffs - this story of the perfection of the most famous knife - Buck's Model 110 Folding Hunter is unfolded in detail. how it came about and how it revolutionized the knife industry. First Edition Hard Cover

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2.
Chapel, Charles Edward  
GUN COLLECTOR'S HANDBOOK OF VALUES

Publisher: Coward Mccann New York NY 1951.
Second Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear; B&W Photographs; 403 pages

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3.
Chapel, Charles Edward, with Jim Casada  
Guns of the Old West : Special Edition, Privately Printed for the Members of the Firearms Classics Library
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Publisher: Odysseus Editions; Fairfax, Va: 1995.
As New with no dust jacket Hardcover 306 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Red pigskin leather, 22-carat gilt decor and lettering, pale pink silk moire-cloth endleaves, all edge gilt, [xii] + 306 pages, index, bibliography, red page-marker ribbon, hundreds of firearms shown in b/w photos, diagrams and illustrations. ; Copyright 1961. This edition published for the National Rifle Association by Odysseus Editions, 1995, edited and with new introduction by Jim Casada. ; No defects. As New. ; Firearms Classics Library Series

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4.
Chapel, Charles Edward.  
Gun Collector's Handbook of Values.

Publisher: Published by Coward McCann.
CR 1969 - 1970, 8th revised edition, 398 pages with index. Black and white photos. Firearms, guns, price guides, antiques. Hard Cover

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5.
Chapel, Charles Edward.  
Gun Collector's Handbook of Values.

Covers soiled, dust jacket has tears. Published by Coward McCann, CR 1940 to 1968, Revised edition, 4th in 1958. 398 pages with index. Black and white photos. Firearms, guns, price guides, antiques. Hard Cover

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6.
Chapel, Charles Edward., Illustrated by Black & White Photos  
Gun Collecting.

Publisher: Coward McCann, 1939.
Cloth. No Jacket. This is 8th Impression. 8th impression, 232 pages with index. Blue covers show slight wear, overall good+. Black and white photos of guns. Shows collection of Dr. S. Traner Buck and others. How to start collecting, what to collect, rifles, pistols, etc. Firearms, guns, rifles, pistols, shotguns, collecting guns. Hard Cover

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7.
ColtFirearms  
A Century of Achievement 1836 - 1936

Publisher: Colts Patent FirearmsMfg.co. Hartford, CT.
Hardcover, blue with gray andaman holding a firearm. Colt's 100th Anniversary Firearms Manual CR 1937. In original box with lid. 97pages with index, black and whitei llustrataions, illustrated pastedowns. Near Mint condition. First Edition Hard Cover

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8.
Cozic, Charles Editior  
NUCLEAR PROLIFERATION
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Publisher: Greenhaven Press San Diego, CA 1992.
Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Wear at edges. Creases in corners. ; Presents differing opinions on the threat of nuclear proliferation, the need for arms control, the role of NATO, the elimination of nuclear weapons, and other related topics. ; Opposing Viewpoints; B&W Illustrations; 234 pages

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9.
Dixie Gun Works, Inc.  
Rare Antique Gun Suypplies Catalog No. 116
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Publisher: Dixie Gun Works, Inc. , 0 Union City, TN.
Book. Book condition: Fair. Soft cover 4to - over 9 - 12" tall No date; ca. 1966. This is the catalogue for antique firearms and other weapons, ca. 1966, from a major supplier. Illustrated. 188 pages. Book is in only FAIR condition; cover loose. Interior pages clean and complete. Paper wrappers.

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10.
Dixie Gun Works, Inc.  
Rare Antique Gun Suypplies Catalog No. 118
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Publisher: Dixie Gun Works, Inc. , 1968 Union City, TN.
Book. Book condition: Good. Soft cover 4to - over 9 - 12" tall No date; ca. 1968. This is the catalogue for antique firearms and other weapons, ca. 1968, from a major supplier. Illustrated. 228 pages. Book is in GOOD condition; some wear to rear cover. Interior pages clean and complete. Paper wrappers.

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11.
Ferguson, Dewey P.  
Romance of Knife Collecting, Handbook : Revised Edition, 1970

Publisher: Dewey P. Ferguson; Fairborn, Ohio: 1970.
Very Good+ Revised Edition Softcover 99 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; White plastic comb binding, stiff red covers, several general photos and illustrations, 40 small b/w photos of early American knife making factories, illustrated list of Case trademarks, value guide to general knives, value guide to knives made by W. R. Case & Sons. ; Covers have a few spots. Last page has a few pen scribbles. No other marks.

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12.
Grant, Ellsworth  
The Colt Armory.

Publisher: MowbrayPublishers Providence, R.I..
A history of the Colt Armory in Hartford.1855-1980. Special Factory Edition. Illustrated cover, Previous owner's name on front pastedowns. CR1982, 233pages with Appendix 1: Memorabilia and other products and activities. Color and black and white illustrations. Covers and content very good condition. First Edition PAPER

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13.
Hartink, A. E.  
Encyclopedia of Rifles and Carbines

Publisher: Rebo Productions; Lisse, Netherlands: 1997.
Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Hardcover ISBN: 1901094189 315 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Pale green pictorial boards, index, bibliography, main text in 2 columns, over 900 weapons listed and described, with calibres, actions, safeties, cartridge capacities, sights, etc, etc; over 400 photos in full color. Glossy throughout. ; Owner name erased from title page, leaving faint indentations. No other flaws to book. Jacket shows light edgewear only.

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14.
Hebard, Gil  
Gil Hebard Guns, Knoxville, Illinois : Serving the Handgunners of America, Catalog Number 21, 1972
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Publisher: Gil Hebard Guns Knoxville, Ill: 1972.
Very Good+ Softcover 112 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Yellow softcover, 112 glossy pages, index, over 200 handguns shown in high-quality b/w photos and 21 guns shown in full color, plus accessories, all with current (1972) retailprices. ; A wonderful old catalog featuring handguns, mainly, but also some long guns, plus scopes, stocks, cases, holsters, targets, gunsmithing tools, ammunition, parts, etc.

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15.
Hogg, Ian V.  
Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of the World's Firearms.

Publisher: Published by A & W Publishers, CR 1978,.
CR 1978 by Quarto Ltd., over 500 illustrations, 50 in color with glossary and specifications. Dust jacket has slight soil, otherwise good+. Large, heavy book. Military and civil firearms from beginning to present . A to Z directory of makes and makers from 1830. Firearms, guns, hand guns, pistols, revolvers, rifles, encyclopedia. Hard Cover

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16.
Horn, Warren R.  
HEADSTAMPS AND CARTRIDGE IDENTIFICATION DATA (A COMPILATION OF HEADSTAMPS, SHOT SHELL TRADE NAMES AND MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION RELATIVE TO THE IDENTIFICATION OF COLLECTOR'S CARTRIDGES

Publisher: VT: Sheldon Press, 1962 VT 1962.
SEWN WRAPPERS (NOT GLUED). First Edition. SEWN WRAPPERS, NOT A GLUED PAPERBACK, ILLUSTRATED, FINE, 92pp. First Edition. SEWN WRAPPERS ( NOT GLUED) Fine

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17.
Kaldor, Mary  
BAROQUE ARSENAL
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Publisher: Hill and Wang New York 1981.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. ; This analysis of modern weapons technology describes an arsenal, characteristic of both the United States and the Soviet Union, extraordinarily complex and expensive, subject to frequent breakdowns, and increasingly removed from economic and military reality.; 294 pages

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18.
Kauffman, Henry J.  
Early American Gunsmiths, 1650-1850
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Publisher: New York Bramhall House (1952).
Quarto, Full cloth, black and white photographs, xxii, 94 pages. Condition: Very good in a very good dust jacket. Jacket in Mylar protector.
     Well-researched and illustrated reference to the makers of handmade firearms in America. Names arranged alphabetically accompanied by information gathered from contemporary documents. Bound in yellow cloth over boards with spine and upper board lettered in black. Shallow bump to cloth at heel of spine, prior owner name label at top fore corner of front free endpaper. Jacket has some minor edge wear and light surface soil. Americana

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19.
Koller, Larry Illustrated by: Illustrated by Ellen Raskin  
American Gun, a Magazine about Guns in History and in Sport : Volume 1, Number 2, Spring 1961

Publisher: Madison Books; N. Y. : 1961.
Very Good with no dust jacket Hardcover 96 pages; Folio (13.5") 35 cm; Large hardcover (13.5 inches) 35 cm tall, green and blue illustrated boards, 96 pages, tons of b/w and color photos and illustrations. Sections on plain, laid, and glossy paper. ; Volume 1, Number 2, Spring 1961. Theme of this issue: Marksmanship. Topics: Fred Kimble. Frank Hamer. Buck hunting. Grouse hunting. Battle of Fredericksburg. Matchlocks and flintlocks. Classic duels. More ; Articles by Charles B. Roth, Clifford Dowdy, Robert Held, Herb Glass, Janet Graves, more. Woodcuts by Ellen Raskin. Photos by Sid Latham. ; Lower tips and heel bumped, with slight wrinkling to lower tips of pages. Owner name and date neatly inked on front endpaper in very small letters. No other defects. ; Woodcuts

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20.
Leupold  
Instructions for Leupold Golden Ring Scopes

Publisher: Leupold & Stevens; Beaverton, Ore: 1985.
Very Good+ Softcover 16 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Softcover, tan covers, fold-and-staple binding, 16 pages, 27 b/w photos and diagrams. ; Owner's manual for Leupold (brand) rifle scopes, 1985.; Light vertical crease affects entire item. No other defects. ; Laid in: Slip with information on Eye Piece Focus, as published with item.

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21.
Lewis, Berkeley R.  
Smithsonian Small Arms Ammunition at the International Expo Philadelphia 1876.

Publisher: Smithsonian Washington, D. C..
City of Washington, D.A. 1972, 68 pages with 45 plates of ammunition, 45 pages text explaining each bullet on each plate. Black and white. Green and purple decorated covers, all very good condition. First Edition Hard Cover

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22.
Marlin Firearms Company  
Glenfield Autoloaders Model 75C, 60 Owner's Manual

Publisher: Marlin Firearms Company; North Haven, Conn: 1976.
Very Good Softcover 16 pages; 32mo (4") 10 cm; Small booklet, pale gray covers, 16 pages, list of service centers, guide to gun safety, 14 b/w photos. ; Dated 1976. ; Number penned on front cover, possibly a serial number. Small crease to tip of rear cover. ; With this item you will also get: 1) Parts list and assembly drawing for Glenfield 60, folded, with pricelist. 2) Owner's Manual for 75, 70, and 60 autoloading rifles, small booklet, 16 pages, 1971.

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23.
Mayes, Colonel Robert.  
KNIFE ALBUM.

Publisher: Self-published [No Place]. 1975. (1970)..
3rd printing of the revised 1973 2nd edition. (Often inaccurately called the 4th edition). 554pp. 4to. Red cloth with gilt printing. 2 color plates. Profusely illustrated in b/w with catalog reprints from 18 of the most collectible pocket knife manufacturers (Case; Louisville Tin & Stove; Sutcliffe; Coe, Yonge & Co.; Boker; Knauth; Von Lengerke & Antoine; Remington; Stratton & Terstegge; J.M. Robinson, Norton & Co.; J. Russell & Co.; Norvell-Shapleigh; Winchester; Cattaraugus; W. Bingham; Schrade Walden; Hank Falls; & Norfolk) + several catalog pages of Dovo Razors. Price Guide (Used & Mint) for knives shown. Section also on manufacturers' trademarks, Case's cutlery stampings, and 'Choosing Good Cutlery'. Fine (no defects). No dustjacket as issued.

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24.
Mitchell, James L.  
Colt.

Publisher: Published by Stackpole,.
CR 1959, 1st edition, 265 pages with references. Gray w/gold lettering covers, all very good. A collection of letters and photos about the man, the Arms and the company. This edition has B&W illustrations, unl ike the edition printed with orange covers. Firearms, Colt Firearms, rifles, pistols, handguns, revolvers, biography. Hard Cover

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25.
Peterson, Harold L.  
A History of Firearms.

Publisher: Published by Scribners Sons, New York.
CR 1961 with 59 pages with index. White dust jacket has slight tears and soil, otherwise good+. Illustrated by Daniel Feaser. A simple history written by a distinguished author on firearms and weapons. Oversized. F irearms, guns, weaponry, rifles, pistols, revolvers, firearm history. Hard Cover

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26.
Rattenbury, Richard (Text)., Illustrated by Photos, black and White  
The Browning Collection.

Publisher: Buffalo Bill Historical Center, 1982.
Soft Cover, Decorated Front. No Jacket. Believe to be a 1st Edition. Published by the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, CR 1982, 71 pages with bibliography. Oblong Soft Cover, slight wear with Browning on front cover in a gold seal. Patent Prototypes in the Winchester Museum. Firearms, guns, rifles, Browning Firearms. Soft Cover

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27.
Remington Arms. Union Metallic Cartridge Co.  
A New Chapter in an Old Story.

Publisher: Union Metallic Cartridge Co. New York.
Being an Interesting Account of the Strange Steps by which A Great Modern Business Has Grown Out o fAncient Conditions Together with A Look Into The Future. Frontis "Cave Man of Prehistoric Times Who Unconsciously Invented Arms and Ammunition", Litho laid on front cover, unpaginated approximately 60 pages. Edgewear and hinge wear. Illustrated throughout. CR 1912. The seven full-page illustrations are actual photos from life. Illustrated pastedowns. Believe to be a First Edition Hard Cover

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28.
Robert Abels Inc.  
Antique Firearms and Edged Weapons: Catalog No. 32
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Publisher: Robert Abels Inc. , 0 New York.
Book. Book condition: Good. Trade paperback 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall No date. This is an extensive catalog by a prominent antique weapons dealer. Each items is illustrated, described and priced. Over 1000 items listed. 144 pages. Book is in GOOD condition. Paper wrappers.

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29.
Rohan, Jack.  
Yankee Arms Maker.

Publisher: Published by Harper & Bros., New York.
CR 1935 and 1948, 305 pages with index. Dust jacket is in pieces, book covers and content good+. Revised edition. About Samuel Colt and the 6-shot Peacemaker. Colt firearms, firearms, revolvers, western americana . Hard Cover

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30.
Rywell, Martin  
Sharps Rifle : The Gun That Shaped American Destiny

Publisher: Pioneer Press; Union City, Tenn: 1994.
Very Good+ Fifth Printing Softcover ISBN: 0913150215 156 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Stiff red covers, 156 pages, 16 lists and tables, chronology, over 100 b/w figures, photos, diagrams and illustrations. Includes many facsimile images of original Sharps catalog pages. ; Copyright 1957. This is 5th printing, 1994. A m a z o n b u y e r s please note: Their item says 1957 but also has an isbn -- there were no isbns in 1957 -- this is not a 1957 ediiton. ; Sharps rifles were the standard weapons of wagon-train emigrants, John Brown, Civil War soldiers, buffalo hunters, Texas Rangers, many other pioneer Americans. ; Spine, which is unlettered, is faded. Book shows no other defects.

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31.
S & S Firearms  
Catalogue of Military Americana
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Publisher: S & S Firearms, 1970 Glendale, NY.
Book. Book condition: Good. Soft cover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall This is a comprehensive catalogue of American military equipment and firearms, published by a major company in the industry. Illustrated. 128 pages. Book is in GOOD condition. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

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32.
Sherrill, Robert  
SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIAL

Publisher: Charterhouse New York NY 1973.
Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; History of the gun and how it has been used in history.

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33.
Smith, Joseph E., Revised by  
Small Arms of the World, a basic manual of small arms, the classic by W. H. B. Smith
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Publisher: Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, PA, 1969 Ninth Edition.
G- cloth hardback, no DJ. Cover with edge wear, bumped corners, some fading, top of spine frayed. Binding beginning to crack at top front. End papers and pp lightly tanned on edges. 4to, 768 pp with b/w illustrations and index. Because of size and weight of the book(s), please contact us to arrange for priority mail or for shipping outside the continental USA.

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34.
Smith, W. H. B. (Walter Harold Black) and Joseph E. Smith  
Small Arms of the World, 8e : (8th Edition, Revised, 1966) a Basic Manual of Military Small Arms

Publisher: Stackpole Books; Harrisburg, Pa: 1966.
Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket Eighth Edition Hardcover 735 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Full orange cloth, brown lettering, index, main text in 2 columns, numerous lists and tables, weapons from 42 countries listed and described, with info on loading, stripping, calibre, sights, etc; over 1800 high-quality b/w photos and diagrams with captions. ; Large heavy book. Copyright 1960. This is 8th edition, completely revised, 1966. Jacket blurb: 'The completely new, illustrated encyclopedia and operating manual on the in-use military small arms of the world'. Includes handguns, carbines, rifles, automatic rifles, submachine guns, machine guns. ; Book shows light shelfwear. Owner name (noted psychiatrist and author Gerald J. Sarwer-Foner, MD) penned on front endpaper. Pages are yellowed from age, mainly around edges, but crisp and clean. Jacket present but has several large chips, mainly to heel and crown, pri ce clipped, all other text present except author and publisher names on spine panel.

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35.
Smith, W. H. B. Illustrated by: Illustrated by George R. Gans  
Basic Manual of Military Small Arms : American, British, Russian, German, Italian, Japanese and all Other Important Nations
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Publisher: Military Service Publishing Company; Harrisburg, Pa: 1944.
Good+ Fourth Printing Softcover 218 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, gray-green leatherette covers, 218 pages, hundreds of b/w photos and diagrams. Technical data including how to load, fire, field strip, etc, every pistol, rifle, machine gun, etc, of every nation in World War 2.; Copyright 1943. This is 4th printing, April, 1944. Working drawings by George R. Gans. Photos by Albert Losch and others. Foreword by G. B. Jarrett. Subtitle on front cover: 'How to Load, Operate, Disassemble and Assemble American, British, Russian, German, Italian, Japanese and Other Small Arms, the Only Book of its Kind Ever Published.' ; Quite edgeworn, with creases to covers. Front cover and spine sunned but readable. Small area of front cover dampmarked. Owner name and address (a lieutenant at Camp Rucker, Alabama) penned on title page, and name penned on front cover (quite faded). No other marks. Pages starting to yellow from age. Binding tight.

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36.
Steane, H. Welles  
Wingshooters ' Handbook, The, 50e : (50th Edition, 1980) with Instructions for Operating Your Poly-Choke for Maximum Benefit

Publisher: Poly-Choke Company; Hartford, Conn: 1980.
Very Good+ 50th Edition Softcover 26 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Softcover, tan pictorial covers, fold-and-staple binding, 26 pages, 41 b/w figures and diagrams. ; Instructions for users of shotguns with the famous Poly-Choke bore invented by E. F. White. ; Address label on rear cover, as issued. Otherwise only minor edgewear. ; With this item you will also get: 1) instructions for Kentucky Pistol Kit, 4 pages. 2) instructions for Kentucky Rifle Kit, 2 pages. 3) Reloader's Guide for Hercules Smokeless Powders, 42 pages, 1983. 4) instructions for CVA Philadelphia Derringer Kit, 8 pgs.

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37.
Stefanski, Claus P., and Dirk Stefanski  
Officer Swords of the German Navy, 1806-1945

Publisher: Schiffer Publishing; Atglen, Pa: 2002.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Hardcover ISBN: 0764316745 176 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Full black cloth, silver spine lettering, faux marbled endpapers, endnotes, brief glossary, over 250 photos and illustrations, about 20 in full color. Glossy throughout. ; Includes histories of Prussian Navy, German Reichs Fleet, Schleswig-Holstein Flotilla, Navy of North German Federation, Kriegsmarine, etc. Introduction by Hans Luessow. Translated from Die Langen Offizier Seitenwaffen der Deutschen Marinen, 2001. This English edition 2002.; A touch of shelfwear only. No marks. Sticker on acknowledgements page covering several paragraphs, as issued. Publisher postcard laid in, as issued. ; Schiffer Military History Series

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38.
Tanner, Hans, Editor  
Guns of the World, The Complete Collectors' & Traders' Guide
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Publisher: Bonanza Books, NY, 1972.
Near Fine paper over board hardback, Near Fine DJ. Pictorial cover with a little shelf wear, bumped corners. DJ in mylar has a little wear, some scuffs. Binding tight. End papers and pp are clean and unmarked. 4to, 400 with many illustrations. ISBN# 0 517 225182. Because of size and weight of the book(s), please contact us to arrange for priority mail or for shipping outside the continental USA.

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39.
Thayer, George  
WAR BUSINESS The International Trade in Armaments
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Publisher: Simon & Schuster New York NY 1969.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. ; 417 pages

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40.
Thomas, H.H.  
Story of Allen and Wheelock Firearms.

Publisher: Published by C.J. Krehbiel Co., Ohio, CR 1965, Ohio.
CR 1965 with 125 pages. 1st edition. Pictorial front cover, green covers, all very good. Preface by Harold L. Peterson. About a Massachusetts firearms company with Ethan Allen as co-owner. Profusely illustrated. F irearms, Massachusetts, Ethan Allen, New England, guns. HARD COVER

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41.
Thorp, Raymond W.  
Bowie Knife, 1e : (1st Edition, 1948)

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press; Santa Fe, N. M. : 1948.
Good+ with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 168 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, red cloth, [xvi] + 168 pages, index, bibliography, footnotes, 8 b/w illustrations on glossy plates. ; Foreword by Rupert Hughes. ; From preface: 'This [is] the true history of the origin, development, and murderous use of the Bowie-Knife, [a] saga of a weapon born of environment in the southwestern frontier.' ; Cloth lightly soiled, worn at tips, frayed at heel and crown. Owner name and 1953 on front endpaper in fountain pen. Front free endpaper missing. Pages starting to yellow from age. Hinges have some play. Scarce. Sold as is.

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