Wednesday, April 10, 2013

                  
THE FOLLOWING BOOKS HAVE BEEN REDUCED
TO $10.00 EACH PLUS $4.00 POST. FOR DETAILS ABOUT EACH TITLE LOOK IN THE REGULAR LIST

"American Firearms"  Peterson, H.L. - Treasury of the Gun
"American Firearms"  Gluckman, Arcadi - United States Pistols & Revolvers
"American Firearms"  Boddington, Craig - America The Men and Their Guns That Made Her Great
"American Firearms"  Coggins, Jack - Arms & Equipment of the Civil War
"American Firearms"  Moore, Warren - Guns
"European Firearms"   Ricketts, Howard - Firearms
"Artillery"   Rogers, Col. H.C.B. - A History of Artillery
"American Edged Weapons"  Bazelon, Bruce - Swords From Public Collections
"American Edged Weapons"  Darling, Anthony D. - A Rare English Sword from Plymouth Colony
"General Weapons"     Hogg, O.F.G. - Clubs To Cannon
"Uniform and Equipment"      Wilkinson-Latham, Robert - Cavalry & Infantry Uniforms
"Militaria"                   Guthman, William H. - Decorated military Americana
"Militaria"                   Guthman, William H. - Decorated American militia equipment
"Militaria"                   Wilkinson, Frederick - Collecting Military Antiques
"Militaria"                   Wilkinson-Latham, R.J. - Collecting Militaria

                THE FOLLOWING $10.00 BOOKS ARE NOT IN THE REGULAR LIST

HACKETT, GENERAL SIR JOHN - THE PROFESSION OF ARMS
PIMLOT & GILBERT - MILITARY UNIFORMS OF THE WORLD, SINCE WWII
CARMAN, W.Y. - DRESS REGULATIONS 1900
BAZELON, BRUCE - DEFENDING THE COMMONWEALTH
GUTHMAN & CURTIS - NEW ENGLAND MILITIA UNIFORMS AND ACCOUTREMENTS
BAUMGARTEN, LINDA - EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY CLOTHING AT WILLIAMSBURG
45/70 TRAPDOOR SPRINGFIELDS FROM THE DIXIE COLLECTION
CHAPEL, C.E. - GUN COLLECTORS HANDBOOK OF VALUES
CHAPEL, C.E. - GUN COLLECTING
CANBY, COURTLAND - A HISTORY OF WEAPONRY
BLACKMORE, H.L. - FIREARMS
NORMAN, A.V.B. & POTTINGER, DON - ENGLISH WEAPONS &WARFARE 449-1660
PERRIN, NOEL - GIVING UP THE GUN
KANE, HARNETT T. - GENTLEMEN, SWORDS AND PISTOLS

             THE FOLLOWING ARE ALL OSPREY MEN-AT-ARMS SERIES
                                          ALL ARE BRAND NEW
                                         $10.00 each or 3 for $25.00

            GEORGE WASHINGTON'S ARMY
# 39     THE BRITISH ARMY INNORTH AMERICA 1775-1783
# 48     WOLFE'S ARMY
# 56     THE MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR 1846-1848
# 63     THE AMERICAN INDIAN WARS 1860-1890
# 168   U S CAVALRY ON THE PLAINS 1850-90
# 178   THE ALAMO AND THE WAR OF TEXAN INDEPENDENCE 1835-36
# 214   U. S. INFANTRY EQUIPMENTS 1775-1910
# 226   THE AMERICAN WAR 1812-1814
# 244   THE FRENCH ARMY IN THE AMERICAN WAR OF INDEPENDENCE
# 163   THE AMERICAN PLAINS INDIANS
# 186   THE APACHES
# 228   AMERICAN WOODLAND INDIANS
# 288   AMERICAN INDIANS OF THE SOUTHEAST

   I also have a large select of Men-at-Arms series from the English civil war back to earliest times. Send me your needs

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

American Edged Weapons


Left is an N.P.Ames 1840 Heavy Dragoon sabre made in Cabotsville, Mass.

Right is a 1808 William Rose of Philadelphia sabre

Middle is a 1798 Nathan Starr Dragoon sabre - the first weapon contracted for by the new U.S. Congress, predating the North & Cheny contract

The original tomahawk was found on a farm in Brown Co. Ohio very near Ripley, Ohio

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

American Edged Weapons Books


"American Edged Weapons"       "Keener, William G."               "Bowie Knives from the Collections of Robert Abels and the Ohio Historical Society"               "5 1/2" X 8 1/2" - 139 knives photographed and described - soft cover - covers soiled but contents clean and bright"                        $25.00


"American Edged Weapons"       "Abels, Robert"     "Classic Bowie Knives"      "New York; 1967 by author - 7 1/4" X 10 3/4" - 97pp - 150 photographs of bowies plus many other illustrations - Abels was the first dealer/collector to realize the importance and value of bowies - book is as new, the DJ has shelf wear"
      $55.00


"American Edged Weapons"        "Peterson, Harold L."     "American Knives - 1st History and Collectors Guide"       "Highland Park, NJ; 1980 Gun Room Press - 7" X 9 1/2" - 178pp - extremely well illustrated, covers all aspects of Knives in America, civilian, military, etc. - a wonder ful book by one of the most respected authors and collectors and the director of the National Park Service - book is mint new, DJ has very minor shelf wear"        $28.00

"American Edged Weapons"       "Abels, Robert"            "Robert Abels Collection of Bowie Knives of American Interest"            "New York;n.d., by Author"            "5 1/2"" X 9"" - 20pp - 65 knives and 1 tomahawk illustrated and described - soft bound - a very scarce booklet particularly in as new condition"            $35.00


"American Edged Weapons"            "Abels, Robert"            "Bowie Knives"            "New York; n.d., by Author"            "5 1/2"" x 7"" - 48pp - 91 knives and 7 tomahawks plus illustrations of makers cards - soft bound - a very scarce booklet particularly in as new condition"            $40.00


"American Edged Weapons"            "Bazelon, Bruce S. [ed.]"            "Swords From Public Collections in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania"            "Lincoln, R.I.; 1987 Andrew Mowbray Publisher"            "7"" X 9 3/4"" - 127pp - well illustrated - softbound - new condition"            $15.00          

"American Edged Weapons"            "Darling, Anthony D."            "A Rare English Sword from Plymouth Colony"            "extract from C.J.A.C."            "8 1/2"" X 11"" - 12pp - well illustrated - softbound - Arms Study # 1 - small bump on upper spine otherwise new"            $15.00            


"American Edged Weapons"            "Garigliano, Leonard J."            "Abstract, Review and Notes Regarding Principal Sword Contractors During the C. W"            "Salisbury, MA.; 1983 Peninsula Press"            "11"" X 8 1/2"", oblong - 119pp - spiral bound -110 of 500, autographed - off-set printed - mint new - a must for the American sword collector,out of print and very hard to find"            $65          


"American Edged Weapons"            "Hardin, Albert N. & Hedden, Robert W."            "Light But Efficient"            "1973 by Authors"            "6 1/4"" X 9 1/4"" - 104pp - well illustrated - mint new - a scarce book on the 1880 and 1890 military issue knives - hard to find in this condition"            $65           

"American Edged Weapons"            "Mowbray, E. Andrew"            "The American Eagle-Pommel Sword  The Early Years 1794-1830"            "Lincoln,R.I.: 1988 Man-At-Arms"            "9 1/2"" X 12 1/4"" - 244pp - magnificently illustrated in color and black and white - a 1st edition in mint new condition with prospectus laid in"            $100.           


"American Edged Weapons"            "Neumann, George C."            "Swords and Blades of the American Revolution"            "Harrisburg: 1973 Stackpole"            "9 1/2"" X 12 1/4"" - 288pp - 100's photos plus George Woodbridge illustrations - 1st edition of the best work on the subject - fine in near fine DJ, a beautiful copy"            $125.           


"American Edged Weapons"            "Stroud, David V."            "Inscribed Union Swords 1861 - 1865"            "Kilgore, TX.; 1983 Pinecrest Publishing"            "8 3/4"" X 11 1/4"" - 192pp - well illustrated - mint new copy - 413 of 1500 autographed"            $75                     


"American Edged Weapons"            "Courville, Cyril B."            "Trade Tomahawks"            "Los Angeles; 1963 Southwest Museum"            "5"" X 7 3/4"" - 15pp - illustrated - Southwest Museum Leaflet No. 30 - as new"            $12.00

Monday, February 27, 2012

American Firearms


A Cased Set of Philadelphia Derringers by Uberti

Sunday, February 26, 2012

American Firearms Books

  

"American Firearms"          "Silver, Mark and Gusler, Wallace"              "Three Centuries of Tradition"                  "11 1/4" X 9 3/4" - 192pp - illustrated in flu color, a brand new copy in mint DJ sealed in mylar"                                    $300.00


"Americam Firearms"         "Weil, Robert"                      "Contemporary Makers of Muzzle Loading Firearms"                "11" X 8 3/4" - 303pp - I have just acquired a brand new copy of this much sought after book on contemporary makers, very hard to find"                                  $200.00


"American Firearms"         "Hicks, Maj. James E."         "U. S. Military Firearms 1776 -1956"           "8 3/4" X 11 1/4" - 127pp - 88 full page drawings by Andre Jandot plus text drawings - a classic for identifying U.S. weapons - book near new, DJ worn but good"       $35.00


" American Firearms"          "Rankin, Col Robert H., Ret."         "Small Arms of the Sea Services"       "8 1/2" X 10 1/2" - 227pp - extremely well illustrated - book near new, DJ shelf worn"     $45.00
          

"American Firearms"            "Behn, Jack"            "'.45 - .70 ' Rifles"            "Highland Park; 1976 Gun Room Press"            "5 1/2"" X 9"" - 152pp. - illustrated mint new copy of the re-print"            $30.  


"American Firearms"           "Boddington, Craig"          "America The Men and Their Guns That Made Her Great"                   "Los Angeles; 1981 Peterson Pubs"             "7 3/4" X 9 1/2" - 186pp - well illustrated - new copy, slight shelf wear to DJ"                    $18                             


"American Firearms"            "Butler, David F."            "United States Firearms; The First Century"            "New York; 1971 Winchester Press"            "9"" X 11"" - 254pp. - well illustrated - mint new in like DJ"            $35          


"American Firearms"            "Carey, A. Merwyn"            "American Firearms Makers"            "New York; 1953 Crowell Co."            "6"" X 9' - 146pp. plus plates - D.J. shows wear otherwise a fine copy of this classic"            $20.00            


"American Firearms"            "Chapel, Charles Edward"            "U.S. Martial and Semi - Martial Single Shot Pistols"            "New York; 1962 Coward - McCann"            "6"" X 8 1/2"" - 386pp. -1st edition of a basic reference - very minor edge wear to D.J. otherwise a VG+ copy"            $40.00            


"American Firearms"            "Chinn, G.M. & Hardin, B.E."            "Encyclopedia of American Hand Arms"            "Huntington; 1942 Standard Publishers"            "8"" X 10 1/2"" - 349pp. - book is fine to near new, H.P. Dean's (publisher) bookplate inside front cover - 1/2"" square chip in rear DJ, otherwise very minor chipping and light soil on spine, a fine copy of the 1st edition"            $75.00            


"American Firearms"            "Cline, Walter M."            "The Muzzle - Loading Rifle... Then and Now"            "Huntington; 1942 Standard Publishing"            "8"" X 10 3/4"" - 162pp - illustrated - a near mint copy in like DJ of this classic, 1st edition"            $125           


"American Firearms"            "Coggins, Jack"            "Arms & Equipment of the Civil War"            "Garden City; 1962 Doubleday"            "8 1/2"" X 11 1/2"" - 160pp. - a nice clean copy"            $20           


"American Firearms"            "Davis, William C."            "Weapons of the Civil War"            "New York; 1991 Mallard Press"            "11 1/2"" X 11"" - 64pp. - well illustrated - as new in DJ"            $18          


"American Firearms"            "Dunlap, Jack"            "American, British & Continental Pepperbox Firearms"            "Los Altos, CA.; 1964 by author"            "9"" X 11"" - 279pp. - well illustrated - this is the true first edition published by the author - a hard book to find in this very fine condition, in like DJ"            $125          


"American Firearms"            "Edwards, William B."            "The Story of Colt's Revolver"            "Harrisburg; 1953 Stackpole"            "8 1/2"" X 11"" - 470pp. - outstanding photos and illustrations - a must book for any Colt collector - a near fine copy in DJ"            $55           


"American Firearms"            "Gill, Harold B."            "The Gunsmith in Colonial Virginia"            "Williamsburg; 1974 Colonial Williamsburg Fndn."            "6 1/2"" X 9 1/2"" - 139pp - illustrated - hardbound - as new in original tissue wrapper"            $100           


"American Firearms"            "Gluckman, Arcadi"            "United States Martial Pistols and Revolvers"            "Buffalo; 1939 Otto Ulbrich Co."            "7"" X 9 1/2"" - 286pp. plus 29 plates - VG+ in G DJ - a fine copy of the 1st edition of a classic"            $40.00            


"American Firearms"            "Gluckman, Arcadi"            "United States Muskets, Rifles and Carbines"            "Buffalo; 1948 Otto Ulbrich Co."            "6 3/4"" X 9 3/4"" - 507pp. plus 20 plates - 81 of 151 deluxe 3/4 leather bound, autographed, 1st ed., TEG -near mint - this is a very rare edition of a classic work, a basic reference, a must for martial collectors"            $150          


"American Firearms"            "Goddard, William H.D."            "The Government Models (Colt Model 1911)"            "Lincoln, R.I.; 1988 Andrew Mowbray Publisher"            "9"" X 11 1/2"" - 293pp. - beautifully illustrated - covers the Colt automatics early production years in incredible detail - mint new condition"            $100            


"American Firearms"            "Grant, Ellsworth S."            "The Colt Legacy"            "Providence, R.I.; 1982 Andrew Mowbray"            "8 1/2"" X 11"" - 232pp.well illustrated -  mint new copy of the limited 1st edition hardback, this edition was sold out in pre-publication - has its original prospectus"            $100          

"American Firearms"            "Hanson, Charles E."            "The Plains Rifle"            "Harrisburg; 1960 Stackpole"            "9"" X 11 1/2"" - 171pp - well illustrated - no. 15 of full leather bound first edition - autographed - mint condition in original box"            $145.00         


"American Firearms"            "Hatch, Alden"            " Remington Arms in American History"            "1972  Remington Arms Co."            "6 1/2"" X 9"" - 364pp. - well illustrated - a fine mint copy, no D.J., may have never had one"            $20           


"American Firearms"            "Haven, C.T. & Belden, F.A."            "A History of the Colt Revolver"            "New York; 1940 Morrow & Co."            "8 1/2"" X 11"" - 711pp. - 1st edition, - slipcased - DJ spine faded, otherwise near fine - book is a fine copy of the most basic reference on Colt - a must for Colt collectors"            $135           


"American Firearms"            "Held, Robert"            "The Belton Systems, 1758 & 1784 - 86: America's First Repeating Firearms"            "Lincoln, R.I.; 1986 Andrew Mowbray Publisher"            "8 1/4"" X 11 1/2"" - 93pp - 104 photos - no. 292 of 500 - stiff wraps - mint new"            $33           


"American Firearms"            "James, Edsall"            "Volcanic Firearms - and Their Successors"            "Union City, Tn.: 1974 Pioneer Press"            "8 1/2"" X 11"" - 14pp - very well illustrated - softbound - like new"            $8.50           


"American Firearms"            "Kalman, James M. & Patterson, C. Meade"            "A Pictorial History of U. S. Single Shot Martial Pistols"            "New York: nd Charles Scribners"            "14 1/2"" X 11"" -1094 of 2500, auto. 44plates plus text - stain on rear corner of otherwise very good D.J., mark along top & bottom edges of binding from old plastic, signature on front fly leaf & rear D.J. flap,minor stain bottom corner last few pages"            $35           


"American Firearms"            "Karr, C. L. & Karr, C. R."            "Remington Hand Guns"            "Harrisburg; 1947 Military Service Publishing Co."            "6 1/2"" X 9 1/2"" - 125pp. - well illustrated - near fine, D.J. faded on spine, no tears, unclipped - a really nice copy of the 1st edition"            $45                       


"American Firearms"            "Landskron, Jerry"            "Remington Rolling Block Pistols"            "Buena Park, Ca.: 1981 Rolling Block Press"            "9"" X 11 1/2"" - 296pp. - fabulous illustrations - no. 412 of 500 Deluxe autographed copies, mint new in yearbook binding"            $125           


"American Firearms"            "Lewis, Berkley R."            "Small Arms and Ammunition in the United States Service"            "Washington: 1960 Smithsonian Institute"            "6 1/2"" X 9 1/2"" - 338pp. plus 52 plates - 2nd edition, copy no. 2 of 50 full leather, fine"            $125           


"American Firearms"            "Lindsay, Merrill K."            "The New England Gun"            "New York: 1975 David McKay Co."            "8 1/4"" X 11 1/2"" - 190pp - beautifully illustrated - inscribed by author - as new in like DJ"            $125            

"American Firearms"            "Logan, Herschel C."            "Underhammer Guns"            "Harrisburg,Pa.: 1960 Stackpole"            "9"" X 11 1/2"" - 249pp. - no. 12 of full leather limited edition, autographed, mint new in printers box"            $125.00          


"American Firearms"            "McAulay, John D."            "Civil War Pistols"            "Lincoln, R.I.: 1992 Andrew Mowbray"            "8 1/2"" X 11 1/2"" - 166pp. - very well illustrated - new"            $42                


"American Firearms"            "Moore, Warren"            "Guns"            "New York: 1963 Grosset and Dunlap"            "8 1/2"" X 11"" - 104pp. - worn D.J., otherwise a fine copy, autographed to Merrill Lindsay by the author"            $15                      


"American Firearms"            "Moore, C. Kenneth"            "Colt Single Action Revolvers and the London Agency"            "Providence, R.I.: 1990 Andrew Mowbray"            "9"" X 11 1/2"" - 144pp. - well illustrated - mint new in like DJ"            $38.5                     


"American Firearms"            "Parsons, John E."            "Henry Deringer's Pocket Pistol"            "New York: 1952 Morrow & Co."            "6"" X 9 1/2"" - 255pp. - well illustrated - no D.J., inscription on front half title, otherwise a very good copy"            $38.5           

         
"American Firearms"            "Peterson, Harold L."            "A History of Firearms, A History of Knives, A History of Body Armor -  3 Vols."            "New York: 1961, 1966, 1968 all Charles Scribners"            "all 8 1/4"" X 10 1/4"" - all 60pp plus - all illustrated by Daniel D. Feaser - all in fine condition with like DJ's - this is the complete series"            $38.5           


"American Firearms"            "Peterson, Harold L. editor"            "Encyclopedia of Firearms"            "London: 1964 The Connoisseur"            "7 1/2"" X 10"" - 367pp - very well illustrated, some color - book very good +, DJ shows wear"            $20            


"American Firearms"            "Peterson, Harold L."            "The Remington Historical Treasury of American Guns"            "New York: 1966 Ridge Press"            "6"" X 8 1/ 2"" - 159pp - well illustrated - wrinkles to front of DJ, in mylar - book as new"            $20           


"American Firearms"            "Peterson, Harold L."            "Pageant of the Gun"            "Garden City, N.Y.: 1967 Doubleday & Co."            "6 1/2"" X 9 1/2"" - 352pp. - wonderful photos - fine in lightly worn DJ - a wonderful survey by a top authority"            $18           


"American Firearms"            "Peterson, Harold L."            "The Great Guns"            "New York: 1971 Ridge Press"            "8 1/2"" X 12"" - 252pp. - beautifully illustrated with 100's photos and illustrations - very good in lightly worn DJ - a real value"            $18          


"American Firearms"            "Phillips, Philip R. & Wilson, R.L."            "Paterson Colt Pistol Variations"            "Dallas,Tx.: 1979 Jackson Arms"            "9"" X 11 1/4"" - 232pp - beautifully illustrated in black and white and color - in as new condition with like DJ"            $75            


"American Firearms"            "Russell, Carl P."            "Firearms, Traps & Tools of the Mountain Men"            "New York: 1967 Alfred A. Knopf"            "6 1/2"" X 9 1/2"" - 456pp - well illustrated - near new in like DJ - first edition stated"            $95.00    

       
"American Firearms"            "Satterlee, L.D. & Gluckman, A."            "American Gun Makers"            "Buffalo, N.Y.; 1945 Otto Ulbrich Co."            "6"" X 9"" - 186pp. - near fine, but no D.J., may not had one"            $15                    


"American Firearms"            "Sawyer, Charles Winthrop"            "Our Rifles"            "Boston; 1946 Williams Book Store"            "6"" X 8 1/2"" - 412 pp. - some wear to D.J. otherwise fine"            $15            


"American Firearms"            "Sawyer, Charles Winthrop"            "United States Single Shot Martial Pistols"            "Boston; 1913 The Arms Co."            "5 1/2"" X 8"" - 100pp - 3/4 leather with raised bands and gold decoration, marbeled endsheets, TEG - owners stamp and stain on title page otherwise near new"            $110           


"American Firearms"            "Serven, James E."            "Colt Cartridge Pistols"            "Santa Ana, CA.; 1952 by author"            "8 1/2"" X 11"" - 128pp. - softbound - very fine condition"            $55          


"American Firearms"            "Serven, James E."            " Paterson Pistols"            " Dallas; 1946 Carl Metzger, Publisher"            "8 1/2"" X 11"" - 32pp. - softbound - very fine condition"            $40.00          


"American Firearms"            "Serven, James E."            "Colt Percussion Pistols"            "Dallas; 1947 Carl Metzger, Publisher"            "8"" X 10 1/2"" - 41pp. plus 40 plates - soft bound - ltd. edition of 1000, a small bruise on front cover, otherwise mint"            $55           


"American Firearms"            "Serven, James E."            "The Collecting of Guns"            "Harrisburg; 1964 Stackpole"            "9"" x 11"" - 272pp. -DeLuxe edition - very well illustrated - linen binding, slip case - book mint, very minor wear to case"            $40            


"American Firearms"            "Smith, Winston O."            "The Sharps Rifle"            "New York; 1943 Morrow and Co."            "6 1/2"" X 9 1/2"" - 138pp. - a worn D.J. in plastic sleeve, book near fine, letter enclosed from autho - a basic and desirable early work"            $100


"American Firearms"            "Sword, Wiley"            "Sharpshooter: Hiram Berdan, etc."            "Pronidence, R.I.; 1988 Andrew Mowbray"            "7"" X 9 1/2"" - 124pp. - new"            $33           


"American Firearms"            "Thalheimer, Roland"            "Percussion Revolvers of the United States"            "St. Louis; 1970 Von Hoffman"            "7 1/2"" X 10"" - 224pp. - VERY minor wear to D.J. otherwise fine"            $30           


"American Firearms"            "Van Rensslaer, Stephen"            "American Firearms & The Colt Supplement"            "Watkins Glen, N.Y.; 1947 & 1948 Century House"            "6"" X 9"" - 288pp. -vol.1, no. 113 of deluxe autographed, front and rear end papers neatly removed, otherwise a fine copy, vol. II, no. 126, a fine copy"            $40.00           


"American Firearms"            "Wahl, P. & Toppel, D."            "The Gatling Gun"            "New York; 1965 Arco Publishers"            "9"" X 11"" - 168pp. - very minor edge wear to D.J., otherwise as new"            $100                     


"American Firearms"            "Wasson, R. Gordon"            " The Hall Carbine Affair"            "New York; 1948 Pandick Press"            "6 1/2"" X 9 1/2"" - 190pp. - 2nd edition of 750 copies, note from author included, mint in like DJ"            $65          


"American Firearms"            "Watrous, George R."            "The History of Winchester Firearms"            "New Haven, CT.; 1966 Winchester Western Press"            "9"" X 11"" - 159pp. -slipcased, a mint copy"            $40           


"American Firearms"            "Wilson, R. L."            "The Arms Collection of Col. Colt"            "Hartford, CT.; 1964 Wadsworth Atheneum"            "6"" X 9"" - 132pp. - ltd. edition of 5000, Very fine plus"            $60.00         


"American Firearms"            "Winant, Lewis"            "Early Percussion Firearms"            "New York; 1959 Morrow and Co."            "6 1/2"" X 9 1/2"" - 292pp. - as new"            $38.5           


"American Firearms"            "Winant, Lewis"            "Firearms Curiosa"            " New York; 1955 Greenberg"            "6 1/2"" X 9 1/2"" - 281pp. - no. 690 of 1000, near mint copy"            $65.00            


"American Firearms"            "Winant, Lewis"            " Pepperbox Fire Arms"            "New York; 1952 Greenberg"            "6 1/2"" X 9"" - 188pp. - well illustrated - as new in fine DJ"            $45          


"American Firearms"            "Winter, Frederick R."            "U. S. Naval Handguns 1808 - 1911"            "Lincoln, R.I.; 1990 Andrew Mowbray"            "11 1/2"" X 9"" - 127pp. - mint new"            $27.5
          

"American Firearms"            "Mowbray, Stuart C. & Heroux, Jennifer"            "Civil War Arms Makers"            "Lincoln, R.I.; 1998 Andrew Mowbray Publishers"            "6"" X 9"" - 608pp. - new, a facsimile reprint of the Report by the Commission on Ordnance Stores, 1862"            $35          


"Firearms, American"            "Gluckman, Arcadi"            "United States Pistols and Revolvers"            "Harrisburg,PA.; 1956 Stackpole"            "6 1/2"" X 9 1/2"" - 347pp. - D.J. very worn, otherwise a fine copy of this classic - 4th edition"            $18           


"American Firearms"            "Sweeney, Fred"            "A Guide To The Proper Accoutrements For Hartford Produced Percussion Colt Revolvers"            "      ; 1993 by author"            "6"" X 9"" - 53pp. - soft ring binder, new"            $20           


"American Firearms"            "Serven, James E."            "Conquering The Frontiers"            "LaHabra; 1974 Foundation press"            "9"" X 11 1/2"" - 256pp. - 1st edition, mint new"            $30           


"American Firearms"            "McAulay, John D."            "Carbines of the U.S. Cavalry 1861-1905"            "Lincoln; 1996 Mowbray"            "8 1/2"" X 11"" - 144pp. - well illustrated - full color decorated hardcover - new"            39.95         


"American Firearms"            "Wilson, R. L. ,editor"            "Antique Arms Annual"            "Waco; 1971 S.P. Stevens"            "13 1/2"" X 10 1/2"",oblong - 262pp. - soft bound, wrappers shelf worn, otherwise VG"            $45            


"American Firearms"            "Dexter, F. Theodore"            "Thirty-Five Years Scrapbook of Firearms"            "1947 by Author"            "2 vols. - vol. I, 11 1/2"" X 8 1/2"" - vol. II, 9"" X 11"" - both spiral bound - including the first two issues of The Dexter Antique Arms Trade Journal, some edge damage and soiling to vol.I - both no. 151 signed to H.P. Dean"            $65           


"American Firearms"            "Dexter, F. Theodore"            "Half Century Scrapbook of Vari-Type Firearms (Frank E. Bivens Colln.)"            "1960 by Author"            "9"" X 11"" - 203pp - spiral bound - limited 1st edition - warm inscription from Bivens to Merrill K.Lindsay - covers show wear and has tear in ront edge, contents fine"            $75.00           


"American Firearms"            "Metschel, John"            "The Rudolph J. Nunnemacher Collection of Projectile Arms"            "Milwaukee; 1928 Milwaukee Public Miseum"            "7"" X 11"" - 2vols - 3/4 bound in blue morrocco, raised bands & gilt decoration, TEG, beautiful set of 1st editions, fine condition"            $150.00          


"American Firearms"            "Serven, James E."            "Colt Firearms 1836 - 1954"            "Santa Ana; 1954 by author"            "9 1/2"" X 12 1/2"" - 385pp - 1st ed. - shabby DJ but book very good plus or better"            $45           


"American Firearms"            "Wasson, R. Gordon"            "The Hall Carbine Affair - An Essay in Historiography"            "Danbury, CT; 1971 Privately Printed"            "8"" X 11 1/2"" - 249pp - no. 9 of 250, handbound in 1/2 morroco, slipcased, printed at the Stamperia Valdonega in Verona on hand made paper, designed by Giovanni Mardersteig - 11 plates - mint new"            $150.00            


"American Firearms"            "Neumann, George C. & Kravic, Frank J."            "Collector's Illustrated Encyclopedia of the American Revolution"            "Texarkana,TX; 1989 Rebel Publishing"            "9"" X 11 1/4"" - 286pp - hardbound - 2300 artifacts photographed along with illustrations by George Woodbridge - the standard reference - book is mint new, DJ has minor light soil"            $95            


"American Firearms"            "Various"            "Armax"            "cody; 1987-1995"            "6"" X 9"" - 8 volumes starting with volume 1, no1 - softbound - wonderful information on many aspects of gun collecting, a great reference - as new"            $65           


"American Firearms"            "Smith, Samuel E."            "Samuel E. Smith Memorial 1912 - 1983"            "Wisconsin Gun Collectors Association"            "8 1/2"" X 11"" - a compilation of Smith's writings plus many photos and the eulogies given by prominate collectors - soft bound, a crease in the corner of the front cover otherwise new"            $22.5           


"American Firearms"            "Peterson, Harold L."            "Arms and Armor in Colonial America"            "Harrisburg; 1956 The Stackpole CO."            "9"" X 11 1/2"" - 349pp - extremely well illustrated - full leather binding - #31 of a limited edition,AEG - book in fine condition in decorated binders box, small owners stamp on front and back endsheets - included Arms & Armor of the Pilgrims, 29pp"            $175.00         


"American Firearms"            "Neumann, George C."            "The History of Weapons of the American Revolution"            "New York; 1967 Harper & Row"            "6 1/2"" X 9 1/2"" - 373pp - stated 1st ed. - 1200 photos of long guns, pistols, swords, bayonets and polearms from every country involved in the American Revolution along with detailed descriptions and measurments - as new in like DJ"            $95           


"American Firearms"            "Peterson, Harold L."            "The Treasury of the Gun"            "New York; 1962 Ridge Press"            "8 1/2"" X 11 3/4"" - 252pp - magnificent color photographs - 1st edition - book is in great shape but missing DJ"            $20           

"American Firearms"            "Reilly, Robert"            "United States Martial Flintlocks"            "Lincoln,RI; 1986 Andrew Mowbray"            "9 1/4"" X 12 1/4"" - 263pp - very well illustrated - endorsed by the American Society of Arms Collectors - a mint, unread copy of the 1st edition in like DJ"            $60           


"American Firearms"            "Russell, Carl"            "Guns on the Early Frontier"            "Berkeley;1957 University of California Press"            "6 1/4"" X 9 1/4"" - 395pp - illustrated - near new copy of 1st edition - very slight stains on rear of DJ which is otherwise fine"            $55           


"American Firearms"            "Hartzler, Daniel D. & Whisker, James B."            "U.S. Martial Single Shot Pistols"            "Bedford, PA ; 1997 Old Bedford Village Press"            "9 1/4"" X 12 1/4"" - 128pp - very well illustrated - hardbound, decorative covers, no DJ as issued - a mint new unread copy of the 1st edition"            $45          

        
"American Firearms"            "Achtermier, William O."            "Rhode Island Arms Makers and Gunsmiths 1643-1883"            "Providence; 1980 Man at Arms"            "8 1/2"" X 11"" - 108pp. - new - no DJ as issued -  autographed to Merrill Lindsay"            $40   

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Friday, February 24, 2012

Archery Books

"Archery"            "Markham, Gervase"            "The Art of Archerie"            "York,Pa.: 1968 Geo. Shumway"            "6"" X 8 3/4"" - 183pp - as new - copy 44 of 100 presented to the Armour and Arms Club of New York"            $90.00      


"Archery"            "Roberts, T."            "The English Bowman"            "Yorkshire: 1973 E. P. Pubs."            "5 1/2"" X 8 3/4"" - 298pp - re-print of the 1801 edition - mint new condition"            $75.00            

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Armour Books




"Armour"             "Grose, Francis"                "A Treatise on Armour and Weapons"          "London; 1786  S. Hooper"              "9 1/2" X 12 1/4" - 118 pp plus 48 full page plates as well as text illustrations - This is the original 1st edition that pre-dates the two volume set, It is UN-TRIMMED and appears to be the original half leather binding - pencil note inside front cover to noted collector Herman Deane from armsbook dealer Ray Riling concerning the history of this book - the book would have to be considered in very good shape, binding is tight, corners are bent but not broken - an amazing copy for almost 230 years old"             $695.00   photos available to interested parties

"Armour"             "Grancsay, Stephen V."          "Arms & Armor, Essays from 1920 to 1964"         "New York; 1986 The Metropolitian Museum of Art"            "9" X 12" - 542pp. - profusely illustrated - 115 articles from the Metropolitian Bulletin - a brand new copy with Dj in mylar -               $395  

"Armour"         "Clephan, R. Coltman"          "The Tournament, Its Periods and Phases"           "London; 1919 Methuen & Co."           "10 1/2" X 12 3/4"   195pp. - 23 full page plates - gilt decorated red buckram - corners bumped otherwise a beautiful copy of the 1st edition"                 $400

"Armour"       "ffoulkes, Charles J."          "Inventory and Survey of the Armouries of the Tower of London"         "London; 1916 HMSO"        "9 1/2" X 11" - 2 volumes - 499pp. - 100's photo illustrations plus textual illustrations - blue buckram spines with gilt decorated blue cloth - this is a beautiful set of hard to find armour books"                       $950

"Armour"         "Trapp, Oswald Graf - translation by Mann, James Gow"        "The Armoury Of The Castle Of  Churburg"        "10 1/2" X 12 1/2"  - 324pp. - 72 plates each with several photos plus numerous diagrams - 1st edition, IN ENGLISH with rare dust jacket - DJ is fine as is book, there is a stain on the fore edge that does not effect the interior of the book - this is a really beautiful copy of this title, far superior to the very expensive re-print, a rare and highly collectible book"                  $2000                             

"Armour"            "Belous, Russell E."            "Arms and Armour at the Los Angeles County Museum"            "Los Angeles; 1969 Ward Ritchie Press"            "9"" X 11"" - 128pp. - ltd. edition of 1000, many photos - rare in the hard-bound edition - near fine"            $65           


"Armour"            "Norman, A.V.B."            "Arms and Armour"            "New York: 1972 Octopus Books"            "8 1/2"" X 10"" - 96pp. - wonderful illustrations - Pristine mint condition"            $25


"Armour"            "Norman, A.V.B. & Wilson, G.M."            "Treasures from the Tower of London"            "London: 1982 Center for Visual Arts"            "8"" X 10 1/2"" - 131 pp. - beautifully illustrated catalog of the only collection from the Tower to ever tour the U.S. - softbound, as new"            $33           


"Armour"            "Tavard, Christian-H."            "Le Livre des Armes & Armures"            "Milan; 1977 Hier & Demain"            "10 1/2"" X 13 1/2"" - 379pp - 100's photos, most all in color, many line drawings - covers all aspects of arms and armour, a beautiful book in fine condition with like DJ - in French"            $325           

"Armour"            "Andrews, William"            "Old Time Punishments"            "New York; n.d. Crown"            "5 1/2"" X 9"" - 251pp. - near mint"            $22           


"Armour"            "Brereton, J. M."            "The Horse in War"            "New York; 1976 Arco"            "7"" X 10"" - 160pp. - rubbed D.J., signature on front fly otherwise near fine"            $27.5           


"Armour"            "Gardner, Robert E."            "Five Centuries of Gunsmiths, Swordsmiths and Armourers"            "Columbus; 1948 W.F. Heer"            "8"" X 11"" - 271pp. - Vg in like DJ"            $137.5


"Armour"            "ffoulkes, Charles"            "Decorative Ironwork"            "London; 1913 Methuen & Co."            "10 1/2"" X 13"" - 148pp. - 100's illustrations - decorative green cloth, corners bumped, very good +"            $325           


"Armour"            "Turnbull, Stephen"            "The Book of the Medieval Knight"            "New York; 1985 Crown"            "9"" X 11 1/2"" - 192pp - 100's of illustrations - mint new"            $27.5           


"Armour"            "Barber, Richard & Barker, Juliet"            "Tournaments, Jousts, Chivalry and Pagents in the Middle Ages"            "New york; 1989 Weidenfield & Nicolson"            "9"" X 12 1/2"" - 225pp - magnificently illustrated in color and black and white - mint new in like DJ"            $27.5           

"Armour"            "Thomas, Bruno & Gamber, Ortwin"            "Katalog der Leibrustkammer"            "Vienna; 1976 Kunsthistorisches Museum"            "6 1/4"" X 8 1/4"" - 264pp - 126 photographic plates of armour and swords plus 12 pages of photographs of armourers marks - black decorated cloth in glassine wrapper - book near mint, some corner wear and light rubbing to glassine"            $165