Sunday, February 26, 2012

American Firearms Books

  
"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"     $35.00
          

"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"                                      


"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"            $25          

"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"            $30.00            


"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"            $55.00            


"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"            $100.00            



"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"            $75.00          


"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"            $45.00                   


"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"            $30.00            


"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"            $100.00           


"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"            $75.00           


"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"            "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"            $10.00            


"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"            $25.00          


"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"            $5.00          


"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"            $35.00           


"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"            $35.00                       


"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"            $100.00            


"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"            $100.00          


"American Firearms"            "McAulay, John D."            "Civil War Pistols"            "Lincoln, R.I.: 1992 Andrew Mowbray"            "8 1/2"" X 11 1/2"" - 166pp. - hardbound - very well illustrated - new"            $35.00               


"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"            $38.50                     


"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"            $30.00            

         
"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"            $15.00          


"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"            $75.00            


"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"            $50.00          


"American Firearms"            "Serven, James E."            "Colt Cartridge Pistols"            "Santa Ana, CA.; 1952 by author"            "8 1/2"" X 11"" - 128pp. - softbound - very fine condition"            $30.00           


"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"            $30.00            


"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"            $20.00            


"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"            $90.00


"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"            $20.00            


"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"            $65.00                     


"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"            $45.00           


"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"            $25.00           


"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"            $50.00         


"American Firearms"            "Winant, Lewis"            "Early Percussion Firearms"            "New York; 1959 Morrow and Co."            "6 1/2"" X 9 1/2"" - 292pp. - as new"            $20.00            


"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"            $45.00            


"American Firearms"            "Winant, Lewis"            " Pepperbox Fire Arms"            "New York; 1952 Greenberg"            "6 1/2"" X 9"" - 188pp. - well illustrated - as new in fine DJ"            $45.00           


"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"            $22.50
          

"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"            $10.00            


"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"            $20.00           


"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"           $ 29.95         


"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"            $25.00            


"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"            $25.00            


"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 front edge, contents fine"            $25.00           


"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"            $100.00          


"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"            $125.00            


"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"            $95.00            




"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"            "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"            "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"            $45.00          

        
"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"            $30.00   

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