Thursday, February 9, 2012

Kentucky Rifle Books


"Kentucky Rifles"             "Shumway, George"                 "Rifles of Colonial America"             "I don't need to go into details about this 2 volume set, probably the best known books ever on the long rifle. I'll just say these are mint new copies and they are AUTOGRAPHED"    OUT OF PRINT          $215 post paid in CONUS


"Kentucky Rifles"             "Buchele, Shumway, Alexander"            "Recreating The American Longrifle"             "8 1/2" X 11" - 168pp - softbound - this is the 5th edition - it is a brand new copy with the full scale drawings of a rifle and pistol"     OUT OF PRINT              $85.00


"Kentucky Rifles"              "Buchele, Shumway,Alexander"              "Recreating The American Longrifle"                    "8 1/2" X 11" - 168pp - HARDBOUND - this is a brand new copy of the hard to find hardback, DJ is sealed in plastic and it has the full scale plans"   OUT OF PRINT                  $145.00


 "Kentucky Rifles"        "Shumway, Geo."         "Pennsylvania Longrifles of Note"        "6" X 9" - 63pp - softbound - AUTOGRAPHED - well illustrated - brand new"             $35.00


"Kentucky Rifles"            "Davis, Harry P."            "A Forgotten Heritage"            "Huntington, W. VA.; 1941 Standard Publishing"            "6"" X 8 1/2"" - 199pp - illustrated - cover shows light shelf wear, gilt on spine faded but cover is bright - a really nice copy of the 1st edition - collectors card pasted on front fly leaf"            $45.00           


"Kentucky Rifles"            "Dillin, J.G.W."            "The Kentucky Rifle"            "Washington,D.C.;circa. 1932 George N Hyatt"            "9 1/4"" X 12 1/4"" - 139pp - this is the very rare 2nd edition, grey buckram with gilt decoration on the front only - printed by Media Publishing rather than Stern & Co as was the 1st. - otherwise the same - in nearly mint condition - AUTOGRAPHED"            $200.00           


"Kentucky Rifles"            "Dillin, J.G.W."            "The Kentucky Rifle"            "York, PA.; 1959 Trimmer Printing"            "8"" X 11"" - this edition has the additional section on Kentucky pistols - book near mint top, front corners bumped - SLIPCASED, case shows wear but generally in good + condition"            $135.00            


"Kentucky Rifles"            "Dillin, J.G.W."            "The Kentucky Rifle"            "York,PA.; 1959 Trimmer Printing"            "8 1/2"" X 11 1/4"" - 160pp - well illustrated - copy no.6 of a deluxe full leather bound, slipcased 4th edition, presented to H.P. Dean by G.N. Hyatt - very minor foxing on foredges only, otherwise near mint book, slipcase shows some wear"            $200.00                        

         
"Kentucky Rifles"            "Whisker, James B."            "Gunsmiths of York County, Pennsylvania"            "Bedford, PA.; 1990 Old Bedford Village Press"            "6"" X 9"" - 94pp - very well illustrated - soft bound - mint new condition"            $25.00           


"Kentucky Rifles"            "Whisker, James B."            "Gunsmiths of Western Pennsylvania 1763 - 1900"            "Lewiston, N.Y.; 1990 The Edwin Mellen Press"            "6"" X 9 1/4"" - 233pp - 48 photo plates - volume 7 in the Mellen Studies in History - hard bound, no DJ as issued - mint new copy - a scarce title"            $75.00           


"Kentucky Rifles"            "Whisker, James B."            "West Virginia Gunsmiths and Gunmakers"            "   nd West Virginia Muzzle Loading Rifle Assoc."            "8 1/2"" X 11"" - well illustrated, many photos and line drawings - softbound - very light soil on rear cover otherwise near new - a scarce title"            $25.00                         


"Kentucky Rifles"            "Strohfeldt, Thomas A."            "Jacob Rizer: A Bardstown Riflemaker"            "Louisville; 1974 The Filson Club"            "6 1/2"" X 91/2"" - 10pp article illustrated by Deborah Laubach - Filson Club Quarterly Vol. 48, # 1 - light fading around edges of covers, contents as new - softbound - hard to obtain information on this little known Kentucky gunmaker"            $25.00            


"Kentucky Rifles"            "Cooper, Edith C."            "The Kentucky Rifle and Me"            "Port Royal, PA ; 1977 by Author"            "9 1/4"" X 12 1/4"" - 124pp - well illustrated - autograph??? - a mint new unread copy in like DJ"            $50.00           


"Kentucky Rifles"            "Whisker, James & Whisker, Vaughn"            "The Bedford County Pennsylvania Rifle Book"            "Bedford, PA; 1982 Old Bedford Village Press"            "8 1/4"" X 11"" - 99pp - well illustrated - softbound - near mint copy of an early Whisker publication - hard to find particularly in this condition"            $25.00            


"Kentucky Rifles"            "Chandler, Roy F & Whisker, James B."            "The Kentucky Pistol"            "Bedford, PA; 1994 Old Bedford Village Press"            "8 3/4"" X 11 1/4"" - 225pp - nearly 200 full page photos of these rare pistols - a mint new copy of the 1st edition, in a mint protected DJ"            $125.00           

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