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"              "Kuck, Robert"             "Tomahawks Illustrated"
  "8 1/2" X 5 1/2" - 112pp - soft bound - extremely well illustrated - an important book in that most all illustrations are of found pieces - brand new copy"            $45.00


"American Edged Weapons"          "Hartzler, Daniel D. & Knowles, James A. "              "Indian Tomahawks & Frontiersmen Belt Axes"                 "9 1/4" X 11 1/4" - 2nd edition with an additional 30 pages and a full color DJ - well illustrated with a color section - mint new copy"          $400.00


"American Edged Weapons"             "Peterson, Harold L."             "American Indian Tomahawks"        7" X 10 1/4" - 142pp plus 314 photo plates - This is the all time classic work on the tomahawk - this copy is in FULL LEATHER BINDING"           $275.00


"American Edged Weapons"             "Vargo, Jack"              "The Spike Tomahawk a Popular Tool and Weapon in Colonial North America"              "6 1/2" X9 1/2" - 85pp - hardbound - illustrated with photos and line drawings - a mint new copy"                   $20.00


"American Edged Weapons"                "Johnston, James R."              "Accouterments, 1, 11 , 111"          "8 3/4" X 11 1/4" - 210, 199, 240pps. - All 3 volumes of this classic work - covers not only tomahawks but guns, knives, powder horns, hunting bags and all sorts of accessories - 100's photographs - brand new copies"                $275.00 for the set              


"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 wonderful 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"        $25.00


"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"            $50.00           


"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"            $50.00            

"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"            $55.00                     


"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"            $10.00

Monday, February 27, 2012

American Firearms


A Cased Set of Philadelphia Derringers by Uberti

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"            "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   

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"            $50.00      


"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"            $45.00            

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Armour Books

"Armour"         "Grancsay, Stephen V."         " A Loan Exhibition of Equestrian Equipment"       "Louisville, KY; 1955 The J.B. Speed Art Museum"       "An exhibit of horse armour lent by the Metropolitian Museum - softbound - well illustrated"            $25.00


"Armour"           "Hewitt, John"            "Ancient Armour and Weapons in Europe"    "London; 1860 Parker"           " 3 volumes - 1ST EDITIONS - excellent condition"               $295.00


"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 -               $275.00


"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"                 $250.00


"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"                       $450.00


"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"                  $1000.00                              

"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"            $45.00           


"Armour"            "Norman, A.V.B."            "Arms and Armour"            "New York: 1972 Octopus Books"            "8 1/2"" X 10"" - 96pp. - wonderful illustrations - Pristine mint condition"            $20.00


"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"            $20.00          


"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"            $125.00            

"Armour"            "Andrews, William"            "Old Time Punishments"            "New York; n.d. Crown"            "5 1/2"" X 9"" - 251pp. - near mint"            $18.00            


"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"            $22.00           


"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 +"            $125.00            


"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"            $22.00            


"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"            $65.00           

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Monday, February 20, 2012

Artillery Books


"Artillery"            "Ffoulkes, Charles"            "The Gun - Founders of England"            "Cambridge; 1937 The University Press"            "9"" X 11 1/2"" - 143pp. - 15 plates, 38 illustrations - a beautiful copy of the 1st edition in a fine DJ - very hard to find in this condition"            $100.00


"Artillery"            "Ripley, Warren"            "Artillery and Ammunition of the Civil War"            "New York: 1970 Van Nostrand Reinhold"            "9"" X 11"" - 384pp. - well illustrated - the basic reference on Civil War cannons - book is as new, slight wera to DJ which is in mylar"            $100.00           



"Artillery"            "Gooding, S. James"            "An Introduction to British Artillery in North America"            "Ottawa; 1965 Museum Restoration Service"            "7"" X 10"" - 52pp - well illustrated - soft bound - also Manucy - Artillery Through The Ages - 92pp - illustrated - soft bound - both very good"            $10.00

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Auction Catalogs



"Auction Catalogs"            "Sotheby & Co."            "Highly Important Arms: The Royal Saxon Collections"            " London; 1970"            "7 1/2 X 9 3/4"" - 66pp - well illustrated, some color - hardbound, corners bumped, otherwise VG+ - prices realized included with buyers names - 66 items in sale"            $75                    


"Auction Catalogs"            "Richard A. Bourne Co."            "14 Bourne Auction Catalogs"            "1971 to 1989"            "4 hardbound, one in slipcase, all near fine to mint, includes Palange(great swords), Moldenhauer(an important reference on Remingtons), Jones, Wareheim, Amber, Hay collections plus others"            $412.5            

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Bibliographies

"Bibliography"            "Gee, Ernest R."            "Early American Sporting Books 1734 - 1844"            "New York; 1928 The Derrydale Press"            "6 1/2"" X 9 3/4"" - 61pp plus illustrations and list of other sporting titles - cream cloth spine with paper label, brown paper covered boards with paper label - in VERY nice condition - limited to 400 copies?"            $175        


"Bibliography"            "Spaulding, Thomas & Karpinski, Louis C."            "Early Military Books in the University of Michigan Libraries"            "Ann Arbor; 1941 The University of Michigan Press"            "7 3/4"" X 11 1/4"" - 45pp plus 37 plates - a very hard to find bibliography -  slight discoloration to covers contents near mint - tasteful owners plate and inscription from Ray Riling"            $65           


"Military"            "Cuneo, John R."            "Robert Rogers of the Rangers"            "New York; 1959 Oxford University Press"            "5 1/2"" X 8 1/4"" - 308pp - first edition of this standard biography - book fine, DJ shelf rubbing, spine faded otherwise fine"            $55

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Confederate Weapons Books



"Confederate Weapons"            "Albaugh,William A. & Simmons E.N."            "Confederate Arms"            "Harrisburg; 1960 Stackpole"            "9" X 11 1/4"" - 278pp - 201 plates - 2nd printing - bookplate inside front cover - book fine, DJ has light wear"            $45.00        


"Confederate Weapons"            "Albaugh, William A. & Steuart, R.D."            "The Original Confederate Colt"            "New York; 1953 Greenwood"            "7 1/4"" X 10 1/2"" - 62pp - some fading to spine and top edge of DJ otherwise a near mint copy of the 1st edition"            $75.00           


"Confederate Weapons"            "Albaugh, William A."            "The Confederate Brass-Frame Colt and Whitney"            "Falls Church, VA.; 1955 by Author"            "7"" X 10 1/2"" - 105pp - softbound - light shelf fading to spine and top of covers otherwise a fine copy of the 1st edition"            $50.00            


"Confederate Weapons"            "Albaugh, William A.,III & Steuart, Richard D."            "Handbook of Confederate Swords"            "Wilmington, N.C.; 1993 Broadfoot Publishing Co."            "6 1/4"" X 9 1/4"" - 128pp - well illustrated - a reprint of the 1951 edition of this classic - hardbound - mint new"            $25.00            


"Confederate Weapons"            "Hartzler, Daniel D."            "Confederate Presentation & Inscribed Swords & Revolvers"            "Gaithersburg, MD.; 1988  Old Soldier Books"            "9 1/2"" X 12 1/4"" - 369pp - beautifully illustrated - a mint new copy in like DJ"            $45.00           


"Confederate Weapons"            "Albaugh, William A. III"            "Confederate Edged Weapons"            "New York; 1960 Harper & Bros."            "8 1/2"" X 11"" - 198pp. - worn D.J. otherwise a very fine copy of the 1st edition"            $45.00            

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Cowboy Books



"Cowboy"            "Wister, Owen"             "The Virginian"                    "Lincoln,NE; 1992 Univ. of Neb. Press"            "5 1/4" X 8"'          434pp - softbound - new"              $9

"Cowboy"            "Mullins, Reuben B."     "Pulling Leather"             "Glendo, WY; 1988 High Plains Press"            "5 1/2" X 8 1/2""              "219pp - softbound - Recollections of a cowboy 1884-1889 - as new"            $9

"Cowboy"            "Wallis, Michael"          " The Real Wild West - The 101 Ranch and the Creation of the American West"            "6 1/4" X 9 1/2""             "652pp - Hardbound - covers the early days of ranching to the era of the wild west shows to the early days of movies - one of the most fascinating reads - a mint new copy in like DJ"                   $15.00             


"Cowboy"            "Buffalo Bill Historical Center"            "Frontier America"            "New York; 1988 Harry Abrams"            "9 1/2"" X 11 1/2"" - 128pp - beautifully illustrated in color and Black and white - a mint new copy"            $18           


"Cowboy"            "anonymous"            "Old West Antiques and Collectables"            "Austin,TX; 1979 Great American Publishing"            "8 3/4"" X 11 1/4"" - 192pp - 100's photos - this is still the most sought after book on cowboy equipment - in pristine new condition including price guide"            $125.00      


"Cowboy"            "Friedman, Michael"            "Cowboy Culture"            "West Chester; 1992 Schiffer"            "9 1/2"" X 12 1/4"" - 300pp - 100's photos, mostly color - a mint new copy of the 1st edition including the price guide"            $100.00           


"Cowboy"            "Mackin, Bill"            "Cowboy and Gunfighter Collectibles"            "Missoula; 1989 Mountain Press Publishing"            "9"" X 11 1/4"" - 172pp - 100's items photographed, mostly black and white - a mint new copy of the 1st edition"            $55           


"Cowboy"            "Beard, Tyler & Arndt, Jim"            "The Cowboy Boot Book"            "Layton,UT ;1992 Gibbs Smith"            "8 1/2"" X 11 1/4"" - 152pp - beautiful illustrations, mostly color - 1st edition - as new in like DJ"            $30.00.           


"Cowboy"            "DeLano, Sharon & Rieff, David"            "Texas Boots"            "New York; 1981 The Viking Press"            "7 3/4"" X 11 3/4"" - 173pp - wonderfully illustrated - 1st edition - in worn original opaque tissue DJ as issued - red cloth with blind stamped cover and gold stamped spine - book as new"            $65.00

Sunday, February 12, 2012

European Edged Weapons Books


"Edged Weapons, European"            "Atwood, Lt. Col. James P."            "The Daggers and Edged Weapons of Hitler's Germany"            "Berlin; 1970 by Author - third printing"            "7 3/4"" X 11"" - 240pp - Very well illustrated - the first and basic reference and a must for all collector's of Nazi edged weapons - book near mint, DJ shows some wear, small piece missing from spine"            $65.00            


"Edged Weapons, European"            "Davidson, H.R.Ellis"            "The Sword in Anglo - Saxon England"            "Oxford; 1962 Clarendon Press"            "6"" X 8 3/4"" - 237pp. plus 16 plates - the 1st edition of this basic source on style, construction and history of these early swords - an as new copy in like DJ"            $75.00          

"Edged Weapons, European"            "Dufty, Arthur R."            "European Swords and Daggers in the Tower of London"            "London; 1974 H.M.S.O."            "10"" X 12 1/4"" - 157pp - 100's swords and daggers illustrated, color frontis - a very scarce title - as new condition"            $150          


"Edged Weapons, European"            "Johnson, Thomas M. & Wittmann, T. T."            "Collecting Edged Weapons of Imperial Germany"            "Columbia, S.C.: 1988 Privately Published"            "7 1/2"" X 10 1/2"" - 364pp. -1st edition - beautifully illustrated - mint new"            $65.00                   


"Edged Weapons, European"            "Riaz, Yvan A. DE"            "The Book of Knives"            "Lausanne, Switz.: 1981 Crown"            "9"" X 12"" - 170pp. - beautifully illustrated - Pristine mint condition"            $45.00                      


"Edged Weapons, European"            "van der Sloot, R.B.F. & Kist, J.B."            "Some Facts concerning Sword Hilts at Hoorn around the year 1650"            "no pub.; nd"            "6 1/2"" X 9"" - 12pp. plus 18 plates, mint, letter from Craddock Goins at Smithsonian to Merrill Lindsay included"            $18.00           


"Edged Weapons, European"            "Schaal, Dieter"            "Verzierte Waffen"            "Leipzig; 1981 VEB E.A. Verlag"            "9 1/2"" X 13"" - 16pp text plus 12 beautiful color plates of arms and armour - softbound - plates in loose folio, near fine condition"            $45.00            


"Edged Weapons, European"            "Oakeshott, R. Ewart"            "The Sword in the Age of Chivalry"            "London; 1981 Arms and Armour Press"            "6 1/2"" X 10"" - 156pp - beautifully illustrated with photos and drawings - a revised and up-dated edition of the finest work ever produced on Medieval swords - mint new in like DJ"            $100.00