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American Firearms Makers: When, Where, and what They Made from the Colonial Period to the End of the Nineteenth Century

by Carey, A. Merwyn

Condition: Very Good+/Good+ (in mylar)

NY: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1953. Textblock is very clean and tight. Binding lightly edge and corner rubbed and bumped; Cloth lightly shelf-rubbed at the spine. The price-clipped dust jacket is sunned at the spine and lightly to moderately edge and corner worn, edge-creased and chipped; 146p.. Red Cloth. Very Good+/Good+ (in mylar). Illus. by Black and White Photos. 8vo - Over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4 " Tall. Hardcover.


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