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    Sotheby's; Musical Instruments Including Early Music [1 and 8 November 2005] by Sotheby's

    Published by Sotheby's 34-35 New Bond Street, London 2005. 2005., 2005. Publisher's original illustrated card wrap covers [softback]. 4to 10½'' x 8¼''. Contains 194 printed pages of catalogued colour photographs with details. Feint dust marking to the closed page edges, minimal rubs to the cover edges, surface scratches to the back cover and in Very Good clean condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A.


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    UK and Commonwealth FAL Volume Two of the FAL Rifle Series by Stevens, R. Blake

    Toronto: Collector Grade Publications. Very Good+. 1980. First Edition. Softcover. 0889350035 . INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author in the year of publication. Inscription reads "This book belongs to an absent-minded, but damn fine chap named Don F MacLellan and if he sells it to you, give it back, because he didn't mean it. R Blake Stevens 5 October, 1980." A detailed book filled with text, illustrations, specifications, and photographs of UK and Commonwealth FAL rifles. Text and all illustrations, photos, charts, etc are clean and bright. Minor wear to edges of covers. Spine slightly titled. Bottom corner bumped. Ships same or next business day. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 260 pages; Signed by Author .


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    Americans And Their Guns by Trefethen, James B. and edited by James E. Serven

    Harrisburg: Stackpole Books, 1967. First Edition. First printing Fine in blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and front board. In a very good+ price clipped dust jacket with a 1.5" closed tear at the lower edge of the front panel. A quarto measuring 11 1/4" high by 8 7/8" deep overall containing 320 pages including an index, text and illustrated with photographs and drawings throughout.


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    Famous Tank Battles from World War 1 to Vietnam by Robert J. Icks, Colonel (AUS Ret.)

    Armor And Armament: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1972. 365 pgs., photos & maps. Stated First Edition. Dust jacket has wear and small tears.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good Minus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    Some Portrait Medals Struck Between 1745 and 1752 for Prince Charles Edward [Reprinted from the British Numismatic Journal Volume XVII, 1923-24] by Farquhar, Helen [Charles Edward Louis John Casimir Sylvester Severino Maria Stuart (31 December 1720 - 31 January 1788), commonly known in Britain during his lifetime as The Young Pretender and often known in retrospective accounts as Bonnie Prince Charli

    Published by Harrison and Sons Ltd., St. Martin's Lane, London 1927. 1927., 1927. Hard back binding in original apple green cloth covers, paper front cover to the front cover. 8vo. 10'' x 7¼''. Contains 55 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations throughout, original Numismatic page numbering also shown. Helen Farquhar lived with several siblings at 11, Belgravia Square, London. Strategist and Patron of the British Numismatic Society, she probably helped them to survive. In Royal Collection Trust. Francis Skeet refers to Helen Farquhar in his introduction of 'Catalogue of Jacobite Medals and Touch Pieces'. Light rubbing to the covers and in Very Good clean condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.


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    The American shotgun by Butler, David F

    Galahad Books, 1973-01-01. Hardcover. Good. Order today-sent today with tracking number, M-F*. Good ex-library book. Besides the usual labels and stamps this book also has general shelf-wear due to age. This is a great reading copy. We protect your purchase with damage-resistant double-layer bubble-wrap packaging where possible. Your purchase helps fund small charities in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana. *Our delivery standard: order received by 2PM Eastern US time goes out by 4:30 PM M-F.


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    Small Arms by Wilkinson, Frederick

    Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd., Warwick House, Salisbury Square, London First Edition 1965. London 1965., 1965. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black cloth covers, gilt lettering to the spine. 8vo 8'' x 6'' 256 pp. Monochrome illustrations throughout. Light dust soiling to the page edges. Very Good condition book, in Very Good condition dust wrapper with shallow rubs to the spine tips and corners, not price clipped 30/-. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this protects and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.


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    Manhattan Firearms by Nutter, Waldo

    Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books. Fine. 2009. First Printing. Hardcover. 9780811704694 . First Edition/First Printing with full numberline of the Stackpole reprint of this title. The original was printed in 1958, the Stackpole edition is a facsimile copy of the 1958 book that was printed in 2009. Manhattan was active in the years 1855-1873, a period in American firearms that saw the high development of the percussion revolver and the emergence of metallic catridge arms. This book discusses Manhattan's four patents and other landmarks in the company's history. Text and photographs clean and bright. No previous owner marks. Ships same or next business day. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 250 pages .


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    The Story of British Coinage [1] by Rawlings, G. B

    Published by George Newnes Ltd., Tower House, 8-11 Southampton Street, Strand, London First Edition 1898. London 1898., 1898. Hard back binding in publisher's original royal blue cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine, black and white lettering and illustrated design to the upper panel, publishers patterned end papers. 12mo. 6'' x 4¼''. Contains 224 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations throughout. Light foxing to the end papers, minor rubs to the spine tips, without any ownership markings, spine not faded and in Very sound Good condition. We currently hold in stock 42 other titles from this series. Member of the P.B.F.A.


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    The Story of Roy Bean. Law West of the Pecos. by Sonnichsen, C.L

    Old Greenwich.: The Devin-Adair Co., 1946.. Reprint. . Hard cover. . Fine copy in very good (edge chip at spine bottom) dust jacket (in mylar). . Octavo.. Illustrated. . Photograph of OUR copy available upon request.


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    Canadian Coins, Volume One - Numismatic Issues 2014, 68th Ed (Charlton's Standard Catalogue of Canadian Coins) by Cross, W[illiam] K

    Toronto, Ontario, Canada: The Charlton Press, 2014. 68th Edition . Paperback. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very good black spiral bound tan brown color pictorial card covers. Light use, usual ex-library markings. (2014), 8vo, [3], iv-xxvi, 1-334pp. The Standard Reference for all circulating Canadian Coins.


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    Universalsammlung Vorwiegen Taler Des 16.-19. Jahrhunderts und Goldmunzen. Versteigerungs-Katalog No. 65 by Rosenberg, Sally

    Frankfurt Am Main: Sally Rosenberg, 1928. GERMAN. 8vo. 139 pp. + 19 pages of Plates, Very Good, Trade Paperback, with tears, covers loose, shelf wear, edge wear, creasing, stains on cover, yellowing throughout. Illustrated Plates. Charts. Auf Deutsch.


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    AN INTRODUCTION TO CIVIL WAR SMALL ARMS by Coates, E. J. & Thomas, D. S

    Thomas Publications. Very Good. 1990. Paperback. Paperback; very good in lightly creased card covers. ; An introduction to American Civil War rifles, muskets, carbines, and revolvers. Illustrated with b/w photographs. ; 96 pages .


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    The Engraved Powder Horn Folk Art of Early America by Dresslar, Jim and David Wesbrook

    Dresslar Publishing. 1996. Hardcover. 9780965103909 . Hardcover. 1996. Dresslar Publishing. 240 pages. Book and Dust Jacket are in FINE condition. ; 9.12992125053 X 6.57086613503 X 1.11023621934 inches; 240 pages .


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    Baldwin's Auction No. 76; The Bentley Collection [Official Coinex Auction; British Milled Sovereigns Part 2] Thursday 27 September 2012 by [Baldwin's Auctions]

    Published by A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd., 11 Adelphi Terrace, London 2012. London 2012., 2012. Publisher's original illustrated card wrap covers [softback]. Folio 12'' x 8¼''. Contains colour photographs of Lot 382 to 931 with detailed descriptions. Minimal rubs to the cover edges and light surface scratches to the cover, feint marking to the closed page edges and in near Fine clean unopened condition, no dust wrapper as published. Member of the P.B.F.A.


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    A Guide to the Maynard Breech-Loader by Layman, George J

    Nashoba Publications, Ayer, MA, 1993. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Signed by Author. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Printed wraps, (iii), 125 pages, Bibliography, extensively illustrated in black and white. Inscribed and signed by George Layman on the title page. Corners and spine ends lightly bumped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 lb 10 oz. Category: Guns; Signed by Author. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 013451. .


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    The World of Guns by Akehurst, Richard

    Published by The Hamlyn Publishing Group Limited, London First Edition 1972. London 1972., 1972. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original chocolate covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 4to. 11½'' x 8½''. Contains 127 printed pages of text with colour and monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout, decorative end papers. Just a little wear to the spine tips and corners and in near Fine condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0600392368


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    Welcome to Hercules [Employee Orientation Manual for Hercules Powder Company, Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant, Lawrence, Kansas]

    Hercules Powder Company, 1965 25 pages held together with one staple. Top page illustration of MK 43, The Mighty Mouse, in combat in Vietnam. General orientation manual for employees of this propellant manufacturer who produces the propellant for this rocket. Moisture stains around edges, heaviest on top and bottom leaf. Edges of contents are darkened, though there is no sticking or loss of paper. All content is clear. . Soft Cover. Fair/No Dust Jacket.


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    Famous Guns From the Winchester Collection by Bowman, Hank Wieand

    Published by Fawcett Publications, Inc., Connecticut Second Printing 1964. 1964., 1964. Publisher's original colour photographic card wrap covers. Quarto 9½'' x 7''. Contains 112 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs throughout. Pieces of card covering the spine ends missing, crease line to the front cover, tanning to the page edges and in Good condition, no dust wrapper as published. Member of the P.B.F.A.


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    The True Book About Firearms (True Books no.109) by R. H. Walton

    Muller, 1965. Hardcover. Good/Acceptable. 1965. 141 pages. Pictorial dust jacket over green cloth boards. From the series True Books (no.109). Mild tanning throughout with occasional foxing to page edges. Some pages a little creased. Faint tanning and foxing to text block edges. Boards have mild shelf wear with light rubbing and corner bumping. Some light marking and sunning. A little crushing at spine ends. Unclipped jacket has moderate edge wear with tears and chipping. Mild rubbing, marking and tanning to surfaces with large area of loss to rear. Some internal foxing present.


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    The Sovereign Remedy: Touch Pieces and the King's Evil [Evill] by Woolf, Noël [The British Numismatic Society (BNS) is an organisation for promoting and realization of the study of British coins and medals. It was founded in 1903]

    British Numismatic Society. . Hard back binding in blue pebble cloth covers, gilt title lettering to the spine. 8vo. 10'' x 8''. This book by Noel Woolf only had a few 'off-print' copies which were bound for him, by some of his assistants? by the British Numismatic Society, after (or before) his lectures were serialised in their magazine. It was not officially published in book form. Part I page numbers 99-121 + 4 pages of plates; Part II page numbers 91-116 + 3 pages of plates. Various copied leaves from 'The Kings Evill [1643]' loosely inserted. Light soiling to the covers and in Very Good condition. Scarce. Member of the P.B.F.A.


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    Gould's Gold and Silver Guide to Coins by Gould, Maurice M

    Published by Fleet Press Corporation, 156 Fifth Avenue, New York, USA 1969. USA 1969., 1969. Hard back binding in publisher's original black paper covered boards, tan title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 8'' x 5½''. Contains 255 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. Spine ends scuffed. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with shallow rubs to the spine ends, gutters and fore edges, shelf rubs to the panels, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this preserves and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.


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    The Complete Encyclopedia of Pistols and Revolvers by Hartink, A.E

    Chartwell Books, Inc., 2002. Book. Hardcover. First Edition.. Hardcover; 4to.,448pp. Illustrated with hundreds of color photographs and illustrations. No names or other markings. Fine in Fine D/j..


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    Coins by Linecar, Howard W. A

    Published by Ernest Benn Ltd., London First Edition 1955. London 1955., 1955. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original deep navy cloth covers, gilt lettering to the spine. 8vo 7½'' x 5¼'' 191 pp. Monochrome illustrations throughout. Spine slightly faded, and in Very Good condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.


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    Showdown. Western Gunfighters in Moments of Truth by Toepperwein, Herman

    Austin: Madrona Press, 1974. First edition. Cloth with gilt titles. Faint foxing to end-papers else a near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket.. 101 pp. Illus. with b/w drawings. Obl. 8vo. Charles Shaw, illus. Signed by both author and illustrator.


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