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A Collection of 4 X Reference Books On Cartridges & Ballistics. BO 998 - BO 998
A collection of four reference books on cartridges and ballistics. The first book; 'Completely Revised 4th Edition Cartridges of the World' by Frank C Barnes, edited by Ken Warner dated 1980 is an excellent reference book, it is an encyclopaedic reference and covers all phases of cartridge history, development, use, loading and comparative rating. It is fully illustrated and consists of 384 pages. It measures 11" x 8 1/4". It is a large paperback book and is in good condition. The second book; 'Military Small Arms Ammunition of the World 1945-1980' by P. Labbett printed in 1980. This book is a hard back book and covers an international guide to the correct identification of ammunition by calibre, type and origin, all in one compact volume. It is illustrated throughout with life size cartridge profiles, cartridge head stamps and packaging labels. The book consists of 126 pages and measures 10" x 7 1/2". The third; 'The identification of Firearms and Forensic Ballistics' by Major Sir Gerald Burrard, this is a signed copy dated 1967. It is a hard back book which covers the fundamental firearms and ballistics questions that are of forensic importance. It is illustrated throughout, it consists of 217 pages and measures 9 1/2" x 6 1/2". It is complete with the loose leaf cover and is in good condition. The last book; 'Cartridge Manual, an Illustrated Digest' pamphlet by W. Bartlett & D. Gallatin, this is a reprint pamphlet dated 1956 and lists every cartridge patent issue in U.S., England and France Prior to 1878. It is packed with illustrations and measures 9 3/4" x 6 3/4". It is in very good condition. The price for this collection of books includes UK delivery.
100.00

'Pistol and Revolver Cartridges Volume I Centrefire Metric Pistol & Revolver Cartridges & Volume II Centrefire American & British Pistol & Revolver Cartridges' Book by Henry White & Burton Munhall. BO 997 - BO 997
This is a 1967 revised edition by Ray Bearse, 'Pistol and Revolver Cartridges Volume I Centre fire Metric Pistol and Revolver Cartridges & Volume II Centre fire American & British Pistol and Revolver Cartridges' Book by Henry White and Burton Munhall. The book is unique being the only one of it's kind and is an expanded and updated edition of Volumes I & II of Cartridge Identification: American and British Pistol and Revolver cartridges and Metric Pistols and Revolver Cartridges by H. White B. Munton. The book is a hard back and retains the original loose leaf cover. The book is fully illustrated throughout with sketches. It is in good condition and consists of 170 pages, it measures 11" x 9". The price includes Uk delivery.
145.00

1st Edition 'A History Of The Colt Revolver and other arms made by Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Company From 1836 to 1940' Book By Charles Haven & Frank Belden. BO 996 - BO 996
An impressive book, 'A History Of The Colt Revolver and other arms made by Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Company From 1836 to 1940' by Charles Haven & Frank Belden. The book is a 1st Edition printed in 1940 by Bonanza Books, New York. The book has a green linen hard back. This book has been described as the encyclopaedia to the arms collector and as such is a must reference book for collectors interested in the Cold story. The book is fully illustrated throughout with sketches, drawings and black and white plates. The book consists of 69 pages and measures 11" x 81/4". It is in excellent condition. The price includes Uk delivery.
180.00

'Colt Firearms From 1836' Book by James E. Serven. BO 994 - BO 994
A large hard back book, 'Colt Firearms From 1836' by James E. Serven. This is an enlarged and updated 7th Edition printed in 1979. The book is an impressive reference book. This is a full and comprehensive story of Colt firearms from their origin to the present. Every weapon from the first experimental Paterson Pistol to the latest colt models. This is a definitive reference book and full story of the Colt. The book is fully illustrated throughout. It retains the original loose leaf cover. The book consists of 399 pages and measures 12" x 9". The book is in very good condition.The price includes UK delivery.
150.00

'British Aviation Squadron Markings Of World War 1 RFC RAF RNAS' Book by Les Rogers. BO 993 - BO 993
A large hard back copy of 'British Aviation Squadron Markings Of World War 1 RFC RAF RNAS' book by Les Rogers. The book was published in 2001 by Schiffer Publishing Ltd. The book is complete with it's original loose leaf dust cover. The book covers the wide variety of markings used by British Aviation units in WW1. The book is organised numerically by squadron number and includes both textual and photographic examples. The book is packed with black and white plates of British aircraft and colour profiles of aircraft. This is a must as a reference book for research. The book measures 12" x 9 1/2" and consists of 296 pages. It is in very good undamaged condition. The price includes Uk delivery.
95.00

'The German Air Raids On Great Britain 1914-1918' book by Capt. J. Morris. BO 991 - BO 991
'The German Air Raids On Great Britain 1914-1918' book by Capt. J. Morris. This hardback book is a 1993 reprint of the 1925 volume. It has a linen covered hardback and is in excellent unmarked condition. The book was printed by 'The Naval and Military Press'. The book covers the German Air Raids on Britain, over 9,000 German bombs were dropped in this period, totalling 280 tons. This constituted 51 airship and 52 aeroplane attacks. This book covers the raids in detail, being illustrated with maps, black and white plates and sketches. It consists of 306 pages and measures 9 1/2" x 6 1/4". The price includes Uk delivery.
50.00

2 x Volumes, 'Monuments To Courage: Victoria Cross Headstones and Memorials' Book in the Original Slipcase by David Harvey. BO 989 - BO 989
2 x volumes, 'Monuments To Courage: Victoria Cross Headstones and Memorials' book in the original slipcase by David Harvey. This is an accurate reference book to the names and locations of the 1,322 men who received the Victoria Cross, only a dozen of the 1,350 issued remain unknown. It took the author over 36 years of painstaking research and detective work to compile the book, and was a result of a promise to the late Canon Lummis MC to provide an accurate record. This is a definitive reference book. It is spread over two volumes and the books are in as new condition and both retain the loose leave covers. They are fully illustrated throughout with black and white plates too numerous to count. The books were published in 1999. The price includes UK delivery.
175.00

'The Tanks At Flers, An Account of The First Use Of Tanks In War at the Battle of Fles-Courcelette The Somme 15th September 1916' Book by Trevor Pidgeon (2 x Volumes). BO 987 - BO 987
2 x volumes of 'The Tanks At Flers, An Account of The First Use Of Tanks In War at the Battle of Fles-Courcelette The Somme 15th September 1916' by Trevor Pidgeon. The books are in excellent as new condition and volume one has the account whilst volume two contains 6 x fold out colour sheets with maps printed on both sides giving a total of 12 maps. All maps are present. The books are dedicated to 'Officers and men of C & D Companies Heavy Machine Gun Corps'. Volume one is also fully illustrated with colour and black and white plates. These are excellent condition books and are complete. First published in 1995. The books measures 12 x 9 1/4" and the price includes UK delivery.
120.00

'The Faces Of World War I The Great War In Words And Pictures' Book by Max Arthur. BO 985 - BO 985
A large hardback book, 'The Faces Of World War I The Great War In Words And Pictures' by Max Arthur. The book has a large black and white plate on every page throughout the book along with short text which are explanations of the photographs and exerts from diaries etc. The book has chapters on Mons Christmas Truce, Neuve Chapelle-Gallipoli, Verdun-The Somme, Arras-Camrai, Picardy-Armistice and the Aftermath. The book is complete with it's original loose leaf cover. It measures 11" x 9 1/2" and has 287 pages. The condition is as new, first published in 2007. The price includes UK delivery.
50.00

'A History of Captain Edward Samuel Underhill' of the 8th Loyal North Lancs. Regiment, K.I.A. 12/10/1916, Privately Published in 1924 Book by Sydney Milledge. BO 984 - BO 984
This is a rare chance to purchase a scarce hardback book in pristine condition, 'A History of Captain Edward Samuel Underhill' of the 8th Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, K.I.A. 12/10/1916, Privately Published in 1924 Book by Sydney Milledge. The book was privately published by his family and is a truly fascinating record of Captain Underhill's short time in the War. The book has a very nice unmarked dark maroon hardback and is fully illustrated with fold out coloured maps, black and white plates and family photographs. The book was edited by Rev. Sydney Milledge. The book measures 10 1/2" x 10 1/4" and consists of 155 pages, it was published by Eden Fisher Co Ltd, 95 Fenchurch Street, London. The book has been edited, in part from letters and diaries of 'Ted Underhill' and as such is frank and simple, but moving record of his life and experiences in the War. The price includes Uk delivery.
225.00
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