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Early Percussion Firearms, A History of Early Percussion Firearms Ignition from Forsyth to Winchester .44/40 book by Lewis Winant BO 933 - BO 933
'Early Percussion Firearms', A History of Early Percussion Firearms Ignition from Forsyth to Winchester .44/40 book by Lewis Winant. This is a definitive book, filled with gun lore and history, begining with amateur scientist-clergyman Alexander Forsyth, who was the first person to concieve the idea of igniting gunpowder by means of striking a priming fulmate mixture. The author then traces forsyth's own experimentation and development of the process from his scent bottle model through to sliding locks and onto the Winchester. The book consists of over 230 illustrations of percussion firearms, parts, patents and cartridges. It consists of 292 pages and measures 9 1/2" x 6 1/2". It is in very good condition. It was published by Bonanza Books of New York. The price includes Uk delicery.
55.00

Cartridges For Collectors Volume III Book by Fred A. Datig BO 931 - BO 931
'Cartridges For Collectors' Volume III, hardback book by Fred A. Datig. This book is the first in a series of reference books on cartridge identification compiled for gun enthusiasts in general and cartridge collectors in particular. The book is fully illustrated throughout and consists of 176 pages. It measures 9 1/4" x 6 1/4". It is in very good condition. The book was published by Borden Publishing Company, California in 1967. Please see BO 929 & BO 930 for Volumes 1 & 2. The price includes Uk delivery.
75.00

Cartridges For Collectors Volume II Book by Fred A. Datig BO 930 - BO 930
'Cartridges For Collectors' Volume II, hardback book by Fred A. Datig. This book is the second in a series of reference books on cartridge identification compiled for gun enthusiasts in general and cartridge collectors in particular. The book is fully illustrated throughout and consists of 176 pages. It measures 9 1/4" x 6 1/4". It is in very good condition. The book was published by Borden Publishing Company, California. Please see BO 929 & BO 931 for Volumes 1 & 3. The price includes Uk delivery.
75.00

Cartridges For Collectors Volume 1 Book by Fred A. Datig BO 929 - BO 929
'Cartridges For Collectors' Volume 1, hardback book by Fred A. Datig. This book is the first in a series of reference books on cartridge identification compiled for gun enthusiasts in general and cartridge collectors in particular. The book is fully illustrated throughout and consists of 174 pages. It measures 9 1/4" x 6 1/4". It is in very good condition. The book was published by Borden Publishing Company, California in 1963. Please see BO 930 & BO 931 for Volumes 2 & 3. The price includes Uk delivery.
75.00

Revolving Arms 'The Arms & Armour Series' Book by A. Taylerson BO 928 - BO 928
'Revolving Arms' from the 'The Arms & Armour Series' Book by A. Taylerson. This book gives the history of mechanically rotated revolving cylinder firearms in England, on the Continent and the United States from their inception up to print (1967). The book consists of 123 pages and is illustrated throughout. The book measures 9 1/2" x 6" and is in very good condition. The book was published by Herbert Jenkins, London in 1967. The price includes Uk delivery.
75.00

Weapons of the British Soldier Book by Colonel H.C.B. Rodgers BO 927 - Bo 927
An original 'Weapons of the British Soldier' hardback book by Colonel H.C.B. Rodgers. The book is complete with the original dust cover. The book is the story of the weapons used by the British Soldier throughout the ages, starting at the Battle Of Hastings and ends with the introduction of the short magazine Lee-Enfield Rifle. The book consists of 259 pages and includes many black and white plates. The book was published by Seeley Service & Company, 196 Shaftsbury Avenue, London and is dated 1960. The book is in very good condition. It measures 10" x 6 1/2". The price includes UK delivery.
75.00

Monuments To Courage Victoria Cross Headstones & Monuments Volume One & Two Books By David Harvey BO 926 - BO 926
Monuments To Courage, Victoria Cross Headstones and Monuments, Volumes One & Two by David Harvey. These two books have a foreward by HRH Princess Alexandra and are published by Kevin and Kay Patience, dated 1999. The two volumes give a comprehensive reference to the recipients of the Victoria Cross and their final resting places. It is a major reference work on the subject and should be on the shelf of everyone interested in Britain's highest award for gallantry. The books measure 12" x 9" and both have original dust covers. Both books are in very good undamaged condition. The price includes Uk delivery.
175.00

The Distinguished Service Order 1886-1923 Book by Creagh & Humphris BO 925 - BO 925
The Distinguished Service Order 1886-1923 Book by by the late Sir O'Moore Creagh V.C. and E.M. Humphris. This book was published by J.B. Hayward & Son 'The Medal Specialist' of 17, Picadilly Arcade, Picadilly, London and is dated 1978. This book is a complete record of the recipients of the Distinquished Service Order from its institution in 1886, to the 12th June 1923 with descriptions of the deeds and services for which the award was given and with many biographical and other details. The book has 1026 illustrations, it measures 11" x 8 1/2" and consists of 373 pages. The book is in very good undamaged condition and the price includes Uk delivery.
125.00

The Victoria Cross 1856-1920 Book by Creagh & Humphris BO 924 - BO 924
The Victoria Cross 1856-1920 book by the late Sir O'Moore Creagh V.C. and E.M. Humphris. This book was published by J.B. Hayward & Son 'The Medal Specialist' The Old Rectory, Polstead, Suffolk and is dated 1985. The book is a complete record of the recipients of the Victoria Cross from its institution in 1856, to the 29th October 1920 with descriptions of the deeds and services for which the award was given and with many biographical and other details. The book has 722 illustrations. It measures 12" x 8 1/"2 and consists of 336 pages. The book is complete with its original loose leaf cover and is in very good condition. The price includes Uk delivery.
85.00

Behind Enemy Lines WWII Allied/Axis Propaganda Book by Edward Boehm BO 923 - BO 923
'Behind Enemy Lines WWII Allied/Axis Propaganda' book by Edward Boehm. This is a large hardback book and is complete with it's original dust cover. The book is now out of print. The book is packed with photographs of propaganda posters, photographs, newspaper cutting copys and cartoons. The book consists of 201 pages and measures 11" x 11" approx. The book is in good condition. The price includes Uk delivery.
50.00
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