The Collecting of Guns

Serven, James E.

Published by Stackpole, Harrisburg, PA, 1964
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Title: The Collecting of Guns

Publisher: Stackpole, Harrisburg, PA

Publication Date: 1964

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Slipcase

Edition: First Edition


272pp/illus. Collection of 33 essays examining hundreds of types of rifles and pistols, as well as articles on collecting, care, repair, restoration, and display of antique firearms, The collecting of guns being a biography of the gun, the fascinating story of firearms cherished today. The Chronology and Evolution of Firearms beginning with the Firearms of the Old World, and others such as The Kentucky-Pennsylvania Rifles and Pistols, The Revolving Cylinder Shoulder Arms, The Muskets and Early Rifles of the US, The Single Shot Martial Pistols of the US, The Early Breech-loading Carbines of the US, The Federal Civil War Revolvers and many more. Light gray cloth cover with illustrations of three guns front, gray marbled endpapers, very light soiling boards and page edges, corners gently bumped. Green slip case has title paste-on on both sides. Clean. Bookseller Inventory # 005736

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