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85 Items
Item #33529

Gun Digest 1st Edition (Reprint) & 2nd Edition Original

  • Price: $70.00
  • Description: This is a lot of 2 vintage Gun Digest books. The 1st Edition is a REPRINT of the 1944 original. It contains 162 pages full of information and black and white photos. The 2nd Edition is an original fro...
Item #30022

The Comblain Rifle Book by Jonathan Kirton Published Jan 2016

  • Price: $34.95
  • Description: Just released as No. 3 of the New Historical Arms Series, “The Comblain Rifle” by Jonathan Kirton is 94 Pages of information on the innovative and interesting Comblain single shot, falling block r...
Item #31775

Gun Digest 3 Book Set 1967, 1968 & 1969

  • Price: $27.99
  • Description: This is a lot of 3 used Gun Digest books. The 1967 edition has 400 pages, the 1968 edition also has 400 pages while the 1969 edition has 416 pages. All 3 have been read, but well cared for and should ...
Item #11584

Military Holsters of WW2 Book By Bender

  • Price: $49.00
  • Description: A classic book by Eugene Bender . This book is a guide to the various holsters used by all combatants in WW II . Has a price guide. There are very few books devoted to this subject and there is mate...
Item #26325

**SALE** Daniel Fraser Gun and Rifle Maker Book

  • Price: $64.95 Sale
  • Description: Written by Jonathan G. Kirton and Printed in Sept. 2014. Hardcover, 274 Pgs. This book covers the personal history of Daniel Fraser and of the famous gunmaking firm which he founded, and following Dan...
Item #ACP-05

Gunmakers of London 1350-1850 2 book Set Howard Blackmore

  • Price: $99.95
  • Description: Howard Blackmore had compiled his monumental record of London gunmakers. It was published in England under the title A Dictionary of London Gunmakers 1350-1850 and in America with the title Gunmakers ...
Item #ACP-31

Stevens Pistols and Pocket Rifles Kenneth Cope

  • Price: $29.95 Sale
  • Description: "Stevens Pistols and Pocket Rifles" book by Kenneth L. Cope. Last Printed in 1971. Known to be the "best guide to these guns". Soft cover with 104 pages of information, photos, accessories and catalog...
Item #ACP-06

The Queen Anne Pistol, 1660 - 1780. John Burgoyne

  • Price: $29.95 Sale
  • Description: This book fills a gap in the arms literature by tracing the development of the design and decoration of a very English type of pistol popularly known as the Queen Anne. Developed in the middle of the...
Item #ACP-15

The Fraser Highlanders Book History (Soft Cover)

  • Price: $14.95 Sale
  • Description: The Fraser Highlanders By Col. J. R. Harper: The Fraser Highlanders were first raised in 1757 by Simon Fraser, Master of Lovat for service in North America where it was named the 78th Regiment of Foot...
Item #ACP-29

Tangled Web: Canadian Infantry Accoutrements, 1855 - 1985

  • Price: $39.95 Sale
  • Description: Tangled Web; Canadian Infantry Equipments, 1855-1985 by Jack L. Summers: An extensive, well illustrated survey of load carrying accoutrements: the belts, pouches and bags, of the armies of Canada from...
Item #ACP-21

The Big Guns: Civil War Siege, Seacoast, and Naval Cannon

  • Price: $64.95 Sale
  • Description: A classic book designed to identify the ordnance of both North and South, with 360 pp., 106 photo ill., more than 100 scaled drawings, and a record of more than 5000 survivors. ...
Item #ACP-20

Ethan Allen, His Partners, Patents & Firearms Hardcover Book

  • Price: $19.95 Sale
  • Description: Ethan Allen: Gunmaker by Harold L. Mouillesseaux: This book provides complete details on Allen, the Pepperbox revolver for which he is best known and the other arms which he and his companies manufact...
Item #ACP-13

Artillerist's Companion Reprint of 1778 British Cannon Manual

  • Price: $27.95
  • Description: The Artillerist's Companion by T. Fortune, Intro. by A.B. Caruana. This reprint of the first of a series of British Aide Memoire was published in 1778. It contains notes on countless aspects of the ar...
Item #ACP-14

Trade Guns of the Hudson's Bay Company 1670 - 1970

  • Price: $34.95 Sale
  • Description: Trade guns manufactured for the HBC from 1670 when the Company was established until well into the 19th century, were specially designed for the Indian trade. Many of their early characteristics . ful...
Item #ACP-07

British Artillery Ammunition, 1780 A.B. Caruana

  • Price: $14.95
  • Description: A compilation of text and illustrations detailing all the forms of ammunition available during the 18th century. Included are case, grape, shells, fuses, carcasses, smoke and light balls, cartridges, ...
Item #ACP-10

The Rocket System Sir William Congreve Reprint

  • Price: $24.95
  • Description: The Rocket System by Sir William Congreve. A reprint of his 1814 treatise which resulted in the formation of the Rocket Troop. With additional material by E.M. Boxer....
Item #ACP-25

The Art and Science of War in America 1690 - 1800

  • Price: $14.95 Sale
  • Description: The Art & Science of War in America, A Bibliography of American Military Imprints,1690-1800 by Joseph L. Riling: This book provides the historian and researcher with a listing of all the known militar...
Item #ACP-04

Digest of Cartridges an Illustrated Digest

  • Price: $19.95
  • Description: Digest of Cartridges an Illustrated Digest Image 3 Digest of Cartridges by W.A. Bartlett, & D.B. Gallatin: A most important source of American, English, and French cartridge development, included a...
Item #ACP-03

Instructions for Volunteer Sharp Shooters

  • Price: $29.95
  • Description: Instructions for Volunteer Sharp-Shooters by Capt. Barber: Reprint of 1804 edition containing detailed instructions on the use and handling of the rifle, the bugle call for riflemen and tactics. 143 p...
Item #ACP-09

A Rebounding Lock for the Side-hammer Gun

  • Price: $34.95
  • Description: The first patent for a rebounding lock was issued in England in 1866. This was followed by a more practical English design in 1867 and a similar American design early in 1868. The rebounding lock quic...
Item #ACP-02

British Board of Ordnance Contractors 1689-1840

  • Price: $19.95
  • Description: British Board of Ordnance Contractors 1689-1840 by D.W. Bailey is a comprehensive listing of the names and dates when contractors supplied military arms or guns for Indian Allies to the Ordnance, and ...
Item #ACP-01

British Dueling Pistols by John A. Atkinsion

  • Price: $29.95
  • Description: British Duelling Pistols by John A. Atkinson. Traces the origin and development of the English dueling pistol from 1770 until 1850. Described as the best book published on the British dueller. 112 pp....
Item #22192

The Armoury of Windsor Castle by Sir Guy Francis Laking (1904)

  • Price: $895.00
  • Description: This is a large and handsome traditionally bound book which has the embossed royal cypher of Edward VII on the cover. The book has a half leather binding which is flaked along the spine but still int...
Item #ACP-08

Revolvers of the British Services, 1854-1954

  • Price: $29.95
  • Description: Revolvers of the British Services, 1854-1954 by W.H.J. Chamberlain, & A.W.F. Taylerson: This detailed survey of the revolvers issued to British and Colonial Troops between 1854 and 1954 records the tr...
Item #ACP-24

Arms & Accoutrements of the Mounted Police (Softcover)

  • Price: $34.95
  • Description: Arms & Accoutrements of The RCMP, 1873-1973 by R. F. Phillips, & D. J. Klancher: A definitive history of the arms and accoutrements used by the North West Mounted Police, the Royal North West Mounted ...
Item #ACP-27

The Halifax Battalion 1885

  • Price: $14.95
  • Description: 1885: Experiences of the Halifax Battalion in the North-West by R.A. Sherlock: This book is a chronicle of a military unit which came close to attaining glory; first published in the rebellion year of...
Item #ACP-28

The Manufacture of Gunflints (Soft Cover)

  • Price: $24.95 Sale
  • Description: The Manufacture of Gunflints by S.B.J. Skertchley: With an introduction by Seymour de Lotbiniere. This is the classic work on the subject. Written in 1879, Skertchley described the manufacture of gunf...
Item #ACP-30

Military Bolt Action Rifles 1841 - 1918

  • Price: $29.95 Sale
  • Description: Military Bolt Action Rifles, 1841-1918 by Donald B. Webster: A photographic survey of the principal rifles and carbines of the European and Asiatic powers of the last half of the 19th century and firs...
Item #22660

Life Magazine Dec 8, 1941 Gen MacArthur Cover

  • Price: $50.00
  • Description: This to year old magazine remains in very good condition with no tears, light edge wear and great contents. Feature stories include British Attacking in Africa, sinking of Merchant Ship Lehigh, The A...
Item #22772

Panoramic Photo of Q.M.C. Truck Co. 325 USA

  • Price: $295.00
  • Description: This 50 inch by 8 inch panoramic photo shows thirty three trucks lined up with soldiers. A tool filled repair truck is shown in center, most trucks appar to be renault or Ford manufacture. Right bot...
Item #22193

Book: Monumenta Pulveris Pyrii by Oscar Guttmann; 1906

  • Price: $1,095.00
  • Description: This is a handsome book, bound in leather and wood in medieval style, complete with chased brass clasps on the cover. This is book no. 203 of a limited run of only 270 copies published in 1906 on han...
Item #21382

Miniature Arms Book

  • Price: $20.00
  • Description: By Merril Lindsay, @ 1970, 111 page hardcover, no jacket. Book shows light soiling and shelf wear. A very interesting book about tiny weapons, history, modern makers and values are all covered. Gre...
Item #20649

The One Eyed Gunner WWII Canadian Ace

  • Price: $19.95 Sale
  • Description: A great new book by Gary Chisholm. This soft cover book has 199 pages of narrative and photos. This is the tory of a WWII RCAF air gunner Larry Sutherland. In all of Bomber command there wre only t...
Item #20525

The Gun Digest 1989, 90 & 91 Editions

  • Price: $29.99
  • Description: 43Rd edition, 1989, edited by Ken Warner, @1988, 480 page softcover 44th edition, 1990, edited by Ken Warner, @1989, 496 page softcover 45th edition, 1991, edited by Ken Warner,@1990, 496 page softcov...
Item #20524

The Gun Digest 1986, "87 & "88 Editions

  • Price: $40.00
  • Description: 40th edition, 1986, edited by Ken Warner, @ 1985, 480 page softcover 41st edition, 1987, edited by Ken Warner, @1986,480 page softcover. 42nd edition, 1988, edited by Ken Warner, @1987, 480 page soft...
Item #20523

The Gun Digest 1983, '84 & '85 Editions

  • Price: $29.99
  • Description: 37th edition, 1983, edited by Ken Warner, @1982, 472 page softcover 38th edition, 1984, edited by Ken Warner, @1983, 472 page softcover 39th edition, 1985, edited by Ken Warner, @ 1984, 488 page softc...
Item #20522

The Gun Digest 1980, 81 +82 Editions

  • Price: $29.99
  • Description: 34th Edition , 1980, edited by Ken Warner-@1979, 464 page softcover 35th edition , 1981, edited by Ken Warnerm @1980, 448 page softcover 36th edition, 1982, edited by Ken Warner, @ 1981, 448 page soft...
Item #20519

2 Gun Digest 1965 & 1967

  • Price: $29.99
  • Description: 19th Edition, edited by John Amber @1964, 384 page softcover, 21st deluxe edition, edited by John Amber, @1966, 400 page softcover. Both are used with light wear. ...
Item #20520

The Gun Digest 1974, 75 + 76 Editions

  • Price: $29.99
  • Description: 28th edition, 1974, edited by John Amber, @1973, 480 page softcover. 29th edition, 1975, edited by John Amer,@1974, 448 page softcover 30thu Anniversary edition, 1976, edited by John Amber, @1975, 4...
Item #20488

The Treasury of the Gun

  • Price: $15.00
  • Description: By H.L. Peterson,@1962, 252 page hardcover in jacket. This is a used book with light shelf wear and a couple tears in jacket. This book covers general history and development of firearms and has man...
Item #20263

The Gun Digest 1972, 73 & 74 Editions

  • Price: $29.99
  • Description: 26th edition, 1972, edited by John Amber, @1971, 480 page softcover. 27th edition, 1973, edited by John Amber @1972, 480 page softcover. 28th edition, 1974, edited by John Amber @1973, 480 page soft...
Item #20262

The Gun Digest 1969, 70 & 71 Editions

  • Price: $29.99
  • Description: 23rd edition, 1969, edited by John Amber, @1968, 416 page softcover. 24th edition, 1970, edited by John Amber, @1969, 416 page softcover. 25th Anniversary edition, 1971, edited by John Amber, @1970,...
Item #20261

The Gun Digest 1966, 67 & 68 Editions

  • Price: $29.99
  • Description: 20th Anniversary edition, 1966, edited by John Amber, @1965, 416 page softcover. 21st edition, 1967, edited by John Amber, @1966, 390 page softcover, tape repair to back cover. 22nd edition, 1968,...
Item #20260

The Gun Digest 1963, 64 & 65 Editions

  • Price: $29.99
  • Description: 17th edition, 1963, edited by John Amber, @1962, 384 page softcover 18th edition, 1964, edited by John Amber, @1963, 384 page softcover. 19th edition, 1965, edited by John Amber,@1962, 384 page softc...
Item #19328

Mauser Bolt Rifles Book By Oslon

  • Price: $85.00
  • Description: By Ludwig Oslon, third edition, @ 1976, 364 page hardcover in jacket. This used book is in very good condition with signs of much use. The jacket is torn and tattered with tape repairs. Former owne...
Item #19426

Two Arms Collection Books

  • Price: $85.00
  • Description: 1. "The Stagecoach Museum Gun Collection", by Ray Saign, Richard Donaldson, and Fred Fiet,@1978, 207 page hardcover, no jacket. Personally inscribed and signed by authors to former owner, excellent ...
Item #19423

Five Classic Gun Books

  • Price: $60.00
  • Description: 1. The Great Guns by H. Peterson & R. Elman, @ 1971, 252 page hardcover in jacket. 2. Guns and Rifles of the World, by H. Blackmore @1965, hardover in jacket 3. The Treasury of the Gun, by H. Pet...
Item #19418

Four Classic Gun Books

  • Price: $55.00
  • Description: 1. Guns , by D. Pope 1965, 256 pages hardcover in jacket, excellent condition. 2. The Collecting of Guns, edited by J. Servin @1964, 271 pages hardcover in jacket, very good condition. 3. One Hund...
Item #19376

Three Remington Books

  • Price: $60.00
  • Description: 1. A Study of Remington Smoot Patent & Number Four Revolvers by Harry J Parker, Ph.D, Ora Lee Parker, M.A. & Jopan S. Reisch, Ph.D. @2003,120 pages softcover. 2. Remington Handguns by Charles Lee K...
Item #19427

L.D. Nimschke Firearms Engraver

  • Price: $85.00
  • Description: By R.L. Wilson, @1965, 108 page hardcover in jacket. Personal inscription from author to former owner on flyleaf . This book is in very good condition with wear and soiling, mostly to jacket, text i...
Item #18976

American Percussion Revolvers Book

  • Price: $75.00
  • Description: By Frank M. Sellers & Samuel E. Smith, @1971; 231 pages in hardcover with jacket; the book is excellent, the jacket shows wear soiling and a few small chips at top edge. With personalized inscription...
Item #18642

The Remington Collection of Karl F. Moldenhauer Catalog

  • Price: $60.00
  • Description: Richard A. Bourne Co., Inc., October 29, 1980 auction catalog. A first edtion with faux-leather hardcover with gilt lettering in a black slipcase, includeding prices realized on the 382 lots offered t...
Item #18599

The Belgian Browning Pistols, 1889-1949 (Limited Edition)

  • Price: $225.00
  • Description: By Anthony Vanderlinden, c.2000; 243 page hardcover with jacket, signed by author, a limited edition of 2000. This used book is in excellent condition with light shelf wear to jacket and a former own...
Item #18394

The Hayes Handgun Omnibus (Boxed) Edition

  • Price: $150.00
  • Description: A cataloged illustrated encyclopedia of collector grade pistols and revolvers, by Ronald D. Hayes and Ian D. Skennerton @2007, 592 pages. This is the deluxe, boxed edition, numbered "279"; This is a ...
Item #18179

Classic Gun Books

  • Price: $60.00
  • Description: Five Books: 1. Firearms Curiosa, L Winant, @1955, 281 pages 2. The treasury of the gun, H.L. Peterson, @ 1962,252 pages 3. The American Gun Vol 1 No 1 winter 1961, L. Koller, @1960, 104 pages, no...
Item #18387

Treatise On Ammunition, 1887 Re-Print

  • Price: $85.00
  • Description: A 1998 reprint of the Fourth Edition, origionally published in October 1887; 480 pages. A book on British military ammo from the early days of cartridge development. Very interesting reading; this b...
Item #18174

Classic gun Books

  • Price: $50.00
  • Description: Four Books: 1. pageant of the Gun, H.L. Peterson, @ 1967, 352 pages 2. Treasury of the Gun, H.L. Peterson, @ 1962, 249 pages. 3. Guns and Gun Collecting, bailey, Hogg, Boothroyd & Wilkinson...
Item #18170

Historic British Gun Books

  • Price: $70.00
  • Description: 3 Books: 1. Flintlock pistols, F Wilkinson, @1968 75 page softcover. 2. The British bulldog revolver, G. Layman @2006, 191 pages . No Jacket 3. British pistols and guns 1640-1840, Ian Gle...
Item #18162

Lot (5) U.S. Civil War Books

  • Price: $125.00
  • Description: Five Books: 1. "Civil War Small Arms of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps", J.D. McAulay, @1999, 183 pages no jacket. 2. "Horsemen Blue and Grey, A Pictorial History", Milhollen, Johnson, and Bil...
Item #8584

1920's Calendar Print - Hunter's Dream

  • Price: $75.00
  • Description: A 6X9 color print of a dozing hunter with shotgun in his easy chair dreaming of a pointing dog and hunter shooting at rising birds titled "Hunter's Dream" marked "Lowe Brothers High Standard Paints an...
Item #11855

The Texas Gun Trade Free Shipping

  • Price: $45.00
  • Description: A new release with 200 pages and 700 plus photos. This work contains over 1200 listings of makers and dealers in the state. An excellent source of information for the collector or dealer regardless ...
Item #15800

WWII (1944) Bond Poster

  • Price: $45.00
  • Description: A WWII war bond poster by Ruth Nichols showing a young child held up by two adult hands. The heading read "Protect his future buy and keep war bonds." * U.S. Gov't Printing Office :1944-0-626443, Of...
Item #15559

Original Painting by Noted Artist George Woodbridge

  • Price: $795.00
  • Description: George Woodbridge who illustrated "American Military Equipage, 1851-1872" by Frederick Todd, 1974, published by the Company of Military Historians. This painting was done with ink and watercolors and...
Item #15548

Underhammer Firearms 1826-1840 New Release Book

  • Price: $60.00
  • Description: A great book by Nicholas Chander published by Mowbray. 191 pages of great colored photos and information on this uniquely American style of firearm. Covers all of the makers and the history of these...
Item #14883

WWII US Navy Poster from Platsbury NY

  • Price: $295.00
  • Description: WWII U.S. Navy recruitment poster from Platsburg New York. A very clean piece size 28 X 41 inches. This poster was printed by American Lithographic Co. NY . Vivid colors show the loading of naval s...
Item #14293

1941 Johnson Automatics Company Broadside

  • Price: $195.00
  • Description: This impressive 28 inch by 42 inch broadside of Johnson Automatics products and international military ammunition is in very good condition. It has been folded for storage with a few very minor frays...
Item #9529

Remington 32 Page Product Catalogue C. 1930

  • Price: $75.00
  • Description: A 4 " X 6 7/8 booklet showing Remington guns and accessories circa 1930. Shown are the model 8F Premier, models 12-A BC, 24 model A, models 4 & 6 rifles, 25A 22 rifles, high power 14-A , 8A, 30, 11A ...
Item #9561

Group of 4 fishing photos

  • Price: $35.00
  • Description: One photo shows an outboard motor on a boat with the name "Camp Norwood" photos and one fish card.
Item #11507

Ruger P95 DC Factory Manual

  • Price: $12.00
  • Description: Ruger P95 Decocker Model Pistol Factory Manual. Dated 96. Some in original envelope.
Item #9556

Winchester Shotshell Brochure

  • Price: $75.00
  • Description: A 4 fold brochure that opens to 14 3/4 X 16 3/4 inches and showing the older flap boxes for "Leader" with the clay and quail, "Ranger" load with trapshooter and the "Ranger" box with the setter on poi...
Item #9555

Documents from Cownie Tanning Co.

  • Price: $150.00
  • Description: Consisting of two letters to a potential customer in Peacham, Vermont regarding a custom made sheepskin lined coat. Letters are dated Feb 4 and Feb 17,1933. Cownie was located in Des moines, Iowa an...
Item #9558

Waterfowl and Upland Game from a 1949 Calendar

  • Price: $275.00
  • Description: The artist is Richard Bishop and the calendar is from Gros-ite Industries in Hartford, Ct. 6 tintogravure reproductions of original paintings. ...