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72 Items
Item #ACP-22

Treatise on the Forms of Cannon & Various Systems of Artillery

  • Price: $12.95
  • Description: Elementary Treatise on the Forms of Cannon by N. Persy. A study of French artillery translated for the students at West Point in 1832. It covers from the 16th century through Vallier.s system of 1734 ...
Item #17891

German Military Collectibles Price Guide

  • Price: $14.95
  • Description: "Collector Items of Historical Interest from Germany and the Third Reich" @ 1995 Manions Auctions, Antique Trader Publications, 316 pages. This softocver book is in very good condition with a minor c...
Item #ACP-18

American Handgun Patents, 1802 - 1924

  • Price: $14.95
  • Description: American Handgun Patents by J.J. Macewicz: A listing of each of the patents which relate to handguns that were issued between 1802 and 1924 in chronological order and cross-indexed to the inventor. A ...
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 #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-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-15

The Fraser Highlanders Book History (Soft Cover)

  • Price: $19.95 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-25

The Art and Science of War in America 1690 - 1800

  • Price: $19.95 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 #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 #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 #UB0070

The Pocket Rifle Book Silver medal Stories

  • Price: $24.95
  • Description: This is the 5th book in the Silver medal Stories series. A tale of friendship and competition amongst schoolboys theft, flood and excitement. A fine example of a late 19th century book for boys. The...
Item #11861

Veteran Bring Backs (VOL 1) by Edward Tinker

  • Price: $25.00
  • Description: A neat book on the subject of vet bring back items. 156 pages of stories and photos of these items. This book covers mostly items which were GI returns from Europe with a few variants. A good book ...
Item #34953

Great Britain - The Tommy Gun Story by Davis

  • Price: $28.95
  • Description: Thompson submachine gun aficionados and enthusiasts always demand every last bit of information available on this now classic firearm. They will not be disappointed. Tom Davis, Jr. has researched a...
Item #14054

Book The Tallahassee Skipper

  • Price: $29.95
  • Description: A privately published and long out of print book "The Tallahassee Skipper". This book was written by the now deceased author, Arthur Thurston of Yarmouth Nova Scotia. Unfortunately the book was writ...
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-31

Stevens Pistols and Pocket Rifles Kenneth Cope Free Shipping

  • Price: $29.95
  • 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 #UB0083

Firearms & Tackle Memorabilia Book

  • Price: $29.95
  • Description: Book covers paper, shotshell boxes, gunpowder tins, target balls, catalogs and more. Many color photos of items with dates of production. Shows use and light wear. Specifications: 144 Pages Hard Cover...
Item #SPB001

Distinguishing Patches - Second Edition

  • Price: $29.95
  • Description: Formation Patches of the Canadian Army, 1916-1996. Clive M. Law, $29.95, Includes 8 full color pages with over 400 patches. This book documents the fascinating history of the design, approval and use...
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 #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 #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 #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 #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 #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 #ACP-06

The Queen Anne Pistol, 1660 - 1780. John Burgoyne

  • Price: $32.95 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 #18174

Lot of 4 Classic gun Books

  • Price: $34.95
  • 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 #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-14

Trade Guns of the Hudson's Bay Company (Softcover) Free Ship

  • 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-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 #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 #11090

Baby Hammerless Revolvers Book Limited Supply

  • Price: $39.95
  • Description: By Frank M. Sellers @2004, softcover, 75 pages; a new copy. Great pictures and text make this the definitive work on these small guns; typical of Frank's work. This book gives the casual reader some...
Item #19418

Four Classic Gun Books

  • Price: $39.95
  • 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 #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 #SPBB1P

Brooker's Canadian Army Badges From 1920 to Unification Vol. 1

  • Price: $39.95
  • Description: Authored by internationally known badge expert Chris Brooker, this series will examine the metal cap and collar badges and shoulder insignia worn throughout this period. Contents - Volume 1 Contains...
Item #SPBB2P

Brooker's Canadian Army Badges From 1920 to Unification Vol. 2

  • Price: $39.95
  • Description: Authored by internationally known badge expert Chris Brooker, this series will examine the metal cap and collar badges and shoulder insignia worn throughout this period. Contents - Volume 2 Contain...
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 #ACP-23

Arms & Accoutrements of the Mounted Police Hardcover Book

  • Price: $44.95 Sale
  • Description: A definitive history of the arms and accoutrements used by the North West Mounted Police, the Royal North West Mounted Police and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. It includes an appendix which lists...
Item #18642

The Remington Collection of Karl F. Moldenhauer Catalog

  • Price: $49.95
  • 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 #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 #19426

Two Arms Collection Books

  • Price: $59.95
  • 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 #9875

Colt Engravers of the Nineteenth Century by Herb Houze

  • Price: $59.95
  • Description: Factory-engraved Colts are universally recognized as among the most beautiful and desirable antique weapons in the world. However, until the publication of this book, much of the information that was ...
Item #SPB059

Crimson Spearhead US-Canada Special Service Force

  • Price: $59.95
  • Description: A follow-up to the highly acclaimed "Into the Maelstrom" this book covers the history, uniforms and insignia of the joint US-Canada First Special Service Force. 188pp., 296 b&w images, hard cover....
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 #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 #26325

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-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 #16601

Lot of 8 British or Canadian Booklets

  • Price: $65.00
  • Description: Lot of 8 new and used booklets on Enfields, training rifles, Canadian military arms, RCMP and Brown Bess muskets. ...
Item #SPB066

Fuss & Fashion - 200 Years of Canadian Military Headdress

  • Price: $69.95
  • Description: "Fuss & Fashion - 200 Years of Canadian Military Headdress" Clive M. Law. Approx 600 photos of Helmets, Busbies, Caps, Bearskins, Feather Bonnets, Tan O'shanters, Glengarries, Field Service Caps, and...
Item #34951

British Military Swords, Volume I: 1600 to 1660 By Mowbray

  • Price: $69.95
  • Description: The first volume in a set covering British military swords up until the 1780s and the adoption of so-called Regulation Patterns, which saw service in such monumental conflicts as the English Civ...
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 #17867

Uniforms & traditions of the German Army

  • Price: $85.00
  • Description: 1933-1945 Vol 3 by John R. Angolia and Adolf Schlicht @1987, second printing 1992, Bender Publishing, 640 pages. This is the third volume in a 3 book set. Includes chapters 22-30 and corrections fo...
Item #33728

Training Rifles of Third Reich Germany by Robert Simpson

  • Price: $89.95
  • Description: Published by Brad Simpson Publishing (2017), this is the culmination of a nearly 30 year project in which Robert Simpson set out to document all of the production models, variations, markings, and his...
Item #35701

The P.38 Pistol Book by Alexander Krutzek

  • Price: $94.95
  • Description: The revised English first edition features history, variations, serial numbers, production statistics, markings, ammunition, accessories, period photos, and documents. Included is bonus material not i...
Item #18136

Lot of Shotgun Books

  • Price: $125.00
  • Description: Six books as listed 1. Parker America's Finest Shotgun, P.H. Johnson, @1961, 260 pages , no dustjacket 2. Shotguns by Keith, E. Keith @ 1967, 340 pages 3. Purdy's, The Gun and the Family, R Beaumont...
Item #18394

The Hayes Handgun Omnibus (Boxed) Edition

  • Price: $125.00
  • 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 #UB0071

Yankee Flier Boys Books 9 Volumes

  • Price: $129.95
  • Description: Nine books from the Yankee flier series published in 1944 as air combat stories for boys. Included are vol. 8-16 with titles such as RAF, In the Far East, In the South Pacific, In North Africa and U...
Item #38693

Ruger Collectors' Journal Vol 1 – Vol 7 1977 to 1983

  • Price: $185.00
  • Description: This is a lot of 19 issues of the Ruger Collectors' Journal from 1977 to 1983. This was a quarterly publication started in 1977 For the Serious Collector of Ruger Arms and Sundry Other Ruger Colle...
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 #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. ...
New Item #22192

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

  • Price: $695.00
  • 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...