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Decorated Firearms 1540-1870 From the Collection of Clay P. Bedford

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Decorated Firearms 1540-1870 From the Collection of Clay P. Bedford

by Gusler, Wallace B. & Lavin, James D

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • First
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Very Good/Very Good
ISBN 10
0879350415
ISBN 13
9780879350413
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Williamsburg, Virginia: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1977. Classic reference text contains superb examples of decorated firearms from the Clay B. Bedford collection, primarily European in origin, many are of royal or noble provenance, spanning more than three centuries. Each of the ninety-four entries includes a detailed description of the piece, a discussion of the firearm maker, and an analysis of the arm that considers the influences in its decoration, design and construction. 242 pgs. Illustrated with over 100 full color and 160 black & white photographs. Small rubbed area on front endpaper; dustjacket minor rubbing to edhes and a tiny closed edge tear on to rear top edge; in mylar. Minimal shelfwear. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Oblong.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller Inventory #
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Title
Decorated Firearms 1540-1870 From the Collection of Clay P. Bedford
Author
Gusler, Wallace B. & Lavin, James D
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0879350415
ISBN 13
9780879350413
Publisher
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Place of Publication
Williamsburg, Virginia
Date published
1977
Keywords
Weapons, Ammunition, Antiques, Revolvers, Handguns, Rifles, Shotguns, Warfare, Tactical, Manufacturing, Industry, Shooting, Sports, Hunting, Collectibles
Bookseller catalogs
Firearms;

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shelfwear
Minor wear resulting from a book being place on, and taken from a bookshelf, especially along the bottom edge.
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.

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