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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

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ISBN 10
0879350415
ISBN 13
9780879350413
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Williamsburg, Virginia, U.S.A.: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1977. 242 pgs. Illustrated with over 100 full color and 160 black & white photographs. 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. DJ has several small edge tears. Text clean.. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good+. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall (oblong).

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bookseller
DBookmahn's Used and Rare Military Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
008936
Title
Decorated Firearms, 1540-1870, from the Collection of Clay P. Bedford
Author
Gusler, Wallace B
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0879350415
ISBN 13
9780879350413
Publisher
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Place of Publication
Williamsburg, Virginia, U.S.A.
Date Published
1977
Keywords
FIREARMS COLLECTORS COLLECTING HISTORY ANTIQUES
Bookseller catalogs
Military History; Weapons;

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