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The Government Models by William H. D. Goddard - Signed First Edition - 1988 - from David Jackson and Biblio.com

The Government Models: The Deveolpment of the Colt Model of 1911

by William H. D. Goddard

Condition: Near Fine/No Dust Jacket as published


From my personal gun collector library, this is a signed and numbered (023) First edition. A plate pasted to the inside of the front endpaper says that "Fifty Four copies of this Author's Edition printing have been leather bound by hand. They are numbered in the Model Room tradition. This book is copy 023." There is some wear to the color of the 5 spine bands and to the corner colors. There are absolutely first rate photographs of these early guns, a few in color but most b/w, but superbly done and crystal clear. If you are a serious student of the 1911 this book belongs in your library. Shipping will cost more than the standard rate due to the size and value of this book.

  • Bookseller: David Jackson US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 121
  • Title: The Government Models
  • Author: William H. D. Goddard
  • Format/binding: Cloth with leather spine and corners
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: No Dust Jacket as published
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0917218248
  • ISBN 13: 9780917218248
  • Publisher: Andrew Mowbray Publishers
  • Place: Lincoln, R.I.
  • Date published: 1988
  • Keywords: Colt Government Models


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