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The Powder Flask: The complete guide for the collector of the principal accessory to the firearm

By Rywell, Martin (1905-1972)

(Harriman, TN): (Pioneer Press, Publishers); (1959), Very Good. Octavo, Wrappers; Illustration: black and white photographs, illus.. »»» Well illustrated collector's guide and history of the role of the powder flask in the use of firearms, by an expert in the field. Bound in printed paper covers over a saddle-stapled binding. Covers have some scuffs and wear, a bit of browning along spine, and a patch of chipping to heel of spine. Interior clean and sound.


What's New that's Old: Offbeat Collectibles

By Mebane, John

New York: A. S. Barnes and Company; 1969, Very good in a very good dust jacket; Jacket in Mylar protector. Quarto, Hardcover; Illustration: B&w photographs, illus.. »»» Background information and advice for recognizing objects that will become collectable. Many interesting illustrations. Gray textured paper over boards with black spine lettering. Slight spine slant. Clean copy with no prior ownership marks. Jacket has a few light extremity rubs and a thumb sized light brown stain to rear panel. Indexed with a good bibliography.