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    The Side-By-Side: a History & Digest of Double Barrel Breech Loading Shotguns. by Carder, Charles E. (comp.)

    Lexington MO: Kopp Publishing Co.. Very Good. [c1989]. First Edition. Softcover. 4to 11" - 13" tall; Pictorial wraps, xvii, 195p., profusely illustrated. ; Signed by Author .


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    Complete Book of U. S. Sniping by Senich, Peter R

    Boulder, CO: Paladin Press, 1988 ISBN 0-87364-460-3 Quarto (11.25 in. by 8.25 in.); 280pp.; very good hardcover; very good dust jacket; lightly torn dust jacket edges; slightly slanted book spine; crisp; clean; bright..


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    Coinage in South-Eastern Europe 820-1396 - With a New Introductory Essay, and a Supplementary Bibliography by D.M. Metcalf

    Athens: Siatras, 2016. Brand new. In English. Third augmented edition. Hard cover+jacket, 28 cm, 468 pp., maps; 8 plates; net weight 1750 gr. ISBN 978-618-82459-4-5. The author's interest in south-eastern Europe was first aroused in 1954 when, as un undergraduate, he studied the geography of the area. He has subsequently made several visits to the former Jugoslavia and Greece, in order to work on the coins in museums in Athens, Corinth, Ljubljana, Thessaloniki, and Zagreb. The present work originated in an essay which was awarded the Society's Parkes Weber Prize in 1955. From it, there grew a Ph.D. thesis at Cambridge. Then, was published as a book under the title Coinage in the Balkans, 820-1355, by the Institute for Balkan Studies (Thessaloniki, 1965). The edition was exhausted in 1966, and the book was 'pirated' in the United States. After that the text had been extensively re-written and expanded, to take account of the hundreds of new books, articles and hoard-reports; its scope had also been extended, to deal with the second half of the fourtheenth century, and with Wallachia; so, a second revised edition emerged under the slightly changed title, Coinage in South-Eastern Europe, 8201396 (Royal Numismatic Society, London, 1979). To the current third edition a new extensive introduction and an Appendix have been added, while the new bibliographical references have been incorporated into those of the previous editions; so far as it concerns the main text, this edition exactly reproduces that of 1979, except that a few spelling errors have been silently corrected. South-eastern Europe emerged from the migration period with a money economy restricted essentially to Constantinople. During the ninth century the use of a large-scale petty currency, as well as of gold and silver coinage, was restored in central Greece, and by the millenium, Byzantine copper folles were minted in remarkably large quantities, running into hundreds of millions. The spread of the money economy into the interior, however, proceeded only slowly until about the end of the twelfth century . From then on, a wide range of different coinages were used in south-eastern Europe, including Venetian, Hungarian, Bulgarian, Serbian, Bosnian, and Slavonian, the crusader issues of Frankish Greece, and coins from the cities of the Adriatic coasts, such as Kotor, Split, and Dubrovnik (Ragusa). The evidence of archaeological excavation and of several hundred coin-hoards is explored, in an attempt to assess the commercial, military, and other uses of money on pre-Ottoman times. Read the contents' pages at www.academia.edu/29196655 ============================================================== IMPORTANT: The shipping cost is not included in the price. The actual shipping cost of this book is: EUR 19.00 for EU-countries, Switzerland, Norway, and the Balkans; EUR 29.00 for all other countries.


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    The Ideal Handbook on Hand-Loading and Reloading of Ammunition for Rifles, Revolvers Pistols and Shotguns. No. 30

    Lyman Gun Sight Corporation, 1931. Paperback. Good. the wraps are shelf rubbed and the spine has been neatly reinforced with clear tape. the book has no inscriptions and the binding is excellent. 160 pages


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    Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Sweden II: The Collection of the Royal Coin Cabinet, National Museum of Monetary History, Stockholm, Part 3 - Attica, Lesbos by Ulla Westermark, Harald Nilsson

    Stockholm, 1991. Brand new. In English. Cloth, 30 cm, 33 plates illustrating 791 coins; net weight 540 gr.


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    THE M1 DOES MY TALKING THE U.S. M1 GARAND RIFLE I by Bruce, Robert

    Robert Bruce Photography. Paperback. 0963149512 1993 Robert Bruce Photography, 2nd Printing. Signed and dated with a gift inscription to the previous owner by author Robert Bruce. This paperback copy is in very good condition, with minor shelf wear and scratching to the cover. The text is unmarked and the binding is sturdy. 100% customer satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely and with delivery confirmation. . Very Good. 1993-01-01. 2nd.


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    Impp. Romanorum Numismata A Prompeio Magno Ad Heraclium Editio Altera, Multis nummorum millibus aucta. by Occo Adolf

    Augustae Vindelicorum, Ad insigne pinus, Augsbourg: Augustae Vindelicorum, Ad insigne pinus, Augsbourg, 1601. Book measures 9 x 6 7/8 inches. Collation, [12],1-123-134-257-257-591, [14][1] pages.Bound in full period or early vellum, with manuscript title. Vellum slight dust marked, a few small nicks, lacking ties. Binding in very good clean firm condition.Internally, text block pulling from vellum, but could easily be recased.Law society bookplate on endpaper, no other marks, some early annotations.Pages in very good clean condition. A very nice copy, in a very attractive period or early full vellum binding.A21. Second Edition. Very Good. Quarto.


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    TA CHARTONOMISMATA TES KATOCHES, 2 VOLS. by M. Kokkones

    [GREEK BANKNOTES ISSUED DURING THE GERMAN OCCUPATION, 1941-1944]. Two volumes. Part I: Official Issues of the Bank of Greece; Part II: Issues of the Occupation Authorities and of the Partisans, etc. In greek. Soft cover, 20.5 cm, 118+108 pp., ill.


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    United States Coins, Medals and Paper Money Featuring the Lewis M. Reagan Collection-Stack's, 123 West 57th Street, New York, Ny-Public Auction Asale-January 17, 18, 1996 by (Numismatics)

    Stack's. Paperback. B003X656RU 1996 Stack's. 121 pages (1,725 lots), with an index and illustrations in color. The Stack's catalog for the Lewis M. Reagan Collection auction on January 17-18, 2010. Includes the list of auction results. This paperback copy is in excellent condition. The text is unmarked and the binding is sturdy. 100% customer satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely and with delivery confirmation. . Fine. 1999-01-01. Not Given.


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    Cartridges For Breech-loading Rifles. A Contribution To Firearms Instruction By A. Mattenheimer... Translated from the German by Robert A. Hoyem. Edited by Manfred H. Beutter and George A. Hoyem. by Mattenheimer, A

    Oceanside: Armory Publications. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1989. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; [8], 33p., illustrated, two folding color plates inserted at back. **Originally published .


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    Mermelstein's Guide To Metallic Cartridge Evoluton by Mermelstein, Robert

    Fort Wayne: Sinclair International. Fine. [c2004]. First Edition (?). Softcover. 0972254420 . 8vo; Pictorial wraps, 193p. .


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    THE STORY OF AMERICAN HUNTING AND FIREARMS by Outdoor Life Editors

    New York: Outdoor Life Books/McGraw-Hill, 1959. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 10 x 13, 172 pgs, index, b&w and color paintings and drawings. Beautiful coffee-table book with chapters on the first American hunters, the first firearms in America, the grizzly bear in the west, the slaughter of the buffalo, the golden age of big-game hunting and much more.


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    Anagraphe ton nomismaton tes kyrios Hellados - Peloponnesos by I.P. Lambros

    [GREEK COINS OF THE MAINLAND - PELOPONNESUS] In greek. A reprint of the first edition (1891). Soft cover, 21 cm, 164 pp., ill.: XVI tables, geographical index, coins' index, bibliography. The coins of the ancient cities of Peloponnese (cities of Achaike Sympoliteia, Helis, Messenia, Sparta) and the nearby Ionian islands (Zakynthos, Cephallenia and Ithaca) from 7th ce. B.C. to the year 146 B.C. are described: signs, depictions, material (copper, silver, gold) and weight afe given for each coin. Also, the coins of the Roman period are described.


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    CORPUS NUMMORUM ITALICORUM. PRIMO TENTATIVO DI UN CATALOGO GENERALE DELLE MONETE MEDIOEVALI E MODERNE CONIATE IN ITALIA O DA ALTRI PAESI. VOLUME VIII MARCHE. by Accademia dei Lincei

    Roma Cecchini 1932 4° grande Pagine 596 + XXXI tavole di monete fuori testo. Ottima legatura coeva in mezza pelle marrone editoriale di lusso. Titolo e fregi in oro su tasselli. Nervi. Piccole spellature. Piatti in tela marrone con angoli. Ottimo esemplare. Opera assai ricercata e non comune. Edizione originale di questo ""corpus"" sulle monete d'Italia di straordinaria importanza, tuttora insuperato ed insostituibile; volume accuratamente impresso su carta forte, corredato di tavole di monete nitidamente riprodotte, in ottimo stato.


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    Sotheby's: Celebrity, Disaster and Andy Warhol/The Futur! Is Now!: DIA Moves Forward/Les Lalanne: November 2013 by Sotheby's

    New York: Sotheby's Publications, 2013. Paperback. Pages are bright and clean, and the text and illustrations are clear. AF. paperback. Very Good. Used.


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    Journey to the Islands - The Numismatic Evidence by Demetra Tsangari

    Bilingual (greek-english) exhibition catalogue, soft cover, 28 cm, 25 pp., ill. Bilingual (greek-english) exhibition catalogue, soft cover, 28 cm, 25 pp., ill. Presents the history and the coinage of Greek islands and it includes maps and photographs of 34 coins from the Alpha Bank Collection.


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    Stack's Coin Auction Catalog: Estate of Floyd T. Starr (January 13-14, 1993) by Stack's

    Stack. PAPERBACK. This paperback coin auction catalog is in excellent condition. The text is unmarked and the binding is sturdy. 100% customer satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely and with delivery confirmation. . Fine. 1993.


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    Discovering Brasses and Brass Rubbing by Cook, Malcolm

    Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire: Shire Publications, 1972. "A pocket guide to monumental brasses throughout Britain, their history, importance and location with county lists and hints on brass rubbing". 48pp. Internally clean, although covers a little creased.. Reprint. Paper Back. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


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    Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Sweden I: The Collection of His Late Majesty King Gustaf VI Adolf: the Fred Forbat Collection by Ulla Westermark

    Stockholm, 1974. Brand new. In English. Soft cover, 38 cm, 19 plates with 664 coins, each plate with a page of facing descriptive text; net weight 725 gr.


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    EARLY AMERICAN GUNSMITHS 1650-1850 by Kauffman, Henry J

    New York: Bramhall House, 1952. Hardcover. Very Good+ in Good DJ. 7 x 10, 94 pgs, b&w photos. Lots of historical information about this early trade and industry.


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    Miniature Arms by Merrill Lindsay

    Winchester Press, New York, 1970. Edition Unstated. Hardcover (Printed Boards). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Pendleton, Bruce - Photographer. A history of small arms from early history. Covers have some shelf wear & marking. Size: 140mm - 180mm. 111 pages. Covers have some shelf-wear. Illustrator: Pendleton, Bruce - Photographer. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Antiques & Collectibles; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 13698. .


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    Ta chartonomismata tes "poliorkemenes" Rhodou - Apo 14 Octobriou 1943 heos 9 Maiou 1945 by Gerasimos M. Zesimatos

    [The Banknotes of Rhodes Island, Greece - From October 14th, 1943, to May 9th, 1945]. In greek. Soft cover, 24 cm, 71 pp., ill. Presents the banknotes used locally in the island of Rhodes, Dodecanese, at the last years of World War II. These are mostly cheques of which very few have been saved until today.


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    Argilos - A Historical and Numismatic Study by Katerini Liampi

    Series Kerma , No. 1. Academy of Athens Award. In English; soft cover, 27 cm, 404 pp., ill. Presents for the first time the political and economic history of the ancient city of Argilos, a colony of settlers from the island of Andros that was founded on the coast of Bisaltia, between Strymon river and Chalkidike. The comparative examination of the ancient written sources together with the archeaological remains and particularly the study of the coins (corpus) produced by Argilos, enable the re-composition of the historical physiognomy of the city from archaic to hellenistic times, shedding light on evidence unknown until now. During the Classical and Hellenistic periods the political and economic situation of Argilos shows notable breaks that are connected with military operations in the region by the Athenians, the Spartans and, later on, by the Macedonian kings. Argilos underwent a steady political and economic decline beginning with the time of Philip II's expansion, when the city finally became part of the Macedonian Kingdom. The population shrank dramatically in numbers and from about the middle of the 2nd century BC onwards there is no sign of life in the city. CONTENTS: INTRODUCTION PART ONE - GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY OF ARGILOS AND BISALTIA THE LOCATION OF BISALTIAN ARGILOS IBISALTIA Geography and history of the region Cities, settlements and sites of Bisaltia Kerdylion Tragilos Berge Brea Himeraion Sykine Bedyndia Bisaltia Kalliterai Ossa Euporia Oreskeia and Tintos ARGILOS Foundation of the colony Name of the city Archaeological research at Argilos History of Argilos PART TWO - THE COINAGE OF ARGILOS FIRST PHASE OF PRODUCTION. SILVER COINAGE Period I (c. 520/515-c. 510 B.C.) The coinage Chronology and historical background Catalogue Period II (c. 510-c. 500 B.C.) The coinage Chronology and historical background Catalogue Period III (c. 500-c. 495 B.C.) The coinage Chronology and historical background Catalogue Period IV (c. 495-c. 478/477 B.C.) The coinage Chronology and historical background Catalogue Issues of Argilos struck on the Euboian standard Period V (c. 478/477-c. 470 B.C.) The coinage Chronology and historical background Catalogue Period VI (c. 470-c. 460 B.C.) The coinage Chronology and historical background Catalogue Period VII (c. 460/455 B.C.) The coinage Chronology and historical background Catalogue SECOND PHASE OF PRODUCTION. BRONZE COINAGE Period VIII (c. Second quarter of the 4th century B.C.) The coinage Chronology and historical background Catalogue PART THREE - GENERAL ASPECTS OF THE COINAGE OF ARGILOS MYTHOLOGY AND INTERPRETATION OF THE MAIN NUMISMATIC TYPES The legend of Pegasos and Bellerophon Apollo The lion NUMISMATIC TYPES Main types Pegasos Pegasos and the dog Bellerophon Apollo head Lion head Incuse square Symbols Pellets Plant motif and rose Vine with bunch of grapes Other obverse typological details Border of dots Ground line STYLE Stylistic analysis Engravers THE LEGEND OF THE COINS METROLOGY Metrological study The reduced "Thraco-Macedonian" weight standard of the 6th/5th century B.C. The Euboian weight standard Conclusions THE MINT TECHNIQUES Flan of the coins, overstrucks, double-strucks Die use PART FOUR - NUMISMATIC CIRCULATION HOARDS AND OTHER PROVENANCES OF THE ARGILIAN COINS The evidence of the hoards Other provenances of the Argilian coins COINS FROM THE ARGILOS EXCAVATIONS A hoard of silver coins of Akanthos, Argilos 2003 Excavation coins Catalogue Commentary Conclusions Lead discs APPENDIX - Suspected forgeries INDICES Prosopography of Argilos General Index SUMMARY IN GREEK PLATES ============================================================== IMPORTANT: The shipping cost estimated by the system covers books weighing up to 750 gr.; a surcharge depending on the actual weight and destination applies for heavier books. You can also choose an international transporter and pay the shipping cost at delivery in your country. Insurance of the shipment may also be necessary for some destinations.


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    Glendining's Sales Catalogue - Orders Decorations and Medals & Arms and Armour 15th & 16th July 1999 by Glendining's

    London: Glendining, 1999. The sale catalogue for the auctions on two consecutive days in July 1999. 75 pages. 1281 lots. Illustrated iwth b.w. photographs.Next post UK dispatch.. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 4to.


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    Nummi antiqui familiarumromanarum, perpetuis interpretationibus illustrati.volumen primum (et secundum) by Vaillant Joannem

    Amstelaedami: G. Gallet. [Figurato - Numismatica] (cm.32,6) vol. 2 bella piena pergamena originale, tagli marmorizzati. -cc.12nn., pp.536 +78 tavv.f.t.; pp.576 +tavv. da 79 a 152 + cc.24 nn di index. Frontis rosso e nero con incisione, bella antiporta figurata. è questa: "una delle principali opere del Vaillant" (Cicognara). le migliaia di monete illustrate nelle 152 tavole, tutte caratterizzate da grande dettaglio e nitidezza sono state disegnate da J. Goeree e incise da J. Mulder (Benezit VI 242 e IX 934). Opera importante e non comune, manca a Vinet e alla Choix dell'Olschki. Lievissima ombreggiatura al margine bianco di 7 tavole altrimenti esemplare molto bello nitido e marginoso stampato su ottima carta. * Cicognara 3034; * Borroni 12495; * Graesse VII 234; * Brunet V 1027.[f55] . buono. Rilegato. 1703.


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