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Cartridges Of the World

Cartridges Of the World

by Frank C Barnes

Cartridges of the World is a comprehensive guide to firearm cartridges. The reference series (in its 11th edition as of 2009) is a very popular work used by firearms and cartridge enthusiasts. The book contains separate sections dealing with cartridge nomenclature, wildcat cartridges, handgun cartridges, military cartridges (of the United States and the world), sporting cartridges, shotgun shells as well as information on obsolete ammunition.
Gunsmithing

Gunsmithing

by Roy F Dunlap

The Hunting Rifle

The Hunting Rifle

by Jack O'Connor

Complete Guide To Handloading

Complete Guide To Handloading

by Philip B Sharpe

Firearms Curiosa

Firearms Curiosa

by Lewis Winant

Modern Gunsmith

Modern Gunsmith

by James Virgil Howe

The Winchester Book

The Winchester Book

by George Madis

The Rifle In America

The Rifle In America

by Philip B Sharpe

The Powder Flask Book

The Powder Flask Book

by Ray Riling

Hatcher's Notebook

Hatcher's Notebook

by Julian S Hatcher

Do-It-Yourself Gunsmithing

Do-It-Yourself Gunsmithing

by Jim Carmichel

Guns Of the Old West

Guns Of the Old West

by Charles Edward Chapel

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Iver Johnson

by Goforth W E

Includes patents.

Includes bibliographical references.
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In the Gravest Extreme

by Massad Ayoob

Weapons Books & Ephemera

Modern Land Combat

Modern Land Combat

by Miller, David and Foss, Christopher F

Janes Light Tanks and Armoured Cars

Janes Light Tanks and Armoured Cars

by Foss, Christopher F

Anti-Armour Warfare

Anti-Armour Warfare

by Messenger, Charles

Guns Of the Elite

Guns Of the Elite

by Markham, George

How Weapons Work

How Weapons Work

by Christopher, Chant

THE .58- AND .50- CALIBER RIFLES & CARBINES OF THE SPRINGFIELD ARMORY 1865-1872

THE .58- AND .50- CALIBER RIFLES & CARBINES OF THE SPRINGFIELD ARMORY 1865-1872

by HOSMER, Richard A

[Tustin: California]: North Cape Publications, Inc., 2006. First Edition. Signed by the author of the title page. 8vo., pictorial printed wraps; 275 pages. Illustrated.. Very nice condition.
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$45.00
American Firearms Makers: When, Where, and What They Made From the Colonial Period to the End of the Nineteenth Century

American Firearms Makers: When, Where, and What They Made From the Colonial Period to the End of the Nineteenth Century

by A. Merwyn Carey

Crowell, 1953. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.First edition. Shelf and handling wear to cover and binding, with general signs of previous use. Secure packaging for safe delivery.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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$14.00
The War Business; The International Trade in Armaments

The War Business; The International Trade in Armaments

by Thayer, George

New York: Simon and Schuster 1969. (Hardcover) 417pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Index. The spine is slightly cocked, the dust jacket is price-clipped, rubbed, and lightly edgeworn. "The War Business is a controversial, definitive and revealing study of the international trade in armaments - a vast business whose end products are war and death and which currently runs to some five billion dollars a year". (Military, Armaments, Arms Dealers, Business, International Affairs,... Read more
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$26.25
Pageant of the Gun; A Treasury of Stories of Firearms: Their Romance and Lore, Development and Use through Ten Centuries

Pageant of the Gun; A Treasury of Stories of Firearms: Their Romance and Lore, Development and Use through Ten Centuries

by Peterson, Harold L

Doubleday & Company, Inc, Garden City, New York, 1967. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic & Illustrations. foreword by author, special collectors' appendix, a guide to restoring antique arms and index. Brown coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with both black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Brown coloured cloth covered boards with gilt and black coloured titles to the backstrip. Photographic... Read more
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AU$15.02
Arms and Armor: Notable Acquisitions 1991-2002

Arms and Armor: Notable Acquisitions 1991-2002

by Pyhrr, Stuart W., Donald J. LaRocca, and Morihiro Ogawa

New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2002. 1st . Soft cover. New. <p>58 objects are described and illustrated in color.</p>
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$25.00
A Study of Colt's Double Rifles

A Study of Colt's Double Rifles

by Mills, Fred P. L

Secretarial Phone-O- Service, 1953. Paperback. Used- Good condition. Signed by the author. Book is clean and tight. Book shows light shelf wear. Discoloration on the front and back covers. Stain on the bottom of the spine that continues to the front and back cover. Small flecks of darker discoloration on the right side on the back cover. Name written in pen on the inside of the front cover. The ink from the Forward note bled through onto pg. 6. No further markings on the inside of the book. Photos are of... Read more
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$60.00
Standard Directory of Proof Marks

Standard Directory of Proof Marks

by G. Wirnsberger

Blacksmith Publishing Corporation, 1985-01-01. Paperback. Very Good. John Olson Company (Jolex, Inc); Paramus, 1975. Trade paperback. A Very Good, binding sturdy and intact, some handling/scuff marks to covers, bit of cover edge/corner wear, small crease top front cover corner, stress crease to spine, some age toning to pages, faint moisture stain top text block corner and mid fore-edge, a nice and unmarked copy in wraps. 8vo[octavo or approx. 6 x 9], 195pp. We pack securely and ship daily w/delivery... Read more
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$20.00
The art of hunting big game in North America

The art of hunting big game in North America

by O'Connor, Jack

Outdoor Life, 1967. Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:Missing dust jacket; Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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$19.94
How Weapons Work

How Weapons Work

by Chant, Christopher. (Edited)

London & New York: Marshall Cavendish, 1976. Profusely illustrated with b/w and colour photographs and illustrations. This book concentrates on six particular aspects of weapons- Small Arms and Ammunition, Artillery, Tanks, Aircraft, Warships, and Bombs and Missiles. Each section includes a comprehensive selection of examples to illustrate the gradual evolution as new techniques made weapons more sophisticated. Pictorial eps. Illustrated DJ. A very nice copy.. ISBN: 0-856850196-5. First Edition.... Read more
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$32.50
The Rifle in America

The Rifle in America

by SHARPE, Philip B

New York: William Morrow and Company, 1938. Hardcover. Small 4to. Burgundy leatherette with gilt lettering and decoration, pictorial dust jacket. xii, 641pp. Numerous illustrations, line drawings. Near fine/very good. Jacket mildly edgeworn, with several miniscule edge chips and a single 1" chip to front panel upper left. Excellent, tight first edition of this (to cite front flap) "most important contribution to rifle lore and literature that has appeared in years." Inscribed and signed huge and bold on... Read more
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$195.00
Lyman Cast Bullet Handbook: For all popular Rifles, Pistols, and Black Powder Guns

Lyman Cast Bullet Handbook: For all popular Rifles, Pistols, and Black Powder Guns

by Lyman

Lyman Products, 1973. Comb-bound paperback. Used- Very good condition. Book is clean and tight. Book shows shelf wear. Scuffing on the edges and corners of book. Small crease in the upper right corner on the front cover. Very light discoloration on the very edges of the pages. No markings on the inside of the book. Photos are of the book we have here at Barbed Wire Books.
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$45.00
Fallout; A Study of Superbombs, Strontium 90 and Survival

Fallout; A Study of Superbombs, Strontium 90 and Survival

by Fowler, John M. (editor)

New York: Basic Books 1960, 2nd printing. (Hardcover) 235pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Graphs, tables, photographs, illustrations, diagrams, appendix, glossary, index. The top and bottom of the spine is faded and the dust jacket is chipped at the top and bottom of the spine. "This is the first book of its kind - a balanced and understandable account of nuclear weapons and the multitude of hazards they have created for mankind. Written by scientists who have been investigating... Read more
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$34.13
Colt Firearms 1836-1954

Colt Firearms 1836-1954

by Serven, James E

Santa Ana: self published, 1954. 1st printing. VG/no dust jacket, rubbing to bottom front corner, name on front endpaper, name/address label on front pastedown. x, 385 p, photos, illus, indexes, 4to;
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$60.00
Bolt Action Rifles

Bolt Action Rifles

by Haas, Frank De

Arms & Armour P, 1980. Paperback. Good. Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Shelf and handling wear to cover and binding, with general signs of previous use. Internally clean. Secure packaging for safe delivery.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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$140.00
WEAPONS VOLUME 14 THE MACHINE-GUN .50 CAL M2 MANUAL

WEAPONS VOLUME 14 THE MACHINE-GUN .50 CAL M2 MANUAL

by National Defence

A very good copy of this rare book. Bilingual French and English edition. Illustrated with photos and charts throughout. Unpaginated but about 300 pages in English and the same in French. We will cover the extra shipping costs to Canada and Continental United States.
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$200.00
Antique Firearms: Their Care, Repair & Restoration

Antique Firearms: Their Care, Repair & Restoration

by Lister, Ronald

Bonanza Books, 1964. First Edition THUS. Hardcover. Very Good. May have limited writing in cover pages. Pages are unmarked. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket in very good condition. First edition THUS, second printing. Minor shelf and handling wear, overall a clean solid copy with minimal signs of use. Cover boards are in good condition. Erstwhile previous owner's signature on endpaper, Interior pages are clean and free of markings. Binding is tight. Secure packaging for safe... Read more
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$22.40
History of Smith & Wesson

History of Smith & Wesson

by Roy G Jinks

Hardcover. Condition: Very good-. Dust Jacket Condition: Good+. Dust jacket in good condition with mild edgewear, scuffing and a small tear. Binding is tight; pages are clean and unmarked, foxing on edges. Mild soiling to cover. Handwritten note on inside fore page.
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$19.99
The Luger Pistol

The Luger Pistol

by Fred A Dantig

Plastic wrapped dust jacket, unclipped. Slightly sun bleached spine.
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£55.00
The SKS Carbine, (CKC45g) 2nd Revised Edition

The SKS Carbine, (CKC45g) 2nd Revised Edition

by Poyer, Joe; Kemaya, Steve

Tustin: North Cape Publications Inc, 2000. 3rd Edition . Soft cover. Very Good.
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£24.00
A Treasury of Modern Small Arms

A Treasury of Modern Small Arms

by Burk, Jacob (Editor)

London: Bison Books Ltd.. 1988. Folio size [approx 27x37cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Some faint age-toning to DJ spine and adjacent areas. Colour and black & white illustrations. 192 pages . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$22.00
The Winchester Model 42

The Winchester Model 42

by Ned Schwing with Technical Assistance by Don "Duck" Combs

Krause Publications, 1990. First edition Revised second printing. Hardcover. fine. 28.5 x 22 cm. Quarto. 160pp. Bound in red leatherette, photo paste-down front cover.
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$225.00
Guns Of The Old West

Guns Of The Old West

by Chapel, Charles Edward

(Fairfax: Odysseus Editions, 1995. Privately Printed. Hardcover. Very Good. Octavo; pp; 306, index and bibliography; Illustrated in black and white; full gilt decorated red leather, lettered in gilt, all edges gilt, Moire endpapers. Published for Firearms Classics Library of the National Rifle Association and its National Firearms Museum. With a chapter entitled, "The Guns Of Teddy Roosevelt".A handsome printing of a solid reference book.
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$20.00
The rifle in America (Firearms classics library)

The rifle in America (Firearms classics library)

by Sharpe, Philip B

Published for the National Rifle Association by Odysseus Editions, 1995. Leather Bound. Very Good. May have limited writing in cover pages. Pages are unmarked. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Minor shelf and handling wear, overall a clean solid copy with minimal signs of use. Secure packaging for safe delivery.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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$22.40
The Government Models: The Development of the Colt Model of 1911

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

by Goddard, William H

Andrew Mowbray Pub, 1988-06-01. Hardcover. Good/Good. Dust jacket has minor wear and dust soiling to the edges. Blue cloth boards are in very good condition. Clean, has a good binding, no marks or notations. Foxing along the top page edge. 293 pages.
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$275.00
Shotguns by Keith

Shotguns by Keith

by Keith, Elmer

Fairfax: National Rifle Association by Odysseus Editions, 1995. Hardcover. Very good. AEG, silk book mark and moire endpapers in publisher's brown leather gilt.
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$25.00