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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF FIREARMS
Written by Nicholas Du Quesne-Bird.
Stock no. 1323445
Published by Frederick Warne (Publishers) Ltd.. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observer's Book No. 75. With 119 Black and white photographs and 9 line drawings. ISBN: 0723215715. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Textblock is just a little grubby. Dustwrapper is slightly browned and title on spine slightly faded.

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AMERICAN & BRITISH 410 SHOTGUNS
Written by Ronald S. Gabriel.
Stock no. 2140680
Published by Krause Publications. 1st USA 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An in-depth look at the 410 shotgun, from the 410 bore's origins in the latter half of the 19th century to the latest models. A must-read for all who fancy small-bore shotguns. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. Stunning colour photos. 208 pages including index. ISBN: 0873496795. A few light marks to covers. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks.

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WEAPONS OF WAR
No author listed.
Stock no. 2137111
Published by John Heywood. Circa 1914. Almost very good condition.

Gunpowder, Guns, Armour, Projectiles, Torpedoes, Mines, Submarines, etc. Simply Explained and Illustrated. Reprinted from The Manchester Guardian. Bottom and top 1-2" of spine have been repaired. Fading. Marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Grubby marks and some foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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NAVAL GUNNERY
Written by H. Garbett.
Stock no. 2137110
Published by S.R. Publishers Ltd.. 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Republication of the 1897 edition. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0854097392. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Browning and marks to outer page edges Wrapper is price-cut with browning; couple of nicks at edges.

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THE PLAINS RIFLE
Written by Charles E. Hanson.
Stock no. 1823158
Published by The Gun Room Press. 1st thus 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Reprint Edition. Large format. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 088227015X. Spine and corners lightly bumped. Text block lightly browned else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn (no loss), slightly faded to spine and a little scuffed to rear panel.

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THE GUN AND ITS DEVELOPMENT
Written by W.W. Greener.
Stock no. 2135885
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 8th 1907. Fair condition.

Dark green cloth. 8th edition, rewritten, and with many additional illustrations. B/w illustrations. B/w photos. Spine is very browned and heavily taped back onto covers. Heavy marking and wear to rest of covers; scuffing and chipping along edges. Joints are broken - some repair with tape. Pages are very grubby to margins and edges. Endpapers are especially grubby. This is a WORKING copy ONLY!

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RIFLE AND GUN
Written by L.B. Escritt.
Stock no. 2135664
Published by MacDonald & Evans Ltd.. 1st 1953. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

For practice, competition and sport. B/w photos. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some uneven browning and spotting to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is grubby in places with edge-tears and chips; a little loss.

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RAIL GUN
Written by John Batchelor; Ian V. Hogg.
Stock no. 1820577
Published by John Batchelor Limited. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Blue illustrations, diagrams and text. Very large rail-mounted guns. ISBN: 0852423284. Edges rubbed. Faint browning to endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is unevenly yellowed and scuffed.

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CENTRAL POWERS SMALL ARMS OF WORLD WAR ONE
Written by John Walter.
Stock no. 2132792
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The developments that led to the front-line guns of the period and of those guns that remained in service. Hand-gunds, rifles and machine-guns of each of the Central Powers nations. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. 208 pages includes index. ISBN: 1861261241. Ex-libris sticker of Ian H. Stockley on front pastedown. Else a fine copy in wrapper which has mark from removed label on verso and some light indentations.

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THE WORLD'S SUBMACHINE GUNS (MACHINE PISTOLS) VOLUME I
Written by Thomas B. Nelson; Hans B. Lockhoven.
Stock no. 1819162
Published by Arms & Armour Press. 1st thus 1977. Slightly better than very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Grey boards. 739 pages. B/w photos. Developments from 1915-1963. Containing data, history and photographs of over 300 weapons with a technical guide in 20 languages. ISBN: 0853684812. Text block lightly browned, few spots to vertical edge. Pictorial dustwrapper is in two halves with some loss and damp staining.

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THE M 16
Written by Jean Huon.
Stock no. 1816874
Published by Spellmount Ltd.. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The world's most famous assault rifle. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 1862272719. A few minor scuff marks to dustwrapper.

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ROYAL SPORTING GUNS AT WINDSOR
Written by Howard L. Blackmore.
Stock no. 2128406
Published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office. 1st 1968. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue cloth with title to spine. B/w photos. Damp marks to covers. Some brown marks to prelims. Wrapper is edge-torn and creased with a little loss.

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