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92 Items
New Item #22192

The Armoury of Windsor Castle by Sir Guy Francis Laking (1904)

  • Price: $795.00
  • Description: This is a large and handsome traditionally bound book which has the embossed royal cypher of Edward VII on the cover. The book has a half leather binding which is flaked along the spine but still int...
New Item #22193

Book: Monumenta Pulveris Pyrii by Oscar Guttmann; 1906

  • Price: $895.00
  • Description: This is a handsome book, bound in leather and wood in medieval style, complete with chased brass clasps on the cover. This is book no. 203 of a limited run of only 270 copies published in 1906 on han...
New Item #23422

Original Winchester Catalog 1963

  • Price: $19.95
  • Description: This Winchester western 1963 catalog has 32 pages loaded with guns ammo ballistic charts and reloading components catalog remains in excellent clean condition. A very interesting catalog from the las...
New Item #18174

Lot of 4 Classic gun Books

  • Price: $34.95
  • Description: Four Books: 1. pageant of the Gun, H.L. Peterson, @ 1967, 352 pages 2. Treasury of the Gun, H.L. Peterson, @ 1962, 249 pages. 3. Guns and Gun Collecting, bailey, Hogg, Boothroyd & Wilkinson...
New Item #6585

Winchester Retail Catalogue 3-1-1933

  • Price: $95.00
  • Description: A 16 page saddle wired retail catalogue and price list of Winchester Arms and Accessories "Effective March 1, 1933." Printed onl Buff stock in black & Red,measuring 8 3/8 X 10 7/8". Catalogue...
New Item #38693

Ruger Collectors' Journal Vol 1 – Vol 7 1977 to 1983

  • Price: $185.00
  • Description: This is a lot of 19 issues of the Ruger Collectors' Journal from 1977 to 1983. This was a quarterly publication started in 1977 For the Serious Collector of Ruger Arms and Sundry Other Ruger Colle...
Item #36455

Webley Solid Frame Revolvers Models RIC, MP, and No. 5 Book

  • Price: $94.95
  • Description: With over 1400 images and thorough text, this book provides new research on the Webley RIC, MP, and No. 5 revolvers, revealing examples never before seen in print. Includes new information on Webleys ...
Item #ACP-31

Stevens Pistols and Pocket Rifles Kenneth Cope

  • Price: $29.95
  • Description: "Stevens Pistols and Pocket Rifles" book by Kenneth L. Cope. Last Printed in 1971. Known to be the "best guide to these guns". Soft cover with 104 pages of information, photos, accessories and catalog...
Item #26325

Daniel Fraser Gun and Rifle Maker Book

  • Price: $64.95 Sale
  • Description: Written by Jonathan G. Kirton and Printed in Sept. 2014. Hardcover, 274 Pgs. This book covers the personal history of Daniel Fraser and of the famous gunmaking firm which he founded, and following Dan...
Item #ACP-06

The Queen Anne Pistol, 1660 - 1780. John Burgoyne

  • Price: $32.95 Sale
  • Description: This book fills a gap in the arms literature by tracing the development of the design and decoration of a very English type of pistol popularly known as the Queen Anne. Developed in the middle of the...
Item #ACP-15

The Fraser Highlanders Book History (Soft Cover)

  • Price: $19.95 Sale
  • Description: The Fraser Highlanders By Col. J. R. Harper: The Fraser Highlanders were first raised in 1757 by Simon Fraser, Master of Lovat for service in North America where it was named the 78th Regiment of Foot...
Item #ACP-24

Arms & Accoutrements of the Mounted Police (Softcover)

  • Price: $34.95
  • Description: Arms & Accoutrements of The RCMP, 1873-1973 by R. F. Phillips, & D. J. Klancher: A definitive history of the arms and accoutrements used by the North West Mounted Police, the Royal North West Mounted ...
Item #ACP-23

Arms & Accoutrements of the Mounted Police Hardcover Book

  • Price: $44.95 Sale
  • Description: A definitive history of the arms and accoutrements used by the North West Mounted Police, the Royal North West Mounted Police and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. It includes an appendix which lists...
Item #ACP-29

Tangled Web: Canadian Infantry Accoutrements, 1855 - 1985

  • Price: $39.95 Sale
  • Description: Tangled Web; Canadian Infantry Equipments, 1855-1985 by Jack L. Summers: An extensive, well illustrated survey of load carrying accoutrements: the belts, pouches and bags, of the armies of Canada from...
Item #18136

Lot of Shotgun Books

  • Price: $125.00
  • Description: Six books as listed 1. Parker America's Finest Shotgun, P.H. Johnson, @1961, 260 pages , no dustjacket 2. Shotguns by Keith, E. Keith @ 1967, 340 pages 3. Purdy's, The Gun and the Family, R Beaumont...
Item #ACP-21

The Big Guns: Civil War Siege, Seacoast, and Naval Cannon

  • Price: $64.95 Sale
  • Description: A classic book designed to identify the ordnance of both North and South, with 360 pp., 106 photo ill., more than 100 scaled drawings, and a record of more than 5000 survivors. ...
Item #ACP-25

The Art and Science of War in America 1690 - 1800

  • Price: $19.95 Sale
  • Description: The Art & Science of War in America, A Bibliography of American Military Imprints,1690-1800 by Joseph L. Riling: This book provides the historian and researcher with a listing of all the known militar...
Item #ACP-09

A Rebounding Lock for the Side-hammer Gun

  • Price: $34.95
  • Description: The first patent for a rebounding lock was issued in England in 1866. This was followed by a more practical English design in 1867 and a similar American design early in 1868. The rebounding lock quic...
Item #18613

Colt An American Legend Book

  • Price: $60.00
  • Description: By R.L. Wilson, Sesquicentennial Edition, c.1949/1950; 406 pages hardcover in jacket. This used book is in excellent condition with light shelfwear and a bookstore label inside back cover. This clas...
Item #11090

Baby Hammerless Revolvers Book

  • Price: $39.95
  • Description: By Frank M. Sellers @2004, softcover, 75 pages; a new copy. Great pictures and text make this the definitive work on these small guns; typical of Frank's work. This book gives the casual reader some...
Item #18155

Books About WWII German Militaria

  • Price: $75.00
  • Description: 4 Books: 1. "SS Regalia", Jack Pia @ 1974, 158 pages, soft cover 2. "Flags and Banners of the Third Reich", A.S. Walker @ 1973, 136 pages softcover 3. "The Iron Cross A History 1813-1957", G....
Item #19390

H&R Reising Submachine Gun Sales Booklet

  • Price: $45.00
  • Description: A less than common promotional booklet for the Harrington & Richardson Reising submachine gun model 50, 55 & 60. This as new condition piece shows a gold cover and back page 8 1/2" by 11". It contain...
Item #33529

Gun Digest 1st Edition (Reprint) & 2nd Edition Original

  • Price: $70.00
  • Description: This is a lot of 2 vintage Gun Digest books. The 1st Edition is a REPRINT of the 1944 original. It contains 162 pages full of information and black and white photos. The 2nd Edition is an original fro...
Item #17891

German Military Collectibles Price Guide

  • Price: $14.95
  • Description: "Collector Items of Historical Interest from Germany and the Third Reich" @ 1995 Manions Auctions, Antique Trader Publications, 316 pages. This softocver book is in very good condition with a minor c...
Item #17867

Uniforms & traditions of the German Army

  • Price: $85.00
  • Description: 1933-1945 Vol 3 by John R. Angolia and Adolf Schlicht @1987, second printing 1992, Bender Publishing, 640 pages. This is the third volume in a 3 book set. Includes chapters 22-30 and corrections fo...
Item #20647

Parabellum is Back Luger Book

  • Price: $84.95
  • Description: A new book by Mauro Baudina and Gerben Van Vimmeren. This book covers all of the post war Lugers from 1945 to the present time. it also contains reference material to the earlier Lugers. This 560 p...
Item #ACP-22

Treatise on the Forms of Cannon & Various Systems of Artillery

  • Price: $12.95
  • Description: Elementary Treatise on the Forms of Cannon by N. Persy. A study of French artillery translated for the students at West Point in 1832. It covers from the 16th century through Vallier.s system of 1734 ...
Item #34951

British Military Swords, Volume I: 1600 to 1660 By Mowbray

  • Price: $69.95
  • Description: The first volume in a set covering British military swords up until the 1780s and the adoption of so-called Regulation Patterns, which saw service in such monumental conflicts as the English Civ...
Item #34953

Great Britain - The Tommy Gun Story by Davis

  • Price: $28.95
  • Description: Thompson submachine gun aficionados and enthusiasts always demand every last bit of information available on this now classic firearm. They will not be disappointed. Tom Davis, Jr. has researched a...
Item #SPB059

Crimson Spearhead US-Canada Special Service Force

  • Price: $59.95
  • Description: A follow-up to the highly acclaimed "Into the Maelstrom" this book covers the history, uniforms and insignia of the joint US-Canada First Special Service Force. 188pp., 296 b&w images, hard cover....
Item #SPB001

Distinguishing Patches - Second Edition

  • Price: $29.95
  • Description: Formation Patches of the Canadian Army, 1916-1996. Clive M. Law, $29.95, Includes 8 full color pages with over 400 patches. This book documents the fascinating history of the design, approval and use...
Item #SPBB1P

Brooker's Canadian Army Badges From 1920 to Unification Vol. 1

  • Price: $39.95
  • Description: Authored by internationally known badge expert Chris Brooker, this series will examine the metal cap and collar badges and shoulder insignia worn throughout this period. Contents - Volume 1 Contains...
Item #UB0071

Yankee FLier Boys Books 9 Volumes

  • Price: $129.95
  • Description: Nine books from the Yankee flier series published in 1944 as air combat stories for boys. Included are vol. 8-16 with titles such as RAF, In the Far East, In the South Pacific, In North Africa and U...
Item #UB0070

The Pocket Rifle Book Silver medal Stories

  • Price: $24.95
  • Description: This is the 5th book in the Silver medal Stories series. A tale of friendship and competition amongst schoolboys theft, flood and excitement. A fine example of a late 19th century book for boys. The...
Item #UB0083

Firearms & Tackle Memorabilia Book

  • Price: $29.95
  • Description: Book covers paper, shotshell boxes, gunpowder tins, target balls, catalogs and more. Many color photos of items with dates of production. Shows use and light wear. Specifications: 144 Pages Hard Cover...
Item #UB0086

Engarved Handguns of .22 Caliber 1855-1885 Book

  • Price: $54.95
  • Description: Many great closeups showing style and detail and included in this fine book. Shows use and light soiling. Specifications: 164 Pages Hard Cover Weight: 42oz....
Item #UB0101

Steel Canvas: The Art of American Arms

  • Price: $19.95
  • Description: Great photos of engraved, inlaid and fine finished firearms from early European pieces that influenced American gunsmiths thru craftsmen and different styles of embellishment. A great book on beautifu...
Item #9875

Colt Engravers of the Nineteenth Century by Herb Houze

  • Price: $59.95
  • Description: Factory-engraved Colts are universally recognized as among the most beautiful and desirable antique weapons in the world. However, until the publication of this book, much of the information that was ...
Item #SPB066

Fuss & Fashion - 200 Years of Canadian Military Headdress

  • Price: $69.95
  • Description: "Fuss & Fashion - 200 Years of Canadian Military Headdress" Clive M. Law. Approx 600 photos of Helmets, Busbies, Caps, Bearskins, Feather Bonnets, Tan O'shanters, Glengarries, Field Service Caps, and...
Item #14054

Book The Tailahassee Skipper

  • Price: $29.95
  • Description: A privately published and long out of print book "The Tallahassee Skipper". This book was written by the now deceased author, Arthur Thurston of Yarmouth Nova Scotia. Unfortunately the book was writ...
Item #16601

Lot of 8 British or Canadian Booklets

  • Price: $65.00
  • Description: Lot of 8 new and used booklets on Enfields, training rifles, Canadian military arms, RCMP and Brown Bess muskets. ...
Item #11560

U.S. Military Flintlock Muskets Book

  • Price: $59.95
  • Description: Hardcover by Pete Schmidt. Covers the years 1790 through 1815. includes the late U.S. muskets and all percussion conversions. 376 pages. ...
Item #UB0064

Standard Catalog of Smith & Wesson

  • Price: $19.95
  • Description: A fantastic reference with each model covered in depth and sections on boxes, stocks, engraving, sights, screwdrivers and more. A great book for any collector. Very good condition with light wear....
Item #11861

Veteran Bring Backs (VOL 1) by Edward Tinker

  • Price: $25.00
  • Description: A neat book on the subject of vet bring back items. 156 pages of stories and photos of these items. This book covers mostly items which were GI returns from Europe with a few variants. A good book ...
Item #ACP-13

Artillerist's Companion Reprint of 1778 British Cannon Manual

  • Price: $27.95
  • Description: The Artillerist's Companion by T. Fortune, Intro. by A.B. Caruana. This reprint of the first of a series of British Aide Memoire was published in 1778. It contains notes on countless aspects of the ar...
Item #ACP-14

Trade Guns of the Hudson Bay Company 1670 - 1970 (Softcover)

  • Price: $34.95 Sale
  • Description: Trade guns manufactured for the HBC from 1670 when the Company was established until well into the 19th century, were specially designed for the Indian trade. Many of their early characteristics . ful...
Item #ACP-10

The Rocket System Sir William Congreve Reprint

  • Price: $24.95
  • Description: The Rocket System by Sir William Congreve. A reprint of his 1814 treatise which resulted in the formation of the Rocket Troop. With additional material by E.M. Boxer....
Item #ACP-04

Digest of Cartridges an Illustrated Digest

  • Price: $19.95
  • Description: Digest of Cartridges an Illustrated Digest Image 3 Digest of Cartridges by W.A. Bartlett, & D.B. Gallatin: A most important source of American, English, and French cartridge development, included a...
Item #ACP-03

Instructions for Volunteer Sharp Shooters

  • Price: $29.95
  • Description: Instructions for Volunteer Sharp-Shooters by Capt. Barber: Reprint of 1804 edition containing detailed instructions on the use and handling of the rifle, the bugle call for riflemen and tactics. 143 p...
Item #ACP-02

British Board of Ordnance Contractors 1689-1840

  • Price: $19.95
  • Description: British Board of Ordnance Contractors 1689-1840 by D.W. Bailey is a comprehensive listing of the names and dates when contractors supplied military arms or guns for Indian Allies to the Ordnance, and ...
Item #ACP-01

British Duelling Pistols by John A. Atkinsion

  • Price: $29.95
  • Description: British Duelling Pistols by John A. Atkinson. Traces the origin and development of the English dueling pistol from 1770 until 1850. Described as the best book published on the British dueller. 112 pp....
Item #ACP-18

American Handgun Patents, 1802 - 1924

  • Price: $14.95
  • Description: American Handgun Patents by J.J. Macewicz: A listing of each of the patents which relate to handguns that were issued between 1802 and 1924 in chronological order and cross-indexed to the inventor. A ...
Item #22660

Life Magazine Dec 8, 1941 Gen MacArthur Cover

  • Price: $50.00
  • Description: This to year old magazine remains in very good condition with no tears, light edge wear and great contents. Feature stories include British Attacking in Africa, sinking of Merchant Ship Lehigh, The A...
Item #21382

Miniature Arms Book

  • Price: $20.00
  • Description: By Merril Lindsay, @ 1970, 111 page hardcover, no jacket. Book shows light soiling and shelf wear. A very interesting book about tiny weapons, history, modern makers and values are all covered. Gre...
Item #20649

The One Eyed Gunner WWII Canadian Ace

  • Price: $19.95 Sale
  • Description: A great new book by Gary Chisholm. This soft cover book has 199 pages of narrative and photos. This is the tory of a WWII RCAF air gunner Larry Sutherland. In all of Bomber command there wre only t...
Item #20525

The Gun Digest 1989, 90 & 91 Editions

  • Price: $29.99
  • Description: 43Rd edition, 1989, edited by Ken Warner, @1988, 480 page softcover 44th edition, 1990, edited by Ken Warner, @1989, 496 page softcover 45th edition, 1991, edited by Ken Warner,@1990, 496 page softcov...
Item #20524

The Gun Digest 1986, "87 & "88 Editions

  • Price: $40.00
  • Description: 40th edition, 1986, edited by Ken Warner, @ 1985, 480 page softcover 41st edition, 1987, edited by Ken Warner, @1986,480 page softcover. 42nd edition, 1988, edited by Ken Warner, @1987, 480 page soft...
Item #20523

The Gun Digest 1983, '84 & '85 Editions

  • Price: $29.99
  • Description: 37th edition, 1983, edited by Ken Warner, @1982, 472 page softcover 38th edition, 1984, edited by Ken Warner, @1983, 472 page softcover 39th edition, 1985, edited by Ken Warner, @ 1984, 488 page softc...
Item #20522

The Gun Digest 1980, 81 +82 Editions

  • Price: $29.99
  • Description: 34th Edition , 1980, edited by Ken Warner-@1979, 464 page softcover 35th edition , 1981, edited by Ken Warnerm @1980, 448 page softcover 36th edition, 1982, edited by Ken Warner, @ 1981, 448 page soft...
Item #20519

2 Gun Digest 1965 & 1967

  • Price: $29.99
  • Description: 19th Edition, edited by John Amber @1964, 384 page softcover, 21st deluxe edition, edited by John Amber, @1966, 400 page softcover. Both are used with light wear. ...
Item #20520

The Gun Digest 1974, 75 + 76 Editions

  • Price: $29.99
  • Description: 28th edition, 1974, edited by John Amber, @1973, 480 page softcover. 29th edition, 1975, edited by John Amer,@1974, 448 page softcover 30thu Anniversary edition, 1976, edited by John Amber, @1975, 4...
Item #20488

The Treasury of the Gun

  • Price: $15.00
  • Description: By H.L. Peterson,@1962, 252 page hardcover in jacket. This is a used book with light shelf wear and a couple tears in jacket. This book covers general history and development of firearms and has man...
Item #20263

The Gun Digest 1972, 73 & 74 Editions

  • Price: $29.99
  • Description: 26th edition, 1972, edited by John Amber, @1971, 480 page softcover. 27th edition, 1973, edited by John Amber @1972, 480 page softcover. 28th edition, 1974, edited by John Amber @1973, 480 page soft...
Item #20261

The Gun Digest 1966, 67 & 68 Editions

  • Price: $29.99
  • Description: 20th Anniversary edition, 1966, edited by John Amber, @1965, 416 page softcover. 21st edition, 1967, edited by John Amber, @1966, 390 page softcover, tape repair to back cover. 22nd edition, 1968,...
Item #19328

Mauser Bolt Rifles Book By Oslon

  • Price: $69.95
  • Description: By Ludwig Oslon, third edition, @ 1976, 364 page hardcover in jacket. This used book is in very good condition with signs of much use. The jacket is torn and tattered with tape repairs. Former owne...
Item #19426

Two Arms Collection Books

  • Price: $59.95
  • Description: 1. "The Stagecoach Museum Gun Collection", by Ray Saign, Richard Donaldson, and Fred Fiet,@1978, 207 page hardcover, no jacket. Personally inscribed and signed by authors to former owner, excellent ...
Item #19423

Five Classic Gun Books

  • Price: $60.00
  • Description: 1. The Great Guns by H. Peterson & R. Elman, @ 1971, 252 page hardcover in jacket. 2. Guns and Rifles of the World, by H. Blackmore @1965, hardover in jacket 3. The Treasury of the Gun, by H. Pet...
Item #19418

Four Classic Gun Books

  • Price: $39.95
  • Description: 1. Guns , by D. Pope 1965, 256 pages hardcover in jacket, excellent condition. 2. The Collecting of Guns, edited by J. Servin @1964, 271 pages hardcover in jacket, very good condition. 3. One Hund...
Item #19376

Three Remington Books

  • Price: $60.00
  • Description: 1. A Study of Remington Smoot Patent & Number Four Revolvers by Harry J Parker, Ph.D, Ora Lee Parker, M.A. & Jopan S. Reisch, Ph.D. @2003,120 pages softcover. 2. Remington Handguns by Charles Lee K...
Item #18976

American Percussion Revolvers Book

  • Price: $25.00
  • Description: By Frank M. Sellers & Samuel E. Smith, @1971; 231 pages in hardcover with jacket; the book is excellent, the jacket shows wear soiling and a few small chips at top edge. With personalized inscription...
Item #18642

The Remington Collection of Karl F. Moldenhauer Catalog

  • Price: $49.95
  • Description: Richard A. Bourne Co., Inc., October 29, 1980 auction catalog. A first edtion with faux-leather hardcover with gilt lettering in a black slipcase, includeding prices realized on the 382 lots offered t...
Item #18599

The Belgian Browning Pistols, 1889-1949 (Limited Edition)

  • Price: $225.00
  • Description: By Anthony Vanderlinden, c.2000; 243 page hardcover with jacket, signed by author, a limited edition of 2000. This used book is in excellent condition with light shelf wear to jacket and a former own...
Item #18394

The Hayes Handgun Omnibus (Boxed) Edition

  • Price: $125.00
  • Description: A cataloged illustrated encyclopedia of collector grade pistols and revolvers, by Ronald D. Hayes and Ian D. Skennerton @2007, 592 pages. This is the deluxe, boxed edition, numbered "279"; This is a ...
Item #18179

Classic Gun Books

  • Price: $60.00
  • Description: Five Books: 1. Firearms Curiosa, L Winant, @1955, 281 pages 2. The treasury of the gun, H.L. Peterson, @ 1962,252 pages 3. The American Gun Vol 1 No 1 winter 1961, L. Koller, @1960, 104 pages, no...
Item #8584

1920's Calendar Print - Hunter's Dream

  • Price: $75.00
  • Description: A 6X9 color print of a dozing hunter with shotgun in his easy chair dreaming of a pointing dog and hunter shooting at rising birds titled "Hunter's Dream" marked "Lowe Brothers High Standard Paints an...
Item #9561

Group of 4 fishing photos

  • Price: $35.00
  • Description: One photo shows an outboard motor on a boat with the name "Camp Norwood" photos and one fish card.
Item #9556

Winchester Shotshell Brochure

  • Price: $75.00
  • Description: A 4 fold brochure that opens to 14 3/4 X 16 3/4 inches and showing the older flap boxes for "Leader" with the clay and quail, "Ranger" load with trapshooter and the "Ranger" box with the setter on poi...
Item #9555

Documents from Cownie Tanning Co.

  • Price: $150.00
  • Description: Consisting of two letters to a potential customer in Peacham, Vermont regarding a custom made sheepskin lined coat. Letters are dated Feb 4 and Feb 17,1933. Cownie was located in Des moines, Iowa an...
Item #9558

Waterfowl and Upland Game from a 1949 Calendar

  • Price: $275.00
  • Description: The artist is Richard Bishop and the calendar is from Gros-ite Industries in Hartford, Ct. 6 tintogravure reproductions of original paintings. ...