Title: The Flintlock: Its Origin and Development
Publisher: New York: Bramhall House, 1965
Publication Date: 1965
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Edition: 1st Edition
4to. Dark green cloth boards w/ title in black on spine. First American Edition/first printing. Minor edgewear & one small 1/4" chip to head of DJ spine. Slight soiling from routine handling. Text itself crisp, bright & clean. Frontis; B/W Photographs; Sources & Bibliography; Appendix; Index. xi; 188pp. Fine in a VG+ or better DJ. An exhautive work of reference on the construction, form & decoration of the flintlock. Originally pub. in Sweden in 1939 & acclaimed as the most important book on the subject yet produced. 134 full page illustrations. A very nice copy of a book still highly sought after. #315. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-203473744
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