Forsyth and Co.: Patent Gunmakers

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Neal, W. Keith and, Back, D. H. L.
Published by G. Bell & Sons, Ltd., London (1969)
ISBN 10: 0713515414 ISBN 13: 9780713515411
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Book Description G. Bell & Sons, Ltd., London, 1969. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. Xx, 280 pages, plates, cloth, DJ, very good. From the DJ: "This study of Forsyth and his firm is based on both original manuscript material and also on a close study of the guns themselves. The development of the invention is traced from early experiments in the Tower to the first percussion locks and their gradual modifications and improvements. All known examples of Forsyth & Co.' s work are described in detail, a diary of events traces the history of the firm by means of letters between Forsyth and his partners and employees. There are eight colour plates and 120 black and white illustrations showing all the major items of interest.". Bookseller Inventory # 30929

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