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The Flintlock: Its Origin and Development

Lenk, Torsten and G.A. Urquhart (Translator)

Published by New York: Bramhall House, 1965, 1965
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From Words for the Wise, FPBA (nevada city, CA, U.S.A.) Quantity Available: 1
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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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Title: The Flintlock: Its Origin and Development

Publisher: New York: Bramhall House, 1965

Publication Date: 1965

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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