Gun Engraving

Austyn, Christopher

Published by Safari Press, 1999
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Synopsis: Finally somebody has written a good, well-illustrated book on fine English and European gun engravers.

From the Publisher: Finally somebody has written a good, well-illustrated book on fine English and European gun engravers-and that person is the gun authority Chris Austyn, head of Christie's gun sales in New York and London. And what a feast for the eyes this book is. In modern times the art of the sporting-gun engraver has become more and more important, especially since British gunmakers concentrate on producing a small number of beautifully crafted shotguns and rifles. This book is filled with fascinating archival material on old-time "engraving greats" like Harry Kell and Jack Summer, as well as modern artists like Ken Hunt, Geoffrey Casbard, and Malcolm Appleby. Also included is a pictorial section that lists types of engravings and prices. Austyn's previous books, Modern Sporting Guns and Classic Sporting Rifles, have been highly successful worldwide.

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Title: Gun Engraving
Publisher: Safari Press
Publication Date: 1999
Binding: Hardcover
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Book Description Safari Press, California, 1998. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition; First Printing. "Christopher Austyn concludes his survey with an essentially pictorial section showing comparisons of de luxe and standard engraving and the effect that they have on prices obtained for guns and rifles in today's auction rooms." Ships same or next business day. Previous owner's name on full title page. Spine is skewed, minor edge wear, small bump on spine tail; otherwise, in fine condition. Dust jacket protected in archival cover. DJ has minimal edge and shelf wear, small crease on head edge of front cover. ; B&W and Color Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 127 pages. Seller Inventory # 70115

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