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LONGRIFLES OF NORTH CAROLINA

Bivins, John Jr.

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ISBN 10: 0873870972 / ISBN 13: 9780873870979
Published by George Shumway Publisher, 2006
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2006 Printing of the 1988 Second Edition, 223 pages. Large format. This study, covering the period 1750-1850, emphasizes the rifle as a work of art. Many of the finest known Carolina rifles are illustrated here. Contemporary documents relating to early gunsmithing are reproduced and there is biographical data for more than 400 gunsmiths. Included in this book are the art and evolution of the rifle, immigration and trade movements, Committee of Safety gunsmiths, characteristics of the North Carolina rifle, gunsmithing schools of Piedmont and Western North Carolina, etc. An excellent book. Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # 3853

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Title: LONGRIFLES OF NORTH CAROLINA

Publisher: George Shumway Publisher

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

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This scholarly study by John Bivins covers the art and evolution of the rifle, immigration and trade movements, Committee of Safety gunsmiths, characteristics of the North Carolina rifle, gunsmithing schools of piedmont and western North Carolina. Reprinted 2006 , 255 illustrations, 240 pages

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