First edition in very good plus condition, no dust jacket. Brown faux leather embossed boards. Binding is tight and pages are clean. Derived from the patents ofAndrew Burgess, including 1872/5 Burgess, 1878 Burgess, The Kennedy, 1881 Marlin, The Tiesing, 1886 Whitney, Colt-Burgess. 368 pages. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Lever Action Magazine Rifles Derived from ...
Publisher: Samuel L. Maxwell Sr.
Publication Date: 1976
Book Condition: Very Good+
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description published by the author, Dallas, TX, 1976. Hardcover. Condition: Fine condition. First Edition. 368 pages of text. Beautiful simulated leather binding with raised gold colored lettering; new condition. Contains hundreds of black-and-white photographs, reproductions of historic advertisements, catalog entries, specifications, price lists, etc. The text is clean and unmarked. This is the first edition. Size: Quarto (4to). Book. Seller Inventory # 018711
Book Description published by the author, Dallas, TX, 1976. Hardcover. Condition: Fine condition. First Edition. 368 pages of text. Beautiful simulated leather binding with raised gold colored lettering; new condition. Contains hundreds of black-and-white photographs, reproductions of historic advertisements, catalog entries, specifications, price lists, etc. The text is clean and unmarked. This is the first edition. Size: Quarto (4to). Book. Seller Inventory # 018780
Book Description SELF-PUBLISHED, Dallas Texas, 1976. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. First Edition. Handsome tooled leather, embossed in gilt. 11 1/4" x 8 3/4". 368 pp. The inventive genius of Andrew Burgess (1837-1908) spanned but 16 years, from 1872 to 1888. Distinct from other works dealing with antique firearms, the author chose a more technical and pictorial presentation, with a minimum of text. A great many photographs (including highly-detailed closeups) are to be found in the book, each consecutively numbered within each chapter for ease of reference. ".The Table of Contents, Figure Index, Alphabetical Index and the Appendix are arranged to assitt the reader in finding an item of specific interest accurately and quickly. Tables of production, by year and serial number, and Rarity Tables are in cluded to assist the collector in not only identifying his or her firearm but establishing its relative rarity as well. In short, this book was designed by a collector for the use of collectors." Includes chapters on 1872/5 Burgess; 1881 Marlin; 1878 Burgess; The Tiesing; The Kennedy; The 1886 Whitney; The Colt-Burgess. Seller Inventory # 66753
Book Description Published by the Author, Dallas, Texas and Covina, California, 1976. Hardcover. Condition: Very good. First Edition. Burgess (1837-1908) was a New York photographer who apprenticed with Mathew Brady, and later turned his attention to improving the level action rifle. His patents are credited with the development of 1886 Whitney Magazine Rifle, the Tiesing Magazine Rifle, the Kennedy Magazine Rifle, and the Colt-Burgess Magazine Rifle, among many others. Includes a plethora of photographs, illustrations, period advertisements, etc. Inscribed by the author on the front pastedown. Quarto. Original brown leatherette binding, with decorative gilt stamping. Issued without a dust jacket. Occasional light foxing to the extremities; otherwise very good. Seller Inventory # 65394
Book Description By The Author, 1976. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition..... 368 pages. Hardcover published without a dust jacket. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO A WELL-KNOWN COLLECTOR AND SIGNED ON A TIPPED IN PAGE. Andrew Burgess, the inventor was investigated thoroughly by the author, and his patents became the nucleus of the book. Hundreds of firearms were studied. Chapters include: Andrew Burgess And His Early Magazine Rifles; The Whitney Arms Company; The 1878 Burgess Magazine Rifles; The Kennedy Magazine Rifle; The 1881 Marlin Repeating Rifle; The Colt-Burgess Magazine Rifles; The 1886 Whitney Magazine Rifle; and, Winchester Purchases The Competition. An excellent study. The Book is in Fine condition, showing only the lightest use. Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng. Inscribed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 5284
Book Description Samuel L. Maxwell, Sr./Taylor Publishing Company, 1976. Hard Cover. Condition: Fine. First Edition. Signed by Author. Slight foxing, still Fine faux leather hard cover. NO AMAZON OVERSEAS ORDERS. LARGE BOOK, MAY REQUIRE EXTRA SHIPPING. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # 036162
Book Description Taylor Publshing Co, Texas, 1976. Hard Cover. Condition: near fine. First edition. Quarto. 11 1/2" x8 1/2") 368pp Faux leather with gilt lettering to cover and spine.Including:: 1872/5 Burgess, 1878 Burgess, The Kennedy, 1881 Marlin, The Tiesing, 1886 Whitney and Colt- Burgess. Very nice copy. Seller Inventory # 46826