1899163638 Over sized hardback signed and numbered. Book is clean inside and out d/j has wear. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: This magnificent book details the history of James Purdey & Sons, the British gunmaker universally respected and known the world over as makers of the finest quality guns. The author includes several appendices including serial numbers for the years 1816 to 2000 to assist with dating guns, as well as production figures to show the rarity of each. All patents are described, plus the Purdey gunmakers named to help identify initials stamped on the parts. Illustrated with over 130 color plates and 300 black & white plates and drawings, most never before published. With a PURDEY bookplate. Signed by the Author.
Title: Purdey Gun and Rifle Makers : The Definitive...
Publisher: Quiller Press
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description Quiller Press, 2001. Hard Cover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Signed Limited Edition. This is a fine hardcover copy in a fine mylar protected DJ, black spine. Copy #2356 limited to 3000 copies. Signed bookplate. MEDIA SHIPPING ONLY, extra for airmail or international shipping. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # 079883
Book Description Quiller Press. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1899163638 248 unmarked glossy hardcover pages in a lightly shelf worn jacket. Seller Inventory # SKU1009232
Book Description Quiller Press, 2001. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Seller Inventory # P021899163638
Book Description Quiller Press, 2001. Hardcover. Condition: Like New. Almost new condition. Seller Inventory # P011899163638
Book Description Quiller Press, London, 2000. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Protected dustwrapper slightly crumpled along the top edges. Very heavy. Seller Inventory # 17949
Book Description Quiller Press, 2001. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111899163638
Book Description Quiller, 2001. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. 1st Edition, Illustrated, Illust. Seller Inventory # SONG1899163638
Book Description Quiller Press. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1899163638 Very Good Minus in a Good++ dust jacket; Hardcover; Jacket is moderately shelfworn and edgeworn, otherwise is clean and intact (Now fitted with a new, Brodart jacket protector); Light wear to the boards with moderately "bumped" edge-corners; Unblemished textblock edges; The endpapers and all text pages are bright and unmarked; Binding is excellent with a straight spine; This book will be stored and delivered in a sturdy cardboard box with foam padding; Medium Format (8.5" - 9.75" tall); Black dust jacket with photo of a rifle and title in white lettering over black cloth-covered boards; 2001, Quiller Press; 280 pages; "Purdey Gun and Rifle Makers : The Definitive History," by Donald Dallas. Seller Inventory # SKU-S8001607135
Book Description Quiller Press. London. 2000 1st edition. Large 4to (236 x 306mm). Ppviii,245. Colour plates, b/w photographs, illustrations, bibliography. Black boards, spine titled in gilt. Very good in slightly used dust-wrapper. The definitive history and reference book on the Purdey firm. Out of print and highly sought-after. Chapters include: Blacksmith in the Minories; 'A small shop in Princes Street'; 314 1/2 Oxford Street; Muzzle-loading guns, rifles and pistols; Bolt and Beesley; Early breech-loading guns and rifles; 'A palace amongst gun manufacturies'; Boom, bust and belligerence; The Purdey way; Later breech-loading guns and rifles. Appendices give a wide-variety of information such as, the Purdey family tree, diary of events in Purdey history, Purdey serial numbers and dating, Woodward serial numbers and dating, muzzle-loading gun, rifle and pistol production, early breech-loading gun and rifle producion 1857-79, breech-loading gun and rifle production 1880-2000, analysis of gun demand 1816-2000, Purdey gunmakers, trade labels, James Purdey & Sons patents, Tom Purdey's notebook 1921, Purdey masters of the Worshipful Company of Gunmakers. Seller Inventory # 44003
Book Description Quiller Press, 2001. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1st, 1st Printing. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 1899163638