8vo. VG-/-no DJ. dull dark tan clothbound HB with some dark brown lettering between gently worn ends, fraying slightly at tail and outer extremities. discoloration and slight soiling to outer edges, extremities. faint toning to endpapers with occasional spotting to semi-glossy sheets, with profuse illustrations and images in b/w. corners neatly aligned but outer edges an aged tan. 718 pp. Rockville.
Good. 5th Edition, 1962. Jacket is in Poor condition. No markings throughout text of book. Previous owner's inscription on flyleaf. Family owned since 1989. Selling online since 1995. Exceptional shopping experience, 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed!
Very good in good dust jacket. 7th edition. The W.H.B. Smith classic. Updated by Joseph Smith. xvi 816 pages. B/w photos. Analysis of pistols and revolvers from 26 countries. The most significant of the military or official government handguns as well as those for commercial and target shooting. Grey boards, red title to spine. B/w illustrations. Text block grubby. Spine lightly browned. Contents clean. Pink dustwrapper is browned and strengthened at edges with clear tape, small amount of surface paper loss to top corner of front flap. [S]
Very Good with no dust jacket. 744 pages, well illustrated, cloth, very good. From the foreword: "In 1960 the book was given its present title, and a fourth edition published after careful revision and enlargement by Mr. Kent Bellah to include a 'Post War Supplement. ' The demand for the new edition proved very gratifying and has resulted in a new fifth edition, to which Mr. Bellah has added another supplement titled 'Handguns Since 1959. ' "
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