Fine. Book. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. 417 pp. Genuine leather, green with gold accents, tiny scratches to top edge. Moire fabric end sheets. Gilded page ends. Satin ribbon place marker. B&W photographs and illustrations. Special edition in The Firearms Classics Library. Heavy, may need additional postage.
Livonia, New York. R&R Rare Books. 1993 . 8vo. (8 x 5). 417 pp. including index. Black and white frontispiece. Black and white plates. The book is bound in green cloth with gilt titles. Pictorial dust jacket. A beautifully done facsimile printing of the 1948 first edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Samworth Book on Firearms, Small Arms Technical Publishing Co., Plantersville, SC, c.1948, 1st. -no prtgs, listed, 8vo., cloth, 417pp. + 7pp. ads. photos., a couple of water blots on front cover, not very disfiguring, VG-$
Poor with no dust jacket. An account of experiences in Egypt, the Philippines and Japan together with comments on the small-arms used by the various forces in the war. A Samworth Book on Firearms. 417pp. Photos. The contents are tight and clean but the cover cloth is a bit rough--head and tail of the spine worn through as are the corners. Spotted cover where the sizing or finish on the cloth has been removed by bugs or moisture (no other water or bug damage). A good usable copy.; 8vo.
Illustr, 9 x 6, blue cloth with gilt lettering, 417 pp + ads. Spine nicotine stained with fraying tips, couple of smalll metal page markers clipped to margins else good. From a smoker's library. FIRST ED.
Very Good + No Dust Jacket. VG+, no dj, name stamps on endpapers and title page. Author review the pluses and minuses of many types of military small arms. Text is clean and tight. Illustrated. 417 pages plus ads in rear.
Near Fine in Poor jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Contains 417 pp., b&w illustrations; a nice, tight, bright copy in a badly tattered dust jacket with a large chip out of the front panel (dj is in protective mylar cover).
Very Good + in Good + jacket. "Some observations and experiences of a Sergeant of Ordnance, who served throughout World War II with the United States Army in Egypt, the Philippines and Japan-including Way stations. With comment and opinions on the many different Small-Arms in use by the forces engaged."417 pages, 7 pages of ads. First ad page states March 1948 showing it to be a first edition. VG+ to NF book. No writing. Dust jacket (printed on both sides) has edge wear and a two inch chip at the bottom of the spine. Full refund if not satisfied.
nf/nf. Some Observatins an dExperiences of a Sergeant of Ordnance, who served throughout World War II with the United States Army in Egypt, the Philippines and Japan-including Way Stations with Comment and Opinions on the many different Small Arts in use by the Forces Engaged. Octavo 417pp including index. A near fine copy in an equally nice dust jacket. In a mylar protective wrapper. A Samworth Book of Firearms.
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