Fine in full light brown leather covered boards with four raised bands on the spine and with gilt text and decorations on the spine and with gilt decorations and borders on both the front and rear boards. All three edges of the text block are gilt. The end sheets are silk and there is a brown silk placement ribbon sewn in at the head of the spine. One of the volumes in the Firearms Classics Library collection. An octavo measuring 9" by 6" containing 307 pages of text. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. A special edition reprint of the original title which was published in 1950. A handsome, clean and crisp copy with no names, dates, inscriptions or prior owner's book plates.
Fine in fair dust jacket. The Stackpole Co., Harrisburg, PA, 1950. 1st Edition, Fine-/Fair, Hard Cover, Size=6."x8.5", 307pgs. DJ torn along 2/3 of front fore-edge, chipped head and foot of spine, 2" DJ rear flap edge tears (2), o.w. clean and tight. No ink names, bookplates, etc. Price unclipped. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
Very Good in Good jacket. Book. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. Inscribed by Author(s) Book is INSCRIBED by author on ffep. Book has light wear to extremities and hint of foxing to top page edges. DJ has some edgwear and some missing chips to top and bottom of spine and across top front panel.
Fine, Leather Bound, Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints to ensure the highest quality binding. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines. Pristine.; The Firearms Classics Library; 8vo 8"-9" tall.
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