Very good in very good dust jacket. vi, 533 p. : ill.; 22 cm. Includes Illustrations. Originally published: Plantersville, S.C. : Small-Arms Technical Pub. Co., 1935. Includes index. Not sure if leather, but ribboned and gold edges. A beautiful book
New. vi, 533 p. : ill.; 22 cm. Includes Illustrations. Originally published: Plantersville, S.C. : Small-Arms Technical Pub. Co., 1935. Includes index Privately printed for the members of The Firearms Classics Library.
Fine. No Jacket. Copyright is 1995. 533 pages. Full leather with raised spine bands and gilt stamped lettering/decoration. All edges of the text block are gilded. Silk moire end leaves and sewn in book mark.
As New. No Dust Jacket; as Issued. As new. Special deluxe bound edition published for the National Rifle Association. Gold stamped faux leather, gilt edges, moire endpaper, marker ribbon and raised bands. No dj as issued.
Julian Hatcher has truly "been there" and writes extremely well. He knew almost every gun person from 1900 to about 1950, and worked with many of them. This book was written before the current fad in "plastic" handguns and the "spray and pray" method of their use. It is a true classic and should be in the library of any person really interested in firearms.
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