Good. Item may show signs of shelf wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. Includes supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Access codes may or may not work. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority.
Very Good. Limited edition #217 of 1500. Text in mint/unmarked condition. Gilt edging is speckled and removed in some places. Cover has minor shelf rubbings. Binding is tight. Your Satisfaction Guaranteed. We ship daily. Expedited shipping available.
Near Fine. Near Fine hardcover bound in black leather. Gilt embossed lettering and design to both spine and panels. Five raised bands to spine; gilt to all page-ends. Reading ribbon bound in. Pages, text, and b&w images are clean and bright. An attractive copy. 436 pp.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Hardcover. 8vo. Stackpole and Heck, Inc. 1948. 436 pgs. Illustrated with Black and White Plates. First Edition/First Printing. DJ has shelf-wear, rubbing present to the DJ especially around the extremities. No ownership marks present. Text is clean and free of marks, binding tight and solid, boards clean with no wear present. The book published in 1948, while over a half century old, contains bits and pieces of history that are invaluable to those interested in how modern firearms have evolved from their roots of yesteryear. It provides a synopsis of calibers and cartridges of the day that is both comprehensive and informative. Light is shed on the developers of those rounds along with a wonderful picture into the state of the art reloading activities of the day. EB; 8vo 8"-9" tall.
Fine. Full-leather black boards with gilt decorations on front and spine and five raised bands on spine. Privately printed in 2004 for members of the Firearms Classics Library, replicating the original 1948 edition. Book is As New, crisp and clean, with former owner's one-line inked notation on half-title page. All edges gilt. Reading ribbon sewn in. Moire endpapers. Photo illustrations throughout. 8vo. 436 pp. including index.
Very Good. Second Printing. c.1952. Hardcover. Green cloth. 8vo. 436pp. Very Good. Light general shelfwear, spine darkened, light soil, former owner's bookplate on front pastedown, light soil / tanning to endpapers, hinges cracked, light musty odor.
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