Very Good. Good Dust Jacket. Inside the pages are clean. creased dust jacket is crease and has lots of tears all around the edges. the front endpaper has a name stamp. the dust jacket is price clipped. jacket is missing some small fragments at the edges. the pages are yellow from the age. We can ship from the USA and Canada.
Near fine/very good. Quarto. 421pp A nice copy in a price clipped dust jacket. Some wear at bottom edges of jacket. In a brodart protective wrapper. "thousands of guns have been reviewed and examined, more than 700 of which are presented, many in full color.
Very good. Binding tight, text clean, cover nice. Illustrated in both full color and black and white. Some foxing to page edges, a couple small scuffs to cover, light wear at edges. Someone pasted the dj flaps inside the front and rear cover of the book. Still a great copy of a hard to find book! Extra postage required for international shipping: please inquire before ordering.
First edition. 4to. 2 volumes: viii, 422; viii, 402 pp. Both volumes profusely illustrated from photographs, many in color, plates. Signed by the author on the front endpaper of each volume. Very good. Original silver-stamped red (second volume blue) cloth, color illustrated dust jackets (a few small nicks), publisher's slipcase. (7362).
This is a great book to inspire anyone who is thinking of getting into the engraving business. I think firearms engraving is best left to individuals who appreciate workings of a gun and dedicate their time to bring beauty to the creation. It is a great hobby and a lucrative business.
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