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World's Most Powerful Rifles and Handguns, The

By: Adam, Robert

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, England, New Burlington Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000163

ISBN: 1853483281

Condition: Good


Hardcover book with black cloth boards and dust jacket, first edition, 128pp, weighs 742gms. Includes information on revolvers, self-loading pistols, single-shot handguns, sporting and military rifles - detailed coverage of the hottest properties in the firearms world. Also includes explanatory charts and diagrams, as well as over 170 full colour pictures, comprehensive glossary, listing abbreviations and useful technical terms. This is a good copy with moderate general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only moderate shelf wear to edges and corners. There is a small pencil m... View more info

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Hornady Handbook of Cartridge Reloading: Rifle-Pistol (Vol 1 & 2)

By: Georgi, Todd (ed)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: USA, Hornady Manufacturing Company Inc.: 1994

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 000168

Condition: Good


Set of two hardcover books with pictorial boards, fourth edition, Vol 1 - 648pp, Vol 2 - 476pp, together books weigh 2270gms. This is a good solid set of books with minor general wear and tear. One book has a small pencil mark on the inside front page and both books suffer from minor foxing. Book 2 has some water damage, but is still in good condition. View more info

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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Firearms, The

By: Hogg, Ian V.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, New Burlington Books: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000169

ISBN: 0906286417

Condition: Fair to Good


Hardcover book with red cloth boards and dust jacket, reprint edition, 320pp, weighs 1625gms. This book covers military and civil firearms from the beginnings to the present day. Contents includes: The Hand Gonne; The Matchlock; The Wheel-Lock; The Snaphaunce; The Flintlock; The Percussion Principle; Breech-loading Firearms; The Revolver; The Rifle; The Machine Gun; Automatic Pistols; Automatic Rifles and Submachine Guns; and the Firearms of the Future. The book includes over 500 illustrations, including 50 in colour. This is a fair to good copy with general age-related wear and tear. Dust jac... View more info

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Encyclopedia of Weaponry, The

By: Hogg, Ian V.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, England, Quantum Books: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000170

ISBN: 1861602049

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover book with pictorial boards and dust jacket, reprint edition, 224pp, weighs 1115gms. This book traces the development of weaponry from prehistory to the Gulf War and beyond. Throught, illustrations, diagrams and charts complement the authoritative text. This is a very good copy with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only minor shelf wear. There is a small pen/pencil inscription on the inside front blank page. View more info

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Guns and How They Work

By: Hogg, Ian V.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Marshall Cavendish Books Limited: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000173

ISBN: 0856854921

Condition: Fair


Hardcover book with black cloth boards and dust jacket, first edition, 185pp, weighs 1050gms.This book covers not only the history of firearms and their development, but also describes their workings and components. This is a fair copy with heavy age-related general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in fair condition with moderate shelf wear and has been covered in plastic for protection. Title page has a small piece cut out. Inside pictorial frontispiece has a few areas of sticker residue and a few small tears. There is a small pencil mark and stamp from previous bookshop on the inside front page... View more info

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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Firearms, The

By: Hogg, Ian V.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Rigby Limited: 1978

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: 000909

ISBN: 0727007912

Condition: Good


Hardcover book with maroon cloth boards and dust jacket, first Australian edition, 320pp, weighs 1670gms. This book covers military and civil firearms from the beginnings to the present day. Contents includes: The Hand Gonne; The Matchlock; The Wheel-Lock; The Snaphaunce; The Flintlock; The Percussion Principle; Breech-loading Firearms; The Revolver; The Rifle; The Machine Gun; Automatic Pistols; Automatic Rifles and Submachine Guns; and the Firearms of the Future. The book includes over 500 illustrations, including 50 in colour. This is a good copy with general age-related wear and tear. Dust... View more info

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Encyclopedia of Weaponry, The: From Stone Spears to Guided Missiles

By: Hogg, Ian V.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Quantum Books: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARGUN22

ISBN: 1861602049

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 1190gms, 224 pages. This book traces the development of weaponry from prehistory to the Gulf War and beyond. Throughout, illustrations, diagrams and charts complement the authoritative text. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Dust jacket and boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Arms and Armor in The Art Institute of Chicago

By: Karcheski (Jr), Walter J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Little Brown & Company: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ART11

ISBN: 0821222058

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with orange/brown boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 1050gms, 128 pages. This book is an elegant anthology and basic reference to The Art Institute of Chicago's much loved arms and armor collection. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Imperial Austria: Treasures of Art, Arms & Armour from the State of Syria

By: Krenn, Peter; and Karcheski (Jr), Walter J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Australia, Art Exhibitions Australia Limited: 1998

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: ART10

ISBN: 187546011X

Condition: Very Good


Soft card cover, edition not stated, 748gms, 133 pages. Published to complement the same named exhibition in Australia that documents an important part of Austria's cultural, artistic and technological history. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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War Machines: Sea - From Phoenician Galleys to Polaris Submarines

By: Perlmutter, Tom (ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, Octopus Books Limited: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000822

ISBN: 0706404157

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue pictorial boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 814gms, 140 pages, illustrated endpapers. This is a story that begins with boats made from papyrus and ends with Polaris and today's nuclear powered ships. This superbly illustrated book presents a visual catalogue in words and pictures of the world's sea weaponry. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and very mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Modern Sporting Guns

By: Stevenson, Jan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, Salamander Books Ltd: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000162

ISBN: 0861012348

Condition: Good


Hardcover book with red cloth boards and dust jacket, first edition, 192pp, weighs 1045gms. A magnificent encyclopedia of modern target and hunting weapons. Includes comprehensive coverage of rifles, shotguns and handguns. This is a good solid copy with moderate general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition, slightly discoloured with only moderate shelf wear to edges and corners and one small tear on top of spine. There is a small pencil mark and a small stamp from previous bookshop on the inside front page. View more info