American Inventions and Improvements in Breech-Loading Small Arms, Heavy Ordinance, Machine Guns, Magazine Arms, Fixed Ammunition, Pistols, Projectiles, Explosives and Other Munitions of War, including a Chapter on Sporting Arms. Charles B. Norton, Compiler.
American Inventions and Improvements in Breech-Loading Small Arms, Heavy Ordinance, Machine Guns, Magazine Arms, Fixed Ammunition, Pistols, Projectiles, Explosives and Other Munitions of War, including a Chapter on Sporting Arms

American Inventions and Improvements in Breech-Loading Small Arms, Heavy Ordinance, Machine Guns, Magazine Arms, Fixed Ammunition, Pistols, Projectiles, Explosives and Other Munitions of War, including a Chapter on Sporting Arms.

Springfield, Mass: Chapin & Gould. London: N. Trübner & Co, 1880.

First edition. Illustrated with chromolithograph frontispiece of a "New Model 44 Army Pistol, Smith and Wesson" and one other chromolithograph plate, plus 2 engravings and many others in text. 407, [4] pp. 1 vols. 4to. Original red cloth, stamped in gilt. Upper cover faded across the diagonal upper left, inner joint starting, spine a bit darkened. Rilings 1072. Item #41986

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