1st edition, fine condition, maroon leather binding, embossed firearm on cover, title, author, publisher in gilt on spine, with a very good+ dust jacket, small wear to dust jacket edges, four minor chipes to edges of dust jacket, with a priced unclipped dust jacket flap, published by Walloon Press, El Paso, 298 pages. With a foreword by Leon C. "Red" Jackson. The first study of man's attempts to combine edged weapons with firearms with an in depth study of many combination weapons, Knive pistols, Sword Pistols, Cutlass Pistols, Axe Pistols Polearm Combinations etc., and their manufacturers with the likes of Urwin and Rodgers, Harrington and Richardson, Frank Wesson, Samuel Colt, etc. Profusely illustrated with photographs, and patents relating to combination weapons as described by the inventors themselves. Signed on the title page by H.Gordon Frost. Scarce and more so signed and in this exceptionally nice condition!. Codice inventario libreria
Titolo: Blades And Barrels Six Centuries Of ...
Data di pubblicazione: 1972
Condizione libro: fine
Descrizione libro Walloon Press, El Paso TX, 1972. Embossed Leather. Condizione libro: Fine. Condizione sovraccoperta: Very Good. First Edition. 298 pages. Dust jacket price clipped. Gilt titles on spine, embossed pistol on cover. Nearly 400 photographs with detailed descriptions as to origin, date of manufacture, maker, measurements of each weapon, a full index and an extensive selective bibliography. Certainly the standard reference after 20 years of observation and research through private and museum collections throughout the world. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Codice libro della libreria 15013
Descrizione libro Walloon Press, El Passo, Texas, 1972. 1st Edn, XII 298 pages, 4to., colour frontis + numerous illus from photographs and drawings, bookplate of Henk Visser to front paste down with his signature to blank of 1/2 title bound in simulated leather, blind stamp pistol vignette to upper board, very good in dj. A full scale study of the combination of edged weapons and firearms, a scarce title. Codice libro della libreria 15137