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  1. Akehurst, Richard. Sporting Guns - Octopus - UK - 1972 [Akehurst examines the longmatch guns of the 16th century, Fowling for the pot in the 17th century, the muzzle-loader of the 18th century and finally the development of the breech-loader.] 96p - 135 illus in clr & b/w - pos on ffep o/w f/f C$10.00 [2]

  2. Anderson, Robert. Jack O'Connor - Safari Press - 2002 [The legendary life of America's Greatest Gunwirter. A masterfully written Biography filled with fascinating facts and stories about this controversial character.] 261p - illus with photos - f/f C$35.00 

  3. Atwill, Lionel. Sporting Clays. Atlantic Monthly - NY - 1990 1st. Edition [An Orvis endorsed, complete no-nonsense guide to sporting clay shooting.]  190p - illus with photos - f/f C$10.00
  4. Austyn, Christopher. Modern Sporting Guns - Sportsman’s Press - UK - 1994 [An overview of fine British sporting guns and rifles with chapters on round actions & over and unders; boxlocks & sidelocks; hammer guns & the development of the modern English gun; big side by side rifles; accessories; problems; the market; and auction prices.] 4to - 128p - illus in b/w & clr - fully indexed - f/f C$15.00

  5. Baer, Larry L. The Parker Gun - Beinfeld - CA - 1980 [Prized by collectors and high on the list of fine doubles enjoying a tremendous come back, the Parker side-by-side is among the most coveted of American doubles. The author, one of the world's most knowledgeable collectors of fine Parker shotguns shares his vast knowledge in this well researched book.] 4to - 196p - profusely illus - f/dj has minimal soilage and edge wear, shows nicely under new brodart protector C$25.00

  6. Baker, David J. Heyday Of The Shotgun - Safari - CA - 2000 1st. Edition [As the nineteenth century drew to a close the skills of British gunmakers were reaching their pinnacle. The creation of an empire and the industrial revolution had introduced new technology and invention at a pace never experienced before. Manufacturing expertise had been honed to perfection and the increased wealth of the gentry heralded a healthy market for sporting guns. This well researched book takes a close look at the guns in common use during this brief turn of the last century period as well as the shooting scene in general. It looks at "Best Guns" manufactured for the affluent shots and examines British country life in general from poacher to game keeper including guns available to the commoner.] 156p - profusely illus in clr & b/w - fully indexed - f/f C$40.00 

  7. SOLD Batha, Chris. Breaking Clays - Swan Hill - UK - 2005 1st. Edition [Target tactics, Tips & Techniques, it's all here from a world famous teaching pro and former chief instructor for London gunmakers E.J. Churchill. Matching the gun to the discipline for sporting clays, trap, & skeet; chokes & cartridge combinations; footwork, posture and head position; gun fit truths & myths; establishing lead by speed, angle & distance; the mental game; the lady competitor, the young shot and more.] 188p - illus in clr - fully indexed - f/f 

  8. Beaumont, Richard. Purdey’s: The Guns And The Family - David & Charles - UK - 1984 [Since 1814 the name of Purdey has been synonymous with quality throughout the shooting world. This fascinating book brings to life the colorful characters of the five generations of the Purdey family and follows the fortunes of the firm from its early days to the present time.] 248p - illus - deco eps - fully indexed - f/f C$35.00 

  9. Blakeley, Peter F. Successful Shotgunning - Stackpole - PA - 2003 1st. Edition [The author, resident shooting coach for the Dallas Gun Club, a shooting instructor for over 25 years and experienced sporting clays course designer shows you how to build skill in the field and take more birds in competition.] 305p - illus - f/f C$20.00 [4]

  10. SOLD Boddington, Craig. Safari Rifles - Safari - CA - 1990 [One of the most up to date works on what guns to take on safari. Covers the full range of doubles, magazine rifles and cartridges for African hunting.] 429p - illus with photos - fully indexed - f/f 

  11. SOLD Bodio, Steve. Good Guns Again - Wilderness Adventure Press - MT 1994 1st ed [An expanded & larger version of "Good Guns" with much on British & Continental doubles] 183p - illus - signed by the author f/f 

     

     

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  13. Bowlen, Bruce - The Orvis Wing-Shooting Handbook - Lyons - NY - 1985 1st. Edition [A native of Dorset, Vermont, Bowlen is a former director of the Orvis Shooting Schools where he taught wing-shooting technique for twelve years. Even veteran shooters will find value in these pages.] 83p - illus - fully indexed - f/1" closed tear to reverse side of dj o/w f. C$20.00

  14. Brister, Bob. Shotgunning: The Art & The Science - Winchester - NY - 1976 [Brister examines almost every conceivable shooting problem a shotgunner is likely to face and offers professional advise on getting back on track. After all these years, this book continues in popularity among wing shooters.] 321p - profusely illus with photos - pos o/w f/f C$10.00 

  15. Brownell, Bob. Gunsmith Kinks - pp - Iowa - 1980 [An industry standard and "must have" in the library of anyone doing gunsmithing, repair, or tune-ups on any firearm. Covers among other subjects, unsticks, actions & receivers, barrels, scopes & sighting, metal polishing, bluing - hot & cold, spring making, drilling & tapping.] 496p - illus - fully indexed - f/f C$20.00


  16. Butler, David. The American Shotgun - Lyman - CT - 1976 [A comprehensive history of the American smoothbore's evolution from colonial times to the present] wrps 4to - 243p - illus punched for a 3 ring binder o/w vg. C$10.00


  17. Carmichel, Jim. The Book Of The Rifle - Outdoor Life - NY 1986 [Considered by many to be among the most important and resourceful rifle books published.] 564p - profusely illus. - fully indexed - couple of small nicks in dust jacket o/w f/f C$30.00

  18. Churchill, Robert. Game Shooting - Michael Joseph - UK - 1967 [A textbook on the successful use of the modern shotgun. Still considered among the top shooting instruction books of all time. Completely revised by MacDonald Hastings  252p - illus - fully indexed - couple of small bumps to covers, rear side of dust jacket soiled o/w vg C$32.00



  19. Cline, Walter M. The Muzzle-Loading Rifle....Then and Now - NMLRA - IN - 1981 [A reprint of a very interesting title first published by Standard Printing & Publishing at Huntington, WV in 1942. Match shooting and match rifle history were a passion for Walter Cline and so it remains a mystery how the life of such a devoted patron of shooting would end when one of his own rifles would accidentally discharge. Cline left the unpublished manuscript for this work and his widow, Lucy who took up the task of seeing it to a finish. Cline's research provides it's readers with significant insight into the development of the muzzleloader from it's American flintlock origins. Chapters include among other interesting features; barrel making, arrns and ammo in the US Civil War, hunting in the great smokies, match shooting in Tennessee, and Cline's personal collection including his favorite flintlock "Long Tom" loaned to the motion picture industry and used by Gary Cooper in the filming of "Sergeant York".] 162p - profusely illus with exceptional early photos - f/vg+ C$36.00

  20. SOLD Cooley, Graham & John Newton. Cogswell & Harrison - Safari - CA - 2000 1st. edition [Established in 1770 London's oldest surviving gunmaker Cogswell & Harrison, has manufactured an extraordinary diversity of sporting guns and rifles during it's long and colorful history. In this entertaining study of the firms history, Cooley & Newton chart the changes of fortune that brought great commercial success and some disasters, which would have bankrupted a less resilient company. The firms full range of o/u, s/s, single shot, falling block, double rifles, bolt actions, as well as rook & rabbit rifles are covered.] 4to - 128p - profusely illus in clr & b/w - fully indexed - f/f  

  21. SOLD Crawford, John A. & Patrick G. Whatley. The History Of W. & C. Scott Gunmakers - W. & C. Scott Information Service - OR - 1983 1st. Edition [A very desirable, informative, and very scarce booklet containing much on the history and various models of Webley & Scott firearms.] 5&1/2 x 8 &1/2 inches staple bound - 44p - illus - very fine 

  22. Curtis, Capt. Paul A. Guns And Gunning - Outdoor Life - NY - 1941 [A great early rendering on firearms with chapters on waterfowling, upland shooting, big game & target shooting] 384p - clr frontis by Fred Everett - illus with many interesting early photos - slight wear to head of spine, pages toned from age o/w vg. C$10.00


  23. Davies, Ken. The Better Shot - Quiller - UK - 2002 [Step-by- step shotgun technique from an author who has taught over 20,000 guns during his long career at Holland & Holland's famous shooting school.] 4to - 136p - profusely illus in clr - f/f C$36.00 [3]

  24. Donaldson, Harvey - Yours Truly - Wolfe - AZ - 1980 [A legend in American handloading and bench rest shooting circles, Donaldson aided thousands of shooting enthusiasts and drew praise from the likes of Townsend Whelen, Adolph Niedner, Franklin Mann, Ned Roberts, Wm. Lowe, Phil Sharpe, Harry Pope Milton Farrow and many other greats through his countless contributions published in "Handloader" and earlier in "The American Rifleman". John T. Ambler, Editor Emeritus of Gun Digest & Handloader’s Digest has done a masterful job of assembling the very best of Harvey’s writings from 1935 through 1972.] 271p - illus with photos - near fine/no dust jacket issued C$35.00

     

     

  25. Double Gun Journal - We have a number of back issues [call or e-mail us with your needs] 


  26. Dunlap, Roy E. Gunsmithing - Stackpole - PA - 1963 [One of the most comprehensive gunsmithing volumes ever produced. ] 742p - illus with photos, drawings & tables - fully indexed - f/vg+ C$48.00

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  28. Eck, Philip R. Custom Gunstock Carving - Stackpole - PA - 1995 [A complete illustrated reference with detailed descriptions of proper working conditions, tools, pattern making, wood selection and more.] 4to - 198p - illus - wrps - f. C$35.00



  29. SOLD Farrow,W. Milton. How I Became A Crack Shot - Davis & Pitman - Newport, RI - 1882 1st. Ed. The personal experiences of an expert rifleman with suggestions to beginners in question and answer form. During his exceptional career, Farrow won "The Albert Prize & The Wimbledon Cup" in England, "Sevres Vase & Bronze Statue" in France and 1878, 80, & 82 at Creedmoor.] 24mo - 205p - illus - bound in brown cloth with glt lett & pictorial cvr. - a little treasure - vg+ 

  30. SOLD Fitzgerald, J. Henry. Shooting - G.F. Book Co. - CT - 1930 1st. Edition [A monumental work on revolver & pistol shooting by an author who’s more than 35 years of experience in instructing law enforcement personnel & bank officials on a variety of ranges throughout the US & Canada and who’s years spent as expert in charge of the testing department of Colt Firearms have left him with a wealth of knowledge that he reveals in this treatise on the subject.] 421p - illus with photos & drawings - Inscribed in the author’s hand to a Lieutenant Colonel S.T. Wood - bound in original chocolate covers with gilt titles - f. 

  31. SOLD Foral, James (ed). Gun Writers of Yesteryear - Wolfe - AR - 1993 [In the early years of the twentieth century, magazines that appealed to the sportsman were few in numbers but diverse in scope. Besides the regular general-type hunting and fishing feature articles, early editions of Outing, Outdoor Life, Field & Stream, Arms and The Man, & Outers contained separate columns devoted to game protection, camplife, news from the Kennel Clubs, and an endless barrage of trapshooting reports. Commencing in the late 1800's as firearm manufactures sought to broaden their markets and encourage those with the slightest interest in shooting to purchase their products, gun writers began offering opinions and advise to the curious. Foral's research of these early times is outstanding and his selection of over 100 published articles by the likes of Sandys, Whelen, Toppenwein, Roberts, Danse, Crossman, Cottar, Clinch, Bill, Barnes, Jenkins, David, Tedmon, Lovell, and Woods is an interesting read.] 448p - bound in wine buckram with gold titles - f/f 

  32. SOLD Friedman, John B. English Shotguns Between The Wars - Woodcock Hill Press - PA - 1995 [A scarce work with an exhaustive listing of British shogun makers, product, their places of business, and dates.] 71p - wrps staple bound - f. 

  33. SOLD Gabriel, Ronald S. American & British 410 Shotguns - Krause - WI - 2003 1st. ed [The definitive history on the 410 from an author with over 60 yrs. Interest in these delightful small bores. In addition to extensive cartridge and ballistic information, all major 410 manufactures from both the US and Britain are discussed in great detail.] 4to - 208p - illus including over 200 stunning clr photos - fully indexed - f/f  



  34. Greener, Graham. The Greener Story - Safari - CA - 2000 First edition [It is surprising that the firm founded by William Greener, himself author of three of the most influential books ever written on the subject - The Gun [1935], The Science of Gunnery [1842, and Gunnery [1858], not to mention the Gun and It's Development by his son William Wellington - has never itself been the subject of a history written and published for the benefit of the shooting fraternity, historians, and the many thousands of Greener owners throughout the world. Fifth generation Greener family member, Graham Greener completes this long overlooked story in this finely researched and entertaining work on his famous family and their exceptional gun company.] 4to - 231p profusely illus in clr & b/w including appendices of both trade marks & trade labels - fully indexed - f/f C$90.00 [2]

  35. Greener, W.W. The Gun And It’s Development - Odysseus for The NRA - VA - 1995 [Special edition from the Classic Library Series] [A lovely facsimile of the renown firearm manufacture and author’s famous 9th. Edition first published in 1920] 804p + 27p of firearm and related advertising - illus with many drawings and photos - bound in rich navy leather with raised hubs, glt titles and deco - sewn in silk ribbon marker - silk moiré end papers - aeg f. C$52.00

  36. Another - Bonanza - NY - 1967 [Facsimile edition of the author’s classic ninth edition first published in 1910.] 804p + several of early advertising of shotguns, cartridges, etc. - fully indexed - near f/in a near f jacket. C$36.00

  37. Grozik, Richard. Game Gun -Krause - WI - 2002 [A study in creation as Grozik details the sweat and blood that goes into the making of a best quality game gun] 203p - profusely illus in clr - fully indexed - f/f C$35.00 [2]

  38. Hadoke, Diggory. Vintage Guns - Skyhorse - NY - 2008 1st. Edition [Collecting, Restoring & Shooting Classic Firearms. An exciting new work and a must for the fancier of vintage side by sides. Covers all aspects of collecting and restoring shotguns on an affordable budget and written for the shooter rather than the engineer or historian. The author is a regular contributor to Double Gun Journal and a highly respected authority.] 224p - illus in clr - f/f C$50.00 

  39. Harding, C.W. British Cartridge Manufacturers, Loaders and Retailers Including Ironmongers and Gunsmiths. - Quiller - UK - 2012 1st edition [A very informative account of the history of remaining metallic and shotgun cartridge companies which currently or once produced cartridges for both military and sporting use at home and abroad.] 328p - an impressive work beautifully illustrated in clr - fully indexed - f/f C$40.00
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  41. SOLDHartman, Barney. Hartman On Skeet - McClelland & Stewart - Toronto - 1973 [I doubt that any other book in the history of Skeet has sold more copies than this one. Still a favorite packed full of great advise that doesn't seem to age.] 143p - illus - vg+/dust jacket lightly soiled but appears presentable under new brodart protective cover 

  42. Herring, Ellen Enzler. Jack O'Connor: Catalogue Of Letters - Trophy Room - CA - 2002 1st. edition [Most fans of the late Jack O'Connor are familiar with the fact that besides a host of best sellers, the legendary author wrote thousands of letters to fans, inquisitive shooters and long time friends. Many of you will also be familiar with his "no holds barred" attitude once the ink got flowing. Ellen Enzer Herring of Trophy Room Books had the good fortune of acquiring an unprecedented number of O'Connor's letters, many written to his long time friend John Jobson . This book is a catalogue including prices of her offering to the public of each piece of this treasured correspondence, in itself destined to become a wonderful O'Connor collectable.] 262p - illus with photos of several of the letters offered - bound in lovely wine buckram with gold titles f. C$60.00

  43. Hornaday Handbook of Cartridge Reloading Fourth Edition in 2 Vols - Hornaday - Nebraska - 1991 [ 1124 total p - illus - bound in pictorial covers as new other than a stain to the outer lower edge of vol 2 where a serious hand loader must have spilled his coffee resulting in the slight wrinkling of the lower margin of about a dozen pages, text not affected.] C$20.00

  44. Johnson, Peter H. Parker: America's Finest Shotgun - Stackpole - PA - 19611st. edition [A well researched history of the famous Meridian, Connecticut maker from 1828 to 1947 including a chapter with advise on buying and collecting these exceptional side by side shotguns.] 259p - illus with photos - f/dj worn, wrinkled but nicely repaired [shows presentably under new brodart protective cover  C$32.00

  45. Joly, Eric. Legendary Sporting Guns - Abbeyville - NY - 1999 1st. English language edition [First published under the title of " Chasse: Fusils de Legende" in Paris in 1998 and far to interesting and beautiful to remain in a single language, Legendary Sporting Guns is a tribute to the rich history of hunting around the globe with the finest in sporting arms. From the Moors & Plains of Scotland to the Mountains & Forest of Europe, Safaris in Africa & Asia, Duck shooting from a Caleuse [a sink box type blind that is towed to it's deep water location] on the St Lawrence River in Quebec, to the Woodcock covers and vast Prairie regions of North America, Joly has done a masterful job of examining the very essence of shooting sports including a section on many of the leading fine sporting gun makers around the world.] 4to - 227p - profusely illus in clr - f/f C$55.00 [3]

  46. Kauffman, Henry, J. The Pennsylvania-Kentucky Rifle - Bonanza - NY - 1960 [The intensive study & exacting research of the author, brings to light a tremendous amount of information on America's first great rifle.] 4to - 374p - profusely illus in b/w - f. in a near f. dj C$32.00 [2]

  47. Keith, Elmer. Big Game Rifles & Cartridges - Gun Room Press - NJ - nd [Keith first book, an all time classic on big game rifles and cartridges first published in 1936.] 161p - illus with photos & drawings by Philip Plaitridge - f/ dj has a ½ inch closed tear barely noticeable under new brodart protective cover C$40.00

  48. Kemp, Michael. Shooting Game - Black - UK - 1972 1st. Ed - [Shooting training is all to often a hotchpotch of friend's advise, shooting lore and limited personal experience. In Shooting Game, the author provides the beginner instead with a logical, step-by-step course to successful and enjoyable shooting.] 113p - illus - f/f C$24.00


  49. King, Peter. The Shooting Field with Holland & Holland: Revised & Enlarged edition - Quiller - UK - 2002 [The story of the London gun trade from the earliest days, and particularly from 1835 through the eyes of a most famous maker.] 4to -184p - profusely illus in clr & b/w - top & outer edge gilt - f/f C$40.00 [3]

  50. Another: 1st. Edition - Quiller - UK 1985 - f/f C$65.00
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  52. Lachuk, John. Frank A. Pachmayr: America's Master Gunsmith - Safari - CA - 1995 2nd. Edition [The colorful biography of America's own gunsmith emeritus. Anyone remotely interested in fine American firearms will know of Frank Pachmayr the German immigrant who with zero assets embarked on an independent gunsmithing career at the very outset of the great depression. By dint of stubborn courage and hard work, he scratched his way to wealth and international prominence. Creator of some of the most valuable and beautifully engraved shotguns and rifles ever seen, Pachmayr was a major contributor to wildlife preservation.] 302p - illus in clr & b/w - f/f C$65.00

  53. SOLD Landis Charles S. Hunting With The Twenty-Two - Tom Rowe Publications - NY - 1993 [Well known and highly respected for his books on woodchuck and varmit hunting, Landis first published this elusive work in 1950. Contains a lot of information on hunting squirrels, woodchucks, turkey, etc., with the various .22cals both rimfire and centerfire.] 429p - illus with photos - f/f 

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  55. Marshall-Ball, Robin. The Sporting Shotgun: A User's Handbook - Saiga - UK - 1982 [Evolution of the modern shotgun, shotgun shooting jargon, a look at the double barrels, shooting in Britain - Europe & America.] 162p - illus with photos - fully indexed - f/f C$40.00 [2]

  56. Masters, Don. Aiken, Grant & Lang - Safari - CA - 2005 [Don Masters has been a leading figure in the British gunmaking business for decades. Known for his accurate and meticulous research, he has undertaken the detailed history of the gunmakers that would eventually be become known as Aiken, Grant & Lang. This book is more than a simple history of the firms of Henry Aiken, established in 1877, Stephen Grant, founded in 1867 and Joseph Lang formed in 1825, it is also the history of these three makers and their respective relatives making guns on their own prior to their eventual amalgamation. This is a must have reference book that page after page reveals much on the makers of fine double guns.] 4to - 316p - profusely illus in clr & b/w - fully indexed - Bound in teal blue cloth with gold titles & decorations, signed by the author and limited to 500 hand numbered copies - f in a f sc C$125.00


  57. Masters, Don. The House of Churchill - Safari - CA - 2002 [The world renown Churchill gunmakers formed in 1891 are one of the best known of all English gunmakers. This exceptionally well researched book besides covering the firms colorful history, including wonderfully entertaining anecdotes of the Churchill family also provides an enormous amount of detail on the firms guns, serial numbers, dates of manufacture, profiles of craftsmen employed over the years and much more.] 4to - 531p - profusely illus in clr & b/w - fully indexed - f/f C$100.00 

  58. Matunas, Edward A. American Ammo - Grolier - CT - 1989 1st ed [Rifle, handgun, & shotshell. selection, use & ballistics] 4to - 307p - illus - tables - f/vg+ C$10.00 [2]

  59. McDowell, R. Bruce. Evolution of the Winchester - Armory - WA - 1985 1st. Edition [McDowell's research reveals the very routes of Winchester from the 1847 Hunt, the Jennings, Smith-Jennings, Smith & Wesson, "Volcanic"' the Henry and beyond. A fascinating and historically important volume with extensive information and mechanical drawings of American lever action rifles and pistols made before the Winchester name was known, but which led to the formation of Winchester Arms.] 206p - profusely illus - with photos & drawings - fully indexed - f/minor edgewear to dj now in new brodart cover C$150.00

  60. SOLD McIntosh, Michael. A.H. Fox "The Finest Gun In The World" (Revised & Enlarged Edition) - Countrysport - MI - 1996 [He was born on the cusp of two worlds..., thus the author begins the first full-length biography of Ansley H. Foxand the first detailed history of one of America's finest shotguns. Included in this the revised edition is a chapter on the new Fox guns being produced in Connecticut] 408p - illus with photos in clr & b/w - f/f 

  61. McIntosh, Michael. Best Guns - Countrysport - MI - 1990 [McIntosh, deals with the world of fine shotguns in two distinct sections. The first "America’s Best" looks at each of the finest gunmakers in the United States during the golden age of American gunmaking. In the second section , "Today’s Best" he explores the world of fine guns at it exists today, country by country commenting on guns whose intrinsic merit qualifies them as "best" guns.] 288p - illus with photos - fully indexed - f/f C$30.00
  62. McIntosh, Michael. Best Guns: Revised & Updated Edition - Countrysport - ME - 2002 [The shotgun editor of Sporting Classics" shares his vast knowledge of fine side by sides in this updated and expanded edition of his popular earlier release considered to be among the best ever encyclopedic collections of knowledge on the world of fine shotguns.] 418p - illus with 129 b/w photos - fully indexed f/f C$60.00 [4]

  63. SOLDMcIntosh, Michael & Bill Hedrick. Gamefield Classics - Sporting Classics - SC - 2008 1st. edition [An impressive collection of 28 classic firearm histories accompanied by stunning photos from the pages of Sporting Classics magazine. Michael McIntosh, a world renown firearms expert and Bill Headrick, photographer extraordinaire bring the ultimate in professionalism to this lovely release.] folio - 133p - profusely illus in clr. - f/f  



  64. SOLD McIntosh, Michael. The Best Shotguns Ever Made In America - Scribners - NY - 1981 [Seven vintage doubles to shoot and to treasure. An in depth look at the top seven American classics by a fine writer. This exceptional book remains at the top of classic American shotgun reference books now over 25 yrs since it was published.] 185p - illus with photos - fully indexed - vg/vg  

  65. McIntosh, Michael. The Gun Review Book - Countrysport - ME - 2002 [McIntosh discusses both new guns and models commonly available on the secondary market, and includes a chapter on best buys. An indispensable guide that will appeal to anyone interested in double guns.] wrps - 260p - illus with photos - f. C$50.00 

  66. McIntosh, Michael & Jan Roosenburg. The Best of Holland & Holland - Safari - 2003 [Master gunwriter and acknowledged English gun expert Michael McIntosh teams up with former Holland & Holland director Jan Roosenburg to describe and identify the finest products ever produced by the famous London maker. From the dainty and elegant .410 with gold relief engraving of scenes from Greek and Roman antiquity to a massive .700 Nitro Express double, some of the most expensive and opulent guns ever produced parade through these pages.] 298p - profusely & beautifully illus in clr - f/f C$90.00 

  67. Missildine, Fred. Score Better At Skeet - Winchester - NY - 1975 [A classic skeet shooting guide by a former leading American shotgun instructor and winner of more than 30 world skeet & trap titles.] 162p - illus - f/f C$24.00
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  69. Another - Winchester - NY - 1972 - soft cover vg. C$10.00
  70. Missildine, Fred. Score Better At Trap - Winchester - NY - 1976 [A classic trap shooting guide by a former leading American shotgun instructor.] 159p - illus - f/f C$24.00 

  71. Muderlak, Ed. Parker Guns: The Old Reliable - Safari - CA - 2005 [The Parker Gun Company is a never ending source of interest for collectors of American side by sides and Muderlak's painstaking research into the colorful history of this fine, early Meridian, CT maker is outstanding.] 4to - 270p - profusely illus in clr - f/f C$55.00 

  72. Mulak, Steve. Good Shot - Stackpole, PA - 2008 1st. edition [A guide to using clay target skills in the field. Mulak has condensed over 40 years of perusing upland game and a lifetime of studious clay and skeet shooting into a book every bird hunter can benefit from.] 132p - illus with photos and drawings - fully indexed f/f C$25.00 [2]

  73. Newick, Glenn. The Ultimate In Rifle Accuracy - Benchrest & Bucks - TX - 1989 [A handbook for those who seek the ultimate rifle accuracy; whether it be for competition, testing, or hunting. Benchrest rifles are capable of amazing groups. At 100 yards a five shot group below two tenths of an inch is common; at 200 yards a group isn't great until below four tenths of an inch; at 300 yards the world record is .282". The techniques used for these tiny groups are in the reach of all shooters, there's nothing mysterious about any part of benchrest shooting. ] 208p - illus with photos - limited to 1000 hand numbered copies, signed by the author - "highlighting" to one line on page 45 & previous owner's small inked name on title page o/w vg/dj bit scuffed, now in new brodart protective cover C$60.00

  74. Nobili, Marco. Fucili D’Autore (The Best Guns) - Editrice - Italy - 1994 2nd edition revised [Simply put....a mammoth and superb undertaking that not only describes in detail the fine guns of the author’s native Italy but includes much on the very best sporting firearms and particularly side-by-sides around the globe. Present and past production of best guns; technical details in making guns; the engravers and their work; the used gun market, and of course the accessories.] 4to - 845p - profusely illus in b/w & clr - text in both Italian & English - other than some very minor evidence of some personal attachment being removed from the inside of the front cover and on the front free end paper, this book is f/in a near f dust jacket C$150.00

  75. Nonte, George C. Jr. Firearms Encyclopedia - Outdoor Life - NY - 1977 [An authoritative and comprehensive book alphabetically listing virtually all terms relating to firearms, their use and development plus a number of appendices containing ballistics tables, cartridge inter changeability, suppliers & associations.] 341p - illus - fully indexed - f/f - C$10.00

  76. O'Connor, Jack. Complete Book Of Rifles & Shotguns - Harper - NY - 1961 1st ed [One of the all time great Firearm classics] 477p - illus - cvrs & sp sunned , inside (near fine) a good tight copy overall vg. C$10.00

  77. O’Connor, Jack. Jack O’Connor’s Gun Book - Wolfe - Arizona - 1992 [Few if any gun writers have attained the reader confidence that that O’Connor has. Even now, long after his death his opinions are often quoted when the conversation turns to caliber and load choices for big-game or varmints.] 208p - illus with photos - bound in pictorial covers f. C$50.00
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  79. O'Connor, Jack. The Big-Game Rifle - Safari - CA - 1994 [A nice reprint of the famous author's most sought after gun book. Comprehensively covers factory and custom rifles and cartridges for all large game species, together with anecdotes of big game hunting.] 370p - illus with a 64p photo section - fully indexed - f/f C$44.00 


  80. O'Connor, Jack. The Shotgun Book - Knopf - NY - 1965 1st. Edition. [A must for the shotgunner's library] 332p - illus photos, charts, drawings - [A shotgunning classic] vg/ndj $10.00  


  81. Pacific Gun Sight Company - Trade Catalogue No 19 - CA - 1939 [Full line of the companies products including firearms, sights, reloading tools, gun accessories, & gun shop supplies.] 12mo - 128p - profusely illus - fully indexed - staple bound in stiff card covers - [a collectors delight] vg+ C$32.00

  82. Peterson, Harold L. Pageant of the Gun - Doubleday - NY - 1967 [A Treasury of stories of firearms: their romance and lore, development and use through ten centuries.] 352p - illus with photos & drawings - fully indexed - f/vg+ C$10.00

  83. Pullman, Bill & Frank T. Hanenkrat. Successful Shooting - NRA - DC - 1981 [In words and pictures that are easily understood, the authors examine the pitfalls of the rifle shooting game, then present the facts that will make you a wetter marksman.] 213p - illus - remains of a prev owner's bookplate inside front cvr o/w f/vg+ C$10.00

  84. Ricketts. Howard. Firearms - Weidenfeld & Nicholson - UK - 1964 [A look at the really early stuff. Matchlocks, Wheel locks, French Flintlocks, English Flintlocks, Dueling, & The percussion Cap.] 128p - illus in clr & b/w - pictorial end papers - vg. C$10.00



  85. Riffle, Dave. The Greatest Hammerless Repeating Shotgun Ever Built: The Model 12 - Privately Published FL - 1995 1st. Edition [During his 30 some years as an avid collector and firearms dealer, the author has received countless phone queries from peers, and literally thousands of letters from collectors, hunters, and shooters, regarding Winchester’s famous Model 12. Through a labor of love he has made its study his driving ambition and that love and devoted research has produced an incredibly informative work that covers the entire run of the Model 12 from it’s introduction in 1912 to it’s final production in 1964. Dave’s meticulous research, much taken from actual Winchester catalogs provides the reader with not only production years by serial number covering all Model 12’s produced , but includes full details of production options available, pricing at each change made by Winchester during the shotgun’s entire run. Page after page describe advertising, packaging, and special orders including those of the stars such as Roy Rogers, Clark Gable, and others. Entire chapters are devoted to component parts, ribs, and more.] 4to - 270p - profusely illus in clr & b/w - fully indexed - bound in lovely pictorial covers - f. C$55.00
  86.  
  87. Rutterford, Ken. J. Cartridge Drawings Now and Then. - Arima - Suffolk, UK - 2007 [Over 2200 drawings of cartridges including head stamps, boxes with dimensions. The author who has had a lifelong interest in cartridges was born in a gamekeepers residence in Sarson Wood in the parish of Amport in Hampshire. As a child he recalls playing with hundreds of colorful spent cartridges left on the ground by guns often including Royalty.] 195p - illus - fully indexed - wrps f. C$20.00
  88.  
  89. Smith, Steve & Laurie Morrow. The Italian Gun - Wilderness Adventures - MT - 1997 1st. Edition [Co-authors Smith & Morrow capture the essence of Valtrompia, the world’s oldest gun making region, with portraits of Beretta, Perazzi, Bernardelli, Fabbi, Piotti, F.lli Rizzini, and many other makers and engravers who make what are acknowledged to be some of the finest guns in the world today.] 326p -illus in b/w & clr - fully indexed - f/f C$100.00

  90. Stadt, Ronald W. Winchester Shotguns & Shotshells - Armory - WA - 1984 1st. edition [Stadt, an avid collector and exceptional researcher on Winchester products from the hammer double to the model 59] 4to - 184p - profusely illus - fully indexed - pos on ffep o/w f/f C$40.00 [2]

  91. Stevens Firearms. Catalogue No 53 (Photo Reproduced) - J. Stevens Arms & Tool Company, Chicopee Falls, Mass. 1911 [72p - illus - bound in green buckram with gold lett spine] - f. C$32.00

  92. Another - Catalogue No 55 (Photo Reproduced) - no date [48p - illus - bound in dark brown buckram with gold lett spine] - f. C$32.00

  93. Suydam, Charles R. The American Cartridge - Borden - CA - 1960 revised edition [An illustrated study of the rimfire cartridge in the United States.] 184p - illus - previous owner's nice embossed seal on end paper - f/dj has minor edge wear and a bit of soilage to reverse side o/w quite presentable under new brodart protector C$32.00

  94. Taylor, John. African Rifles and Cartridges - Safari - CA - 1994 [Considered by many to be the ultimate authority on the subject and a true classic on "the big ones" first published in 1948.] 431p - illus - fully indexed f/f C$50.00 (2)

  95. Taylor, John. Big Game And Big Game Rifles - Safari - CA - 1993 [Taylor probably knew more about ammunition and rifles for African game than any other hunter, and he cites his own experiences in the wilds to defend his arguments about which rifle is the best to use in this nice reprint of his timeless classic.] 215p - f/f C$55.00 [2]

  96. Sold Wallack, L.R. The Deer Rifle - Winchester - NY - 1978 [The author discusses rifle selection and cartridge design and performance under a broad range of conditions that deer hunting presents.] 244p - illus - f/vg+ 
  97.  
  98. Watrous, George R. The History Of Winchester Firearms 1866-1975 - Winchester Press - 1975 [The fourth edition of the author's research updated to 1975 with a new forward by James Rikhoff, former Director of Winchester Public Relations and Tom Hall, Curator of The Winchester Museum.] 4to - 229p - illus - f in matching sc C$48.00

  99. Wieland, Terry. Dangerous-Game Rifles - Countrysport - ME - 2006 [While few hunters actually make the trip to Africa in pursuit of "The Big Five" the popularity of rifles designed to take the continent’s largest game has burgeoned in recent years. Wieland, a well know firearms authority and veteran of many safaris, explores in detail the rifles and calibers that are drawing attention from big-bore aficionados.] 344p - illus - fully indexed - f/f C$40.00 [2]

  100. SOLD Wieland, Terry. Spanish Best - The Fine Shotguns of Spain [ Revised second edition] - Countrysport - ME - 2002 [In his forward to the first edition of Spanish Best, famed firearms expert Colonel Charles Askins wrote: "The greatest gun-building town in Europe is not Oberndorf in Germany, nor yet Birmingham in England, nor Liege in Belgium. It is Eibar (pronounced AY-bar) in Spain. Modest, unassuming, and unpublicized, this little city produces some of the finest firearms in the world today." That was 1988, and the extraordinary shotguns produced by the craftsman of the Basque Country are no longer a secret. A complete updated edition with the very latest on these exceptional shotguns and their makers.] 4to - 332p - profusely illus with more than 150 clr photos - fully indexed - f/f  

  101. SOLD Wieland, Terry. Vintage British Shotguns - Countrysport - ME - 2008 1st. edition [Of all the world's great gun trades, none is more fascinating than the one that evolved in Britain beginning about 1800, kicked into high gear in the 1850's and became the world standard by 1900. Wieland, Shooting Editor of Gray's Sporting Journal, takes you though this great era with detailed accounts of much of the design and workings of the of the great makers.] 310p - illus with the art of Susan Norris - fully indexed - f/f  


  102. Williamson, Harold F. Winchester - The Gun That Won The West - Combat Forces Press - DC - 1952 1st. ed [A monumental work on Wincheter's history including much on their many diversified line of products down through the ages.] 4to - 494p - illus - fully indexed - vg/dj although intact has some soilage, and repaired tears but remains quite attractive in spite of it's near 50 yrs. C$60.00

  103. Another - Barnes - NY - 1965 5th ptg. - vg/dj bit sunned o/w vg - C$40.00 

  104. Wilson, R.L. Winchester - An American Legend - Random House - NY - 1991 [No arms maker in history has captured the imagination in the way Winchester has and this monumental work is an outstanding tribute to the maker. Wilson covers the full spectrum of Winchester arms and products first introduced in 1849.] oblong (8 3/4 x 11 1/2in.) 404p - profusely illus in full clr - fully indexed - f/vg+ C$48.00


  105. Yardley, Michael. BASC Guide To Shooting Game - Swan Hill - UK - 2007 1st/ edition [Written by one of Britain's most respected shooting instructors and backed by the British Association for Shooting and Conservation, this book covers all aspects of game shooting. It is written for all ability levels and is both comprehensive and authoritative as well as modern and systematic in its approach.] 268p - illus in clr - fully indexed - f/ndj issued C$40.00

  106. Yardley, Michael. Gunfitting: The Quest for Perfection - Stackpole - PA - 2006 2nd edition [Unquestionably the most authoritative book every published on proper gun fit. In addition to exploring the evolution of the modern gun stock, and notes that French and German gunmakers were considered supreme until the middle of the 18th century when British gunmakers began to produce work of exceptional quality and design, the author goes on to discuss the great gunmaking firms such as Manton, Holland & Holland, Purdey's and the innovative and sometimes controversial, Robert Churchill. The book looks at trends in the US as well as Europe but it is the practical chapters on modern gunfitting that make this work so outstanding. This expanded edition includes fitting rifles, recoil, and making and finishing gun stocks.] 223p - illus - fully indexed f/f C$50.00 

  107. Yardley, Michael. The Shotgun: A Shooting Instructor's Handbook - Safari - CA - 2001 [An exceptional volume for the advanced shooter who strives for consistency and perfection. In the words of Richard Rawlingson. editor of Clay Shooting, "Michael Yardley brings to the study of shotgun shooting an unrivaled combination of analytical skill and practical experience. This is an important addition to the literature on the subject."] 272p - illus - fully indexed - f/f C$50.00 

  108. Zutz, Don - Shotgunning Trends In Transition - Wolfe - AZ - 1989 1st ed. - [A look at American shotgun manufacturing from the post WW ll period to the present by a highly respected and extremely knowledgeable shotgun writer]. - 314p - fully illus - f/f C$40.00 [2]

  109. Zutz, Don - The Double Shotgun: Revised, Expanded Edition - Winchester - NJ - 1985 [The history and development of the world’s most classic sporting firearms by one of America’s most respected shotgun writers.] 232p - illus - fully indexed f/f C$40.00

  110. Zutz, Don. The Ducks Unlimited Guide To Shotgunning - DU - TN - 2000 1st. ed [Nobody knew shotgunning better that the late Don Zutz, who, during his lifetime penned several book and thousands of magazine articles influencing an entire generation of shooters. This is a collection of the author's columns written for DU magazine between 1990 and 1998.] 166p - illus with photos - f/f C$32.00 [2]