TRINDERS' FINE TOOLS
BOOK LIST - GUNS, GUNMAKING
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B3357) Austyn, Christopher. GUN ENGRAVING. 1998. 11" x 8 1/4", 127 pages, superbly illustrated with 24 fine colour plates, and many high quality black and white illustrations. The first overview of British twentieth century gun engraving; fascinating archive material relating to three influential early twentieth century engravers, notes on the work of contemporary engravers. Comparison of standard and specially engraved guns and their values. Hb in dw, near fine. US$ 52.50 / 35.00 pounds sterling
B3358) Cooley, Graham; Newton, John. Cogswell & Harrison : TWO CENTURIES OF GUNMAKING. 2000. 11" x 8 1/4", 128 pages, superbly illustrated with 16 colour plates and many high quality black and white illustrations. Established in 1770, Cogswell & Harrison are London’s oldest surviving gunmaker, and have manufactured an extraordinary diversity of sporting guns and rifles during its long and colourful history. Useful appendices, with trade and company names, patents, trade labels, company publications, Bibliography. Hb in dw, near fine. US$ 52.50 / 35.00 pounds sterling
B1111) Elgood, Robert. FIREARMS OF THE ISLAMIC WORLD in the Tareq Rajab Museum, Kuwait. 1995. 10" x 10", 240 pages, lavishly illustrated in colour throughout, also black and white plates. Catalogue, extensive Bibliography. Hb in dw, pages a little rippled at upper edge, otherwise a near fine copy. 48.00 pounds sterling
B858) Winant, Lewis. EARLY PERCUSSION FIREARMS. A History of Early Percussion Firearms Ignition - from Forsyth to Winchester .44/40. 1961. 9 ½” x 6 3/8", 280 pages, frontispiece and 224 black and white plates, 11 diagrams in text. First English printing of this now classic text. Hb in dw, very good. US$ 30.00 / 20.00 pounds sterling
B1030) Austyn, Christopher. CLASSIC SPORTING RIFLES. 1997. 11" x 8 1/2", 128 pages, 20 colour plates, many black and white illustrations. Auction price guide, Bibliography. Hb in dw, near fine. US$ 52.50 / 35.00 pounds sterling