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THE MILITARY ARMS OF CANADA.  HISTORICAL ARMS SERIES., Anderson, Edward J., Dynes, Robert J., Gooding, S. James, May, Hamilton G., Rowe, Brenton S., and Tweedie, George A.  Foreword by Lt.-Col. George F.G. Stanley.
1 Anderson, Edward J., Dynes, Robert J., Gooding, S. James, May, Hamilton G., Rowe, Brenton S., and Tweedie, George A. Foreword by Lt.-Col. George F.G. Stanley. THE MILITARY ARMS OF CANADA. HISTORICAL ARMS SERIES.
Museum Restoration Service, West Hill, Ontario, 1963. 
viii, 47 pp, soft cover (stapled in wraps - 10" H). B&w photographs, technical drawings, reproductions, marks. "The firearms used by the militia and armies of Canada from the early seventeenth century until the present time are described, with ill ustrations of 74 muskets, rifles and pistols." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light soiling on rear cover - minor on front cover, light browning on spine area. Very Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
MATCHLOCK TO MACHINE GUN:  THE FIREARMS COLLECTION OF THE NEW BRUNSWICK MUSEUM., Elliot, Robert S.  Signed.  Photography by Rod Stears.
2 Elliot, Robert S. Signed. Photography by Rod Stears. MATCHLOCK TO MACHINE GUN: THE FIREARMS COLLECTION OF THE NEW BRUNSWICK MUSEUM.
New Brunswick Museum, Saint John, N.B., 1981. 
64 pp, oblong soft cover (8 7/16" H x 10 15/16" D). SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. ISBN 0919326056 B&w and colour photographs. Contents: Muzzleflash; The Matchlock; The Wheellock; The Flintlock; Percussion Ignition; Self-contained Ammunition; G lossary; Timescale; Selected Bibliography. Interior - small soft crease at top corner of first 8 pages, very tiny dint at bottom corner of first 6 pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - light edge wear . l i g h t r u bbing, small corner creases on front cover, a few soft edge creases, moderate wear on spine, two very tiny dints on front panel. Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE STORY OF THE GUN., Hogg, Ian V.
3 Hogg, Ian V. THE STORY OF THE GUN.
St. Martin's, New York, 1996. 
192 pp, large 8vo (9 15/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 031214895X Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs, reproductions. "(T)races the evolution of firearms from the earliest medieval 'hand cannons' to the high technology weapons of today. From matchlock and flintlock to the caseless cartridge; from muzzle-loading to multiple-barreled machine guns; from powder and ball to the modern self-contained cartridge, every major milestone is discussed and illustrated. All t he key inventions that changed the face of warfare, and therefore of the world, are featured here and graphics used to demonstrate how they function. Every major inventor from Puckle and Ferguson, through Pauly, Colt, Mauser, Luger, Browning a n d G a rand has his place in this story and the importance of their contributions to history are highlighted." Small remainder mark on bottom of text block, tiny dint on bettom edge of boards. Dust jacket has light wrinkling along top edge - m od er at e a t top edge of rear flap, tiny dint on front hinge, very light rubbing. Near Fine/Very Good+ 
Price: 22.50 USD
 
 
THE BRITISH INFANTRY 1660-1945., Myatt, Frederick.  Foreword by Major-General P.F.A. Sibbald.
4 Myatt, Frederick. Foreword by Major-General P.F.A. Sibbald. THE BRITISH INFANTRY 1660-1945.
Blandford Press, Poole, (1983), first edition. 
227 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0713713925 "...there is an essential uniformity of armament, organization, tactics and purpose without which individual battalions could not act together effectively. It is this aspect (of t he British Infantry) with which Frederick Myatt is most concerned. The English Civil War saw the first formation of a professional standing army in Britain. This book chronicles 300 years of the major campaigns, successes and failures of the Br i t i sh Infantry and also charts the organizational and tactical changes that the Infantry underwent. The Seven Years War, the Peninsular War, the South African War and the two World Wars are described in considerable detail. A recurring theme is t he r unning down of the Infantry after each campaign, often leaving it unable to cope with the demands of an expanding Empire and the threats to its security. The author also highlights the importance of the American War of Independence, the va rio us col onial wars of the nineteenth century and the South African War - wars fought against unconventional enemies and requiring radical changes in tactics and regimental structure. Another important aspect in the Infantry's development was the sys tem atic introduction of its weapons - the bayonet, the flintlock musket, the rifle, the machine gun and the mortar. These changed the shape of the Infantry, eventually producing one of the finest fighting corps in the world." Place, date an d ini tial s wri tten in ink on free front endpaper; minor soiling on top of text block and at top of front pastedown; light waviness to fore-edge of text block; tiny bump at top of spine. Dust jacket has been price-clipped, has light rubbing, smal l dent on s pine, a series of light line indentations on front panel, very light edge wrinkling. Very Good/Very Good- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
MODERN AND ANTIQUE FIREARMS, MILITARIA AND EDGED WEAPONS.  INCLUDING THE PROPERTY OF COUNTESS MATHIESEN, R.W. WARMAN, ESQ., DR. T.L. FRANK, G.V. HOARE, ESQ., DR. A.R.H. MILLS, DEC'D. AND VARIOUS OTHER OWNERS., Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co.
5 Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co. MODERN AND ANTIQUE FIREARMS, MILITARIA AND EDGED WEAPONS. INCLUDING THE PROPERTY OF COUNTESS MATHIESEN, R.W. WARMAN, ESQ., DR. T.L. FRANK, G.V. HOARE, ESQ., DR. A.R.H. MILLS, DEC'D. AND VARIOUS OTHER OWNERS.
Sotheby's, London, 1978. 
51 pp, 9 5/8" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). Estimates and Price Lists laid in. 17 pages of b&w photographs. An auction catalog. Interior - faint erased pencil marks on first page. Exterior - minor rubbing, small corner crease on front cover , soft wrinkling on covers. VG 
Price: 15.00 USD
 


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