English Pistols and Revolvers


First Edition, 1938. "An Outline of the Development and Design of English Hand Firearms from the Seventeenth Century to the Present Day". Deckled edges to pages. Near fine except for dated owner initials. Charcoal grey cloth binding very clean, tight & strong. Maroon to top edge. Publisher, Thomas G. Samworth of Small-Arms Technical Publishing Company, Onslow County, North Carolina. The author, who was considered a world authority, was shot by a sniper in Africa 4 years later during World War 2. A companion volume, English Guns & Rifles was published posthumously. Excellent full-plate illustrations of pistols & revolvers. 257 pp.

Author: George, J. N.
Published: 1938 Small-Arms Technical Publishing Company USA
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine