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Z2067     "The Rimfire Cartridge in the United States and Canada 1857-1984" by John L. Barber

Description:  Excellent reference book on rimfire cartridges with a variety of headstamps and timeframes. This is my main reference work for early rimfires. This one is used and a little musty with light foxing on the trimmed paper edge.

Price: $195.00

Z2065     "The History and Development of Small Arms Ammunition" Vol 3. by George A. Hoyem 1985 Edition Signed by Author

Description: Excellent volume on the British Sporting Rifle cartridges. Used with foxing and little musty.

Price: $50.00

Z2066     "The History and Development of Small Arms Ammunition" Vol. 2 by George A. Hoyem 1982 Edition Signed by Author

Description:  Excellent resource on early metallic cartridges. Used with foxing and little musty.

Price: $30.00

Z2064     "The History and Development of Small Arms Ammunition" Vol. 1 by George A. Hoyem 1981 Edition Signed by Author

Description: Excellent resource on early paper and metallic cartridges. Used with foxing and little musty.

Price: $25.00

Z2059     "30-06 We Have Seen" (List Sent in by Members) (Soft cover by Gerald F. Marcello)

Description: This is a privately published softback book containing a large list (43 Pages) of 30-06 headstamps that were found via members of the International Ammunition Association. There is a much later hardback book out there on the market but this is an early work. Condition is used and a little musty.

Price: $15.00

Z2058     "Cartridge Headstamp Guide" by Henry P. White and Burton D. Munhall, Revised by R.T. Huntington and D.R. Dunn (Harback 1977)

Description: Used book containing 261 pages of headstamp information and marking from around the globe. This book has a little foxing and is musty. 

Price: $30.00

Z2057     African Rifles and Cartridges by John Taylor

Description: This book contains 431 pages of information on large bore rifles and cartridges. This book is in used condition with foxing and is a little musty.

Price: $30.00

Z2056     Small Arms and Ammunition in the United States Service by Berkely R. Lewis

Description: Hardback book containing 52 plates and 338 pages of information. This book contains patents for American, French, and English cartridges along with other pertinent information. This book is used but in decent shape and is a little musty.

Price: $60.00

Z2055     Small Arms Ammunition at the International Exposition, Philadelphia, 1876 by Berkely R. Lewis (First Edition 1972)

Description:  Smithsonian Institution Press, 1962. This book is 68 pages in total length. It covers a wide variety of ammunition on display at the Exposition and outlines the cartridges for the ten drawers that were on display. This is a used book and is a little musty.

Price: $20.00

Z2053     Specifications and Drawings of Cartridges for Small Arms, Patented in the United States Prior to January 1, 1878

Description: Reprinted by Armory Publications in 1986. Used book, a little musty, with light foxing to the outer page edges. If you like patent ignition cartridges, this is a must for you! It lists every US patent for small arms ammunition prior to 1878 with patent drawings and information.

Price: $125.00

Z2060     "The Price of Liberty: The Public Debt of the American Revolution" by William G. Anderson 1983

Description: Excellent resource providing the history of the National Debt from 1775-1787. This book also covers state debts and how the debt was funded. This is an excellent reference work on early American Debt and Debt Certificates. Part two has an illustrated and annotated listing of all debt certificates known to be issued.

Price: $160.00

Z2002     Spencer Repeating Firearms by Roy M. Marcot

Description: The best book on Spencer firearms out there. This contains information on Spencers, accoutrements, and ammunition. This is in used but good condition. There are a couple of creased corners on the dust jacket and one small tear on the top middle of the dust jacket.

Price: $85.00 SOLD

Z2001     The Illustrated History of American Civil War Relics by Stephen W. Sylvia and Michael J. O'Donnell

Description: Nice lightly used copy and signed by one of the authors.

Price: $50.00

Z1959     Civil War Sharps Carbines & Rifles by Earl J. Coates & John D. McAulay

Description: Excellent book that is out of print. This one is lightly used and is in good shape. This book has become popular due to the serial number index matching the numbers with the troopers.

Price: $50.00 SOLD

Z1895     Civil War Corps Badges and Other Related Awards, Badges, Medals of the Period by Stanley Phillips

Description: Hard to find early reference book on corps badges, awards, etc. This example is in excellent condition!

Price: $250.00

Z1873     The Emilio Collection of Military Buttons 1911 Harback by Luis Feenollosa Emilio

Description: Used edition but still in decent shape.

Price: $75.00

Z1849     "American Military Belt Plates" by Michael J. O'Donnell & J. Duncan Campbell

Description: Here is a very nice book in lightly used condition. This is a must have for any buckle or accoutrement plate collector.

Price: $45.00

Z1848     History Written with Pick and Shovel by Calver & Bolton 1950 (Hardcover)

Description: This is an excellent book published by the New York Historical Society that covers relics from the Revolutionary War through 1812. This book covers buttons, accoutrement plates, and misc. relics. This one has a sticker on the inside and is lightly used.

Price: $80.00

Z1847     History Written with Pick and Shovel by Calver & Bolton 1950 (Hardcover)

Description: This is an excellent book published by the New York Historical Society that covers relics from the Revolutionary War through 1812. This book covers buttons, accoutrement plates, and misc. relics. This one has a sticker on the inside cover and is well used.

Price: $65.00

Z1845     Collecting Military Badges of the Third Reich by Michael F. Tucker Hardcover 1997 Edition

Description: Nice used book with dust jacket. Dust jacket does show some scuffs and wear. This is a great book referencing materials, pins, catches, marks, etc.

Price: $95.00

Z1836     Military Buttons of the American Revolution by Don Troiani

Description: Used book in great shape. This one is out of print!

Price: $120.00

Z898     "Gone Diggin' : Memoirs of a Civil War Relic Hunter" by Toby Law

Description: Excellent book about Toby's digging career. This one is signed by him to another club member on the front page. Fully of lots of digging stories with pictures. Lightly used.

Price: $20.00 Sale $12.00

Z841     "Bayonets from Janzen's Notebook" by Jerry L. Janzen 1987 (Paperback)

Description: Excellent book on bayonets of all types. 253 pages of information with illustrations.

Price: $100.00 Sale $75.00

 

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