Collectible Firearms and Edged Weapons

Kristopher Gasior and Kasia Matuszewska-Gasior

P.O. Box 8327 Fredericksburg, VA 22404-8327 USA

Telephone/FAX# (540) 374-8124 (orders only!)

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Military Books

Shipping Terms: We ship books by USPS Book Rate or Parcel Post only. We charge standard shipping fee of $4.50 for the first ordered book, and $1.50 for each additional one. The above rates are valid only in the continental USA. International shipping is available at the cost. We take credit cards, checks and money orders. We also accept Western Union and MoneyGram transfers. PayPal can be used only for other than firearms purchases (PayPal does not allow payment for firearms!). New books listed below are always in stock. Please, call for availability of used books.

Australian Books

Title, Author, Price, Number & Pictures

Description & Condition

".45 Thompson Sub-Machine Gun"

By Skennerton

Price: $10

Inventory # aub_0051

DESCRIPTION: The Model 1928A1 in British, Canadian, Australian and other Commonwealth nation wartime service. Model 1928A1 & M1 models, accessories and parts drawings along with armourer maintenance & stripping instructions. Serial numbers, markings and inspection is also discussed. Small Arms Identification Series No.17. In English language. New.Soft cover, 10¾ x 8¼ in., 48 pp, over 70 illust., photos, assembly & pattern drawings, durable stitched binding & plastic laminated covers, 2003. ISBN 0 949749 46 X.

"Sub-Machine Guns, Austen -Owen-Thompson 1943"

Price: $10

Inventory # aub_0046

DESCRIPTION: Australian Small Arms Training manual. 1999 reprint. Paperback, 7 x 5 ins. 64 pp, well illust. with photographs, saddle-stitched binding, same as the original. Australian Military Forces, WW2 pam with exploded parts illustrations of the three guns, a stripping & cleaning guide, action of mechanisms, holding & firing procedures and safety and care of the three types of guns. In English language. New.

"Winchester World's Standard Guns and Ammunition Catalog No. 83"

Price: $10

Inventory # aub_0040

DESCRIPTION: A facsimile reprint of the desirable 1925 Winchester Repeating Arms Co. edition which is more than just a contemporary catalog. This edition features technical descriptions of 20 models available at the time; lever, pump, bolt and self-loading rim fire, center fire rifles and shotguns. Particularly useful are the drawings and descriptions of cartridges marketed by Winchester at the time as well. In English language. New. Soft cover with embossing, 9 x 6 in., 88 pp with 60 illust.

"Australian Service Machineguns"

By Skennerton

Price: $20

Inventory # aub_0028

DESCRIPTION: One hundred years of issue machine & sub-machine guns, from .450 Gatling & Nordenfelt to today’s 5.56mm Minimi. SAF Lithgow production of the Vickers, Bren & F1 rates special mention as does the 9mm Austen & Owen machine carbines made in Victoria & New South Wales during World War 2. New. In English language. 150 illustrations. 122 pages. Hard cover with a dust jacket, 9½ x 6 in., 1989. ISBN 0 949749 12 5.

 ".303 Vickers Machine Gun Mk I"

By Skennerton

Price: $10

Inventory # aub_0017

DESCRIPTION: The ground pattern Vickers gun is stripped down to expose the mechanical wonders of one of the world’s most famous and reliable machine guns. Service details, maintenance & stripping, accessories & spares are described in this classic reference. New. In English language. Over 60 illustrations with assembly drawings. Small Arms Identification Series No. 8. Soft cover, 11¾ x 8¼ in., 48 pp, over 60 illust., photos, assembly & pattern drawings, durable stitched binding & plastic laminated covers, 1997. ISBN 0 949749 22 2.

"The Handbook of British Bayonets, A Buyer's Guide"

By Skennerton

Price: $10

Inventory # aub_0014

DESCRIPTION: This pocket reference is a companion to ‘British & Commonwealth Bayonets’ with notes and dimensions of all the bayonets from that volume. The back cover features inch and centimeter scales for measuring muzzle ring diameters, blade, overall and scabbard lengths to assist in ready identification. This booklet may be useful at gun shows to identify British bayonets. Not illustrated, but each bayonet is described in detail, including exact dimensions. New. In English language. Paperback, 5¾ x 4 in., 64 pp, not illust., saddle-stitched binding, 1986. ISBN 0 949749 05 2.

"Identification Manual of the .303 British Service Cartridge, No.1, Ball Ammunition"

By Temple

Price: $10

Inventory # aub_0006

DESCRIPTION: In English language. A paperback reference series with saddle-stitched birding. 57 illustrations. 84 pages. New. Soft cover, 9½ x 6in.,1977. ISBN 0 9596677 2 5.

"Identification Manual of the .303 British Service Cartridge, No.4, Dummy Cartridges (1)"

By Temple

Price: $10

Inventory # aub_0005

DESCRIPTION: In English language. A paperback reference series with saddle-stitched birding. 70 illustrations. 84 pages. New. Soft cover, 9½ x 6in., 1977. ISBN 0 9596677 2 5.

"Identification Manual of the .303 British Service Cartridge, No.4, Dummy Cartridges (2)"

By Temple

Price: $10

Inventory # aub_0004

DESCRIPTION: In English language. A paperback reference series with saddle-stitched birding. 60 illustrations. 78 pages. New. Soft cover, 9½ x 6in., 1977. ISBN 0 9596677 2 5.

"The Colonial Garrison 1817-1824"

By Clem Sargent

Price: $20

Inventory # aub_0003

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DESCRIPTION: The 48th Northumberland Regiment
in the Colony of New South Wales 1817-1824.
Most interesting record of this British unit’s service in early Australia. Special mention of medal awards, regimental rolls and biographies of those 48th soldiers who settled in Australia after their eventual service discharge. New. In English language. Hard cover, 12 x 8½ in., 200 pp, illust. with full colour section in the middle, 1996. ISBN 0 646 25612 2.

Czech Books

Title, Author, Price, Number & Pictures

Description & Condition

"Czechoslovak & Czech Military Badges (1922-1997)"

By Zdenek Krubl

Price: $20

Inventory # czb_0012

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DESCRIPTION: In English, Czech and German languages. Czechoslovak military badges of the 20th Century. Very well organized catalog with full page quality color photographs of military badges and their detailed description in three languages. Definitely the best book on the subject. A must for the European military badge collector. New. Hard Cover. 120 pages. Dimensions: 12 x 8.25 inch. Published in Prague in 1999.

CZECH/GERMAN TITLE: "Ceskoslovenske & Ceske Vojenske Odznaky (1922-1997)", "Tschechoslowakische & Tschechische Militarabzeichen (1922-1997)".

"Browning HP M.1935 Pistol"

Price: $5

Inventory # czb_0008

DESCRIPTION: Reprint of the FN factory manual for Browning HP pistol. In Czech language. Many black and white drawings of the pistol and its parts. New. Soft Cover. 40 pages.

CZECH/GERMAN TITLE: "Hochleistungpistole Die Browning".

"German Assault Rifle MP 44"

Price: $5

Inventory # czb_0004

DESCRIPTION: Reprint of the German military manual for MP 44. In Czech language. Many black and white drawings of the MP 44 and its parts. New. Soft Cover. 28 pages.

CZECH/GERMAN TITLE: "Sturmgewehr 44 (M.P.43/44, M.K.b.42 (H), StG 44)".

"Walther - Police Pistols PP/PPK"

Price: $5

Inventory # czb_0001

DESCRIPTION: Reprint of the Walther factory manual for PP/PPK pistols. In Czech language. Many black and white drawings of the pistol and its parts. New. Soft Cover. 32 pages.

CZECH/GERMAN TITLE: "Walther-Polizeipistolen PP/PPK Kal. 7,65 mm".

Danish Books

Title, Author, Price, Number & Pictures

Description & Condition

"Masterpieces of Russian Hunting Arms from the State Hermitage Museum St. Petersburg"

By Dr. Jurij A. Miller

Price: $20

Inventory # rub_0022

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DESCRIPTION: Very high quality Danish book in English language. Hundreds of beautiful color photographs of hunting weapons from the famous Russian collection. Very unique book presenting both, hunting firearms and hunting edged weapons from 17th to early 19th Century (great hunting kindjals!). Fantastic pictures of both, European and Oriental hunting weapons. Pictures of many scarce Russian guns. New. Highly recommended. Hard Cover. Scarce book published by DEVANTIER in Denmark in 1996. Out of print. 144 pages.

Dutch Books

Title, Author, Price, Number & Pictures

Description & Condition

"The K98k Rifle"

By G.de Vries & B.J. Martens

Price: $45

Inventory # usb_0060

DESCRIPTION:  Good reference book on German K98k rifles of the World War Two era. The books covers the basic variations of K98k rifles. Hundreds of very high quality black and white pictures of German soldiers with K98k rifles. Used, in excellent condition. Hard cover with dust jacket. 152 pages. Dimensions: 9 x 9 inches. Published by Special Interest Publicaties BV in Arnhem, Holland in 2000.

French Books

Title, Author, Price, Number & Pictures

Description & Condition

"Mauser. Military Rifles and Carbines"

By Luc Guillou

Price: $125

Inventory # frb_0009

DESCRIPTION:  In French language. Two large volumes. This first volume covers the development from Model 1871 to Model 1898. It covers various Mauser models and variants used by the German army between 1871 and 1945. The second volume covers military Mauser rifles and carbines used by other countries. An excellent reference books on Mausers! Hundreds of illustrations. Volume 1: 144 pages. Volume 2: 160 pages. Hard cover. Used, in excellent condition. Dimensions: 12 x 8.75 inches. Published by Editions du Portail, France in 2003 & 2004. Shipping in the USA is $6.

FRENCH TITLE: "Mauser. Fusils et carbines Militaires"

"The M.1892, the Revolver of the Vengeance"

By Marc de Fromont (ed.)

Price: $40

Inventory # frb_0008

DESCRIPTION:  In French language. The history of the famous French officer revolver. This book presents the test models, civilian, and regulation models, cartridges and accessories. An excellent reference book on French M.1892 revolver! Hundreds of illustrations. 78 pages. Soft cover. Used, in excellent condition. Dimensions: 12 x 8.5 inches. Published by Gazette des Armes in France.

FRENCH TITLE: "Le 1892 le Revolver de la Revanche"

"Model 1873 and Model 1892"

By Henri Vuillemin

Price: $40

Inventory # frb_0007

DESCRIPTION:  In French language. The history of the two most famous revolvers of the French army. The M. 1873 genesis, its evolution and an adoption of M.1892. Test models, variants, competitors, foreign counterparts, cases, cartridges, tables of production. An excellent reference book on French revolvers! Hundreds of illustrations. 78 pages. Soft cover. Used, in excellent condition. Dimensions: 12 x 8.5 inches. Published by Gazette des Armes in France.

FRENCH TITLE: "Du Modele 1873 au Modele 1892"

"French Automatic Pistols 1890-1990"

By Jean Huon

Price: $75

Inventory # frb_0006

DESCRIPTION:  In French language. A visual guide to every type of handgun designed, manufactured or tested in France over the last 100 years. The author provides technical data files covering the development of each weapon, covering three main categories; self-reloading pistols, "civilian" pistols and military pistols. An excellent reference book on French pistols! Hundreds of illustrations. 184 pages. Hard cover. Used, in excellent condition. Dimensions: 12.5 x 9.5 inches. Published by Histoire & Collections, Paris, France in 1995.

FRENCH TITLE: "Les Pistolets Automatiques Francais 1890-1990"

German Books

Title, Author, Price, Number & Pictures

Description & Condition

"The Gold Shining Steel. The Zlotoust High-Grade Edged Weapons from the Time of Tsars"

By J. Miller

Price: $175

Inventory # rub_0064

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DESCRIPTION: In German language. Great book on the high-grade Zlotoust manufactured edged weapons. Standard reference book on the subject. Hundreds of very high quality color illustrations. Beautiful photographs of high-grade edged weapons manufactured by the best Zlotoust craftsmen. Used in excellent+ condition. Hard cover. 159 pages. Published in Munster, Germany in 2000. Dimensions: 11.5 x 7.75 inch.

GERMAN TITLE: "Stahl Glanz Gold. Zlatouster Prunk-Klingen aus der Zarenzeit".

"German Military Rifles and Sub-Machine Guns 1871-1945"

By Hans-Dieter Gotz

Price: $30

Inventory # geb_0001

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DESCRIPTION: In German language. Presentation of German small firearms of the late 19th and early 20th Century. Hundreds of black and white photographs of rifles and sub-machine guns. Very detailed book. Great reference on German firearms. 248 pages. Hard Cover. New.

GERMAN TITLE: "Die Deutschen Militargewehre und Maschinenpistolen 1871-1945".

Polish Books

Title, Author, Price, Number & Pictures

Description & Condition

"Modern Firearms"

By Frederick Myatt M.C.

Price: $40

Inventory # plb_0121

DESCRIPTION: In Polish language. Great presentation of the modern military firearms. The book covers guns manufactured after 1873. Many color photographs and drawings. Used, in very good condition. Hard cover with a dust jacket. 240 pages. Published in Warsaw, Poland in 1992.

POLISH TITLE: "Wspolczesna Bron Strzelecka".

"Officer Daggers in Poland, 1918-1939"

By Leszek Zachuta

Price: $20

Inventory # plb_0052

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DESCRIPTION: In Polish language. Very detailed presentation of the Polish officer daggers. Many black and white photographs and drawings. Well researched. Standard reference book for collector of Polish officers daggers. New. Soft Cover. 56 pages. Out of print, published in Warsaw, Poland in 1991.

POLISH TITLE: "Kordziki w II Rzeczypospolitej".

"Encyclopedia of Military Technology"

Price: $35

Inventory # plb_0100

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DESCRIPTION: In Polish language. Great military technology reference book! Thousands of military weapon systems are described in details (rifles, pistols, revolvers, machine guns, artillery guns, aircrafts, tanks, armored vehicles, military trucks, ships, missiles, bombs, mines, ammunition, communication equipment etc.). Standard Polish language reference book on the subject. Thousands of black & white and some color pictures. Highly recommended! Used, in excellent condition. Hard cover with dust jacket. 856 pages. Dimensions: 10 x 8 inch. Published in Warsaw, Poland in 1978.

POLISH TITLE: "Encyklopedia Techniki Wojskowej".

"Son of Liberty Thaddeus Kosciuszko"

By David J. Abodaher and Edward J. Piszek

Price: $20

Inventory # usb_0041

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DESCRIPTION:  The life of Thadddeus Kosciuszko. Some black & white pictures. Used, in excellent condition. Hard cover with dust jacket. 192 pages. Dimensions: 8.5 x 6 inches. Published by Copernicus Society of America.

"Thaddeus Kosciuszko and His Home in Philadelphia"

Price: $12

Inventory # usb_0040

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DESCRIPTION:  Booklet about Kosciuszko's home in Philadelphia. Many color and black & white pictures. Used, in excellent condition. Soft cover. 32 pages. Dimensions: 9 x 6 inches. Published by Copernicus Society of America in 1976.

"101 Masterpieces of the Old Masters from the 15th to 18th Centuries. Armour - Arms - Tapestries"

Price: $25

Inventory # plb_0094

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DESCRIPTION: In Polish and English languages. Great arms and armour book! Many high quality color pictures of arms and armour. New. Hard Cover. 224 pages. Dimensions: 11.75 x 8.5 inch. Published in Malbork, Poland in 2002.

POLISH TITLE: "101 Arcydziel Dawnych Mistrzow XV-XVIII Wieku. Uzbrojenie - Bron - Tapiserie".

"Famous Poles. Military Leaders and Soldiers"

Price: $20

Inventory # plb_0093

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DESCRIPTION: In Polish language. The book presents lives of the thirty most famous Polish soldiers and leaders (Czarniecki, Kosciuszko, Pulaski, Dabrowski, Bem, Anders, "Hubal", "Zoska", Sikorski, Sosabowski, Maczek, etc). Many color and black and white pictures. New. Hard Cover. 64 pages. Dimensions: 12 x 9.5 inch. Published in Poznan, Poland in 1998.

POLISH TITLE: "Slawni Polacy. Wodzowie i Zolnierze".

"To be Free. Warsaw - Paris 1944"

By Stanislaw Kopf

Price: $30

Inventory # plb_0092

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DESCRIPTION: In Polish and French languages. A pictorial history of Poland and France in World War Two. Polish Home Army and French Resistance. Warsaw Uprising and Paris Uprising. The book emphasizes similarities of Polish and French experience during the war. Many black & white and some color pictures. New. Hard Cover. 306 pages. Published in Warsaw, Poland in 1995.

POLISH TITLE: "Byc wolnym. Warszawa - Paryz 1944".

FRENCH TITLE: "Pour etre libre. Varsovie - Paris 1944".

"Conquered, but not Defeated. Polish Division in Switzerland 1940-1945"

Edited by Zygmunt Prugar-Ketling

Price: $30

Inventory # plb_0091

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DESCRIPTION: In Polish and German languages. History of the 2nd Polish Infantry Division, which after the defeat of France in 1940 crossed the Swiss border and stayed in Switzerland till the end of the World War Two. Many color and black & white pictures. New. Hard Cover. 176 pages. Published in Warsaw, Poland in 2000.

POLISH TITLE: "Zwyciezeni, ale nie pokonani. Polska Dywizja na szwajcarskiej ziemi 1940-1945".

GERMAN TITLE: "Besiegt, doch umbezwungen. Eine polnische Division auf dem schweizerischen Boden 1940-1945".

"History of the Polish Army"

By Karol Olejnik

Price: $25

Inventory # plb_0089

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DESCRIPTION: History of Polish military forces from the beginning of the Polish statehood to the end of the twentieth century. The book present a development of the Polish military with the emphasis on a historical context, battles, leaders and weapons. In Polish language. New. Hard cover. Dimensions: 12 x 9.5 inch. 128 pages. Over a hundred of color pictures. Some black and white pictures. Published in Poznan, Poland in 2000.

POLISH TITLE: "Historia Wojska Polskiego".

"Plug Bayonet"

By M. Proszynski

Price: $10

Inventory # plb_0083

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DESCRIPTION: In Polish language, with French and German languages summaries. The book presents history and development of plug bayonet. Black & white pictures and line drawings of bayonets. New. Soft Cover. Dimensions: 9.5 x 6.5 inch. 52 pages. Published in Warsaw, Poland in 1989.

POLISH TITLE: "Bagnet Szpuntowy".

"European Parade Arms and Armor from 17th to 19th Century from Hermitage Museum. The Polish Collection." 

By A. Soldatenko

Price: $12

Inventory # plb_0081

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DESCRIPTION: Very nice presentation of the Polish high grade arms and armor collection from the Hermitage Museum. In Polish language. Great reference book on the subject. Many color and black & white photographs. New. Soft Cover. 96 pages. Dimensions: 9.5 x 6.5 inch. Published by Muzeum Zamkowe in Malbork, Poland in 1991.

POLISH TITLE: "Europejski Orez Paradny XVII-XIX Wieku Ze Zbiorow Panstwowego Ermitazu w Leningradzie. Polonika".

"Percussion Weapons" 

By K. Rzemek

Price: $12

Inventory # plb_0080

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DESCRIPTION: Interesting study of percussion weapons. In Polish language. Good reference book on the subject. Many color photographs and black & white drawings. New. Soft Cover. 64 pages. Dimensions: 9.5 x 6.75 inch. Published by Ad Novum in Warsaw, Poland in 2000.

POLISH TITLE: "Bron Kapiszonowa".

"History of Polish Military in the Napoleonic Era 1795-1815" 

By Dr. Maryan Kukiel

Price: $25

Inventory # plb_0086

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DESCRIPTION: High quality reprint of the classic 1912 book on Polish army in the Napoleonic period. In Polish language. Standard reference book on the subject. Many color and black & white drawings. Fantastic book for the true Napoleonic connoisseur. New. Hard Cover. 498 pages. Dimensions: 10.5 x 8 inch. Published by Kurpisz in Poznan, Poland in 1996.

POLISH TITLE: "Dzieje Oreza Polskiego w Epoce Napoleonskiej 1795-1815".

"The Hussars: Uniforms, Accutraments and Weapons 1500-1775" 

By B.Gembarzewski

Price: $15

Inventory # plb_0085

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DESCRIPTION: High quality reprint of the classic 1939 book on Polish husaria. In Polish language. Standard reference book on the subject. Lavishly illustrated presentation of uniforms, accutraments and weapons of famous Polish hussars. Many black & white drawings. New. Soft Cover. 72 pages. Dimensions: 11 x 8 inch. Published by Arcadia in Warsaw, Poland in 1999.

POLISH TITLE: "Husarze Ubior, Oporzadzenie i Uzbrojenie 1500 - 1775".

"Arms Collection at Museum of Czestochowa. Firearms"

By Andrzej Kuzma

Price: $15

Inventory # plb_0064

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DESCRIPTION: In Polish language with English subtitles. Scarce book describing, a rarely seen in the West firearms collection at the museum in Czestochowa, Poland. The book presents both, European and Oriental firearms from 17th to 20th century. It covers military, sporting and hunting firearms. Good quality black and white photographs of many unique rifles and pistols (Dreyse, Werder, Fruwirth, Mauser M.1879, etc). Very good reference book. New. Out of print. Hard Cover. 182 pages. Published in Czestochowa, Poland in 1999.

POLISH TITLE: "Bron w Zbiorach Muzeum Czestochowskiego. Zbior Broni Palnej".

"Military Vehicles of the Polish Armed Forces 1940-1946"

By Janusz Magnuski

Price: $20

Inventory # plb_0066

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DESCRIPTION: In Polish language. The most complete reference book on military vehicles and tanks of the Polish Armed Forces in Western Europe in the period of 1940-1946. The book describes virtually all types of Polish tanks and armored cars. Hundreds of very good quality color and b&w photographs. Very detailed analysis of the subject. Outstanding book! New. Hard Cover. 281 pages. Dimensions: 11.5 x 8.25 inch. Published by Lampart in Warsaw, Poland in 1998.

POLISH TITLE: "Wozy Bojowe Polskich Sil Zbrojnych 1940-1946".

"Polish Air Force Weapon Systems 1919-1939"

By Adam Popiel

Price: $20

Inventory # plb_0062

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DESCRIPTION: In Polish language. The most complete reference book on weapons of the Polish Air Force in the period of 1919-1939. The book describes virtually every piece of Polish Air Force armament in the period: machine guns, bombs, rifles, handguns, flare pistols, ammunition, etc. Hundreds of very good quality drawings of guns and bombs. Many B&W photographs of pilots, soldiers and airplanes. Very detailed analysis of the subject. Outstanding book! New. Hard Cover. 152 pages. Dimensions: 11.5 x 8.25 inch. Published in Warsaw, Poland in 1991.

POLISH TITLE: "Uzbrojenie Lotnictwa Polskiego 1919-1939".

"Polish Military Uniform Buttons from 16th to 20th Century, A Collector's Guide"

By W. Boczkowski, M. Jaroszynski-Wolfram and K.Gladki

Price: $20

Inventory # plb_0054

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DESCRIPTION: In Polish, with English language summary. Very detailed presentation of the Polish military buttons. Hundreds of black and white photographs. Well researched. Standard reference book for collector of Polish military buttons. New. Hard Cover. 172 pages. Published in Warsaw, Poland in 1999.

POLISH TITLE: "Guziki, Polskie Guziki Wojskowe od XVI do konca XX Wieku, Przewodnik dla Kolekcjonerow".

"Polish Army Shoulder Emblems"

By Islam Musa Czachorski

Price: $10

Inventory # plb_0050

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DESCRIPTION: In English and Polish languages. Hundreds of color pictures and drawings of Polish Army shoulder emblems. New. Soft Cover. 36 pages.

POLISH TITLE: "Oznaki Rozpoznawcze Wojsk Ladowych".

"Collections of the Royal Castle of Wawel"

Edited by Jerzy Szablowski

Price: $20

Inventory # plb_0037

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DESCRIPTION: Polish book in English language. High quality publication covering Wawel collection, 25% of which is arms and armor. Old paintings and historical objects of art make up the rest of the collection. Hundreds of beautiful color photographs of Polish, European and Oriental arms and armor. 276 pages. Hard cover. New.

"Throne of Relics 1696-1996"

Price: $20

Inventory # plb_0035

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DESCRIPTION: In Polish and English languages. Catalog of the exhibition presented on the three hundred anniversary of a death of King Jan III Sobieski, the victor of Vienna (1683). Fantastic collection of Polish and Oriental arms and armor from the Polish museums and private collections. Excellent quality color and black and white photographs of many unique weapons. New. Out of print. Soft Cover. 252 pages. Published in Warsaw, Poland in 1996.

POLISH TITLE: "Tron Pamiatek 1696-1996".

"Tantal and Beryl Automatic Rifles"

By R.Wozniak, P. Kupidura and M. Zahor

Price: $10

Inventory # plb_0033

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DESCRIPTION: In Polish language. Presentation of the newest Polish Army AK-47 type weapons: "Tantal" and "Beryl" produced by Radom arms factory. Technical characteristics. Different models and variation. Optional equipment. Bayonets. Many color photographs and drawings. New. Paperback. 32 pages. Polish TBiU series no. 189.

POLISH TITLE: "Karabinki Automatyczne Tantal i Beryl".

"Ancient Arms"

By Zdzislaw Zygulski jun.

Price: $15

Inventory # plb_0031

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DESCRIPTION: In Polish language. This book by the recognized authority on the subject is divided into four parts, each presenting ancient weapons of different culture: Greece, Rome, Galia and Germania . Very good reference book for the collector of ancient weapons. Many color and black and white photographs and drawings. New. Hard Cover. 192 pages.

POLISH TITLE: "Bron Starozytna".

"Pistols and Revolvers from 16th to 19th Century"

By Roman Matuszewski

Price: $20

Inventory # plb_0030

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DESCRIPTION: In Polish and English. Hundreds of highest quality color photographs of unique handguns from Polish collections and museums presented by a leading firearms expert of the Polish Army Museum Mr. Roman Matuszewski. Beautiful book. New. Hard Cover. 118 pages.

POLISH TITLE: "Pistolety i Rewolwery XVI-XIX Wieku".

"Collection of the Polish Army Museum in Warsaw"

Price: $15

Inventory # plb_0025

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DESCRIPTION: In Polish and English languages. Beautiful book with hundreds of color photographs of arms and armor from Polish museum. Many unique pieces of Polish, Western and Oriental weapons are presented and described. New. Hard Cover. 96 pages.

POLISH TITLE: "Zbiory Muzeum Wojska Polskiego w Warszawie".

"Polish Cavalry 1450-1550"

By A.Gruntman

Price: $10

Inventory # plb_0024

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DESCRIPTION: In Polish language. Brief presentation of the Polish cavalry in this historically significant period. 8 color illustrations and numerous black and white drawings. Soft Cover. 38 pages.

POLISH TITLE: "Jazda Polska 1450-1550". 

"Mechanics and Stylists. History and Practice of Revolver and Pistols of 19th and 20 Century"

By S. Bidzinski

Price: $25

Inventory # plb_0023

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DESCRIPTION: In Polish language. Large format book with great black and white drawings of handguns. History and development of semi-automatic handguns. Well researched. Many unique information. Highly recommended to pistol collectors. Soft Cover. 176 pages.

POLISH TITLE: "Mechanicy i Stylisci. Historia i Praktyka Rewolweru i Pistoletu XIX i XX Stulecia".

"The First Regiment of Polish Light Horsemen (Chevaulegers) of Napoleon's Guard 1807-1815"

By Andrzej Ziolkowski

Price: $30

Inventory # plb_0019

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DESCRIPTION: In Polish language. Very unique book entirely devoted to this famous regiment. Many color and black and white illustrations of both, soldiers and their weapons. Great book for Napoleonic collectors. Hard Cover. 104 pages. Only few copies available.

POLISH TITLE: "Pierwszy Pulk Szwolezerow Gwardii Cesarskiej 1807-1815".

"The Army of the Grand Duchy of Warsaw, Generals"

Price: $30

Inventory # plb_0018

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 DESCRIPTION: In Polish language with English summary and captions. Lavishly illustrated. Excellent presentation of uniforms, weapons and military equipment of the Napoleonic period. Recommended to Napoleonic collectors. High quality color drawings. Beautiful book. Hard Cover. 181 pages.

POLISH TITLE: "Wojsko Ksiestwa Warszawskiego, Generalicja i Sztaby".

"Polish Military Equipment"

Price: $20

Inventory # plb_0016

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DESCRIPTION: In English and Polish languages. Prepared by the General Command of Polish Army. Very useful book presenting currently used Polish Army weapon systems. Hundreds of good quality color photographs of rifles, handguns, guns, tanks, aircraft, ships, etc. Very detailed technical description of each item. Great book. New. Hard Cover. 272 pages.

POLISH TITLE: "Technika Wojska Polskiego".

"Antique Arms and Armor No.16"

Price: $10

Inventory # plb_0015

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DESCRIPTION: Polish language magazine published by Antique Arms and Armor Association in Katowice, Poland. Contents: "Markings on the Polish Edged Weapons 1918-1939" ( a must for Polish bayonet and sword collector!), "Wheellock", "Symbols on Polish Military Czapka". Many color and black and white photographs and drawings. New. Paperback. 60 pages.

POLISH TITLE: "Dawna Bron i Barwa Nr.16".

"Old Hunting Weapons" 

By Aleksander Czerwinski

Price: $15

Inventory # plb_0013

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DESCRIPTION: In Polish language. Hundreds of high quality color photographs of hunting weapons from the collection of Polish Army Museum in Warsaw, Poland. Very unique book presenting both, hunting firearms and hunting edged weapons(!) from 16th to early 20th Century. You do not have to read Polish to like this book. Quality publication. New. Hard Cover. 184 pages.

POLISH TITLE: "Dawna Bron Mysliwska".

"Parachute Badges"

By Islam Musa Czachorski

Price: $10

Inventory # plb_0059

DESCRIPTION: In English and Polish languages. Paratroopers badges of Central Europe and Post Soviet Republics since 1990 (Polish, Czech, Slovak, Hungarian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Estonian, Belarussian, Russian, Ukrainian, Moldovian, Romanian, Macedonian, Kirghyz, Uzbek, Kazakh, Mongolian). About 260 color pictures and drawings. New. Soft Cover. 44 pages.

POLISH TITLE: "Odznaki Spadochroniarzy".

"Kriegsmarine 1933-1939"

By Witold Glebowicz

Price: $10

Inventory # plb_0007

Pictures:

DESCRIPTION: In Polish language. Good presentation of uniforms and equipment of German Navy. 48 pages, many color pictures and black and white photographs. Soft cover. New.

"Afrika Korps"

By Janusz Ledwoch

Price: $10

Inventory # plb_0006

Pictures:

DESCRIPTION: In Polish language. Good presentation of uniforms and equipment of German forces in Africa in World War Two. 110 pages, many color pictures and black and white photographs. Very good reference book. Soft cover. New.

"Marna 1914"

By Jacek Solarz

Price: $10

Inventory # plb_0005

Pictures:

DESCRIPTION: In Polish language. Presentation of participants in one of the biggest battle of World War One. 52 pages, many color pictures and black and white photographs. Soft cover. New.

"Red Devils, Arnhem 1944"

By Janusz Ledwoch and Jacek Solarz

Price: $10

Inventory # plb_0004

Pictures:

DESCRIPTION: In Polish language. The story of one of the biggest parachuting operations in World War Two. 62 pages, many color pictures and black and white photographs. Soft cover. New.

"Fortress Kolobrzeg"

By Hieronim Kroczynski

Price: $10

Inventory # plb_0003

Pictures:

DESCRIPTION: In Polish language, with German subtitles under all photographs and drawings. The story of Polish and German fortress Kolobrzeg (German: Kolberg) from 11th to 20th Century. Very nice color pictures of Polish, German, French and Russian soldiers that at one time occupied or besieged the fortress. Many black and white photographs. 120 pages. Soft cover. New.

POLISH TITLE: "Twierdza Kolobrzeg".

"Air Force Uniforms - Poland"

By Andrzej Galazka

Price: $15

Inventory # plb_0002

Pictures:

DESCRIPTION: In Polish language, with English subtitles under all photographs and drawings. Very detailed presentation of Polish Air Force uniforms, symbols, badges and ranks. Very nice color pictures of Polish airmen from 1919 to 1990-s. Many line drawings. 144 pages. Hard cover. New.

POLISH TITLE: "Mundury Lotnicze - Polska".

"Jet Bomber Airplane Il-28"

By Jerzy Swidzinski

Price: $5

Inventory # plb_0045

DESCRIPTION: In Polish language. Presentation of the Soviet jet bomber. Interesting information about aircraft used by Polish Air Force. Technical characteristics. Different models and variation. Many color pictures and b&w photographs and drawings. Used, in fine condition. Paperback. 16 pages. Polish TBiU series no. 47.

POLISH TITLE: "Odrzutowy Samolot Bombowy Il-28".

"Fighter Airplane AVIA B. 534"

By Krzysztof Cieslak

Price: $5

Inventory # plb_0043

DESCRIPTION: In Polish language. Presentation of the Czechoslovak World War Two fighter aircraft. Technical characteristics. Different models and variation. Many color pictures and b&w photographs and drawings. Used, in fine condition. Paperback. 16 pages. Polish TBiU series no.34. 

POLISH TITLE: "Samolot Mysliwski AVIA B. 534".

"Fighter Airplane I-153"

By Tomasz J. Kowalski

Price: $5

Inventory # plb_0042

DESCRIPTION: In Polish language. Presentation of the Soviet World War Two fighter aircraft. Technical characteristics. Different models and variation. Many color pictures and b&w photographs and drawings. Used, in fine condition. Paperback. 16 pages. Polish TBiU series no.88.

POLISH TITLE: "Samolot Mysliwski I-153".

"Fighter Airplane I-16"

By Tomasz J. Kowalski

Price: $5

Inventory # plb_0041

DESCRIPTION: In Polish language. Presentation of the Soviet World War Two fighter aircraft. Technical characteristics. Different models and variation. Many color pictures and b&w photographs and drawings. Used, in fine condition. Paperback. 16 pages. Polish TBiU series no. 48.

POLISH TITLE: "Samolot Mysliwski I-16".

 "Jet Fighter MIG-15"

By Jerzy Domanski

Price: $5

Inventory # plb_0039

DESCRIPTION: In Polish language. Presentation of the famous Soviet jet fighter. Interesting information about aircraft used by Polish Air Force. Technical characteristics. Different models and variation. Many color pictures and b&w photographs and drawings. Used, in fine condition. Paperback. 16 pages. Polish TBiU series no.17.

POLISH TITLE: "Samolot Mysliwski MiG-15".

"Fighter Airplane SPAD VII -XIII"

By Wieslaw Baczkowski

Price: $5

Inventory # plb_0038

Pictures:

DESCRIPTION: In Polish language. Presentation of the famous World War One fighter aircraft. Interesting information about aircraft used by Polish Air Force in 1920-s. Technical characteristics. Different models and variation. Many color pictures and b&w photographs and drawings. New. Paperback. 16 pages. Polish TBiU series no.114.

POLISH TITLE: "Samolot Mysliwski SPAD VII-XIII".

Russian Books

Title, Author, Price, Number & Pictures

Description & Condition

"Armoury Chamber of the Russian Tsars. One Hundred Items from the Collection of the Russian Emperors"

By V. Polushkina (ed.)

Price: $175

Inventory # rub_0066

Pictures:

DESCRIPTION: In English and Russian languages. The best examples of arms and armor from the tsar armory. Standard reference book on the subject. Hundreds of quality color illustrations. Beautiful photographs of highly decorated black powder rifles, armor and edged weapons. A good book for anyone interested in antique firearms and edged weapons of Imperial Russia. Used in excellent+ condition. Hard cover with a dust jacket. 407 pages. Published in St. Petersburg in 2002. Dimensions: 11.75 x 9 inch.

"Fine Arms from Tula. 18th and 19th Centuries"

By V. Mavrodin (ed.)

Price: $145

Inventory # rub_0065

Pictures:

DESCRIPTION: In English language. Great book on high-grade Tula manufactured firearms and edged weapons. Standard reference book on the subject. Hundreds of quality color illustrations. Beautiful photographs of highly decorated black powder rifles, revolvers and edged weapons manufactured by the best Tula craftsmen. A good book for anyone interested in antique firearms and edged weapons of Imperial Russia. Used in excellent condition. Hard cover with a dust jacket. 137 pages. Published in Leningrad, USSR in 1977. Dimensions: 12.50 x 9.5 inch.

"The Gold Shining Steel. The Zlotoust High-Grade Edged Weapons from the Time of Tsars"

By J. Miller

Price: $175

Inventory # rub_0064

Pictures:

DESCRIPTION: In German language. Great book on the high-grade Zlotoust manufactured edged weapons. Standard reference book on the subject. Hundreds of very high quality color illustrations. Beautiful photographs of high-grade edged weapons manufactured by the best Zlotoust craftsmen. Used in excellent+ condition. Hard cover. 159 pages. Published in Munster, Germany in 2000. Dimensions: 11.5 x 7.75 inch.

GERMAN TITLE: "Stahl Glanz Gold. Zlatouster Prunk-Klingen aus der Zarenzeit".

"Masterpieces of Tula Gun-Makers"

By V. Berman (ed.)

Price: $125

Inventory # rub_0063

Pictures:

DESCRIPTION: In English language. Great book on high-grade Tula manufactured firearms. Standard reference book on the subject. Hundreds of quality color illustrations. Beautiful photographs of highly decorated black powder rifles, revolvers and edged weapons manufactured by the best Tula craftsmen. Used in excellent+ condition. Hard cover. 143 pages. Published in Moscow, USSR in 1981. Dimensions: 10.25 x 7.75 inch.

"History of the Soviet Firearms and Cartridges"

By D.N. Bolotin

Price: $75

Inventory # rub_0055

DESCRIPTION: In Russian language. One of the best book on Soviet firearms and cartridges. Standard reference book on the subject. Very detailed presentation of the development of Soviet firearms and ammunition. Many black and white photographs. Used in excellent condition. Hard cover. 304 pages. Published in Russia in 1995. Dimensions: 11.5 x 9 inch.

"Pistols and Revolvers"

By M. Petrovskiy

Price: $25

Inventory # rub_0054

DESCRIPTION: In Russian language. Basic presentation of the development of handguns, from the the oldest wheellock pistols to the contemporary semi-auto pistols. Some submachine guns. Many color illustrations. Used in excellent condition. Soft cover. 61 pages. Published in Moscow, Russia in 1995. Dimensions: 10.5 x 8 inch.

"Cossack Armies of the Russian Empire"

By O. Agafonov

Price: $120

Inventory # rub_0053

DESCRIPTION: In Russian language. The best book on Russian Cossacks ever published. Standard reference book on the subject. Uniforms, accessories, edged weapons and firearms are covered. Very unique presentation of different Cossack armies and their organization in Russia. Hundreds of quality color illustrations. Used in excellent condition. Hard cover with a dust jacket. 557 pages. Published in Moscow, Russia in 1995. Dimensions: 10.5 x 7 inch.

"The Orders of Russia"

By V.A. Durov

Price: $45

Inventory # rub_0052

DESCRIPTION: In Russian and English languages. Very good presentation of Russian orders, military awards, medals, presentation swords and other items that were traditionally used as awards in Russia. Many color photographs. Some color photographs of presentation swords and daggers. Very good reference book for Russian order collector. Used in excellent condition. Hard Cover. 160 pages. Published in Moscow, Russia in 1993. Dimensions: 11 x 8.75 inch.

"Russian and Soviet Military Awards"

By V.A. Durov

Price: $30

Inventory # rub_0051

DESCRIPTION: In Russian and English languages. Very unique presentation of military awards, medals, presentation swords and other items that were traditionally used as awards in Russia. Hundreds of quality color photographs. Some color photographs of presentation swords and daggers. Very good reference book for Russian medal collector. Used in fine condition. Soft cover. 104 pages. Published in Russia in 1990. Dimensions: 9.5 x 7.5 inch.

"World War Two 1939-1945, The Wehrmacht Infantry"

By S. Drobiazko and I. Savchenkov

Price: $15

Inventory # rub_0026

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DESCRIPTION: In Russian language. Infantry units in the Nazi Wehrmacht. Uniforms, colors and weapons. 48 pages. Many high quality full-page color pictures and black and white photographs. New. Hard cover. Highly recommended. Published by AST in Moscow in 2000. Dimensions: 10.5 x 8 inch. Russian Military-Historical Series "Soldier".

"Ancient Weapons from the Collection of the State History Museum, Moscow"

Price: $40

Inventory # rub_0023

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DESCRIPTION: One of the best Russian books on arms and armor in English and Russian languages. Very high quality photographs of swords, firearms and armor from 17th to 19th century. State History Museum collection of arms and armor is not as well known as other Russian museums collections. Both European and Oriental weapons are presented. 144 pages. Used, in fine condition. Hard cover. Complete with dust cover. Highly recommended to sword collector! Out of print, published in Moscow in 1993.

"Masterpieces of Russian Hunting Arms from the State Hermitage Museum St. Petersburg"

By Dr. Jurij A. Miller

Price: $20

Inventory # rub_0022

Pictures:

DESCRIPTION: Very high quality Danish book in English language. Hundreds of beautiful color photographs of hunting weapons from the famous Russian collection. Very unique book presenting both, hunting firearms and hunting edged weapons from 17th to early 19th Century (great hunting kindjals!). Fantastic pictures of both, European and Oriental hunting weapons. Pictures of many scarce Russian guns. New. Highly recommended. Hard Cover. Scarce book published by DEVANTIER in Denmark in 1996. Out of print. 144 pages.

"World War One 1914-1918, Russian Imperial Guard Cavalry"

By A. Deryabin and I. Dzys

Price: $15

Inventory # rub_0020

Pictures:

DESCRIPTION: In Russian language. The Russian imperial guard cavalry in the First World War, their uniforms, colors and weapons. 48 pages. Many high quality full-page color pictures and black and white photographs. New. Hard cover. Highly recommended. You do not have to speak Russian to enjoy beautiful color drawings of Russian cavalrymen! Published by AST in Moscow in 2000. Dimensions: 10.5 x 8 inch. Russian Military-Historical Series "Soldier".

"Civil War in Russia 1917-1922, The Foreign Interventionist Armies"

By A. Deryabin and I. Dzys

Price: $15

Inventory # rub_0019

Pictures:

DESCRIPTION: In Russian language. The foreign interventionist armies and their operations in Russia during the Civil War, their uniforms, colors and weapons. The book presents armies of Austro-Hungary, Canada, China, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, Poland, Romania, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the USA. 48 pages. Many high quality full-page color pictures and black and white photographs. New. Hard cover. Highly recommended. Published by AST in Moscow in 1998. Dimensions: 10.5 x 8 inch. Russian Military-Historical Series "Soldier".

"Patches and Shevrons of Russian Armed Forces"

By G.L. Plotkin and A.B. Stepanov.

Price: $5

Inventory # rub_0015

Pictures:

DESCRIPTION: In English and Russian languages. Hundreds of Russian military badges. Good quality black and white drawings and photographs. Russian series "Shevron" No.3. New. Paperback. 50 pages.

"Civil War in Russia 1917-1922, White Armies"

By A. Deryabin and P. Palasios-Fernandes

Price: $15

Inventory # rub_0004

Pictures:

DESCRIPTION: In Russian language. Very unique presentation of the White Armies, their uniforms, colors and weapons. 48 pages. Many high quality full-page color pictures and black and white photographs. New. Hard cover. Highly recommended. Published by AST in Moscow in 1998. Dimensions: 10.5 x 8 inch. Russian Military-Historical Series "Soldier".

"Civil War in Russia 1917-1922, The Red Army"

By A. Deryabin and P. Palasios-Fernandes

Price: $15

Inventory # rub_0003

Pictures:

DESCRIPTION: In Russian language. The Bolsheviks in the Civil War, their uniforms, colors and weapons. 48 pages. Many high quality full-page color pictures and black and white photographs. New. Hard cover. Highly recommended. Published by AST in Moscow in 1998. Dimensions: 10.5 x 8 inch. Russian Military-Historical Series "Soldier".

"Civil War in Russia 1917-1922, Non-Russian Armies"

By A. Deryabin and P. Palasios-Fernandes

Price: $15

Inventory # rub_0002

Pictures:

DESCRIPTION: In Russian language. Latvians, Estonians, Lithuanians, Belorussians, Ukrainians, Azaris, Georgians, Czechs, Slovaks and Poles in the Russian Civil War. Uniforms, colors and weapons. 48 pages. Many high quality full-page color pictures and black and white photographs. New. Hard cover. Very unique book. Highly recommended. Published by AST in Moscow in 1998. Dimensions: 10.5 x 8 inch. Russian Military-Historical Series "Soldier".

Swiss Books

Title, Author, Price, Number & Pictures

Description & Condition

"Swiss Pistols and Revolvers from 1720"

By Kriss Reinhart & Jurg A. Meier

Price: $145

Inventory # swb_0011

DESCRIPTION: In German language. Standard reference book for collectors of Swiss firearms. Many high quality black and white illustrations of different Swiss handguns, including flintlock, percussion and pinfire pistols, military center fire and rim fire versions of revolvers, flareguns, semi-autos, prototypes and trial versions. Nice presentation of Swiss military holsters. Hard cover with a dust jacket. 264 pages. Used in very good condition. Out of print. Published by Verlag Stocker-Schmid AG, Switzerland in 1998. One copy only! Out of print. Dimensions: 12 x 9.5 inches.

SWISS TITLE: ""Pistolen und Revolver der Schweiz seit 1720""

US Books

Title, Author, Price, Number & Pictures

Description & Condition

"The Pleasure of Guns. The Intricate and Beautiful Work of Famous Gunsmiths"

By Joseph G. Rosa & Robin May

Price: $30

Inventory # usb_0082

Pictures:

DESCRIPTION:  Good book for a beginning gun collector. The book is illustrated with many color photographs. Used, in fine condition. Hard cover with a dust jacket. 96 pages. Published by Octopus Books in 1974. Dimensions: 13 x 9.75 inches.

"The World's Great Rifles"

By Roger Ford

Price: $35

Inventory # usb_0081

Pictures:

DESCRIPTION: Another classic gun collector book. From the legendary 18th century rifles to the current issue military rifles. Illustrated. Many color photographs of collectible firearms. Used, in fine condition. Hard cover with a dust jacket. 176 pages. Dimensions: 12 x 9.5 inches. Published by Barnes & Noble Books in New York in 1998.

"Antique Guns and Gun Collecting"

By Frederick Wilkinson

Price: $30

Inventory # usb_0080

Pictures:

DESCRIPTION:  Great guide book for a gun collector. The book is illustrated with 32 color plates and 64 black and white illustrations. Used, in fine condition. Hard cover with a dust jacket. 96 pages. Published by Hamlyn in 1974. Dimensions: 11.5 x 8.75 inches.

"Guns of the Reich. Firearms of the German Forces, 1939-1945"

Edited by George Markham

Price: $50

Inventory # usb_0034

Pictures:

DESCRIPTION:  Standard reference book on German firearms of the World War Two era. The book covers both, German and captured firearms. Hundreds of quality black and white pictures and drawings of guns and accessories. Used, in excellent condition. Hard cover with dust jacket. 176 pages. Dimensions: 11.50 x 9 inches. Published by Arms and Armour Press in 1989.

"The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Firearms"

By Ian V. Hogg

Price: $40

Inventory # usb_0076

DESCRIPTION:  Military and civilian firearms from the beginnings to the present day. An A-Z directory of firearms and makers from 1830. Description of thousand of weapons, including pistols, revolvers, rifles, machine guns, etc. Information about how the firearms are built, and how they operate. Hundreds of black and white photographs of weapons. Some color photographs. Used, in fine condition. Hard cover with dust jacket. 320 pages. Published by New Burliongton Books in 1986. Dimensions: 12 x 9 inches.

"German Pistols and Holsters 1934-1945, Volume I and II"

By Lt. Col. Robert D. Whittington

Price: $195

Inventory # usb_0074

DESCRIPTION:  Standard reference book on Nazi pistols and holsters. Complete set of two volumes. This is probably the best book on the subject! The volumes cover all the Nazi pistols and holsters. Volume One, "German Pistols and Holsters 1934/1945, Military - Police - NSDAP, Volume I", 224 pages, fifth printing, 1991, dimensions: 9.50 x 6.25 inches. Volume Two, "German Pistols and Holsters 1934-1945, Volume II", 312 pages, first printing, 1989, dimensions: 10.25 x 7.25 inches. Both volumes are hardbound and in excellent+ condition. Hundreds of quality black and white pictures of pistols and holsters. Shipping in the USA is $6 (2 volumes).

"The German Sniper 1914-1945"

By Peter R. Senich

Price: $50

Inventory # usb_0070

DESCRIPTION:  Standard reference book on German snipers of the World War One & Two era. The book covers all the variations of German snipers. Hundreds of quality black and white pictures of guns and accessories. Used, in excellent+ condition. Hard cover with dust jacket. 445 pages. Dimensions: 11.50 x 9 inches. First edition. Published by Palladin press in Boulder, Colorado in 1982.

"Backbone of the Wehrmacht, Volume I, The German K98k Rifle, 1934 - 1945"

By Richard D. Law

Price: $65

Inventory # usb_0069

DESCRIPTION:  Standard reference book on German K98k rifle of the World War Two era. 1993 author's revised edition. This is probably the best book on the subject! The book covers all the variations of K98k rifles. Hundreds of quality black and white pictures of guns, markings, parts and accessories. Used, in excellent+ condition. Hard cover with dust jacket. 367 pages. Dimensions: 11.50 x 9 inches. Published by Collector Grade Publications in Cobourg, Ontario, Canada in 1991.

"Frontier Pistols and Revolvers"

By Dominique Venner

Price: $30

Inventory # usb_0068

DESCRIPTION:  Great book on pistols and revolvers of the West. Beautifully illustrated book with hundreds of high quality color photograph. Used, in fine condition. Hard cover with dust jacket. 141 pages. Published by Chartwell Books in 1996. Dimensions: 12 x 9.75 inches.

"Military Small Arms"

By Graham Smith (ed.)

Price: $30

Inventory # usb_0067

DESCRIPTION:  300 years of soldier's firearms. Beautifully illustrated book with hundreds of high quality color photograph. Used, in fine condition. Hard cover with dust jacket. 240 pages. Published by Salamander Books in 1994. Dimensions: 12.25 x 8.75 inches.

"Brassey's Infantry Weapons of the World 1959-1975"

By J.I.H. Owen (ed.)

Price: $30

Inventory # usb_0066

DESCRIPTION:  Description of 415 weapons, including rockets and grenades, with illustrations, plans, how they're built, and how they operate. Hundreds of of examples of infantry weapons are presented. Hundreds of black and white photographs of weapons. Used, in fine condition. Hard cover with dust jacket. 323 pages. Published by Bonanza Books in New York in 1975. Dimensions: 12.25 x 9.25 inches.

"Arms and Armour"

By Vesey Norman

Price: $30

Inventory # usb_0065

DESCRIPTION:  Another classic arms and armour book. Hundreds of of examples of armour and edged weapons are presented. Many black and white and color photographs of swords and armour. Used, in fine condition. Hard cover with dust jacket. 96 pages. Published by Octopus Books in 1972. Dimensions: 10 x 8.25 inches.

"The Age of Firearms. A Pictorial History"

By Robert Held

Price: $30

Inventory # usb_0064

DESCRIPTION:  Classic gun collector book. A pictorial history from the invention of gunpowder to the advent of the modern breechloader. Many antique guns are presented. Mainly about wheellock, flintlock and percussion guns. Some cartridge guns. Many black and white photographs of collectible firearms. Some line drawings of accessories and parts. Used, in very good condition. Soft cover. 192 pages. Published by the Gun Digest Company in Northfield, illinois in 1970. Dimensions: 12 x 9 inches.

"Antique Firearms"

By Frederick Wilkinson

Price: $30

Inventory # usb_0062

DESCRIPTION:  Another classic gun collector book. Hundreds of antique guns are presented. Flintlock, percussion and cartridge guns. Hundreds of black and white photographs of collectible firearms. Used, in fine condition. Hard cover with dust jacket. 256 pages. Published by Doubleday & Company, Inc. in Garden City, New York in 1969. Dimensions: 9.5 x 7 inches.

"Standard Catalog of Military Firearms. The Collector's Price & Reference Guide 1870 to Present"

By Ned Schwing

Price: $30

Inventory # usb_0061

DESCRIPTION: Practical, easy-to-use book for military firearms collectors, shooters, gun show buyers and history buffs. Country by country presentation and pricing of military firearms. Two thousand firearms are listed. Fifteen thousand real-world prices. Thousand of photos for easy identification. Soft cover. Used, in excellent condition. 350 pages. Publisher: Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, 2001. Dimensions: 11 x 8.5 inches.

"The K98k Rifle"

By G.de Vries & B.J. Martens

Price: $45

Inventory # usb_0060

DESCRIPTION:  Good reference book on German K98k rifles of the World War Two era. The book covers the basic variations of K98k rifles. Hundreds of very high quality black and white pictures of German soldiers with K98k rifles. Used, in excellent condition. Hard cover with dust jacket. 152 pages. Dimensions: 9 x 9 inches. Published by Special Interest Publicaties BV in Arnhem, Holland in 2000.

"Lugers at Random"

By Charles Kenyon, Jr.

Price: $85

Inventory # usb_0059

DESCRIPTION:  The standard reference book on Luger pistols. Revised format edition. Identification of Luger models, including carbines. Luger accessories. Detailed descriptions with full page pictures. Many black and white photographs of pistols and holsters. Used, in fine condition. Hard cover with a dust jacket. 416 pages. Dimensions: 11.5 x 9 inches. Published by Handgun Press, Glenview, Illinois in 1990.

"Luger Tips"

By Michael Reese II

Price: $75

Inventory # usb_0058

DESCRIPTION:  The standard reference book on the subject. Revised edition. Borchardt, commercial, DWM & Swiss models. Martz Lugers. With Luger values by Ralph Shattuck. Identification and pricing of Luger models, including early variations. Luger accessories. Many black and white photographs of pistols and holsters. Used, in fine condition. Soft cover. 120 pages. Dimensions: 11 x 8.75 inches. Published by Pioneer Press, Union City, Tennessee, in 2001.

"The Collecting of Guns"

By James E. Serven (ed.)

Price: $30

Inventory # usb_0052

DESCRIPTION: Another classic gun collector book. Thirty three outstanding articles on guns by the leading American historians and experts. Illustrated. Many black and white photographs of collectible firearms. Many guns are presented: Sharps, Winchesters, Derringers, Smith & Wessons, Confederate firearms and others. Out of print for many years. Used, in very good condition. Hard cover with dust jacket. 272 pages. Dimensions: 11.25 x 9 inches. Published by Bonanza Books in New York in 1964.

"The World's Submachine Guns (Machine Pistols), Volume I, Developments from 1915-1963"

By Thomas B. Nelson with the assistance of Hans B. Lockhoven

Price: $75

Inventory # usb_0051

DESCRIPTION: Thorough study of the design and development of the machine pistols. The book describes over 300 firearms. With technical guide in twenty languages. Illustrated. Many black and white photographs of firearms. Revised edition. Hard cover with dust jacket. Used, in excellent+ condition. 739 pages. Publisher: Chesa Ltd., 1986. Language: English. Dimensions: 11.5 x 9 inches.

"Son of Liberty Thaddeus Kosciuszko"

By David J. Abodaher and Edward J. Piszek

Price: $20

Inventory # usb_0041

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DESCRIPTION:  The life of Thadddeus Kosciuszko. Some black & white pictures. Used, in excellent condition. Hard cover with dust jacket. 192 pages. Dimensions: 8.5 x 6 inches. Published by Copernicus Society of America.

"Thaddeus Kosciuszko and His Home in Philadelphia"

Price: $12

Inventory # usb_0040

Pictures:

DESCRIPTION:  Booklet about Kosciuszko's home in Philadelphia. Many color and black & white pictures. Used, in excellent condition. Soft cover. 32 pages. Dimensions: 9 x 6 inches. Published by Copernicus Society of America in 1976.

"The International Arms Review"

Price: $35

Inventory # usb_0032

Pictures:

DESCRIPTION:  The classic gun collector book. Forty outstanding articles on guns and swords by the leading international historians and experts. Many black and white photographs of collectible firearms and swords. Many guns are presented: Gew.88, Dreyse needle gun, Luger, Werder, Zig-Zag Mauser revolver, Lefaucheux, Broomhandle Mauser pistol, FG42, Schwarzlose pistol, Guedes, Kammerlader, Nagant, SKS and others. Out of print for many years. Used, in very good condition. Soft cover. 300 pages. Dimensions: 10 x 8 inches. Published by Jolex Publication in New Jersey.

"Complete Book of Firearms"

By Sergio Masini and Gian Rodolfo Rotasso

Price: $40

Inventory # usb_0022

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DESCRIPTION: Thorough study of the origin, design and development of the gun. The book describes many unique firearms (especially: European military firearms!). Illustrated. Many quality color, and black and white photographs of firearms. Hard cover with dust jacket. Used, in very good condition. 288 pages. Publisher: Portland House, New York, 1988. Language: English. ISBN: 0-517-66947-1. Dimensions: 11.5 x 10 inches.

"Early American Ironware. Cast and Wrought"

By Henry J.Kauffman

Price: $25

Inventory # usb_0015

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DESCRIPTION: Standard reference book on early American ironware. The crafts of the blacksmith, whitesmith, tinsmith, farrier, cutler, locksmith, gunsmith and other. Great book for collector of American ironware! Many black & white pictures. Used, in fine condition. Hard cover with dust jacket. 166 pages. Published in 1966. Out of print. Only one copy available.

"Revolving Arms"

By A.W.F. Taylerson

Price: $40

Inventory # usb_0004

Pictures:

DESCRIPTION: Standard reference book on revolvers. Many quality black and white photographs of revolvers. Used, in excellent condition. Hard Cover. No dust cover. 123 pages. Published in 1967, out of print for many years.

"1890 Maynard Rifle Catalog"

Price: $4

Inventory # usb_0002

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DESCRIPTION: Quality reproduction of the last Maynard Catalog issued by the Massachusetts Arms Company featuring the Maynard Models' One through Sixteen, and several other products. Original copies of the catalog are quite scarce and are considered very collectible. Many black and white drawings of Maynard rifles and ammo. Very good reference for Maynard collector. New. Soft Cover. Tan paper. 40 pages.

"1869 Brown Manufacturing Company Catalog"

Price: $4

Inventory # usb_0001

Pictures:

DESCRIPTION: Quality reproduction of the extremely rare catalog of Ballard rifle during its production in Massachusetts. Illustrated with several interesting line drawings which include the Ballard military and sporting rifles, the Brown bolt action rifle, the Southerner derringer, and the scarce rim fire reloading set that is practically unknown to many collectors. Very good reference for single-shot rifle collector. New. Soft Cover. Tan paper. 17 pages.

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