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Old 13th October 2011, 05:54 PM   #2
Matchlock
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Hi Rick,

Here is a short selection of recommendable basic books on your subject of interest. Please search titles in online and antiquarian shops:

Hoff, Arne: Feuerwaffen, 2 vols., in German only

Hayward, J.F. The Art of the Gunmaker, 2 vols., 1962-3

Peterson, Harold L.: (The Book of) The Gun, 1962

Blackmore, Howard L.: Guns and Rifles of the World, 1965

Same author: Firearms, 1964

Blair, Claude: European & American Arms, 1962

Brooker, Robert: A Wheellock Collection: The Graz Armory, 2007


Enjoy reading,
Michael
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