The British Shotgun Volume Two 1871-1890 (v. 2)

By: I.M. Crudgington; D. J. Baker

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Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Book is very well preserved and from the reference section, little to no edge wear, dust jacket is wrapped in protective wrapper but has library markings. 250 pages with b/w photographs, line drawings, mechanical illustrations, ads, detail of firing mechanisms, patent drawings throughout, bibliography. Yellow cloth, spine titled in gilt. "In this second volume of a definitive work, Ian Crudgington and David Baker unravel the intricate story of the evolution and development of the British shotgun between 1870 and 1890". In Volume Two 1871 - 1890 - the authors continue to unravel the intricate and fascinating story of the evolution and development of the British shotgun. Chapters include: The lever-locked hammerless gun; The end of the hammer gun; The self-cocking hammerles gun; The barrel-cocking hammerless gun; the spring-cocked hammerless gun; the safety; The forend fastener; Multi-barrels and repeaters; Electrical ignition; Bizarre actions; The ejector; the choke-bore and other modifications to the internal form of the barrel; the increase in the popularity of shooting; Appendix shows a listing of the British shotgun patents 1871-1890.

Title: The British Shotgun Volume Two 1871-1890 (v. 2)

Author: I.M. Crudgington; D. J. Baker

Categories: Military/War,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Southhamton, Great Britain, Ashford: 1989

ISBN Number: 1852531339

ISBN Number 13: 9781852531331

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Military/War

Seller ID: 142326