Winchester ’73 & ’76: The First Repeating Centerfire Rifles :: David F. Butler soon to be presented for sale on the sparkling BookLovers of Bath web site!
New York: Winchester Press, 1970, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Black & white photographs; Graphs; Diagrams; Tables; Cutaways;
From the cover: The American Civil War marked a dramatic turning point in firearm design, generating suddenly the momentum for drastic change in the long evolution of firearms mechanisms. When the war started, muzzle-loading, single-shot rifles were used almost universally by the armies of the world, including both the Union and Confederate forces. Within two years, however, some Northern cavalry were armed with a 7-shot, l…
Very Good in Poor Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper worn at the edges and scuffed about the panels. The contents complete, clean and tight.
Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 95 pages. Bibliography. 9¼” x 6¾”.
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