The Pennsylvania-Kentucky Rifle :: Henry J. Kauffman soon to be presented for sale on the outstanding BookLovers of Bath web site!
Morgantown: Masthof Press, 2005, Paperback.
Includes: List of biographies; Black & white photographs (within the text); Facsimiles; Glossary;
From the cover: Among the great and interesting evolutions of firearms, one finds a rifle that was made in America by gunsmiths who migrated to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, from central Europe in the first half of the eighteenth century. They produced a superior rifle to take the place of those brought from the Old Country used primarily for big game hunting as well as for a weapon in the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War.
Craftsmanship was superb. The new arm had a long octagonal barrel with a smaller bore than was found in its European ancestor. It had a full stock made of maple wood, and in the butt end a cavi…
374 pages. Index. 10¾” x 8½”.
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