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1 Arsenal, Rock Island Ordnance Field Service Base Shop Data U. S. Rifle, Cal. .30, M1 & M1A1
Illinois Rock Island Arsenal 1943 PhotoCopy Only; First Impression Photocopy Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Photocopy only of the 1943 edition. Contains detailed drawing of dismantling and re-assemblying the M1 Garand as used in WWII. Prepared under the direction of the Chief of Ordnance. Since this is a photocopy of the original there may be variations in ink lightness or darkness. ; Drawings; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 17.97 USD
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Triggers, plain, double, simple set, bouble set, single set, Bill, Pryor Mt.
2 Bill, Pryor Mt. Triggers, plain, double, simple set, bouble set, single set
Author 1991 PhotoCopy Only; Photocopy Manila Folder or Binder Very Good with no dust jacket 
Photocopy only of rare booklet in a manila folder on building triggers with measurements and what appears to be exact scaled diagrams for building various triggers. These schematics appear to be for early flintlock and percussion type rifles. There is a page showing the various weapons that used set triggers including: Crossbow, Wheellock, Jaeger, Long Rifle including Kentucky, Plains Rifle, and Sporting Rifle. The specific schematics that has the measurements do not name the rifle, but measurements are given for the Single Set Trigger, the Double Set trigger, and illustrations of Double Trigger, Single set, and Compound Single Set. There is a page dedicated to the Hartford Sharps 1875 Sporting Rifle. The footnote at bottom of that page says "a later, very well made and designed set trigger, suitable for any black powder rifle with minor modifications". It is assumed that since many of the rifles made in the era of the rifles using these triggers may have been handmade thus fitting of the trigger sets were custom for many of the guns. This is a photocopy Only.; Illustrated; 4to 11" - 13" tall; PDF 
Price: 14.97 USD
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The United States Army Marksmanship Unit, Counter Sniper Guide, Dahl, Winston A.
3 Dahl, Winston A. The United States Army Marksmanship Unit, Counter Sniper Guide
Ft. Benning, Ga United States Army Shooting Team 1973 PhotoCopy Only; First Impression Manila folder or binder Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Photocopy only of the original publication from 1973 in clear presentation folder. This guide was issued to the United States Army Shooting Team. Chapter titles: Ammunition, Rifles, Sights, Noise and Muzzle flash, General. This publication was for a "trained individual who knowledge and skill fall within the dictionary description of sniper, who is referred to throughout this publication as a Countersniper". Scarce publication. ; US Army Shooting Team; Photographs, Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 22 pages 
Price: 9.97 USD
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TM9-1275 War Department Technical Manual  , M1, M1C and M1D (Sniper's)), Department, War
4 Department, War TM9-1275 War Department Technical Manual , M1, M1C and M1D (Sniper's))
Washington, D.C. United States Government Printing Office 1947 1st Edition Thus; First Impression Paperback Fair with no dust jacket 
1947 printing, not a reprint. Cover has heavy spotting contents clean. A few pages has spotting as does page edges. In archival quality sleeve. Handy book for Garand owners. Covers the rare M1D and M1C. Fully illustrated. ; Ordnance Maintenance U.S. Rifles, Cal. .30, M1, M1C (Sniper's; Photos and illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 104 pages 
Price: 16.97 USD
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Prisoners of the Mahdi   the story of the Mahdist revolt from the fall of Khartoum to the reconquest of the Sudan by Kitchener fourteen years later, Farwell, Byron
5 Farwell, Byron Prisoners of the Mahdi the story of the Mahdist revolt from the fall of Khartoum to the reconquest of the Sudan by Kitchener fourteen years later
Harper and Row 1967 1st U.S.Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Scarce first u.s. edition. n the Sudan less than one hundred years ago, spears triumphed over Remington rifles and even machine guns, at least for a while."" This is the story of a native uprising, led by a man born Mohammed Ahmed but known as El Mahdi, the messiah, who seized the Sudan from the English. El Mahdi, with his twin program of hating the foreigner and pursuing ""the Way,"" united the Sudanese and created the first independent African nation. (Kirkus); 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 356 pages 
Price: 14.97 USD
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The Red Runners A sequel to The Cazanova Treasure (Author Signed), Hawkins, Seckatary
6 Hawkins, Seckatary The Red Runners A sequel to The Cazanova Treasure (Author Signed)
Cincinnati Robert F. Schulkers 1926 Later Printing; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Poor dust jacket Illustrated by Carll B Williams Signed by Author
Published by Author. Inscribed With all good wishes, signed Seckatary Hawkins. Dust has staining and chips, now in mylar dust cover. Book in very good condition with minor edge wear an stored in an archival slipcase. Very Rare inscribed copy. Seckatary Hawkins is the fictional lead character of a series of children's novels authored by Robert F. Schulkers. The eleven novels were first published between 1921 and 1932, although many appeared first in serialized form in The Cincinnati Enquirer and hundreds of other newspapers around the country. The eleven novels are Stoner's Boy, Seckatary Hawkins in Cuba, The Red Runners, The Gray Ghost, Stormie the Dog Stealer, Knights of the Square Table, Ching Toy, The Chinese Coin, The Yellow Y, Herman the Fiddler, and The Ghost of Lake Tapaho.Schulkers further popularized the series through a nationally syndicated NBC radio broadcast from Chicago and an extensive number of Seckatary Hawkins clubs in larger metropolitan areas. The official club name was "The Fair and Square Club". The club slogan was "A quitter never wins and a winner never quits". Except for Seckatary Hawkins in Cuba and The Ghost of Lake Tapaho, the setting was a river bank that was a composite based on Schulker's familiarity with segments of the Ohio River, the Licking River, and the Kentucky River. Seckatary Hawkins, a fat boy with a cowlick, recorded daily minutes of the adventures of a remarkably organized group of boys. The group of ten or so boys (some boys rotated in and out of the club) had their own club house on the river bank, complete with a stove for heat, a telephone, and even an organ for the required singing practice. Their enemies were formidable. Some had rifles, drove cars, and most were guilty of a number of felonious acts.While never the president of the club, Seckatary Hawkins was clearly the smartest member and the leader. He was regularly called upon by the books' few adult characters and many of the youthful ones to solve various mysteries and to keep the river bank safe. Most of their enemies in the end went home to their mothers or ended up in the school for bad boys. A few reformed during death scenes.Seckatary Hawkins has a small cadre of loyal followers still today who have, under the guidance of one of the author's grandsons, re-established a "Fair and Square" club.The author's books have always enjoyed an enthusiastic readership, the most notable Harper Lee, who mentions two of them in her classic To Kill a Mockingbird. Extremely rare. ; Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 336 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 299.97 USD
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Illustrated Catalogue of United States Cartridge Company's Collection of Firearms, Listed, No Author
7 Listed, No Author Illustrated Catalogue of United States Cartridge Company's Collection of Firearms
Lowell, Mass United States Cartridge Company 1903 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cover with gold lettering. Has bookplate in front otherwise clean and tight. "THe most complete collection in the United States (1903) embracing crossbow guns, match-locks, Wheel-locks, snaphaunce locks, flint-locks, percussion locks, muskets, rifles, carbines, revolvers and pistols used by the US Government and its opponents the French, Indian, Revolutionalry, Civil and Spanish American Wars...." Firearms for Defense Sport Study bookplate with signature of Jack W. Bickley in front. Rare. ; Photos, Plates; 140 pages 
Price: 19.97 USD
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The Rifle in America, With an Introduction By Julian S. Hatcher, Sharpe, Philip B.
8 Sharpe, Philip B. The Rifle in America, With an Introduction By Julian S. Hatcher
New York William Morrow & Co. 1938 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed "Greetings Mr. Shooter, Philip Sharpe". Red leather binding with gold print. Has former owners nam in front and bookplate otherwise very clean contents. This is a first edition. Very good scarce collectors grade copy of this book. No dust. Philip Burdette Sharp was born in Portland, Maine on 16 May 1903 to Elias and Jennie (Mabelmaylor Clark) Sharpe.He attended Portland University and in Oct 1928 married Lotta Marguerite Burby at Portsmouth, NH. In 1930. Phil and Marguerite (as she was known) divorced in 1936. Philip answered the call of his country at war and was sworn in as an ordnance officer serving in both the U.S. and European theater as a small arms expert analyzing small arms. He was also vice-president of the Outdoor Writers Association. He was a staff writer for the National Rifle Association in which he held a life membership. He was also a member of the Campfire Club of America. Most of his writing was on ballistics and other technical subjects, but he also had done some fiction writing.He conducted a business as an importer of rifles from Denmark, guns that had been designed to his specifications for cartridges developed by his own firm of Sharpe and Hart. Scarce signed copy.; Author Signed; Photographs, Illustrations; Signed by Author 
Price: 99.97 USD
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9 Tolosky, Edward A Description of U.S. Military Rifle Sights,
U.S. Ordnance Dept. 1971 PhotoCopy Only; First Impression Photocopy Very Good with no dust jacket 
A comprehensive work on the various sights for military rifles from the 1860's to the 1940's. THe purpose of this manual is to aid collectors and dealers in accurately determining a particular model of rifle, by the proper identification of the sight. Illustrated. Protective sleeve included. Cross references to Serial numbers and model designations, proof and inspection mark id, Id of both front and rear sights, etc. A must have for collectors. ; Drawings; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 117 pages 
Price: 14.97 USD
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The Brownsville Raid, Weaver, John D.
10 Weaver, John D. The Brownsville Raid
New York , NY W. W. Norton & Company Inc. 1970 0393054225 / 9780393054224 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Dust jacket has minor creases around edges, but now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover.Front inside corners of dust clipped by c3/4 inch, but not the price (7.95). Stated first edition. Has full number line (1234567890). Map end papers. Former owners name neatly written in front. Fully indexed. Contents clean with no underlining or highlighting. "Around midnight on August 13, 1906, shots rang out on the road between Brownsville, Texas, and Fort Brown, the old Army Garrison. Ten minutes later a young civilian lay dead, and angry white residents swarmed the streets, convinced their homes and community had been terrorized by the newly arrived black soldiers. Inside Fort Brown, the alarm was sounded. Soldiers leaped from their bunks and grabbed their rifles", thinking they were under attack by hostile white townspeople who had harrassed the black soldiers earlier. These events are considered the watershead for start of "black power" in America. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages 
Price: 14.97 USD
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