Author:King, Peter (noye By D J Penn, Keeper of Weapons in the Imperial War Museum )( Holland and Holland related)

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The Shooting Field with Holland and Holland -by Peter King ( London Gun / Firearms Maker / Trade )

By: King, Peter (noye By D J Penn, Keeper of Weapons in the Imperial War Museum )( Holland and Holland related)

Price: $23.69

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Quiller Press, 1990, 1st Revised and Enlarged Edition, First Printing: 1990

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155934

ISBN: 1870948394

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-------------hardcover, about8 x 11.5 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, upper and fore edge of text block are gilt, gift inscription on front blank endpaper, 184 pages, colour and b&w photos and illustrations, ---"The Shooting Field tells the story of the London gun trade from the earliest days through the eyes of the most famous maker, Holland and Holland. Traveling to India with the Prince of Wales and on safari in Africa with Teddy Roosevelt, learn of the development of the double-barreled rifle, the breech-loading shotgun, and the cartridge"---, ---chapters inclu... View more info