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decoys & lures • firearms & ammo • fishing reels • knives & swords • baseball
Vintage Folk Art Fishing Lures and Tackle.
Jeff Kieny. Over 700 color photos and fascinating
text focused on vintage and contemporary folk
art lures, largely from the first half of the 20th
century. See lures by folk artists, fisherman
modified factory lures, folk art tackle, and con-
temporary artists. The text assesses an individual
lure’s quality, condition, authenticity, and value.
Size:81/2"x11"•718colorphotos•240pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3694-2•hardcover•$49.99
firearms & ammo
The English Revolver: A Collectors’ Guide
to the Guns, their History and Values.
George Prescott. Clearly and lucidly written to
give both the novice and experienced collector
the information they need to make informed
decisions about these increasingly popular
guns, this book includes those details which
make the difference between the real "find"
and a collector's nightmare.
Size:81/2"x11"•333colorphotos•Index•160pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4757-3•hardcover•$45.00
The Drilling.
Norbert Klups. This triple bar-
reled, “combination gun”, giving the flexibility
of shooting both shotgun and rifle cartridges
is designed for the hunter or survivalist. These
guns give the option of quickly choosing a
specific caliber enabling the hunter to be ready
for whatever comes out of the woods. Primarily
made by small manufacturers, many are highly
decorated. This is an essential reference for both
older and contemporary drillings and gives
instruction on using them.
Size:81/2"x11"•238 illustrations•232pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2749-0•hardcover•$49.95
Double Barrel.
Norbert Klups. The double-bar-
reled gun is an important tool for the passionate
big game hunter. The perfection of handiwork
in these clean-shooting guns is as compelling
as the spirit that emanates from the weapons.
This book examines the firearms and gives
instruction in their use and care. Many exam-
ples show detailed engraving, beautiful grain,
checkered stocks, and high finishes that make
double-barreled guns fascinating.
Size:81/2"x11"•272 illustrations•208pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2748-3•hardcover•$39.95
Double Action: Classic Revolvers for Target
Shooting, Hunting and Security.
Ulrich Schwab.
This reference book describes the most popular double
action revolvers in words and superb, high-quality
photographs, and documents their design, technology,
and how they shoot. It also what they can achieve in
precision shooting and discusses trigger pull weight
and groups.
Size:7"x10"•170photos•208pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4630-9•hardcover•$39.99
Webley Solid-Frame Revolvers: Nos. 1,
1 1/2, 2, Bull Dogs, and Pugs.
Joel Black,
Homer Ficken, & Frank Michaels. Over 800
photos and thorough text present British Webley
solid-frame, short-barreled revolvers, including
many previously unknown models. The Webley
No. 1, 1 1/2, and 2 revolvers are featured along
with the Tower Bull Dog, the Scott, Tranter
Bulldog, and the Greener No. 5. Cartridges,
cartridge boxes, and loading tools are included.
Size:9"x12"•814colorphotos•288pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3152-7•hardcover•$99.99
Webley Solid Frame Revolvers: Models RIC,
MP, and No. 5.
Joel Black, Joseph L. Davis, and
Roger G. Michaud. With over 1400 images and
comprehensivetext,thisbookprovidesnewresearch
ontheWebleyRIC,MP,andNo.5revolvers,revealing
examples never before seen in print. Includes new
informationonWebleyspurchasedbypoliceagencies
priortotheRICmodels.DisplaysWebleyloadingtools,
cartridges, cartridge boxes, the 1903 catalog, and
previouslyunknowncaliberofferings.
Size:9"x12"•1404color images•288pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3553-2•hardcover•$99.99
TheWhitneyNavyRevolver,1857-1866.
DanielE.
Williams,Jr.Areferenceforthemostfamousrevolver
manufacturedbyEliWhitney,Jr.duringthelate-1850s
and throughout theCivilWar, includinga thorough
description and photos of each model and type of
Whitney Navy revolver. In addition to serving as a
referencework, thisbookprovidesabriefhistoryof
the firearms development and marketing efforts of
Eli Whitney, Jr. along with extensive information on
theuseofhisrevolversbyboththeNorthandSouth
during theCivilWar.
Size:81/2"x11"•180+ images•112pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4249-3 •hardcover•$45.00
100 Years of Winchester Cartridge Boxes,
1856-1956.
Ray T. Giles & Daniel L. Shuey. 100
years of cartridge boxes from Winchester and
its predecessor companies, Volcanic Repeating
Arms Co., and New Haven Arms Co., including
all the calibers cataloged for every rifle model
from 1856 to 1956. Over 1,400 pictures, all in
full color, plus a Pricing Guide and a Rarity Guide.
Size:81/2"x11"•1,400colorphotos
Price and Rarity Guides • 352 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2541-8•hardcover•$69.95
fishing reels
Vintage Fishing Reels of Sweden.
Daniel
Skupien. Comprehensive guide to forty years of
collectible Swedish-made reels with background
information on every manufacturer and every
production model made between 1940 and
1980. It includes baitcasters, spinning, and fly
reels. Includes over 675 color photos, vintage
advertisements, and patent drawings, plus a
guide to current values.
Size:81/2"x11"•678colorphotos
Price Guide • 208 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1602-8•hardcover•$39.95
CollectibleFishingReels.
CarlCaiati.Thisbook
surveysbasicfly,casting,baitcasting,spinning,and
spincastingreelsproduced inAmericaandEurope
duringthenineteenthandtwentiethcenturies.Over
180photosanddrawingsdisplayreelsproducedby
J. C. Conroy & Company™, WilliamMills™, Julius
VonHofe™,andtheKentuckyreelsmithsB.F.Meek
&Sons™andB.C.Milam™.Currentmarketvalues
areprovided in tables.
Size:81/2"x11"•4color&184b/wphotos
PriceGuide•160pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1767-9•softcover•$29.95
knives & swords
TheHeritageofEnglishKnives.
DavidHayden-
Wright.ThepreeminentreferenceonantiqueEnglish
knives. Covers the history of Sheffield, directory of
19th century cutlers’ names, many types of knives
fromhumblepenknifetomagnificentexhibitionpieces.
HistoryoftheAmericanBowieknifeexplainedand
amplyillustrated.Sportsmen’spocketknives,farrier’s,
smoker’sandquillknives,andcuriositiesareincluded.
Size:9"x12"•301color+20b/wphotos• Index
•336pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2693-6•hardcover•$95.00
Antique Swords & Daggers.
Mircea Veleanu.
Edged weapons from Europe, America, the
MiddleEast,Asia,Japan,andAfrica, fromancient
times to the early 20th century. Learn to identify
the characteristics, historical uses, and current
values of these highly diverse antiques. Includes
information on terminology, evaluating age and
authenticity, and current values.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 1,290 color photos • Price
Guide•288pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2506-X•hardcover•$79.95
Weapons of Warriors: Famous An-
tiqueSwordsoftheNearEast.
Diehl/
Hampe/Föll/Ya
ş
ar. A photographic study
of the most renowned, prestigious, and
historical Arabic and Turkish swords from
the 12th through the 19th century. Every
swordisprofessionallyphotographed,with
correctcolorandmultipleangles,many in
lifesize.Appreciatetheskill,craftsmanship,
and artistry involved in the hand crafting
of theseweapons.
Size:113/4"x9"•over300colorphotos•352pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4116-8•hardcover•$99.99•
Schiffer LTD
The Fairbairn-Sykes Fighting Knife: Collecting
Britain's Most Iconic Dagger
. Wolfgang Peter-Mi-
chel. An insight into the development of 20th century’s
most influential military fighting knife and its historical
background, including the backgrounds of its inven-
tors, William Ewart Fairbairn and Eric Anthony Sykes,
unburdened of all the myths and legends that have
been woven around these two innovative men. It covers
not only the basic variations of the F-S knife but also
numerous other examples the collector may encounter.
Size:6"x9"•150+color&b/wphotos•112pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3763-5•hardcover•$59.99
Modern Knives in Combat.
Dietmar Pohl with
Carl Schulze. With the aid of authentic photos, this
book documents for the first time which knives,
bayonets and tools are actually carried in action
by the soldiers – U.S. Marines and other troops
from different countries. The unique photographs
that illustrate the book were taken in Afghanistan,
Iraq, and the Balkans. Dietmar Pohl provides a
detailed description of each of the eighty knives
that appear in the book, along with technical
specs and background information.
Size:7"x10"•120+colorphotos•192pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3766-6•hardcover•$39.99
Price Guide to Pocket Knives: 1890 - 1970.
Jacob N. Jarrett. Descriptions for 1850 pocket
knives include dimensions, model names, num-
bers and values on today’s markets. Manufactur-
er’s clear b/w catalog images from 1890 to 1970
are organized by makers for ease in finding them.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 1850 b/w drawings • Price
Guide/Index•264pp.
ISBN:978-0-8953-8024-1•softcover•$17.95
Keen Kutter Pocket Knives.
Alvin Sellens. A com-
plete listing for every Keen Kutter pocket knife shown in
Simmons Hardware Company catalogs since 1905. Over
1100 original Keen Kutter Catalog images including
Outing, Scouting and Cigar Cutter pocket knives; New
England Whalers, California Budding knives, Kattle,
Electrician, and Karpenter knives plus many more.
Catalog number, size, materials, & years of production.
Size:6"X9"•1163b&w illustrations
Price Guide • 224 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1894-2•softcover•$19.95
baseball
Baseball Collectibles.
Peter Capano. The
vast array of baseball collectibles is presented
in a convenient full color format. Here are cards,
games, Hartland statues, nodders, toys, dolls,
pennants, and many more items. All have current
values to aid the collector.
Size:9"x6"•over200colorphotos
Price Guide • 128 pp.
ISBN:0-88740-160-0•softcover•$14.95
Collectibles 101: Baseball.
Don Raycraft, RC
Raycraft, & Michael Raycraft. Insights on collect-
ing baseball uniforms, equipment, autographs,
Hartland statues, Ethan Allen All-Star Baseball,
and much more. Featured are contributions from
many collectors who share their love of the game
not only through their diverse collections, but
also with memories, anecdotes, and humor that
appeal to any baseball lover.
Size:81/2"x11"•500colorphotos
Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0759-2•softcover•$29.95
Baseball Treasures: Memorabilia from the
National Pastime.
Douglas Congdon-Martin
& John Kashmanian. Over a thousand of the finest
baseball antiques from the 19th and 20th century
presented in full color. They include ephemera, uni-
forms,autographs,advertising,souvenirs,equipment,
andmuchmore.Allareconciselydescribedandset
withinthehistoricalcontextofthegame.Acurrent
valueguide isprovided.
Size:9"x12"•1000+ items illustrated
ValueGuide•256pp.
ISBN:0-88740-492-8•hardcover•$59.95
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