Used – Rifles of Colonial America – Volume II – First Edition



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Condition: Very Good – 303 Pages

This Volume II of a two volume set is an extensive photographic study of American longrifles made in the pre-Revolutionary period. This volume contains 650 black and white pictures plus drawings. With over ten pictures of each rifle, a description and critical measurements, this is a “must have” for those studying the early baroque and rococo art and replicating a pre-Revolutionary longrifle.

Chapters are as follows:

  • Lehigh to Berks and Lebanon
  • York County
  • Rifles of Uncertain Origin
  • Rifles of the Southern Colonies
  • Rifles & Guns with Military Connections
  • New England
  • Hudson Valley Influences
  • When was the First American Rifle Made, Where was It Made and Who made It?
  • Lock, Stock & Barrel plus Furniture, or The Parts of a Rifle & Where They Came From in the Eighteenth Century
  • Art Forms on the Eighteenth Century American Rifle

Printed in 1980 – First Edition – 303 pages – Hard bound with dust cover. Condition: Very Good.


Author – George Shumway

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