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gunsmith"s trade

by James B. Whisker

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Gunsmithing -- History.,
    • Gunsmiths -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [294]-318) and index.

      StatementJames B. Whisker.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTS535 .W445 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 325 p. ;
      Number of Pages325
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1704156M
      ISBN 100773494790
      LC Control Number92005337

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