Guns & Gunmaking

For the gun enthusiast, we have a superb collection on British gunmakers including Holland & Holland, James Purdey & Sons and Boss & Co and for the German gun enthusiast – German Hunting Guns of the Golden Era.

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  1. In Pursuit of The Best Gun 1812-2012
    £75.00
    2016-09-29 00:00:00

    In Pursuit of The Best Gun: a bicentennial history of Westley Richards & Co 1812-2012 is a wide ranging and richly illustrated history of the oldest of the prestigious English gun making companies, containing over 400 stunning colour images and previously unseen archive material, it is essential reading for every gun and shooting enthusiast.

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  2. British Gunmakers of the 21st Century
    £40.00
    2018-11-05 00:00:00

    This book shows the great variety of guns and rifles on offer entirely built in Great Britain today and how British gunmakers still continue to lead the world in best quality guns and rifles.

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  3. The British Gunmakers Limited Edition Series

    Regular Price: £700.00

    Special Price £600.00

    SPECIAL OFFER buy the strictly Limited Edition British Gunmakers Series, Volumes One to Three for only £600

    Limited to only 100 copies they are fully bound in black leather with slip cases. All copies are signed and numbered by the author.

    British Gunmakers Volume One covers London. British Gunmakers Volume Two covers Birmingham, Edinburgh and the regions, whilst British Gunmakers Volume Three completes, what is without doubt, the most comprehensive reference series on British Gunmaking for collectors and shooting enthusiasts. 
     
    In British Gunmakers Volume Three - Index, appendices & additional London, Birmingham, Regional and Scottish records, Nigel Brown enlarges on the information in both previous volumes and includes additional and unique record research on a further 120 regional and 71 London gunmaking firms.
      
    These volumes are undoubtedly the best printed sources of historical information on their subject available anywhere in the world.

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  4. Checkering & Carving Gunstocks
    £29.95

    This guide to gunstock checkering covers virtually every basic pattern, tool and method and all the checkering types are presented in depth, as are carving patterns. Learn More
  5. Holland & Holland 'The Royal' Gunmaker
    £75.00

    This superb new edition brings the history of the firm right up to date, beautifully illustrated with new photographs included and new appendices added Learn More
  6. James Purdey & Sons
    £75.00

    This second edition celebrates Purdey's two hundred years of gunmaking from 1814 to 2014 Learn More
  7. The Perfect Shot II
    £55.00

    Completely revised and updated, Kevin 'Doctari' Robertson's bestselling book on shot placement for African game Learn More
  8. The Perfect Shot Mini Edition for Africa II
    £16.95
    2015-11-09 00:00:00

    An invaluable reference guide to the sport sport hunter of African game animals Learn More

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