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PURDEY GUN AND RIFLE MAKERS THE DEFINITIVE HISTORY SIGNED LTD EDITION, BRAND NEW
PURDEY GUN AND RIFLE MAKERS
THE DEFINITIVE HISTORY
SIGNED EDITION LIMITED TO 3000 COPIES.
This signed limited first edition by the author on a Purdey bookplate, limited to 3000 copies, outlines a detailed history of the British gunmaker, James Purdey & Sons, universally respected and known the world over as makers of the finest quality guns. Donald Dallas has produced several appendices of interest to the Purdey owner and collector. Purdey serial numbers are listed for the years 1816-2000 to assist with dating guns; production figures are given to show the rarity of certain weapons;all the Purdey patents are described and of particular interest are the Purdey gunmakers, named to help identify inintials stamped on the various parts of Purdey guns. Illustrated with over 130 color plates and more than 300 black and white plates and drawings, most of them previously unpublished, the book has been produced with the full cooperation and authorization of James Purdey & Sons. 9 1/4" x 12". 245pp. Oversized hardcover volume with dust jacket amd carton case. First edition, Quiller Press, London, Copywright 2000, ISBN 1 899163 63 8