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3 edition of Guns through the ages. found in the catalog.

Guns through the ages.

G. Boothroyd

Guns through the ages.

by G. Boothroyd

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Published by Sterling Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Firearms -- History.,
  • Firearms -- Collectors and collecting.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesSterling collectors" series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK6906 .B58 1962
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p.
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5854065M
    LC Control Number62015152
    OCLC/WorldCa1722004

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