(Los Altos Ca. H. J. Dunlap, 1964). First Edition. Hardcover. Quarto; pp; (vi), 276; illustrated with black and white plates; decorated pictorial gray cloth lettered in black;. Very good. Item #19063
A classic piece of scholarship on this genre of firearms. Contents include: Flintlock pepperbox, Darling pepperbox, Budding pepperbox, Rigby-type pepperboxes, British shotgun hammer pepperboxes, Allen pepperbox, Percussion pepperboxes, British bar hammer pepperboxes, Pepperboxes of Continental Europe, Sharps pepperboxes, American cartridge pepperboxes, Landcaster patent pistol, Shoulder guns, Cased pepperboxes.