Text discusses the Manton family and the shotguns, rifles and pistols they made. Bibliography and index.
Publisher: Walker and Company; Compton Press
Date Published: 1967; 1978
Place Published: New York; Tisbury Wiltshire
Condition: Very good +
Dust Jacket: Yes
Jacket Condition: Very good
Details: 2 vols.: xv, 300; 279 p. 26 cm. Vol. I has 8 p. of colour plates 64 p. of half-tone plates, and 16 p. of Manton's drawings. Vol. II has 30 more b&w illustrations and a colour frontispiece. Blue cloth hardcovers with gold impressing in mylar-covered pictorial dustjackets. Vol. I top edge blue. Vol. I dustjacket has some wrinkling and a little soiling to rear and spine. Vol. 2 has former owner's label on front free endpaper. Vol. I has only a little label residue in same place.