The Mantons: Gunmakers
NEAL, W. Keith; BLACK, D. H. L.
Text discusses the Manton family and the shotguns, rifles and pistols they made. Bibliography and index.
- Publisher: Walker and Company; Compton Press
- Edition: n/a
- Date Published: 1967; 1978
- Place Published: New York; Tisbury Wiltshire
- ISBN: n/a
- Condition: Very good +
- Signed: No
- Dust Jacket: Yes
- Jacket Condition: Very good
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.