Classic Rifles in Australia

By: Corcoran, John and Bienvenu, Fred

Price: £195.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: 258pp, hardback, blue cloth with silver gilt titling, New in dustwrapper, signed by Fred Bienvenu. One of only 100 copies printed. A very scarce title indeed.


A record of outstanding rifles in private collections in Australia. Many fine examples of the art of engravers, lock makers, stock makers, barrel makers and other artisans of the gunmaking industry, who carried out their work in the pursuit of excellence. This book is dedicated to those collectors who, over the ages, have recognised the worth of bygone craftsmen, preserving and maintaining their superb craftsmanship. Classic Rifles in Australia, is no mere dry catalogue of rifles, it is a book written by two erudite enthusiasts who are both experts in their field with a passion for their subject. From wheel lock to lever action, this book spans four centuries of firearms contained in Australian collections with each rifle listed in chronological order for easy reference and with an impressive wealth of information on every firearm. The rifles are described in meticulous detail and accompanied by a multiude of superb photographs. The book is sure to become a fantastic reference work.

Title: Classic Rifles in Australia

Author Name: Corcoran, John and Bienvenu, Fred

Categories: Miscellaneous,

Edition: 2019 First Edition

Publisher: Buffalo Creek Press: 2019

ISBN Number: 0646800116

ISBN Number 13: 9780646800110

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition: 258pp, hardback, blue cloth with silver gilt titling, New in dustwrapper, signed by Fred Bienvenu. One of only 100 copies printed. A very scarce title indeed.

Seller ID: 68789

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