200 years of American firearms by James Edsall Serven

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  • Firearms -- United States -- History.,
  • Firearms industry and trade -- United States -- History.

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Statementby James E. Serven ; edited by Joseph J. Schroeder, Jr.
LC ClassificationsTS533.2 .S47
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5060911M
ISBN 100695805991
LC Control Number74025251

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