Series: Historical Arms Series

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The Military Arms of Canada by Upper Canada Historical Arms Society1
The Snider-Enfield (Historical arms series) by Charles Joseph Purdon2
American Socket Bayonets, 1717-1873 by Donald B. Webster3
An Introduction to British Artillery in North America by S. James Gooding4
"... His Majesty's Regulations - 1828" by T. L. Mitchell5
Small Arms of the Mounted Police (Historical Arms Series No. 6) by Roger Phillips6
The French Army in America & the Musket Drill of 1755: L'armee Francaise En Amerique & 'exercise De L'infanterie Francoi by Edward Pierce Hamilton7
Sniper rifles of two world wars by William H. Tantum8
The 9-Pdr. Muzzle Loading Rifle by Captain John D. Chown9
The New Highland Military Discipline of 1757 by George Grant10
Sir Charles Ross and His Rifle by R Phillips11
Red Coat and Brown Bess by Anthony D. Darling12
Gun Carriages: An Aide Memoire to the Military Sciences, 1846 by R.J. Nelson13
The Gunsmiths of Canada by S. James Gooding14
The Inglis-Browning Hi-Power Pistol by R.Blake Stevens15
The light 6-pdr. battalion gun of 1776 (Historical arms series) by Adrian Bernard Caruana16
The Lee: British Service Rifle from 1888 to 1950 by Robert J. Dynes17
The French Soldier in Colonial America (Historical Arms Series, No. 18) by Rene Chartrand18
French arms drill of the 18th century : 1703-1760 by J. A. Houlding19
Accoutrements of the United States Infantry, Riflemen, and Dragoons 1834-1839 by R. T. Huntington20
Coast Artillary 1815-1914 (historical Arms Series No. 21) by Roger F. Sarty21
U.S. Single Action Holsters 1870-1910 (Historical Arms Series, No. 22) by William G. Phillips & John P. Vervloet22
Sir William Congreve and the Rocket's Red Glare by Donald E. Graves23
The Snider-Enfield Rifle by Purdon24
THE GUNSMITHS OF MANHATTAN 1625 - 1900 (Historical Arms Series No. 25) by Michael H. Lewis25
The Scottish Dirk: Reality and Romance (Historical Arm Series, 26) by James D. Forman26
Allied and enemy aircraft, May 1918 (Historical Arms Series No. 27) by Hugh A. Halliday27
Cooey Firearms in Canada 1919-1979 by John A. Belton28
Canadian Gunsmiths from 1608 by Belton29
Tudor artillery : 1485-1603 by Adrian B. Caruana30
Scottish firearms (Historical Arms Series No. 31) by Claude and Robert Woosnam-Savage Blair31
The blunderbuss by James D. Forman32
Weapons of the Highland Regiments 1740-1780 by Anthony D. Darling33
London Gunmakers and the English Duelling Pistol 1770-1830 by Keith R. Dill34
The Bayonet In New France 1665-1760 by Erik Goldstein35
The fusil de Tulle in New France, 1691-1741 by Russel Bouchard36
Observations on Colt's second contract (Historical Arms Series No. 37) by G. Maxwell Longfield37
The halberd and other European polearms, 1300-1650 (Historical arms series) by George A Snook38
Grasshoppers and Butterflies: The Light 3 Pounders of Pattison and Townshend by Adrian B. Caruana39
The Billinghurst-Requa volley gun (Historical Arms Series No. 40) by John M. Hyson40
The London gun trade, 1850-1920: (Historical Arms Series No. 41) by Joyce E Gooding41
Exercise for the foot with the differences to be observed in the Dragoon exercise, 1757 by Duke of William Augustus Cumberland42

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