Charlotte, North Carolina: SELF-PUBLISHED, 1978. William Edward Anthony. Stated First Edition, LIMITED. Hardcover. Quarto. Black, textured leather, with embossed gilt lettering to front board and spine. An exhaustive and deeply-detailed study which includes a bibliography and index. Corners nudged. 304 pp. Previous owner's printed name to top of front free endpaper. BOLDLY SIGNED by both authors. Very Good. Item #85358
Book divided into five parts. The first part on Confederate Longarsm covers examples of all the firearmsmade and altered in the Confederacy from 1861-1865, The second part covers arms made in the South before the war, both flintlock and percussion arms, and imported firearms. The third, fourth and fifthn sections review the revolvers and pistols used by the Confederacy.