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BRITISH SHOTGUN: VOLUME ONE, 1850-1870
Author: Ian Crudginton & David Baker
Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS, Sep 2011
A tribute to the ingenuity & craftsmanship of the British gun trade. Color art; 7.5x10 inches, 256 pgs.
Many unrecorded designs and artifacts, including the single trigger, the over and under gun, and the single barrel or the classic side-by-side gun.
The complete story of the evolution of the British shotgun.
About the Authors:
Ian Crudgington ran a successful gunmaking business and served for many years on the Council of the Gun Trade Association and has been Chairman of the organization. In 1960 he was elected to the Livery of the Gunmakers Company of the City of London, to the Court in 1969, and he served as Master from 1974 to 1975.
David Baker has had a life-long fascination with the evolution of the sporting gun. With his writing career now in its fourth decade, he has produced hundreds of magazine articles and numerous books including the Royal Gunroom at Sandringham and The Heyday of the Shotgun.