UNITED STATES MARTIAL FLINTLOCKS.
Lincoln: Andrew Mowbray Inc., 1997. xv,263pp. Index. Bibliographic notes. Profusely illustrated. Red cloth. Second edition. Near fine copy. The dust jacket exhibits “crinkling” and closed tears at the top of the spine, overall very good. This is a comprehensive, illustrated history of the flintlock in America from the Revolution to its replacement by the percussion system. There are chapters devoted to muskets, rifles, pistols, bayonets and “special weapons”----musketoons, blunderbusses, wall guns, etc. Includes information on nomenclature, known inspectors, and major parts variations. Greatly enhanced by the detailed illustrations.