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Staghorn Powder-Flasks

By: Borsos, Bela

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Budapest, Corvina Press: 1982

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 23099

ISBN: 9631314421

Condition: Fine


In this first book to be published on this subject in any language, the author introduces the reader to a strange group of relics classed somewhere between applied art and folk art. The hunters' powder-flasks were made from the antlers of the red deer indigenous to an area covering the Carpathians and extending northwards to the Baltic and southwards to the Balkans. They were mostly used in the territory of the former kingdom of Hungary. The 40 color plates illustrate the technical skill and traditional artistry of the craftsmen who made these powder-flasks in the Carpathian Basin, while... View more info

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United States Martial Pistols and Revolvers

By: Gluckman, Arcadi

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Buffalo, Otto Ulbrich Co: 1944

Seller ID: 11130

Condition: Good


2nd printing 1944; gift inscription, hinges cracked, dust jacket with corner stains and fading to spine. Illustrated with 131 examples on 29 plates. View more info

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Drums A'beating, Trumpets Sounding: Artistically Carved Powder Horns in the Provincial Manner, 1746-1781

By: Guthman, William H.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hartford, CT, The Connecticut Historical Society: 1993

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 11114

ISBN: 188126405X

Condition: As New


lacking dust jacket. The catalogue of an exhibition organized by the Connecticut Historical Society and held at the Heritage Plantation of Sandwich, Massachusetts, May 9 - October 24, 1993, the Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, Connecticut, November 16, 1993 - March 17, 1994, and the Concord Museum, Concord, Massachusetts, April 19 - November 15, 1994. The powder horns in this book were used by soldiers to carry their gunpowder during King George's War (1744-1748), the French and Indian War (1755-1763), and the American Revolutionary War (1775-1781). The 232 pages of this book in... View more info

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The Baur Collection, Geneva: Japanese Sword Fittings and Associated Metalwork

By: Robinson, B. W.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Genève, Collections Baur: 1980

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 27508

ISBN: 2880310032

Condition: As New


#534 of 1600 copies. 2591 objects are described and illustrated, several on 16 color plates. Contains maps, chronological list of dated pieces, index of subjects represented, glossary, dictionary of artists and craftsmen, index of family names from signatures, index of additional art-names, and signatures. A monumental work! View more info

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Engraved Powder Horns of the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War Era

By: Swayze, Nathan L. (text) and Don Troiana (illustrations)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Yazoo City, MS, Gun Hill Publishing: 1978

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 11202

Condition: Fine


not issued with a dust jacket. Illustrated with color and black and white photographs and line drawings. View more info