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flintlock: its origin and development.

Torsten Lenk

flintlock: its origin and development.

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Published by Holland Press in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Firearms -- Locks,
  • Firearms -- History,
  • Art metal-work,
  • Decoration and ornament

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTranslated by G.A. Urquart. Edited by J.F. Hayward.
    ContributionsHayward, J. F. 1916- ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU885 .L453
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 188 p.
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6004653M
    LC Control Number66050771


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