Harrisburg, PA; (1962): The Stackpole Co. First Edition. Quarto. Item #003723
First printing. 444pp. Illustrated and contains the full story of the guns of 1862 and the other Civil War years. The development of the "miriny rifle" and its meaning to warfare is fully detailed. Bound in brown cloth decorated in gilt,, spine gilt. A very nice clean copy in unclipped pictorial dust jacket showing only light edge wear.