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COGSWELL and HARRISON: TWO CENTURIES OF GUNMAKING. By Graham Cooley and John Newton.

(2000) 2000 1st US edition. 4to (214 x 278mm). Pp128. Colour and b/w photographs, illustrations, bibliography. Green boards, spine titled in gilt.

This book charts the history of Cogswell and Harrison, London's oldest surviving gunmaker, who have manufactured an extraordinary diversity of sporting guns and rifles during their long and colourful history. A fascinating insight from their origins in 1770, through their bicentenary in 1970, and up to their restructuring in 1993. Useful appendices, with trade and company names, patents, trade labels, company publications and bibliography. Chapters include:- Part One: Company History - The origins of the company; Claude Harrison; William Moore and Grey; To diversify or not to diversify; Books and publications; Surviving the turbulent years; Celebrations: 200 years of gunmaking; Pedigree and provenance: The Cogswell and Harrison archive; Part Two: Factories, Shooting Grounds and Shops - Factories and workshops; Shooting grounds and schools; The Paris connection; The Piccadilly showrooms; Part Three: Sporting Guns and Ammunition - The ingenious Harrisons; Shotguns; Over-and-under shotguns; Rifles; Master Eye; Contributions to clay shooting; Ammunition and cartridges.
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Book Code
45718
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Author Cooley (Graham) and Newton (John).
Book Code 45718
ISBN 1571572015 / 9781571572011
Book Description Fine new unread copy in dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 2000
Publisher Safari Press.
Place Long Beach, CA.