ARMSMEAR: THE HOME, THE ARMS, AND THE ARMORY OF SAMUEL COLT; A MEMORIAL.

NY: [Privately printed], 1867. First edition. 4to. xiii, (4), 399 pp. Illustrated, frontispiece portrait of Colt, map, steel engravings. A memorial to Samuel Colt published by his wife following his death in 1862; Colt (1814-1862), a major ante-bellum arms producer, developed revolvers that became weapon of choice in the American West. Sabin 14763. Howes C-618 ("b"). Original gilt-stamped decorated green cloth (some minor wear to spine ends and corners), all edges gilt.; several owner's stamps, including one on the half-title, else very good. Item #37458

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