York, Pennsylvania: Geogre Shumway, 1960. First Edition. Large 4to. xii, 561 pp. Over 850 black & white illustrations; maps. Index. Foreword by Samuel E. Dyke and Carl J. Pippert. Blue cloth with gilt lettering in cream dustjacket printed in red & brown; illustrated endpapers. A fine copy in very good dustjacket (darkening to spine; wear to extremities). Item #20310
"Here, at last, between the covers of this handsome book is the definitive treatise on Kentucky rifles that students and collectors have long been awaiting. Over a period of fifty years, Joe Kindig, Jr. has been buying, selling, and trading Kentuckys with the result that today his arms collection contains more of the finest Kentucky rifles than any other in the world. Two hundred and sixty-six of these most important guns are illustrated in this volume in 856 photographs of generous size and exquisite detail." - dustjacket flap.