Longrifles of Pennsylvania, Jefferson, Clarion and Elk Counties (Volume 1)
York, PA: George Shumway Publishing, 1984. First Edition, Limited to 1600 copies. Large 4to. 260, [2pp Index] pp. Maps; Illustrations. Tan cloth in publisher's pale yellow & black illustrated dustjacket. A fine copy with a hint of wear to the dustjacket. Item #20315
A detailed study of the gunsmiths who worked in Jefferson, Clarion, and Elk Counties and of the rifles that they made. Illustrated with 405 figures, many of them photographs of the rifles made within the area of the study, and also with photos of the gunsmiths and the places of their residence and work. A total of 72 rigles are illustrated and described in detail and total of 48 gunsmiths are treated in the text.