A Century of Guns. A Sketch of the Leading Types of Sporting and Military Small Arms ..
London, John Blanch & Son, Gunsmiths, 1909.
Quarto (255 x 197 mm), [ii] (blank), xiv, 153 (last blank),  (index, colophon) pages with 'over 150 Illustrations of Guns and Rifles' and 16 line illustrations of military rifle cartridges.
Brown stippled cloth; edges and endpapers a little foxed; first and last pages offset; slight marginal discolouration to one opening (from a small tipped-in newspaper cutting, still present); an excellent copy.
On the front flyleaf are an early ownership signature, and two related newspaper clippings (one referring to a triple-fatality in December 1839 at the Melbourne gunshop of John Blanch, a forebear and namesake of the publisher).