British Gunmakers: London v. 1

British Gunmakers: London v. 1


By (author) Nigel Brown


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  • Publisher: QUILLER PRESS
  • Format: Hardback | 296 pages
  • Dimensions: 224mm x 308mm x 32mm | 1,901g
  • Publication date: 20 June 2005
  • Publication City/Country: Shrewsbury
  • ISBN 10: 1904057470
  • ISBN 13: 9781904057475
  • Illustrations note: 33 colour & 43 b&w photos, line drawings
  • Sales rank: 209,258

Product description

The first volume, originally published as London Gunmakers, has been revised and updated and chronicles the history of the London gun trade by gathering together in one volume the businesses which between them made the London gun trade what it is.

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Author information

Nigel Brown has been involved with the British gun trade, especially the London trade, for many years. For 13 years, until 1991, he was legal advisor to, and subsequently Secretary of, the Gun Trade Association. From 1973 to 1983 he was legal advisor to what is now the British Shooting Sports Council. In addition, he sat on the legal and education team of WAGBI, now the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC). He trained as a lawyer and has specialised in firearms and related law. He edited the most recent edition of the late Gough Thomas's book Shotguns and Cartridges for Game and Clays. Over the years, he has written a number of legal and trade-related articles for the sporting press in the UK. He is a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Gunmakers. He is married and lives in Hampshire.

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'It is staggeringly comprehensive, providing utterly compelling reading and a constant source of reference.' The Field