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Armsmear: The Home, the Arm, and the Armory of Samuel Colt. A Memorial. Samuel COLT, - Henry BARNARD.
Armsmear: The Home, the Arm, and the Armory of Samuel Colt. A Memorial.
Armsmear: The Home, the Arm, and the Armory of Samuel Colt. A Memorial.

Armsmear: The Home, the Arm, and the Armory of Samuel Colt. A Memorial.

New York: Alvord, printer, 1866. 4to. (10 x 7 1/8 inches). 83 plates, maps and illustrations.

Expertly bound to style in half red morocco and marbled paper covered boards

A beautiful copy of the first edition of a privately-printed biography of Samuel Colt.

This elaborate memorial volume is a tribute to the famous gun designer and manufacturer, Samuel Colt, prepared after his death by his widow. Besides describing the grounds of the Colt estate in Hartford, it contains a great deal of information relating to Colt's career, the development of his business and of his famous revolver, which played such a central role in shaping the West.

Howes C618 "b"; Sabin 14763.

Item #30411

Price: $1,850.00

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