This magnificent book, recently updated, details the history of James Purdey & Sons, the British gunmaker universally respected and known the world over as makers of the finest quality guns. The author includes several appendices including serial numbers to assist with dating guns, as well as production figures to show the rarity of each. All patents are described, plus the Purdey gunmakers named to help identify initials stamped on the parts. Illustrated with color plates and black & white plates and drawings throughout.
• The bestselling Purdey Gun and Rifle Maker has been updated
• Several appendices are included covering the serial numbers to assist with dating guns, as well as production figures to show their rarity
•The definitive history of James Purdey & Sons, a British gunmaker universally respected and renowned as makers of fine quality guns
• Foreword by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh