Museum of Firearms.

by Howard L. Blackmore

Written in English
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  • Bussey, George Gibson.,
  • Museum of Firearms.
  • Edition Notes

    Museum founded by George Gibson Bussey in south London in 1867.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 351-361 :
    Number of Pages361
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17081230M

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