Has books about
- Swedish Mauser
- Springfield 1903
- Mosin Nagant
- Carcano 91
- British Enfield Rifles
- Modern Firearms (6 volumes)
- Das Gewehr (Swenson)
- Das Maschinengewehr (Hobart)
- lots of Osprey books:
* Osprey weapon (machine guns, WW2 guns ...)
* Osprey WAA, Elite, War: lots of books about ancient and up-to-date military units and campaigns
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A German 1898 manual for Infantry Officers, published by E.S. Mittler & Son, Berlin, includes: 1841 Dreyse, 1871 Mauser, 1871/84 Mauser, Gew. 88, and the 1883 Revolver. Ammunition for these arms is included, as is a table comparing the German rifles to those of France, Austria, Russia, Italy, Belgium, and Switzerland. The author is Dithey and the title of the 300+ page manual is "Einjahrige Der Infanterire "; illustrations are line drawings.
Uruguay: "Rifle and Carbine Mausser Daudeteau Model 1871-94", 189 pages plus fold-out plates, manual of arms, nomenclature, firing practice all detailed. Yes, "Mausser" is how it is spelled on the front cover. Printed by The Nation Steam Press, 25 de Mayo Street, Nos. 146-154 in 1895. Rare!
Spain: "Regulations For The Instruction In Shooting The Mauser Musketoon in 7.62mm (transformed from 7mm)", Ministry of the Army, Central General Staff, Madrid, September 1965. Photos of component parts, 1 fold-out plate of complete Model 1916 Rifle, 91 pages plus a listing of other manuals, 7-3/4" x 5", soft cover.
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Zbrojovka Brno, An Illustrated History by Arthur Nutbey
I wrote and published this 80 page book in October 2015. It is the first illustrated history on Czechoslovakia's famous arms manufacturer Zbrojovka Brno. For further information www.arthurnutbey.com.
Originally Posted by jebber
With some of the recents posts I was thinking it might be nice to have a list of books about Mausers. Please add any books I have left out.
Mauser Bolt Rifles by Ludwig Olson Military Mauser Rifles of the World by Robt. Ball German Military rifles and machine pistols 1871-1945 by Hans Dieter Götz The German Rifle by John Walter Rifle and Carbine 98 by Dr. Dieter Storz
German Military Rifles Vol. 1 & 2 by Dr. Dieter Storz Argentine Mauser Rifles 1871-1959 by Colin Webster Crown Jewels The Mauser in Sweden by Dana Jones Serbian and Yugoslav Mausers by Branko Bogdanovic Mauser Military Markings by Terence Lapin The German Sniper by Peter Senich Backbone of the Wermacht by Richard Law Kriegsmodell by Michael Steves and Bruce Karem Original Oberndorf Sporting Rifles by Jon Speed, et al. The Mauser Archive by Jon Speed Mauser Smallbores: Sporting, Target & Training Rifles by Jon Speed
Some other books a Mauser collector might want to own:
Small Arms of the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 by Ron Bester The Imperial German Regimental Marking by Jeff Noll Rifles of the World by John Walter Hatchers Notebook by Julian Hatcher Bolt Action Military Rifles of the World by Stuart Mowbray & Joe Puleo Handbook of Military Rifles Marks, 1870-1950 by Noel Schott & Richard Hoffman Standard Directory of Proof Marks - Gerhard Wirnsberger