Guns and gunmaking tools of Southern Appalachia the story of the Kentucky rifle : a history of the guns and gunmaking tools at the Museum of Appalachia, Norris, Tennessee by Museum of Appalachia.

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Published by Museum of Appalachia Press, Appalachian Development Center, Morehead State University in Norris, Tenn, Morehead, Ky .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Appalachian Region.

Subjects:

  • Gunsmithing -- Equipment and supplies.,
  • Kentucky rifle.,
  • Gunsmiths -- Appalachian Region.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Statementby John Rice Irwin.
ContributionsIrwin, John Rice, 1930-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTS535 .M87 1980
The Physical Object
Pagination111 p. :
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3853509M
LC Control Number81172240

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