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WILKINSON Frederick , Death or Dishonour: The World and Weapons of the Duellist

<i> ©Ken Trotman books </i>

©Ken Trotman books

Description: In this new study, the history of duelling is reviewed with some fascinating anecdotes researched from the Proceedings of the Old Bailey. Separate chapters include a discussion of the Seconds, the pistols (detailing locks, stock, barrels & cases). In addition a colour photograph section provides full-page photographs of nearly 40 guns.

Place and publisher: Ken Trotman Books

Date of publication: 2013

Number of pages: 128

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