For single shot enthusiasts, this is the first book dedicated entirely to the Maynard family of breech-loading firearms.
Discussed are the early patents of Dr. Edward Maynard, and historical data pertaining to US government purchases before and during the Civil War. Deals primarily with the 1873 and 1882 Maynard; Nos. 1 through 16 are covered in detail.
Chapters on Maynard accessories, cartridges and other aspects of this once famous family of single-shot arms.
Softcover, 6” x 9”, 168 pages, with over 85 illustrations and 46 reproduced rare pages from the 1881 and 1884 Maynard catalogs. Revised 1998.