The Early Purdey's
THE EARLY PURDEYS by L. Patrick Unsworth. This magnificent book tells the complete story of the early guns made by James Purdey and Sons Limited, founded in 1816. A premier gunmaker of the 19th century, James Purdey’s is a leading gunmaker to this day. This book includes two typed and signed letters to “Dear Michael” from the author. The personal letters cover everything from marketing books in the U.S. to wingshooting and letter-head development. Great history and great reading. There is also a note inserted on page 173 indicating the history of Purdey rifle #6178. 1 copy available with 2 stamped letters inside front cover. Published in 1996 by Christie’s Books. 278 pages.