This is the new edition of Donald Dallas's highly acclaimed book Boss & Co, Builders of Best Guns Only. This second edition brings the history of the firm right up to date. Over 100 new photos have been inserted and much freshly researched material is published for the first time. New appendices have been added and the new appendix on all the engravers who worked for Boss will prove of great interest to Boss owners; the engraver particular to each gun can be ascertained. This is the definitive history of Boss & Co and is fully authorised by the firm.
Donald Dallas is an historian who lives in Fife Scotland, From a very early age, he developed a great interest in sporting guns and in the history of their development. In addition, he became fascinated by their place in the social and economic history of the times and has always attempted to include this in his writing. He conducts a great deal of historical research into gunmaking families, technical developments and contemporary periodicals to ensure that his publications are as original and accurate as possible.Also the author of Purdey: the Definitive History and Holland & Holland: 'The Royal' Gunmaker, the author has now completed the trilogy of the 'Big Three' in British gunmaking, all published by Quiller Press.
- Book Specifications
Sub Heading Best Gunmakers 2nd Edition ISBN 9781904057635 Author Donald Dallas Binding Hardback Extent 300 x 230 mm, 352 pages Illustrations Colour and black & white photographs throughout, Ebook No
'A real gem: Donald Dallas's book about Boss & Co goes into great detail about the company.' Shooting Times
'A modern classic which will surely remain in print for very many years to come.' The Countryman's Weekly
'Another must for the complete shooting library.' Shooting Gazette
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