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The Hawken Rifle. Its place in history. Hanson. Jr
The Hawken Rifle. Its place in history.  Hanson. Jr


 
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Research into the production, management and marketing efforts of the original Hawken Shop. Full length photos, detailed views, and line drawings of several fine original rifles are shown. Documents, letters and tabulations of orders are reproduced to provide a fascinating insight into their operations. 31 illustrations in 104 pages. Softbound edition, 7 x 10" format.

The Table of Contents includes the following:
  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Publisher's Preface
  • Chapter 1 Introduction
  • Chapter 2 How It Really Began
  • Chapter 3 Guns for Ashley
  • Chapter 4 Hawken Rifle Production
  • Chapter 5 Repairs and Sundries
  • Chapter 6 Who Used Hawken Rifles?
  • Chapter 7 How It Really Ended
  • Chapter 8 Observations on Gun Characteristics
  • Chapter 9 A Look at the Literature
  • Chapter 10 Other Rocky Mountain Rifles - Guns for the Mountain Men
  • Chapter 11 The Gun Trade of St. Louis
  • Chapter 12 Conclusions
  • Appendix A Jake Hawken and His Family
  • Appendix B Samuel Hawken
  • Appendix C James Lakenan
  • Appendix D William Hawken
  • List of References Cited
  • Index

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