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The longrifles of western Pennsylvania

Richard F. Rosenberger

The longrifles of western Pennsylvania

Allegheny and Westmoreland counties

by Richard F. Rosenberger

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Published by University of Pittsburgh Press in Pittsburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Allegheny County (Pa.),
  • Westmoreland County (Pa.),
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Allegheny County.,
  • Westmoreland County.
    • Subjects:
    • Gunsmiths -- Pennsylvania -- Allegheny County.,
    • Gunsmiths -- Pennsylvania -- Westmoreland County.,
    • Kentucky rifle.,
    • Allegheny County (Pa.) -- History.,
    • Westmoreland County (Pa.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementRichard F. Rosenberger and Charles Kaufmann ; photographs by Bill Owen.
      ContributionsKaufmann, Charles, 1944-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTS533.3.P4 R67 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxiv, 139 p. :
      Number of Pages139
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1710717M
      ISBN 100822937271
      LC Control Number92012625
      OCLC/WorldCa25675509


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