Guide To The Ballard Breechloader
George J. Layman
Manufacturer part number: 1-877704-26-1
Written by George J. Layman. The Ballard breechloader is considered one of the finest examples of how a series of gradual refinements led to the development of a popular firearm during the highly competitive era of the singe shot breechloaders. Documents the saga of this fine rifle from the first production models made by Ball & Williams to the Marlin Firearms Company which was manufacturing the rifle when production ceased in 1891, to a reproduction manufactured in the 1990s. 261pp.