Powder Horns and Their Architecture,
by Madison Grant
Part Number: BOOK-PHAA
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One of three popular books by Madison Grant, this volume is devoted to the most basic and necessary accoutrement of the muzzle loading longrifle, the powder horn.

Primitive hand made American powder horns, from the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, are the main focus of this well illustrated book.

Hard cover, 8-1/2 x 11" format, 165 pages and over 300 illustrations. If you collect, or replicate old powder horns, this book is essential. Click ADD TO CART and place your order on-line, for same day shipment.

The Table of Contents includes the following:
  • The Squirrel Hunter
  • Title Page
  • Dedication
  • Introduction
  • Acknowledgments
  • Dating the Powder Horn
  • The Plain Eighteenth Century Powder Horn
  • Primitive Self Expression on the Horn
  • Retribution
  • A Turning Point
  • A Turning Point
  • A Study in Kinship
  • The Plain Nineteenth Century Horn
  • The Fabric Shoulder Strap
  • The Men Behind The Rifling Bench
  • As They Were
  • The Cannoneer
  • They Also Served
  • The Last Retrieve
  • The Paneled Powder Horn
  • The Horn with Bands, Either Applied or Integral
  • The Pocket or Priming Horn
  • Powder Horns on Shipboard
  • The Fox's Choice
  • The Screw Tip Powder Horn
  • Stain as a Decoration
  • The Masonic Emblem and the Horn
  • The Use of Brass Tacks
  • The Reprieved
  • Old Hickory
  • The Gunsmith's Home
  • The Cameo Type of Carved Decoration
  • A Study in Contrasts
  • The Double Horn
  • The Diamond Avalanche
  • Butt Plug Treatment Through Turning, Carving, or Painting
  • Picture Perfect
  • The Whimsical Touch
  • The Respite
  • Mechanical Spout Attachments
  • An Odd Couple
  • The Supply or Storage Horn
  • A Pair of Indian Horns
  • The Fur Trade and the Conquest of a Continent
  • The Prairie and the Shooting Stick
  • Some Thoughts About What Used To Be
  • Full Dress
  • The Queen Anne Style
  • The Hunting Horn
  • The Salt Horn
  • The Use of Geometric Designs
  • The Tin Container
  • The Powder Measure
  • Frizzen Sparks in the Snow
  • Early and Late
  • The Folding Spoon
  • Small Horn Objects
  • The Trail Breaker
  • The False Gobble
  • Horn and the Basic Liquid
  • Horn Cups
    • A Prince Among Powder Horns
    • Paint and the Powder Horn
    • Two Decades of Service
    • The Powder Horn as an Historical Document
    • The Tansel Hand
  • Bibliography
  • The Author
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