Both are privately published by Odysseus Editions for the members of the NRA Firearms Classics Library. Both are in excellent, like new condition. Text tight and clean; no markings from previous owners; full leather over moire silk endpapers. Raised bands on the spine, with 22k gold decorations and titles on spine and cover. Gold gilded page edges to further protect the pages. Printed with acid neutral pages that are thread sewn, not glued together. Silk bookmarker. These are large volumes. 1- A History of the Colt Revolver by Charles T. Frank and Frank A. Belden. 2- The Gun and its Development by W. W. Greener. Weight on all 8 pds 14 oz. Great additions to any library. Odysseus Editions were a publisher of fine leather bound volumes for the National Rifle Association. The books they produced are known to be top quality. At the end of 2016, the Palladium Press (Odysseus Editions) website was shut down and subscriptions were ended.