A Gunflint Bibliography

Compiled by K. Kris Hirst <archaeology@about.com>
and Ulrike Sommer mailto:usommer@rz.uni-leipzig.de
Also see: http://archaeology.about.com/

Thanks to David Harding, independent scholar >dfharding@btinternet.com< for recent additions.

Last Updated: 25 November 2001


Catalogue
Le pietro del fuoco. Le mostre della Cassa die Risparmio Vicenza.1988.
Aubert Pelissier, Gay-Lussac
Miszellen. Verbesserungen beim Behauen der Feuersteine. Polytechnisches Journal. 1830; 11(36),18630-76.
Barnes, Albert
L'industrie des pierres € fusil par la m‰thode anglaise et son rapport avec le coupe de burin tardenoise. Bull. Soc Pr‰hist. Franc. 1937; 7/8:1-8.
Behm, Jeffrey A.; MacKinnon, J. Jefferson, and Kuehl, James.
Experimental use of Hixton silicified sandstone for gunflints. Wisconsin Archeologist. 1985; 66(2):176-193.
Blanchette, Jean-Francois.
Gunflints from Chicoutimi Indian site (Quebec). Historical Archaeology. 1975; 9:41-54.
Carrillo, Richard F.
Gun parts and related material from Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site. 1980. On file, Office of the State Archaeologist, Iowa City.
Chandler, R. H.
Some supposed gunflint sites. PPS East Anglia. 1918; 2:360-365.
Clarke, Rainbird
The Flint-knapping Industry at Brandon Antiquity. 1935. March IX
Clay, R. C. C.
A gun-flint factory site in South Wiltshire. Antiquaries Journal. 1925; 5:423-426.
d'Auvergene
›ber Feuersteine und ihre Bereitung.Polytechnisches Journal. 1827, 8(25):57-60.
de Lotbiniere, S.
Gunflint enquiry. Kent Arch. Review. 1980; 59:198-201.
The story of the English gunflint, some theories and queries.Journal of the Arms and Armour Society. 1977/, 9(1):18-53.
de Mortillet, A.
Les pierres € fusil-leur fabrication en Loire-et-Cher. Rev. Ecole d'Anthr. 1908; 18:262-266.
Deeke, W.
Die mitteleurop„ischen Silices, nach Vorkommen, Eigenschaften und Verwen-dung in der Pr„historie (Jena). p 53 Gunflint production in Jasmund, R’gen (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern). 1933.
Dolleczek, A.
Die Entwicklung der Handfeuerwaffen im ÷sterreichischen Heere. Minerva 1894;13/14:527-536.
Emery, K. D.
The geology of gunspalls. Notebook Inst. of Arch. and Anthr., Univ. of South Carolina. 1979;11:37-48.
Emy, J. .
Histoire de la pierre fusil (Blois). 1978
Forrest, A. J.
Masters of flint (Lavenham) Brandon Industries 1983
F÷rtsch, O.
Gewinnung und Verarbeitung des Feuersteins in England. Zeitschr. f’r Natiur-wiss. 1892: 371-378.
Hamilton, T. M.
Review of "A History of Gunflints." Historical Archaeology. 1968; 3:116-118.
Hamilton, T. M. and Emery, K. O.
Eighteenth-century gunflints from Fort Michilimackinac and other colonial sites. Archaeological Completion Report Series, 13. Mackinac Island, Michigan; 1988.
Harding, D.F.
Flints, percussion caps and misfire rates. Chapter 23 in Small arms of the East India Company 1600-1856, Volume III, Ammunition and Performance . 1999 (Foresight Books) pp 191-205.
Hess, C.
De glemte flinthuggere fra stevns. Skalk 1968; (5):9-15.
Hirst, K. Kris.
The great gunflint debate. Journal of the Iowa Archeological Society. 1991; 38:62-65.
Hilton-Simpson, H. W.
Gun-flint making in Algeria. Man 1920; 20:18-19.
Kenmotsu, Nancy A.
Gunflints: A study. Historical Archaeology. 1990; 24(2):92-124.
Kent, Barry C.
More on gunflints. Historical Archaeology. 1983; 17(2):27-40.
Knowles, Francis H. S. and Barnes, Alfred S.
Manufacture of gunflints. Antiquity. 1937; 12:201-207.
Krone, O. 
Kippsteine oder vorgeschichtliche Artefakte. Mannus 1929; 21:309-?
Lehner, D.
Das preužische Manufakturwesen. Deutsches Waffen-Journal 1968 4(8):608-609.
Mason, Carol I.
Gunflints and chronology at Ocmulgee National Monument. Historical Archaeology. 1971; 6:106-109.
Runnels, Curtis.
Tinderflints and firemaking in the historical period. Lithic Technology. 1994; 19(1):7-16.
Sappington, Robert Lee.
An annotated bibliography of gunflints. Northwest Anthropological Research Notes. 1978; 12(1):75-108.
Schleicher, Ch. .
Une industrie qui disparait - la taille des silex modernes. Pierres € fusil et € biquet. L'homme pr‰hist. 1927; 56:1-21.
Schweinfuth, G. 
Kiesel-Nuklei aus der arabischen W’ste. Verhandl. Berliners Ges. 1885; 17:128-134. [p 129: production of gunflints in Egypt for Mehmet Ali.]
Skertchly, Josiah (1879).
On the manufacture of gunflints, the methods of excavation for flint, the age of palaeolithic man and the connexion between Neolithic art and the gun-flint trade. Mem. Geol. Survey England and Wales. 1879 [contains a refitted Blade core for gunflints]
von Armin 
›ber Feuersteine und Flintensteine. Zeitschr. f’r Kunst, Wissenschaft und Geschichte des Krieges. 1831; 23(9):201-212.
Weiner, J’rgen
Ein bemerkenswerter Fund von Flintensteinen aus K÷nigshoven, Stadt Bedburg, Erftkreis. Ausgrabungen im Rheinland. 1989, 169-171
White, Stephen W.
On the origins of gunspalls. Historical Archaeology. 1975; 9:65-73.