Firearms

Firearms

Author: Smithsonian

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 1465416056

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 320

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Charts the evolution of the gun, from the pistol and rifle, to the machine gun and revolver.
Firearms
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Smithsonian
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014 - Publisher: Dk Pub

Charts the evolution of the gun, from the pistol and rifle, to the machine gun and revolver.
Firearms the Illustrated History
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Dorling Kindersley, Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
Categories: Ammunition
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014 - Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

A guide to the history of firearms and guns. It charts the evolution and history of the gun, from the pistol, flintlock musket and rifle to the shotgun, machine gun and revolver.
An Illustrated History of Firearms
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Ian V. Hogg
Categories: Firearms
Type: BOOK - Published: 1980 - Publisher:

Explores the major developments and advances in guns and ammunition from early hand canons to the latest automatic rifle.
Pistols
Language: en
Pages: 397
Authors: Jeff Kinard
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

The development of the pistol helped bring the age of the armored knight to an end, provided the elite with a status symbol of dangerous glamour, and inspired both artisans and industrialists to reach new heights of invention. * Provides complete technical details of exemplary pistols from the first working
Secret Firearms
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: John D. Walter
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Arms & Armour

From the invention of the first handgun, miniature and special designs have been created to aid concealment and increase the element of surprise. This history shows the ingenuity of users and manufacturers, recounting both successes and failures.