The Illustrated History of Firearms : Revised and Updated Second Edition, Hardback Book

The Illustrated History of Firearms : Revised and Updated Second Edition Hardback


While owning and operating firearms has always been an American tradition, its main function has evolved over the last two centuries.

This significant volume covers the history of portable firearms from muskets to machine guns, from dueling pistols to glocks, from derringers to elephant guns.

Compiled by the expert staff of the National Firearms Museum, "The Illustrated History of Firearms" chronicles the evolution of firearm usage and further provides visual references that are fit to grace any aficionado s library.

Broken into sections focused on major conflicts, this book includes: Exquisite photography of historically important firearms, from early flintlocks to ornately decorated modern rifles and shotgunsPhotographs of rare firearms only on display at the National Firearms MuseumImages of iconic guns, such as Dirty Harry s famous Smith & Wesson Model 29 RevolverAnd more than one thousand more detailed photographs of firearms With expert knowledge, beautiful images, and detailed notes, this is a must-have for any hunter, shooter, or gun enthusiast.

Most importantly, "The Illustrated History of Firearms" wholeheartedly espouses and promotes the NRA mission to uphold the Second Amendment and ensure that the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. "


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 304 pages, Illustrations, unspecified
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Directories
  • ISBN: 9781510714076



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