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Illustrated Encyclopedia
Hard Cover with Jacket
23 cm x 29.5 cm x 21 cm
ISBN 978 0 7548 1724 6

A visual historical reference guide to over 500 military, law enforcement and antique firearms from around the globe.

This large (254 pp) book includes a fascinating history of small arms from the 14th century to the present day, comprehensive directories of firearms, full technical specifications and is illustrated with more than 550 photographs and artworks.

The world’s most important small guns, from the medieval hand cannon and the matchlock handgun to the Luger P08 and today’s FN P90, are included. It features famous small arms including the Colt .45, the Browning High-Power M1935, the Lanchester and the MP38 submachine gun

Many of the colour photographs and artworks were commissioned for this book, including cutaway diagrams to show internal components and gun operation. Written by experts in their field.

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