Firearms: An Illustrated History tells the story of the gun using photos of hundreds of weapons. It traces every milestone from the first muskets to modern automatic weapons. Pistols, revolvers, rifles, shotguns, machine-guns and artillery are profiled with beautifully photographed weapons and stunning close-up details of key firearms - all combining to make this the definitive guide to firearms in military history, sport, hunting, and law enforcement.
The book features over 300 firearms spanning centuries of development, with the world's most iconic gun brands such as Colt, Smith and Wesson, and Kalashnikov covered with amazing photographic features. You can appreciate the incredible engineering behind guns through stunning visuals with close-up details of key weapons, from intricately inlaid shotguns to modern sniper rifles.
If you are interested in military history and the history of weapons, Firearms: An Illustrated History is ideal for you.