Gun by DK

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See Reader Rating

Synopsis

From rifles to sniper guns, machine guns to grenade launchers, Gun: A Visual History is a fully loaded guide to over 300 of the most important guns from the last 700 years.

Perfect for anyone interested in firearms, Gun: A Visual History has revealing features on twenty 'key' guns from history, including the Musket, Gatling Gun and AK-47 assault rifle.

Step inside famous gun maker factories, from Colt and Smith & Wesson to Beretta and discover how guns were — and still are — developed and produced. Meet famous gunslingers and legendary sharpshooters from Dick Turpin and Billy the Kid to James Bond, hear their stories and learn about the guns that made them famous.

 

About DK

See more books from this Author
Chris Stone has written several humorous trivia books on cricket and football, as well as edited or coauthored titles on various aspects of cannabis culture and golf fitness. He lives in London. Tim Lane lives in St. Louis, MO.
 
Published April 16, 2007 by DK. 360 pages
Genres: History, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, War. Non-fiction

Reader Rating for Gun
90%

An aggregated and normalized score based on 32 user ratings from iDreamBooks & iTunes


Rate this book!

Add Review