Guns a Visual History by Chris McNab

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THIS IS THE ULTIMATE RECORD OF GUNS THROUGH THE AGES. FROM RIFLES TO SNIPER GUNS, MACHINE GUNS TO GRENADE LAUNCHERS, A FULLY LOADED GUIDE TO OVER 300 OF THE MOST IMPORTANT GUNS FROM THE LAST 700 YEARS. DISCOVER 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. IT S THE ULTIMATE VISUAL HISTORY OF GUNS.
 

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Published January 1, 2009 by Dorling Kindersley. 360 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors.