The Illustrated World Encyclopedia of Guns (Hardcover)

By Will Fowler, Anthony North, Charles Stronge

Lorenz Books, 9780754820659, 512pp.

Publication Date: April 16, 2010



This encyclopedia explains the development of arms, and shows the specifications of modern weapons. The book introduces readers to key designers and manufacturers and the technology involved in their production. The directories are the most comprehensive reference published for the general reader. Grouped according to country of origin, each gun's features are listed, as are the military, political and technological context in which each gun was developed.