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Ultimate Handguns

Photographs of More Than Five Hundred Weapons

David Miller

Paperback

List Price: 19.99*
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Description

The Ultimate Collector's Guide to 500 Handguns in Full Color!

Ultimate Handguns brings together five hundred classic examples, organized from A-Z by country and gunmaker's name, of handguns of all types, from the eighteenth to the twenty-first century, which makes it a serious reference book for collectors, enthusiasts, and sportsmen alike. It shows the different types of handgun which the world has used to wage war, break and defend its laws, and hone its sharpshooting skills. From historic pistols like flintlock English Collumbell holster pistol to modern revolvers like the Smith & Wesson Model 29 Magnum, made famous in the Dirty Harry movies, the full gamut is covered in Ultimate Handguns.

Inside, you will find:
  • Over five hundred handguns in full color, including close-up details of particular features of the weapon
  • Full descriptions and technical specifications of each weapon
  • Introductory passes to famous makers such as Colt and Smith & Wesson

Skyhorse, 9781510756663, 270pp.

Publication Date: October 5, 2021



About the Author

David Miller is a former officer in the British armed forces, who served in England, the Falkland Islands, Germany, Malaysia, the Netherlands, and Singapore. He subsequently worked as a freelance author and as a journalist for Jane's Information Group. He worked on the staff f the authoritative Defense Review, was editor of the two-volume Jane's Major Warships, and has written more than fifty other works relating to guns and warfare.