The Illustrated Directory of Guns

Written by a technical expert who has fired many of the guns featured, this book includes wide and varied assemblage of weapons from each of the world’s major manufacturing countries.

The Illustrated Directory of Guns

Written by a technical expert who has fired many of the guns featured, this book includes wide and varied assemblage of weapons from each of the world’s major manufacturing countries. The Illustrated Directory series provide readers with a fully illustrated, comprehensive reference book packed with timelines, historical facts, and images designed to inform and excite. At 512 pages packed with information and photographs, this book is a necessary addition to any enthusiast's library. Complete with full specification table with each entry including type, origin, caliber, and size, The Illustrated Directory of Guns is the most ambitious and lavishly illustrated history of guns for the collector and enthusiast. It shows in clear, detailed photographs and text over 1500 guns with separate sections on Pistols, Revolvers, Rifles, Shotguns (military and sporting), Machine Guns, and Submachine guns. A few featured include: Remington Smith & Wesson Winchester Glock Vickers Mauser Browning Colt Beretta And more Organized A-Z by country and gunmaker's name, the book clearly shows the different types of gun which the world has used to hunt, wage war, break and defend its laws, hone its sharpshooting skills, and fire purely for the fun of it. The book also features an introduction on each section, which gives a brief history of the development of that particular kind of firearm.

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The Illustrated Directory of Guns
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: David Miller
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-01-18 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Written by a technical expert who has fired many of the guns featured, this book includes wide and varied assemblage of weapons from each of the world’s major manufacturing countries. The Illustrated Directory series provide readers with a fully illustrated, comprehensive reference book packed with timelines, historical facts, and images
The Illustrated Directory of Guns
Language: en
Pages: 752
Authors: David M. O. Miller
Categories: Firearms
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher:

Illustreret håndbog/vejledning i farver over mere end 2000 pistoler, revolvere, geværer, maskingeværer og maskinpistoler fra skydevåbens indførelse til det 21. århundrede. Der er anført specifikationer for de enkelte viste våben.
The Illustrated Book of Guns
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: David Miller
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Salamander Books Limited

Five centuries of small arms development are encompassed in this illustrated guide, which features over 1000 of the most important pistols, revolvers, rifles, submachine guns and light and heavy machine guns made and used throughout the world.
The Illustrated Directory of 20th Century Guns
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: David Miller
Categories: Firearms
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Salamander Books

This directory features over 420 firearms and variants that have been used in conflict since 1900, and in shooting sports from hunting to competitive target shooting. Great names such as Colt and Winchester are included along with lesser-known firearms.
Illustrated Directory of Warships of the World
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: David Miller
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-12-01 - Publisher: Zenith Press

Covering every major warship type from the American ironclads of the 1860s through today's super-sophisticated aircraft carriers, this fact-filled directory describes more than 200 fighting vessels, providing technical specifications along with development and service histories. Intricately detailed full-color drawings vividly bring the warships to life, while contemporary photographs depict the