Gun: a visual history

Dorling Kindersley

From the moment they made their first appearance on 14th century European battlefields, guns have shaped the course of human history. This fully illustrated guide profiles more than 300 of the most important firearms of all time.

From muskets, rifles, pistols, and revolvers, to machine guns, shotguns, grenade launchers, and sniper rifles, Gun is an informative encyclopedia. Inside, you'll find famous firearms (special profiles of landmark weapons, including Brown Bess, Glock 17, Colt .45, AK-47, and Bren); Gunslingers, outlaws, lawmen, and soldiers (from Dirty Harry and James Bond to Annie Oakley and Dick Turpin); and Legendary manufacturers (including Colt, Winchester, and Beretta).

Soft cover, photographs, 360 pages.

Gun: a visual history
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