Firearms in the American West 1700-1900

Firearms in the American West 1700-1900

by Martin Pegler
     
 


For two hundred years the great wilderness of the American West was being opened up and slowly destroyed by settlers from the east. Their prime tool was the gun, and the longarm and pistol have achieved legendary status in the folklore of the Wild West. Firearms of the American West tells the story of the guns used in the West during this period, which included… See more details below

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For two hundred years the great wilderness of the American West was being opened up and slowly destroyed by settlers from the east. Their prime tool was the gun, and the longarm and pistol have achieved legendary status in the folklore of the Wild West. Firearms of the American West tells the story of the guns used in the West during this period, which included the Indian Wars, the Civil War and the Gold Rushes. Copiously illustrated, no Western fan or gun enthusiast will want to be without this book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781861264886
Publisher:
Motorbooks
Publication date:
08/02/2002
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.75(d)

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