The Illustrated History of Weaponry: From Flint Axes to Automatic Weapons
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The Illustrated History of Weaponry: From Flint Axes to Automatic Weapons

by Chuck Willis
     
 
In The Illustrated History of Weaponry, the extraordinary weapons from the Berman Museum of World History, some of which have never before been photographed, are collected in this one-of-a-kind volume. Within these pages, you'll find weapons owned by Napoleon Bonaparte, Henrich Himmler, Catherine the Great, Benito Mussolini, Jefferson Davis, Belle Starr,

Overview

In The Illustrated History of Weaponry, the extraordinary weapons from the Berman Museum of World History, some of which have never before been photographed, are collected in this one-of-a-kind volume. Within these pages, you'll find weapons owned by Napoleon Bonaparte, Henrich Himmler, Catherine the Great, Benito Mussolini, Jefferson Davis, Belle Starr, Hermann Goering, Napoleon III, Kaiser Wilhelm, and Maximilian I.

The Illustrated History of Weaponry also offers information on weapons innovators, including Alexander Forsyth, Eliphalet Remington, Samuel Colt, Sergei Mosin, the Mauser brothers, Hiram Maxim, John Browning, Richard Gatling, John T. Thompson, John Garland, Feodor Tokarev, Oliver Winchester, and Mikhail Kalashnikov.

A variety of exceptional weapons of espionage, combination curiosa, and rarities rounds out the selection, making for a volume like no other. The Illustrated History of Weaponry is a classic in the making.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760784440
Publisher:
Metro Books
Publication date:
06/19/2006
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
143,247
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.74(d)

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