The Italian Gun

The Italian Gun

by Steve Smith
     
 

This comprehensive book sets out to examine the history and present-day art, life, and times of gunmaking in Italy. It is replete with first-hand, personal accounts of some of the legends of gunmaking, such as inventor Ivo Fabbri, master craftsman Luciano Bosis and the Rizzini brothers, the Beretta dynasty, competition gun czar Perazzi, entrepreneur Renato Gamba, as…  See more details below

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This comprehensive book sets out to examine the history and present-day art, life, and times of gunmaking in Italy. It is replete with first-hand, personal accounts of some of the legends of gunmaking, such as inventor Ivo Fabbri, master craftsman Luciano Bosis and the Rizzini brothers, the Beretta dynasty, competition gun czar Perazzi, entrepreneur Renato Gamba, as well as the engravers and masters of the art of bulino and punto Firmo Fracassi, Creative Art, the Pedrettis, and many others. Includes a history of early Italian firearms manufacture, proving firearms in Italy, gunstock wood, how to buy an Italian gun, current manufacture by make and model, serial numbers, and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781885106193
Publisher:
Wilderness Adventures Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/28/1997
Pages:
326
Product dimensions:
7.34(w) x 10.39(h) x 1.12(d)

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