This book is a must-have for the custom gun and engraving enthusiast. It's the first book in nearly 30 years to provide such a broad and comprehensive look at the world of firearms engraving. The exquisite styles of more than 75 master engravers are shown on beautiful examples of handguns, rifles, shotguns and other firearms, as well as knives. Tom Turpin discusses the many craftsmen and their techniques in an easy-to-read style that is both entertaining and educational. Over 200 stunning four-color photos showcase this art form in spectacular detail. Includes an up-to-date Engravers Directory of names and addresses so readers can contact the engravers of their choice. This is the perfect companion volume to Turpin's Modern Custom Guns, and belongs in the library of anyone interested in firearms... and art.
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