Secret Firearms: An Illustrated History of Miniature and Concealed Handgunsby John D. Walter
A chronological look at the history of the handgun, complete with photographs and descriptive captions of over 180 designs, all with interesting side notes. Find out which firearm was used to assassinate Abraham Lincoln or how a Franciscan monk deserves much of the credit for the emergence of the handgun. From single-shot pistols, combination weapons, and disguised handguns to multi-shot designs, cartridge revolvers, repeating pistols, auto-loading pistols, handguns and the silencer, it's the whole world of hidden weaponry. 144 pages, 180 b/w illus., 7 1/2 X 9 1/2.
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