Covers all aspects of the Colt Model 1905 automatic pistol, from its invention to its numerous production variations, with many b&w photos. Details background history, pistol and ammunition development, and features of the pistol, and looks at advertisements and literature. Includes a facsimile copy of the government report that led to the development of this pistol, patent documents, new information regarding the military Colt M1907, and a table of M1905 serial numbers. For military historians and firearms collectors. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.