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Handgun from Matchlock to Laser-Sited Weapon

by Batchelor, John & Walter, John

Condition: Excellent/Excellent

UK: Talos Books, 1988. 160 crisp pp & almost a kilo packed for posting. Traces the development of the pistol, describes and evaluates specific models, and shows a variety of working mechanisms. This profusely illustrated book is the story of guns that made history, some as assasin's weapons, some in soldier's hands, it tells of the inventors & engineers with visions and/or crazy ideas. Illustrations are photos, engineering drawings, illustrative artwork & a varied mix of colour & bw. A very handy reference book. Batchelor is the respected author of over 30 distinct works with a military or weapons theme.. Hardcover. Excellent/Excellent. 29cm.
  • Bookseller: Little Lane Books AU (AU)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 011444
  • Title: Handgun from Matchlock to Laser-Sited Weapon
  • Author: Batchelor, John & Walter, John
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Excellent
  • Jacket condition: Excellent
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Talos Books
  • Place: UK
  • Date published: 1988
  • Keywords: Batchelor Handgun Pistol Shooting Weapons
  • Bookseller catalogs: WEAPONS, FIREARMS; SPORT;
  • Size: 29cm



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