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Publisher Description

Matchlock, wheel lock, flintlock and caplock; muzzle-loading and breech-loading; revolving and rifling – the history of muskets and rifles is a fascinating journey through the development of firearms technology. 

From early matchlocks of the 15th century to the latest hunting rifles and assault rifles, Collector’s Guides Rifles & Muskets traces the development of these small arms through their technical revolutions. From a 16th century wheel-lock to today’s Knight MK-85 muzzleloader, from the Winchester to the Ak-47 to the latest sporting rifles, Collector’s Guides Rifles & Muskets offers a narrative history of the classics among these firearms. Throughout there are technical specifications for featured firearms. 

Illustrated with more than 260 colour and black-and-white artworks and photographs, Collector’s Guides Rifles & Muskets is an expertly written account of the history of sporting and military firearms. 

GENRE
Lifestyle & Home
RELEASED
2014
September 15
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
224
Pages
PUBLISHER
Amber Books Ltd
SELLER
Amber Books Limited
SIZE
79.3
Mb

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