An Illustrated History of Miniature and Concealed HandgunsBook - 1997
Gun enthusiasts will rejoice with this chronological look at the history of the handgun. Complete with vivid photographs and descriptive captions, you'll find 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. Every gun collector and buff will find this is a must-read!
Publisher: London :, Arms and Armour Press ;, New York : Distributed in the USA by Sterling Pub. Co.,, 
Copyright Date: ©1997
Branch Call Number: 683.43 Wa
Characteristics: 144 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm