The Illustrated History of Firearms, 2nd Edition



Showcasing more than 1,700 firearms in full color

From the earliest hand cannons dating back to 1350, to the finest sporting rifles of the 21st Century, this 2nd edition of The Illustrated History of Firearms covers them all. Spectacular, full-color photos of more than 1,700 guns with detailed captions walk readers through the background and development of virtually every type of firearm ever created, and the people who influenced their use and designs.

More than a reference book, The Illustrated History of Firearms brings context to the role firearms have played in shaping world events while also charting the development of today’s guns for self-defense, competition, recreation and hunting.

Painstakingly researched by expert curators at the NRA National Firearms Museum in Fairfax, Virginia, this 320-page, hardbound work of art is as educational as it is beautiful.

Whether you’re an avid gun collector or shooter, a history buff, or simply want to better understand the seemingly countless types of firearms in today’s world, this book is a must-have.

ISBN: 9781951115142
Publisher: Gun Digest Books
Pub Date: 05/2020
Format: Hardcover
Weight: 3.60lbs
Size: 11.60h x 9.10w x 1.10d

Additional information

Weight 3.60 lbs
Dimensions 11.60 × 9.10 × 1.10 in