The publisher of BLADE magazine and the ever-popular Knives annual delivers the ultimate gift for any and every knife enthusiast in this coffee table-sized book, showcasing expertly-crafted knives from top smiths.
Winchester enthusiasts of all interests will benefit from the expertly analysed prices, 500 superb colour photos and technical details featured in this one-volume reference. With five grades of pricing for Winchester rifles and shotguns manufactured between 1866 and the present, technical details, trend reports for popular mo... read more
Learn how the most famous handgun in history was developed by John Browning as the ultimate refinement of a series of prototypes beginning in 1900 in 1911: The First 100 Years. Also includes detailed photographs and supporting text, about the incredible variety of 1911s.
Do you know what a chicken choker, creep, official screamer, or tong tool really is? You can learn in this book. Find out about synthetic stocks, custom actions, stainless steel barrels, high-powered scopes, case preparation, loading for accuracy, bench techniques, shooting in the wind, practicing, and proper barrel cleaning ... read more
Compiled to provide a well researched, authoritative reference for soldiers at all levels in the command chain, as well as for the civilian observer. It provides concise and accurate intelligence on the hand held weapons which are currently in service, with detailed descriptions, photographs and specification.
288 pages Includes complete coverage of sporting clays. Contents: Understanding the games How to shoot & win A look at current competition shotguns Complete rules for Trap,Skeet & Sporting Clays
Expert bow hunter and archery traditionalist, Dan Bertalan, has compiled the most complete bow making text available today. By traveling coast to coast and consulting with America's top bow makers, he has gathered the best information on how to build your own recurve longbow, improve your hunting skills, care properly for a b... read more
In the sixty years since General Kalashnikov created the AK's distinctive silhouette, the gun has been at the centre of conflicts across the Middle East, Africa and Latin America. The weapon that made him a 'Hero of the Soviet Union' has also appeared on t-shirts and vodka bottles, featured in videos and song lyrics and been ... read more
Handguns for sport and personal protection are among the most popular segment of the firearms industry. For handgun enthusiasts the allure of new models, updated customizing information and up-to-date retail values adds to the fascination of buying and shooting handguns. Handguns 2007 is the one definitive, single-volume so... read more
Completely revised - boasting coverage of nearly 3,000 handguns - this new edition is the most complete, authoritative, illustrated reference on the subject!Now in its 4th edition, Pistols of the World chronicles handguns of the metallic cartridge era (late 1850s to present), including manufacturers from around the world.
Every hunter has a gun he wishes he could tune up, whether it's the ugly old piece that shoots straight, or the beauty which can't hit a thing. This book is, pure and simple, an attempt at expanding any hunter's knowledge of gunsmithing. It's an overview designed to provide insight, ideas, and techniques that will give the am... read more
A provocative look at the life and times of the man who created the original weapon of mass destruction Drawing on her investigative and literary talents, Julia Keller offers a riveting account of the invention of the worldas first working machine gun. Through her portrait of its misunderstood creator, Richard Jordan Gatlinga... read more
"Standard Catalog of Firearms" is a uniquely valuable guide to the world of collectible firearms. The reader will not only be able to accurately identify collectible firearms but also assign up-to-the-minute values. With this information, the reader will be able to buy, sell, collect and trade firearms with confidence and wit... read more
Suitable for the curious readers and Japanese knife enthusiasts alike, this title provides them with a look into traditional Japanese Cutlery forging techniques and their modern applications, along with a collection of photos that document a large selection of the author's blades.
For the first-time rifle buyer or the experienced rifle owner looking for formal, comprehensive training in both classical and modern marksmanship techniques, Gun Digest Shooter's Guide to Rifle Marksmanship covers all necessary facets, allowing a shooter to train and progress from basic competence to expert, with a sound kno... read more
War is a driver for technological change, and the evolution of weapons can be seen by studying the design of the Civil War weapons cataloged in this attractive full-color reference book. The Civil War was fought all over the United States, although mainly in the south. More than three million Americans fought in the Civil War... read more
This is a comprehensive chronology of firearms with full technical specifications, shown in 1100 expert photographs and diagrams. It is a beautifully illustrated set of encyclopedias covering pistols, revolvers, machine and submachine guns through history. It features directories of arms from many parts of the world, organise... read more