A collection of gorgeous photos celebrating 500 years of firearms technology, from the early flintlocks to today’s high-tech weaponry, this book shows the history, artistry, and evolving technology of the gun.
Guns. For centuries, these beautiful, controversial, essential, and sometimes fearful machines have been an integral part of our lives. From the hand cannons and matchlock muskets of the 1500s to the latest military technology, this book celebrates the artistry, technology, cultural significance, and power of 100 iconic guns. Firearms enthusiasts, history buffs, and shooters of every stripe will find something to marvel at in this gorgeous full-color coffee-table book.