DEADLY BEAUTIES – RARE GERMAN HANDGUNS: VOLUME 1 – 1871-1914 (PRE-WORLD WAR I).

HAMPE (H.)

N105

£69.99

432pp., landscape 4to, 500 colour photos. 2016. Drawn from some of the world’s most prestigious collections, this comprehensive work is a visual and historical reference exploring the craftsmanship and technical progress of German pistol development from 1871 to 1914. Important weapons — from Luger, Walther, Mauser, and many others – belonging to aristocracy and heads of state have been selected to provide the reader with an appreciation of the gunsmith’s artisanship.