DEADLY BEAUTIES – RARE GERMAN HANDGUNS: VOLUME 2 – 1914-1945 (WORLD WAR I WEIMAR THIRD REICH).
336pp., 290 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 Drawn from some of the world’s most prestigious collections, this comprehensive work is a visual and historical reference exploring the craftsmanship and technical progress of German pistol development from 1871 to 1914.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.