Legendary Sporting Guns: Shotguns and Rifles
by JOLY ERIC (9780789204950)

Legendary Sporting Guns: Shotguns and Rifles
Release Date: 07 Jul 1998
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780789204950
ISBN-10: 0789204959

An inspired combination of superb craftsmanship, elegant design, and lethal power, the best hunting guns occupy a unique place in the pantheon of sporting equipment. Highly prized by hunter and non-hunter alike, the guns and their history are explored fully in this remarkable work. The author combines the lore of the hunt with the story behind the creation and refinement of sporting guns, emphasizing their use in the field. In addition, a brand-by-brand catalog examines the finer points of the greatest guns in current production, providing specifications on action, barrels, engraving weight, stock, and caliber, along with illustrations featuring both the complete gun in profile and a detailed view of the action. In describing the odyssey of the gun -- from the great manufacturing centers at Liege, Birmingham, and Saint-Etienne, to the unparalleled gun makers Purdey, Holland & Holland, Francotte, and Lebeau-Courally -- Legendary Sporting Guns also tells the story of hunting itself. This fascinating book is a terrific gift for hunters and collectors.

AUD $156.00

 This title is not held in stock & is ordered from suppliers, subject to availability.

View other JOLY ERIC titles like "Legendary Sporting Guns: Shotguns and Rifles"

Write a customer review of Legendary Sporting Guns: Shotguns and Rifles.

If you like this title please tell others:

tell others

post to your Facebook wall post on Twitter post on Digg recommend to Stumbleupon bookmark on Delicious RSS feed send to a friend

Australian BookShop
Australian Bookshop. Established 2003
Shopping Cart Customer Support

International Online Store
of Inspiration
we ship everywhere
Australia Post
Australia Wide