A History of Firearms (Paperback)

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A History of Firearms (Paperback)


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A history of firearm from the early days of of gunpowder, through the development of matchlock muskets, to the wheellock andvarious incarnations of the flintlock, to the development of the percussion cap and the modern caartridge. It explores the early attempts at breech loading and ways to fire more than once before reloading.

Full of illustrations and photographs.

Product Details ISBN: 9781399961905
ISBN-10: 139996190X
Publisher: Colin Holcombe
Publication Date: December 8th, 2023
Pages: 264
Language: English