The Art of the Gun®: European Firearms Masterpieces
from the 17th to the 19th Centuries
A little jewel of a book… the set will be a landmark in the literature of arms collection and history. Very few museums contain anything that can match them, much less surpass them. David E. Petzal Field & Stream Magazine
This is the first miniature antique firearms books ever published on the history of firearms. The second volume in the miniature book features selections from the Robert M. Lee Collection of highly decorated Europeanarms from the 17th to the 19th centuries. Measuring 4 ¾- x 6-inches, with 36 pages in this volume which also features dramatic fold-outs, and illustrations on the reverse of the dust jackets.
In this hardcover volume with gatefolds, the authors celebrate the art, craftsmanship, romance and performance of fine firearms, throughout the ages. As with every volume this book is illuminated with more than 70 crisp color photographs. The firearms are of the highest museum quality.