Rifles of the World

Rifles of the World

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The third edition of this definitive reference includes expanded coverage of commercial and military rifles from around the world. From modern battle rifles like the American M16 to classic designs like the British Cogswell a Harrison Double Sporting Rifle, Rifles of the World is the most comprehensive book of its type.Arranged alphabetically by country of origin, from Argentina to Yugoslavia, this superior resource provides background information for rifles and carbines, both well known and obscure, from the breech-loading era to the present. With a blend of entertaining historical background and detailed technical specifications this is an essential guide for any rifle enthusiast.Am More than 1, 000 photos, plus an 8-page full-color section aid in identificationAm 100+ new listings offer readers more resources to refer toAm Covers rimfire and centerfire models and every action typeBSA: the CF2 Stutzen had a short barrel and a ... Made by BSA Guns Ltd in Birmingham in 1955-67, this was an improved Sportsman with an enclosed bolt, a radial safety lever on ... It was offered in 22 Hornet and 222 Remington only. ... The Varmitit rifle, made in 1967-74 and chambered only for 222 Remington or 243 Winchester cartridges, had a 24in heavy barrel, lacked open sights and weighed 91b.

Title:Rifles of the World
Author:John Walter
Publisher:Krause Publications - 2006-03-25


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