Media Mail USPS only- it takes a bit longer but is the most economical. If you are in a hurry to receive it please contact me for shipping quotes. In excellent very well cared for condition, having been read once, then immediately stored away in an acid-free temperature and humidity controlled archival container and from a child/pet/smoke/odor/mold-free home.
Handguns: A Collector's Guide to Pistols and Revolvers from 1850 to the Present hardcover reference book by Frederick Wilkinson.
112 pages; profusely illustrated in color throughout.
Publisher: Quantum Publishing Limited copyright 1993, Published by Fairmount Books, Inc. This edition 1996.
Product Dimensions: 11.6 x 8.8 x 0.6 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.7 pounds
-Uniquely illustrated with examples of guns from private collections worldwide
-Written by Sotheby's Arms and Armour expert, Frederick Wilkinson
-Combines collecting advice with a history of handgun development and explanation of the many different mechanisms
-Useful information on caring for and restoring prized collector's items
Frederick Wilkinson is an arms and militaria expert, specializing in firearms. He has been consultant to Sotheby's Arms and Armour department as well as working for the Royal Armouries at the Tower of London, and he has authored and contributed to numerous articles, specialist magazines and books. He has also been President of the Historical Breech-loading Small Arms Association, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Associate of the Royal Historical Society.