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- DescriptionWinchester lever-action repeating rifles are an integral part of the folklore of the American West. This book explores the Winchesters' unique place in history, revealing the technical secrets of their success with a full array of colour artwork, period illustrations and close-up photographs.
- Author BiographyMartin Pegler has a BA Hons in Medieval and Modern History and an MA in Museum Studies, both from University College, London, and was for many years the Senior Curator of Firearms at the Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds. Martin has established The Somme Historical Centre (www.martinpegler.com), where visitors can see the technology used in the 1914-18 trench warfare. In his spare time Martin runs motorcycle tours of the battlefield. He is the author of a number of books including The Military Sniper since 1914 (Osprey, 2001) and the highly acclaimed Out of Nowhere: A History of the Military Sniper (Osprey, 2004), and he has also contributed to a number of magazines. Mark Stacey was born in Manchester in 1964 and has been a freelance illustrator since 1987. He has a lifelong interest in all periods of history, particularly military history, and has specialized in this area throughout his career.
- Author(s)Martin Pegler
- PublisherBloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Date of Publication05/10/2015
- GenreMilitary History
- Series TitleWeapon
- Series Part/Volume Number42
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintOsprey Publishing
- Content Note40 b/w; 14 col
- Weight263 g
- Width184 mm
- Height248 mm
- Spine7 mm
- Illustrator(s)Mark Stacey,Alan Gilliland
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- westonwatchstra...26 Oct, 2016by
Great book for general overview and yet also plenty of detail too. Makes interesting comparisons to other contemporary manufacturers.
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