Iskusstvo Publishing House, St. Petersburg, 1971, 1st Edition.
223 pages, 532 illustrations – many in colour.
Introductory essay. Illustrations and annotations of many antique guns from the Hermitage’s impressive collection, acquired as gifts and from war booty.
Text in Russian and English.
Includes single-shot firearms, multi-shot firearms, and combinations. Indices include gun makers and firms, marks, dated items and initial owners of weapons.
Small tears to dust jacket otherwise very good condition