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The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rifles and Machine Guns An illustrated historical reference to over 500 military, law enforcement and antique firearms ... a comprehensi (Illustrated Encyclopedia of) by Anness Publishing Ltd

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Published by Lorenz Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Militaria, arms & armour,
  • Weapons & equipment,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Firearms & Weapons,
  • General,
  • Military - Weapons,
  • Reference,
  • Reference / General,
  • Encyclopedias,
  • History,
  • Machine guns,
  • Rifles

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10853906M
ISBN 10075481758X
ISBN 109780754817581

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