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Powder & Ball Small Arms

By Martin Pegler

ISBN: 9781861261854
PUBLISHED: October 1998
PAGES: 128
BINDING: Hardback
SIZE: 297 x 210 mm
INSIDE: 250 colour photographs

Powder & Ball Small Arms gives detailed photographic sequences showing the close-up appearance, handling, loading and live firing of a range of historic black powder muskets and pistols, spanning 400 years of military history.Subjects covered include: earliest medieval hand-held matchlocks; flintlocks of 18th and 19th century warfare; first accurate rifles; percussion muskets of early Victorian campaigns and the metal-cartridge repeater.

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