In celebration of the Beretta's 475th anniversary, this book traces the the history of Piertro Beretta & Co., which for over four centuries has been owned by the same family, who have guides its evolution from making gun barrels to sporting arms to weapons for military and law enforcement. Photos.In celebration of the Beretta's 475th anniversary, this book traces the the history of Piertro Beretta & Co., which for over four centuries has been owned by the same family, who have guides its evolution from making gun barrels to sporting arms to weapons for military and law enforcement. Photos.Read Less
Oblong octavo in medium brown cloth, with gold text on spine; dj has gold and green text on light brownish-gray spine. VG+/VG. Profusely illustrated, mainly in full-color. 372pp. ISBN 0-375-50149-5. Rockville.
Very Good oblong oversized hardcover in Good dustjacket. Normal wear to dustjacket including large tear to head of spine and large triangular chip to foot of spine. Tearing along the spine of the front board, but the binding remains intact. Pages, text, and color images are clean and bright. Overall, a good copy. 370 pp. PLEASE contact us for acccurate shipping rates on this OVERSIZED book.
Oblong 4to. (9 x 11 inches). pp. xii, 370, (ii). Colour and b/w illusts. Publisher's brown cloth gilt. Pictorial d/w, not clipped, a little furled at the edges. O/w contents clean and bright. Binding firm and square. No inscriptions. A Fine copy in a Near Fine d/w. Heavy book, requiring eye-watering and prohibitive amounts of extra postage overseas. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.
Very good in very good dust jacket. Very slight shelf wear to DJ, book is slightly tipped, otherwise fine. A nice, clean bright copy. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. With dust jacket. 370 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade.
i found this book fascinating.not only does it fill in the gaps in my previous knowledge on models and history, but it is much more; outlining the politics behind the firearm industry. and gives a look at the philosophy behind such a unique family that has kept its interests intact for so many generations.an excellent read and the photographs of peter beard are brilliant. outstanding value at the price.
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