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Weapon: A Visual History of Arms and Armor

For 4,000 years weapons, and the warriors who used them,have acted as the cutting edge of history, using ax, spear, bow, sword, gun, and cannon to determine the ...

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Excellent, highly detailed photos. Not much in the way of text but a good buy overall.
—Updated Mar 15, 2008



Scottish Firearms & A Register Of Scottish Long-Guns
by Claude & Woosnam-Savage, Robert C. Blair

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At a mere 44 pages plus index and notes, this would appear to be a cursory study of the Scottish-made firearm from its inception to the end of the 19th century. However, it is anything but cursory. The book covers both pistols and the extremely rare long arms. Read full review
—Updated Mar 15, 2008



The Scottish Pistol: Its History, Manufacture and Design
by Martin Kelvin

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I searched for a copy of this book for several months before finally finding one in pristine condition from a used bookseller. This is the definitive work on the Scottish pistol. Kelvin obtained detailed photos of a large number of pistols for use in the book, ...
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—Updated Mar 15, 2008



Scottish weapons and fortifications, 1100-1800

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Excellent multi-topic book. Compilation from many experts on the subjects provided.
—Updated Nov 23, 2007



Night
by Elie Wiesel

Night -- A terrifying account  of the Nazi death camp horror that turns a young  Jewish boy into an agonized witness to the death of  his family...the death ...

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My son, at 19, recommended that I read this. It was a horrifying tale, but also one of triumph. Everyone should read this book.
—Updated Feb 21, 2007



Scottish Swords and Dirks: An Illustrated Reference Guide to Scottish Edged Weapons
by John Wallace

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