9781743630570 (RF/B)

The Illustrated History of Weapons: Rifles


Discover the history and development of weaponry through the ages with The Illustrated History of Weapons series. These comprehensive visual reference books explore the craftsmanship and progression of weaponry and cover the many important conflicts and historical events that have shaped the world we live in. 

These titles feature stunning photography, fascinating biographical information and detailed insight into the technology and tactics of the battlefield, and cover the evolution of early knives and swords through to the pistols and rifles of modern times.


Rupert Matthews is a writer of non-fiction books, magazine articles and newspaper columns. Rupert has been working in publishing for over 20 years and has built up a wealth of experience and expertise that can be brought to bear on any writing or editing task you care to mention. He specialises in history, but has written on a range of subjects.