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Product DescriptionCartridges Of The World: A Complete Illustrated Reference For More Than 1,500 Cartridges is ideal for arms enthusiasts seeking concise information about new and currently manufactured firearms. Heavily illustrated with more than 1,500 photos, this book is perfect for the reader whose interest is focused on the hardware currently available from the firearms industry, while the historical section on antique and obsolete cartridges is an invaluable reference for today's cartridge collectors. Written by Richard A. Mann. Trade paperback. 568 pages. ISBN10 #: 1440230595. ISBN13 #: 9781440230592. UPC #: 074962014672.
• Completely updated text by editor Richard Mann that draws on the original writings of author Frank C. Barnes and expands upon it for current powders and bullets.
• 50 all-new cartridges added, complete with loading data, ballistics, historical analysis, and trending usage of information.
• Expert guest editorial on SAAMI specifications, AR-15 cartridges, and today's hottest wildcat rounds.
• Includes 40 color illustrations and 1,200 black-and-white illustrations.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Born and raised in the West Virginia hills, Richard Mann has spent decades hunting around the world, pulled a stint in the Army, and served as a municipal police officer and Special Agent with the railroad police, obtaining numerous small arms certifications along the way. He has trained military personnel, law enforcement officers, and civilians in the use of firearms, and has won the West Virginia Governor's Twenty Award for law enforcement, the West Virginia National Guard State Pistol Competition, and earned his Distinguished Medal with pistol. Richard is now a contributing editor for several magazines, including NRA's American Rifleman and Shooting Illustrated, and he was the compiling author of the book Rifle Bullets For The Hunter, among others. Richard also holds several patents on a riflescope reticle and a revolutionary bullet-testing media. Mann lives in Princeton, West Virginia.