Weapons in Early American History by James D. Gordon and James B. Taylor is a huge volume is both fact and is photo filled, covering weapons in America all the way from 1492 through 1845. Eleven sections include: The Age of Discovery and Conquest: 1492-1692, The French & Indian War: 1755-1763, The American Revolution, The Lewis & Clark Expedition, The Pike Expedition, The Fremont Expeditions, The Mexican War, The Fur Trade & the American Fur Company: 1815-1840, and The Alamo and Texas Independence: 1835-1845.
Each section of Weapons in Early American History is filled with highly detailed photographs of the guns, knives, swords, powder horns and personal equipment such as compasses and rum horns. From match locks to military long guns to Colonial rifles and pistols, you will enjoy the magnificent quality photos of this extensive collection of historic American weapons.
Hardcover, extra large format. 11" X 14", 365 pages with hundreds of full color photographs of over 300 weapons!