By Patrick Sweeney

In 1911, the heritage of firearms replaced perpetually with the adoption of the best pistol ever designed, the automated Pistol, quality .45, M1911--known this day easily because the 1911. Now, in a single interesting, illustrated quantity, authority Patrick Sweeney celebrates the one centesimal anniversary of the best struggling with handgun ever designed, John M. Brownings mythical 1911 .45.

From the predecessors of the 1911 and its contemporaries to the simplest of modern day semi- and full-custom types, you will find it in 1911: the 1st a hundred Years. Lavishly illustrated with photos accrued from all over the world, 1911: the 1st a hundred Years is a becoming centennial tribute to a pistol that's this day extra well known than ever.

For the collector, for the shooter, for the historian--for someone drawn to big-bore handguns or the evolution of this actually American vintage, this can be a must-have volume.

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