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  1. The Best of British: A Celebration of British Gun Making
    The Best of British: A Celebration of British Gun Making
    The Best of British: A Celebration of British Gun Making
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  2. The Best of British: A Celebration of British Gun Making

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"David Grant is . . . recognized as the dean of British gun photographers, and his striking images, nicely paired with Venters' words, celebrate the venerable tradition of British gunmaking."

--Sporting Classics

Internationally renowned photographer David Grant has photographed the best examples of contemporary British gunmaking, along with choice historical examples. Vic Venters provides detailed captions describing the guns and the craftsmen who built them. An appendix provides history and background on the various gunmakers and companies including contact information.

  • A glimpse at guns masterfully crafted and rarely seen
  • Examples from the leading British gunmakers: David MacKay Brown, Purdey, Holland & Holland, Boss, Greener, Peter Nelson, Westley Richards,William Powell, David Sinnerton
  • An exquisite presentation documents the renaissance of quality sporting guns and the revival of the gunmakers who craft them
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    Pictures are great and paper quality is good but I would have liked a touch more text explaining each gun.
    Good but not much new. Vic Venters books always have great pics
    but much of this book is of those same pics.
    Great photography showing a variety of guns and engraver's work. This book shows an incredible level of work. In addition it covers guns from a huge time frame. But most impressively the more modern works of art are very well documented.
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