Patrick Sweeney. 286 pages. 8½" x 11". Hardcover. Eighteen chapters cover the development, history, use, and future of the world-renowned “Model 1911 U.S. Army Pistol” developed by John Moses Browning over 100 years ago. This book reviews the 1911’s predecessors and covers early prototypes and development, as well as its use in wartime, present-day customized competition pistols, and ongoing development. Over 400 photographs and illustrations give you a detailed and highly-informative look at this hardy, still-going-strong centenarian.
1911, Issue:11, Page:063
Big Book Catalog, Issue:68, Page:159