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Revolver
  • Author : Marcus Sedgwick
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 162
  • ISBN : 9780312547974
  • Reader Reviews : 26
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • In a tense, psychological drama set in the snowy wilderness of the Arctic Circle during the Alaska Gold Rush, 14-year-old Sig confronts a stranger who has come to settle the score with Sig's now-dead father. Reprint.

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    Revolver
  • Author : Robert Rodriguez
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Pages : 266
  • ISBN : 9781476813561
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Music
  • REVOLVER: HOW THE BEATLES REIMAGINED ROCK 'N' ROLL

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    The Gun Digest Book of the Revolver
  • Author : Grant Cunningham
  • Publisher : Krause Publications
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1440218129
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  • Genre : Sports & Recreation
  • Get to Know Your Revolver—Inside and Out! Gun Digest Book of the Revolver covers all aspects of living with the double-action revolver: shooting, handling, carrying, maintaining and accessorizing—everything you need to know to operate the quintessential American handgun. Topics in this comprehensive volume include: Self-Defense—Revolvers are still a good choice! Sighting options—including tips for aging eyes Getting the right hand fit Grips that work—and those that don't Spare ammo carrying options Maintenance and cleaning how-to's The right holster for the job Wheel-gun ammo choices for work, play and self-defense And much, much more!! Whether you use your revolver for sport, hunting, competition or self-defense, you'll learn something from this book!

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    Mayakovsky's Revolver: Poems
  • Author : Matthew Dickman
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Pages : 104
  • ISBN : 9780393348798
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  • Genre : Poetry
  • The author of All-American Poem uses his art to come to terms with his older brother's suicide in a collection of poems that explore how to find strength in the face of loss and grief.

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    Revolver
  • Author : Jim Rasenberger
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN : 9781501166396
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  • Genre : History
  • Patented in 1836, the Colt pistol with its revolving cylinder was the first practical firearm that could shoot more than one bullet without reloading. Its most immediate impact was on the expansionism of the American west, where white emigrants and US soldiers came to depend on it, and where Native Americans came to dread it. In making the revolver, Colt also changed American manufacturing, and revolutionized industry in the United States. Rasenberger brings the brazenly ambitious and profoundly innovative industrialist and leader Samuel Colt to vivid life. During an age of promise and progress, and also of slavery, corruption, and unbridled greed, Colt not only helped to create this America, he completely embodied it.-- adapted from info provided

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    The Beatles as Musicians
  • Author : Walter Everett
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Pages : 422
  • ISBN : 0195129415
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  • Genre : Music
  • Given the phenomenal fame and commercial success that the Beatles knew for the entire course of their familiar career, their music per se has received surprisingly little detailed attention. Not all of their cultural influence can be traced to long hair and flashy clothing; the Beatles had numerous fresh ideas about melody, harmony, counterpoint, rhythm, form, colors, and textures. Or consider how much new ground was broken by their lyrics alone--both the themes and imagery of the Beatles' poetry are key parts of what made (and still makes) this group so important, so popular, and so imitated. This book is a comprehensive chronological study of every aspect of the Fab Four's musical life--including full examinations of composition, performance practice, recording, and historical context--during their transcendent late period (1966-1970). Rich, authoritative interpretations are interwoven through a documentary study of many thousands of audio, print, and other sources.

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    Revolver
  • Author : Kevin Connolly
  • Publisher : House of Anansi
  • Pages : 98
  • ISBN : 9780887847950
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Poetry
  • Kevin Connolly’s four previous poetry books have garnered widespread critical acclaim and awards for their cutting humor, vivid language, and lyricism. Now comes Revolver. A daring marriage of brilliant technical skill and feverish imagination, Revolver features poems that are each written in a different form — “revolving” through various styles while imbuing each with the precise control and sharp wit for which Connolly is noted. This much-anticipated follow-up to drift is both an ideal introduction to this master poet and a worthy successor to his earlier work.

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    Revolver
  • Author : Alain Sevestre
  • Publisher : Editions Gallimard
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN : PSU:000051413859
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  • Genre : Books
  • Paul, dit Lucas, a pour activité principale de voler les appareils photos de touristes naïfs à Montmartre, qu'il revend ou collectionne, fasciné par certains aspects de l'art photographique. Après avoir séduit Hélène, il part avec elle en Italie à la recherche de Marthe, un ancien amour. Malgré l'absurdité de cette quête et le caractère imprévisible de son amant, Hélène tient bon ...

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    Frankestein Revolver
  • Author : Dino Lacanfora
  • Publisher : Lampi di stampa
  • Pages : 321
  • ISBN : 9788848810807
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Goldopolis è uno stato di polizia che governa con pugno di ferro, non tollerando nessun dissenso. Arte, musica e ogni mezzo di comunicazione sono censurati dal suo sconfinato potere. Gode di troppa buona salute la malattia Goldopoliana e il suo eccellente stato è dovuto anche all'azione dei ribelli. Gli uni hanno bisogno degli altri. Non ne possono fare a meno. Goldopolis tratta la sua popolazione come un sultano i propri eunuchi. Pianifica per interi anni la loro esistenza, decidendo riguardo a tutto quello che devono dire, mangiare, leggere, innestando in questi individui il germe della passività. Dall'autore di Gino Bino Brillo" e "Le Filastorpie", un romanzo ambientato in un futuro tenebrosamente monopolizzato, dove l'immaginazione del domani diviene descrizione dell'oggi. Una vera e propria orgia geografico-cinefila i cui luoghi portano nomi di pellicole splatter-horror. Ogni uomo all'interno del racconto ha alle sue spalle un'infanzia di assassino seriale realmente esistito. Soltanto le donne, figure intense e tragiche, portano nomi di fiori. Surrealismo onirico, immaginario massmediatico, cinema, sesso, cronaca, poesia e rivoluzione, si intrecciano in una storia d'amore universale."

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    Revolver
  • Author : Matt Kindt
  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Pages : 0
  • ISBN : 9781779509949
  • Reader Reviews : 6
  • Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • REVOLVER is a tale of two worlds, and how the both test a man to his limits... Almost thirty and living in Seattle, Sam shuffles to his bed after a night out at the bars. The next morning he wakes up and catches the bus into the city, starting another day of his dead end life. But today on the radio he hears that the stock market has crashed, news of a bird-flu epidemic erupting in Asia pushes past a report of "radioactive-material-gone-missing-in-Russia." Did Sam really wake up this morning? The world has gone crazy--turned on its head. Sam thinks about riding the bus full loop, going home and pretending that the day hadn't started. This terrible day is capped with the destruction of Seattle... But when Sam wakes up in his small studio apartment the next morning he's confused. On the bus ride to work he listens to the radio. The world is fine... Realities begin to bleed into one another as Sam jumps between his dull-drum, everyday life and a dark apocalyptic society...but which is the real one and which one will he have to live with forever? And the most important question: does he have a choice?

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    Ed McGivern's Book of Fast and Fancy Revolver Shooting
  • Author : Ed McGivern
  • Publisher : Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
  • Pages : 500
  • ISBN : 160239086X
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
  • Ed McGivern needs no introduction to gun enthusiasts and serious marksmen. For more than 50 years he was revered as one of the top authorities in the field of small firearms. A world champion marksmen who made The Guinness Book of World Records, he trained scores of law enforcement officers and developed a system of teaching that is as effective today as it was when this book was originally published. It resulted from years of experimentation and research conducted by McGivern, who utilized electric timers and other devices to determine the angles and techniques that would produce the fastest, most accurate revolver shooting. Packed with handgun lore and original photographs from the first edition, this much-sought-after classic contains a wealth of facts for marksmen everywhere.

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    The Webley Service Revolver
  • Author : Robert Maze
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Pages : 172
  • ISBN : 9781780968865
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  • Genre : History
  • The Webley .455in service revolver is among the most powerful top-break revolvers ever produced. First adopted in 1887, in various marques it was the standard-issue service pistol for British and Commonwealth armed forces for nearly fifty years; later versions in .38in calibre went on to see further service in World War II and beyond, as well as in a host of law-enforcement roles around the world into the 1970s. Developed to give British service personnel the ability to incapacitate their opponents in 'small wars' around the globe, the Webley used the formidable – and controversial – .455in cartridge, a variant of which was known as the 'manstopper'. Users found it offered good penetration and excellent stopping power with only mild recoil – indeed, it was rated superior to the US .45 Colt in stopping power. Featuring specially commissioned full-colour artwork and close-up photographs, this is the compelling story of the Webley revolver, the powerful pistol that saw service across the British Empire and throughout two world wars.

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    The Whitney Navy Revolver
  • Author : Daniel E. Williams, Jr.
  • Publisher : Schiffer Pub Limited
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN : 0764342495
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  • Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
  • This book is primarily a reference for the most famous revolver manufactured by Eli Whitney, Jr. during the late-1850s and throughout the American Civil War. The Whitney Navy Revolver documents the results of a two-year research project and provides clear and current information on the various models and types. A thorough description along with photographs of each model and type of Whitney Navy revolver is found in this book. In addition to serving as a reference work, this book provides a brief history of the firearms development and marketing efforts of Eli Whitney, Jr. along with extensive information on the use of his revolvers by both the North and South during the Civil War. Photographs of Union and Confederate soldiers with Whitney revolvers are included, along with a photograph of the Whitney revolver used by Confederate cavalry commander, General JEB Stuart. Much additional information is found in this book, including photographs of engraved revolvers, cartridge conversion models, and other revolvers that were copies of the Whitney Navy revolver. This book is a must for collectors and students of historical firearms.

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    Danger Girl: Revolver
  • Author : Andy Hartnell
  • Publisher : dani books
  • Pages : 104
  • ISBN : 9783944077079
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  • Genre : Books
  • Die heißeste Agententruppe der Welt ist zurück! Erstmals führen die Serienschöpfer J. Scott Campbell und Andy Hartnell ein neues Danger Girl ins Team ein! Doch wer ist die Neue? Woher kommt sie? Und was hat sie drauf? Die Antworten auf all diese und noch viele weitere Fragen liefert euch "Danger Girl: Revolver", das explosivste aller bisherigen Abenteuer der Girls!

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    The Revolver
  • Author : Patrick Edward Dove
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 82
  • ISBN : NYPL:33433009107974
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  • Genre : Revolvers
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    Percussion Pistols and Revolvers
  • Author : Mike Cumpston,Johnny Bates
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN : 9780595357963
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  • Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
  • In the early transition from the long-lived flintlock system, handgun development closely paralleled that of the long arms. With the advent of the revolving pistols, however; came patents that created monopolies in revolver production and the through-bored cylinder necessary for self-contained metallic cartridges. The caplock revolvers took on a separate evolution and remained state of the art long after the widespread appearance of cartridge firing rifles and shotguns. They rode in the holsters of of explorers and adventurers across the world and granted safe conduct in the back-alleys of the Industrial West right up until the last quarter of the 19th Century. Handguns possess a mystique distinctly different from that of other firearms. They are tools of personal empowerment-chosen by their owners to provide independence and freedom of movement. In the ambitious, optimistic early years of western industrial civilization they were the emblem of liberty and equality and the bane of repressive governments and social movements. Largely because of the traditions that emerged in the time of the caplock pistols and revolvers, they remain so in the early years of the 21st Century.

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    The Beatles
  • Author : Beatles
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN : 0793526221
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  • Genre : Music
  • (Guitar Recorded Versions). At last - transcriptions to this landmark album, including the songs: Eleanor Rigby * Good Day Sunshine * Got to Get You into My Life * Taxman * Yellow Submarine * and more!

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    Revolver
  • Author : Duane Swierczynski
  • Publisher : Mulholland Books
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9780316403221
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Three generations torn apart--by bullets fired fifty years ago. Philadelphia, 1965: Two street cops--one black, one white--are gunned down in a corner bar. One of the fallen officers, Stan Walczak, leaves behind a 12-year-old boy, Jimmy. Philadelphia, 1995: Homicide detective Jim Walczak learns that his father's alleged killer, Terrill Lee Stanton, has been sprung from prison. Jim stalks the ex-con, hoping to finally learn the truth. Philadelphia, 2015: Jim's daughter Audrey, a forensic science student, re-opens her grandfather's murder for a research paper. But as Audrey digs deeper, she comes to realize that Stanton probably didn't pull the trigger--and her father may have made a horrible mistake...

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    Remington Army and Navy Revolvers, 1861-1888
  • Author : Donald L. Ware
  • Publisher : UNM Press
  • Pages : 434
  • ISBN : 0826342809
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  • Genre : History
  • Immediately following the Civil War, the United States Ordnance Department reported it had purchased 128,575 Remington revolvers during the conflict. During the Franco-Prussian War in 1870-71, Samuel Remington acted as an agent to acquire arms for the French War Ministry. Fifteen to twenty thousand Remington New Model Army revolvers were purchased from the Ordnance Department and sent to France. Donald Ware devoted twenty-five years of research in the Ordnance Department archives, the Remington factory's records, and Army and Navy records to assemble this detailed examination of the development and evolution of Remington revolvers from the beginning of the Civil War through the end of the Indian wars. In addition to information about the revolvers themselves, Ware shares tidbits that he uncovered along the way. For example, part of the equipment issued the Civil War soldier was a bullet mold for his revolver. During the War, the Ordnance Department issued combustible ammunition for revolvers, making the mold a superfluous appendage. To avoid carrying the extra weight, the mold was usually tossed away. In 1863 the Ordnance Department notified Remington there was no need to furnish molds with the revolvers and therefore saved the government eighteen cents on each revolver. "The Remington Society of America hereby endorses, and takes pleasure in recommending,Remington Army and Navy Revolvers, 1861-1888by Don Ware. . . . this book is well researched, documented, factual, and quite informative. It reflects an enormous amount of research in primary documents and is a highly definitive work on these firearms. It will be a valuable asset for students and collectors of the Remington large frame revolvers field of antique arms and should become a standard reference."--Richard J. Shepler, President, Remington Society of America

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    Revolver Preventive Maintenance Guide
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 38
  • ISBN : UCR:31210010084224
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  • Genre : Revolvers
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    The Modern American Pistol and Revolver
  • Author : Arthur Corbin Gould
  • Publisher : DigiCat
  • Pages : 71
  • ISBN : EAN:8596547223856
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • DigiCat Publishing presents to you this special edition of "The Modern American Pistol and Revolver" by Arthur Corbin Gould. DigiCat Publishing considers every written word to be a legacy of humankind. Every DigiCat book has been carefully reproduced for republishing in a new modern format. The books are available in print, as well as ebooks. DigiCat hopes you will treat this work with the acknowledgment and passion it deserves as a classic of world literature.

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    Defensive Revolver Fundamentals, 2nd Edition
  • Author : Grant Cunningham
  • Publisher : Gun Digest Books
  • Pages : 270
  • ISBN : 1951115716
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  • Genre : Books
  • Everything you need to know about using a revolver for self-defense. In this new and thoroughly updated guide to self defense with the original defensive firearm, the revolver, Grant Cunningham covers every aspect of owning and shooting the venerable wheelgun. While sleek semi-auto pistols get the majority of coverage in firearms publications these days, the traditional, easy-to-use and always-reliable revolver is more popular than ever among new gun owners and experienced shooters alike. Defensive Revolver Fundamentals, 2nd Edition, covers valuable topics that apply to all defensive firearms as well those unique to revolvers. The author makes the case for why the revolver holds some advantages over other types of firearms, and then delves into the considerations that go with concealed carry of revolvers. Training for real-world self-defense situations, reloading under stress, and shooting drills to improve confidence and accuracy provide are just a few of the topics that help revolver shooters with their proficiency. This is more than a "gun hardware" book. Cunningham also addresses the realities of the mental aspects of being prepared for a defensive encounter. Understanding how one's body naturally reacts to a surprise attack, along with new information on avoiding decisional mistakes are invaluable for citizens who carry concealed.

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    The Webley Service Revolver
  • Author : Robert Maze
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Pages : 82
  • ISBN : 9781849088046
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  • Genre : History
  • The Webley .455in service revolver is among the most powerful top-break revolvers ever produced. First adopted in 1887, in various marques it was the standard-issue service pistol for British and Commonwealth armed forces for nearly fifty years; later versions in .38in calibre went on to see further service in World War II and beyond, as well as in a host of law-enforcement roles around the world into the 1970s. Developed to give British service personnel the ability to incapacitate their opponents in 'small wars' around the globe, the Webley used the formidable – and controversial – .455in cartridge, a variant of which was known as the 'manstopper'. Users found it offered good penetration and excellent stopping power with only mild recoil – indeed, it was rated superior to the US .45 Colt in stopping power. Featuring specially commissioned full-colour artwork and close-up photographs, this is the compelling story of the Webley revolver, the powerful pistol that saw service across the British Empire and throughout two world wars.

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    Defensive Revolver Fundamentals
  • Author : Grant Cunningham
  • Publisher : Gun Digest Books
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 144023695X
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  • Genre : Sports & Recreation
  • Progressive, Practical Revolver Training Defensive Revolver Fundamentals is the complete guide to self defense with the original defensive firearm: the revolver. In this authoritative guide, you'll learn: The revolver's advantage in defensive shooting. Carrying a concealed revolver. Reloading the revolver under stress. How to defend against a violent, surprise attack. Dealing with more than one aggressor. Understanding how your body's natural reaction to a surprise attack should influence your training. And much, much more! "The defensive revolver isn't an antiquated afterthought. It's a legitimate option that deserves a progressive and practical training approach, which is exactly what Grant presents in this book." --Rob Pincus, I.C.E. Training Company

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    Revolver
  • Author : Robyn Schiff
  • Publisher : University of Iowa Press
  • Pages : 234
  • ISBN : 9781587297601
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  • Genre : Poetry
  • As restless, reckless, and precise as the Colt revolver for which it is named, Robyn Schiff’s Revolver “repeats fire without reloading” as it reckons with the array of foreboding objects displayed at the Great Exhibition of 1851 and the traces of their ghosts one hundred years later. A dirge on the Singer Sewing Machine, an exuberant and unnerving rumination on multipurpose campaign furniture, and a breathless account of Ralph Lauren’s silver Porsche 550 Spyder are among the collection’s exhilarating corporate histories, urgent fantasias, and agonizing love poems. The long, lavish, and utterly unpredictable sentences that Schiff has assembled contort as much to discover what can’t be contained as what can. This is a book of extremes relentlessly contemporary in scope. And like the eighty-blade sportsman’s knife also described here, Revolver keeps opening and reopening to the daunting possibilities of transformation—“Splayed it is a bouquet of all the ways a point mutates.” from “Silverware by J. A. Henckels” Let me be as streamlined as my knife when I say this. As cold as my three-pronged fork that cools the meat even as it steadies it. A pettiness in me was honed in this cutlers’ town, later bombed, in which Adolf Eichmann, who was born there alongside my wedding pattern, could hear the constant sharpening of knives like some children hear the corn in their hometowns talking to them through the wind. The horizon is just the score they breathe through like a box of chickens breathing through a slit.

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    Pistol and Revolver Shooting
  • Author : Walter Frederic Roper
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 266
  • ISBN : PSU:000044485467
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  • Genre : Pistol shooting
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    The Art of Revolver Shooting
  • Author : Walter Winans
  • Publisher : Loose Cannon
  • Pages : 420
  • ISBN : N.a
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  • Genre : Sports & Recreation
  • The highly-readable American classic, by the definitive expert of that era. Walter W. Winans (born April 5, 1852) was a stand-out American marksman, horse breeder, sculptor, and painter who participated in the 1908 and 1912 Summer Olympics. He won two medals for shooting: a gold in 1908 and a silver in 1912, as well as demonstrating the sport of pistol duelling in the 1908 Games. He was the author of ten books on shooting, of which this was the first. The Winans range at the National Shooting Centre, Bisley, England is named after him. His book covers a wide range of history, design, developments and marksmanship technique of the revolver. It has a special focus on techniques used at the classic Bisley competitions in England during the Victorian era. Including stages that featured rapid fire, moving, and disappearing targets with valuable tips that may be of interest to 'Action Shooter' competitors. Shooters on any level will find something of value in this truly outstanding gem of shooting literature. Original book description: 1911 New Edition, Revised and enlarged Mr. Walter Winans, the well-known champion revolver-shot, has been for many years working out the theory and practice of revolver shooting, and this is the first occasion of his publishing the collected results of his close study of the weapon. Although several chapters of the book give minute instructions as to how to shoot in order to win prizes at the Bisley meeting, the author has not neglected the more general and practical side of the subject, and even such matters (hitherto regarded in the light of professional secrets) as trick- and stage-shooting, shooting in the dark, etc., are treated in detail not previously attempted, while a chapter on how to use the revolver (as distinct from target shooting) in warfare, has a present interest that must appeal to many. Keywords: pistol, markmanship, Bisley, rapid fire, revolver,hunting,handgun,duel,dueling

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    Pistols and Revolvers
  • Author : Martin J. Dougherty
  • Publisher : Amber Books Ltd
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9781782742661
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  • Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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    Basic Field Manual. Revolver, Colt, Caliber .45, M1917, and Revolver, Smith and Wesson, Caliber .45, M1917
  • Author : United States. Chief of cavalry
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105026310172
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  • Genre : Books
  • Read and download full book Basic Field Manual. Revolver, Colt, Caliber .45, M1917, and Revolver, Smith and Wesson, Caliber .45, M1917

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    Pistols and Revolvers
  • Author : United States. Department of the Army
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 157
  • ISBN : SRLF:A0004901344
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  • Genre : Automatic pistols
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    NIJ Standard for 38/357 Caliber Revolvers, NIJ Standard-0109.00
  • Author : National Institute of Justice (U.S.)
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 10
  • ISBN : IND:30000066875455
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  • Genre : Revolvers
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    The Modern American Pistol and Revolver
  • Author : A.C Gould
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Pages : 90
  • ISBN : 9783752389159
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reproduction of the original: The Modern American Pistol and Revolver by A.C Gould

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    The Snubby Revolver
  • Author : Ed Lovette
  • Publisher : Paladin Press
  • Pages : 188
  • ISBN : 1581605714
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  • Genre : History
  • In this book, former CIA operative and Combat Handguns columnist Ed Lovette pays homage to the short-barreled revolver, or snubby, holding it up as the timeless standard in concealed carry, backup and extreme close quarters (ECQ) defensive weapons. He addresses the four most common complaints about the snubby - grip, front sight, trigger and ammo capacity - and presents viable ways to remedy those issues based on his personal experience. Lovette devotes the second half of the book to defensive tactics, running the gamut from basic personal defense to strategic planning for extraordinary situations such as surveillance and carjackings to considerations specific to the use of the pocket revolver. This book is a must for anyone seeking objective, practical insight into the snub-nose revolver's enduring value.

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    The Pistol and Revolver
  • Author : Abraham Lincoln Artman Himmelwright
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 170
  • ISBN : UCAL:$B281670
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  • Genre : Pistols
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    Pistol and Revolver Shooting
  • Author : Abraham Lincoln Artman Himmelwright
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 310
  • ISBN : UOM:39015031998175
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  • Genre : Pistols
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    Revolvers
  • Author : Rick Sapp
  • Publisher : TAJ Books International
  • Pages : 98
  • ISBN : 9781627320061
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  • Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
  • Why shoot a revolver when a modern semi-automatic carries more rounds, reloads faster, is flatter and slimmer, and is no more costly? Revolvers are no-problem guns. Because it has a relatively straightforward design, a revolver is very reliable. A semiautomatic is sensitive to cartridges, and stories about jammed actions because of insufficiently powerful rounds are numerous. Revolvers do not jam. If a revolver misfires or a case is underpowered, the shooter simply pulls the trigger again. The complexity of a semi-autoÍs mechanics compared to a revolver gives the revolver an edge in durability. A revolver can take a great deal of punishment and still shoot a tight group. The final point in favor of revolvers is their ability to accept powerful loads. No semiautos can withstand the power of loads such as .454 Casull or .475 Linebaugh. In short, revolvers still rock!

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    Maigret's Revolver
  • Author : Georges Simenon
  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Pages : 0
  • ISBN : 9780241277430
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • “One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century . . . Simenon was unequaled at making us look inside, though the ability was masked by his brilliance at absorbing us obsessively in his stories.” —The Guardian When Inspector Maigret’s .45 revolver is stolen from his home, he becomes embroiled in a murder in which the gun may have played a deadly role Maigret is the victim of a burglary in which the .45 revolver he had received as a gift from the FBI is stolen. That evening Maigret attends a dinner where François Lagrange, an acquaintance of Maigret’s friend, is expected but fails to appear due to ill health. Following his instincts, Maigret decides to investigate Lagrange’s absence and uncovers a body stowed in a trunk, as well as Lagrange, who refuses to talk and seems to have lost his mind. Only Maigret can uncover the truth—and the fateful role his revolver may have played.

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    Hints on Revolver Shooting
  • Author : Walter Winaus
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 158
  • ISBN : HARVARD:HN1FX3
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  • Genre : Revolvers
  • Read and download full book Hints on Revolver Shooting

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    The Gun Digest Book of Ruger Revolvers
  • Author : Max Prasac
  • Publisher : Gun Digest Books
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1440237174
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
  • Details the Ruger's path to fame and the innovations and influential technology that have made the revolver such a reliable, popular firearm, with full-color photographs of traditional, rare and customized pieces.--