1911: The First 100 Years, 2nd Edition

1911: The First 100 Years, 2nd Edition

Patrick Sweeney


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Celebrate the Automatic Pistol, Caliber .45, M1911 in 1911: The First 100 Years, 2nd Edition! 

Now, in one fascinating, illustrated volume, authority Patrick Sweeney celebrates the greatest fighting handgun ever designed, John M. Browning's legendary 1911 .45.

  • Early predecessors of the 1911
  • 1911 history and development
  • Today's factory 1911 models
  • Competition 1911s and top 1911 gunsmiths
  • Custom 1911s that shoot as good as they look
  • Lavishly illustrated with 1911 photos collected from around the world

For the collector, for the shooter, for the historian--for anyone interested in the evolution of this truly American classic, 1911: The First 100 Years, 2nd Edition is a must-have volume, and builds upon the wildly successful and popular first edition, with even more history, models and information on this timeless pistol design.