Without question the most comprehensive review of technical gun knowledge, ballistics, safety and firearms history ever compiled into a single volume! The newest printing of the NRA Firearms Sourcebook includes updated timelines and sources, along with seemingly endless information on gun safety principles, ballistics data, firearms design and assembly, shooters' terminology and much more. Produced by NRA Publications, this respected compendium has been expanded to 534 pages. It distills over 130 years of accumulated firearms information into a single format that remains accessible and relevant to gun owners today. If you ever wondered how rifling is made, or wind drift is calculated, or how collectors grade firearms ' this is the book for you! Softcover. 534 pages.