Handfuls of History

This site presents only a preview of the full book. Purchase the book to see all the guns, research on their historical context, and thousands of high-resolution photos.

Also included in volume 1 are several short works of historical fiction, inspired by specific guns in the collection.

Volume 1

Firearms

Digital Download
$25.00*

Physical DVD
$30.00*

Volume 2

Cutting Edges

Digital Download
$25.00*

Physical DVD
$30.00*

Volume 1 and 2

Special Deals

Digital Downloads
$40.00*

Physical DVDs
$55.00*

Physical USB Drive
$60.00*

You may purchase the book(s) in one of three formats: Digital download for $25. You will be emailed a link to download a compressed version of the book.

Physical disk for $30. This price includes shipping within the US. Please add $10 for international shipping. The book will be mailed to your mailing address in the form of a DVD.

Sales tax additional if your state requires it, pending the new internet sales tax law. State of Florida residents add $1.70 for download and $2.50 sales tax for disk version.

Be sure to specify if you are buying Volume 1 or 2.

Special prices for the purchase of both volumes at once are $55.00 for the disks or $40.00 for the digital uploads, plus tax or extra shipping if applicable (Florida residents or international orders of disks, respectively).

As a special deluxe option for both books you can order them on a USB 3.0 flash drive for $60 (plus tax and international shipping if applicable). You should be able to read the books directly from the USB drive. As a special feature, the USB drive will have a folder of all the pictures from the two books to view as slide shows without a internet browser.

The price includes shipping within the US. Please add $10 for international shipping. The book will be mailed to your mailing address in the form of a DVD. You will be emailed a link to download as well. The book is in the form of a Web site contained on the disc, and is designed to be viewed in a web browser; it will not work in a standalone DVD player. It has been tested and found to work in Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, and Chrome, in both Windows and Mac OS X (except Internet Explorer, which is Windows-only). Earlier versions of most of these should also work fine, with the notable exception of Internet Explorer. If you have an older version of Explorer, or if you experience any display problems when viewing the book, please consider upgrading or trying a different browser.

All purchases must be through Paypal or by certified check. Contact me by email at gunbook@earthlink.net if you want to pay by check.

*Florida residents please add 6.5% sales tax.