"This work is well on its way to becoming the standard reference guide to black powder replica revolvers." --Phil Spangenberger, Field Editor, Guns & Ammo, True West magazine
There are a great variety of black powder revolvers on the market today and it was great to find a quality book covering all of them. This in-depth study has eight chapters covering Colts, contemporaries, reproductions, and limited editions. What I enjoyed most were the vivid color photographs. Dennis always sprinkles them with period accessories, action photos, and nice gun leather. Chapter five is very helpful and covers shooting and maintaining these pistols. I personally recommend this book to anyone who enjoys Old West guns whether you own one or not. You get more than your money s worth with this book. --Alan Soellner - Chisholm s Trail Old West Leather
About the Author
Award winning automotive and vintage firearms author and historian Dennis Adler is the Editorial Director of Car Collector magazine. During his more than 30 years as an author he has written 34 books, the most recent of which include Daimler & Benz The Complete History, published in 2006 by HarperCollins, Winchester Shotguns, published in 2006 by Chartwell Books, Ferrari The Road From Maranello, published by Random House in 2006, and his latest book Colt Single Action From Patersons to Peacemakers published in 2007 by Chartwell Books. Mr. Adler was the author of the 1998 book Colt Blackpowder Reproductions & Replicas, the predecessor to this new volume on the history of reproduction black powder revolvers.