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The World of Beretta: An International Legend Hardcover – November 7, 2000

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ndustrial firm and the oldest gunmaker in the world, Fabbrica d'Armi Pietro Beretta, S.p.A., launches its 475th anniversary with the publication of this lavish history and celebration of a unique world of fine guns. Beretta remains under the stewardship of its founding family, headed now by Ugo Gussalli Beretta and his sons, Pietro and Franco. Today the Beretta line of firearms and accessories reigns as one of the few international brands symbolic of unsurpassed quality. But no other firm goes back so far in history, or reaches so many corners of the globe, as Beretta. <br><br>The Italian company stands supreme partly because it is on the cutting edge--of design, quality, manufacture, performance, and style. Through the centuries, the family has guided the company in the transition from specialist gun-barrel makers to, in Napoleonic times, creator of sporting firearms, later adding military and law-enforcement arms and importing arms by Colt, Remington, S&W, and Winchester, still later devel

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R. L. Wilson first visited Brescia, Italy, near the site of Beretta's Gardone, Val Trompia, factory, in 1960, following a Carleton College foreign study internship at the Royal Armouries, H.M. Tower of London. Since then, he has visited Gar-done over ninety times.

He resides in Hadlyme, Connecticut, and commutes to a pied-à-terre in the Italian section of San Francisco, where books like this one are written over months of uninterrupted concentration, and following years of detailed research and product testing.

Peter Beard is widely known in Europe and the United States, where retrospectives of his photography and art have been held in Milan, Paris, Berlin, New York (The Time Is Always Now Gallery), and Los Angeles. His work has appeared in Vogue, Life, Esquire, and Vanity Fair. He is the author of The End of the Game, Eyelids of Morning, Longing for Darkness, and Zara's Tales from Africa. This is his fifth book with R. L. Wilson.

Mauro Pezzotta has photographed numerous spreads for Beretta over the years, and resides in Lonato, Brescia, Italy. His photography has appeared in several magazines and in several books, including Brescia. He concentrates on the subjects of Italian guns, architecture, fashion, food, and wine.

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  • Publisher : Random House (November 7, 2000)
  • Language : English
  • Hardcover : 384 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0375501495
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0375501494
  • Item Weight : 1 pounds
  • Dimensions : 11.28 x 1.17 x 8.83 inches
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