The Gun Digest 11th Edition – 1957

 Table of Contents
Features
The Emperor’s Pistol by Stephen V. Grancsay2
Right on the Button by Warren Page6
A Man’s Sixgun by Col. Charles Askins11
Freund & Bro. by John Borsotti15
Rifle Round-Up 1956-57 by Maj. Gen. J. S. Hatcher23
Gun Proof in Spain by A., Baron Engelhardt29
Sultan of the Swamp by Gerald R. Hunter33
Lost Causes by F. W. Foster Gleason36
The Sportsman’s Handgun by Don Martin36
A Collector’s Bonanza by Maj. R. O. Ackerman49
African Safari by Jack O’Connor52
Guns and Gear on the Trail by Col. Townsend Whelen58
Rebel Revolver by William A. Albaugh, III62
Love That Gun – but not to death by Henry Stebbins70
Caveat Emptor by John S. du Mont75
Goal to Go by Warren Page79
Japanese Long Guns 1539-1905 by Charles H. Yust84
Magnumitis by Col. George W. Busbey92
The Gettysburg Sharps by Paul A. Matthews96
Sharps Ammunition by Graham Burnside100
Operation Testfire by Col. Charles Askins106
The 458 Winchester in Africa by Richard C. Heck113
Hatcher on Handguns 1956-57 by Maj. Gen. J. S. Hatcher118
A Shotgun is a Paintbrush by John Maynard124
The World is Ours on Guns129
Zero by Robert V. Thompson136
Forerunners of the First Winchester by Thomas E. Hall140
The Shooters Needs by Kenneth L. Waters147
Gun Engraving – Part Two by Edw. C. Prudhomme155
Pellet Guns by Art Cook159
The Luger Pistol by Fred A. Datig162
Streamlined Scatterguns by Col. Charles Askins170
What Price Magnification? by John Maynard177
Custom Checkering by John T. Amber181
Shotgun Choking by Elmer Keith222
Exploded Drawings by Shelley Braverman238
K. Stegall – Stockmaker289
Departments
Custom Guns182
U.S. Rifles – models and prices186
U.S. Handguns – models and prices202
U.S. Shotguns – models and prices212
Choke Devices, with prices223
Pellet Guns – models and prices225
Foreign Arms in America228
Ballistic Tables, with prices248
Scopes & mounts, with prices254
Metallic Sights, with prices260
Reloading Tools, with prices264
American Arms Associations271
National Rifle Association271
Contributors272
Gun Book Reviews273
Shooters Showcase278
Directory of the Arms Trade284