If you purchase just one gun book this year, make it the Standard Every year, thousands of collectors, shooters and gun enthusiasts trust the Standard Catalog ofR Firearms as their No. 1 reference source for information on collectible firearms, and this year's edition is the biggest, and best, yet. Packed with photos, data and history on more than 25,000 models from around the world, this trusted catalog is more than just a price guide-it's a comprehensive encyclopedia of firearms manufactured from 1838 to the present. The 14th Edition includes more of what you expect from the Standard Catalog: * More Photos: Hundreds of new images-more than 6,000 in all-help you identify guns with confidence. Plus, enjoy an all-new color gallery of some of the greatest guns ever made. * More Models: Over 25,000 in all, including newly found variations on collectible favorites, along with new products from the past year. * More Prices: Over 110,000 collector values, covering up to six condition grades for each model, help you buy and sell firearms with confidence. * More Details: All the technical specifications you need-chamberings, weight, barrel length, grip/stock and much more-to help you select the right model. * More "Snap Shots:" New reports from today's top gun writers reveal what it's like to own and shoot dozens of great guns from yesterday and today.Schwing, Ned is the author of '2004 Standard Catalog of Firearms The Collector's Price & Reference Guide', published 2003 under ISBN 9780873497022 and ISBN 0873497023.