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Headquartered in the city of Minneapolis (Minnesota, U.S.A.), the Blue Book Publications, Inc. publishing house is a well-respected global leader in specialized and divulgative guides, particularly concerning collectable items and their values. Gun enthusiasts worldwide know the Blue Book publishing house for its highly regarded guides, including the "Blue Book of Gun Values" and specialized treatises concerning the value of historical and modern firearms from many important brands.
Just a few days ago, on August 22nd, Blue Book Publications Inc. announced the launch of the fifth edition of the Ammo Encyclopedia by Michael Bussard, edited by John Allen, David Kosowski and Charles F. Priore Jr.
Featuring 1080 pages on well over 100 chapters, as well as an enlarged and comprehensive index for easier navigation, the Ammo Encyclopedia is the world's most complete commercially-available guide on modern and obsolete shotshells and centerfire or rimfire cartridges − and even airgun pellets! − for pistols and revolvers, shotguns, rifles and carbines.
Firmly keeping up with the pace of such a thriving and ever-evolving industry sector, the fifth edition of the Ammo Encyclopedia includes technical specs, a cartridge profile drawing and full ballistic charts for each and every treated caliber.
Furthermore, an increased 16-pages color section includes life-size depictions of 320 modern shotshells and centerfire or rimfire pistol or rifle calibers. Even more important, discerning researchers and historians will find the fifth edition of the Ammo Encyclopedia enriched by fascinating historical images and charts.
The Blue Book Publications house publishes the 5th edition of the Ammo Encyclopedia in English language only.
Prospective buyers living in Countries where Blue Book publications are not available in local bookstores may purchase directly the 5th edition of the Ammo Encyclopedia on the Blue Book Publications website: credit card, PayPal and other electronic payment systems are accepted.
The 5th edition of the Ammo Encyclopedia costs 34.95US$ (26,48€ at current change); shipment costs will be added at checkout, and will of course vary depending from the destination. Blue Book Publications ships worldwide through the United States Postal Service (USPS), with delivery time ranging around 15/20 days for continental Europe. A limited time special offer of free domestic USPS media mail shipping is currently available for buyers within the United States.
Alternatively, the Ammo Encyclopedia is available as a yearly On-line subscription for 24.95US$ (18,90€). Either way, the 5th edition of the Ammo Encyclopedia is guaranteed to provide hunters, shooters and collectors with the most up-to-date information, facts, and ballistic charts, helping them to make the right ammunition choices for their particular needs.