- Mauser rifle variations by country
- Rare and obscure Mauser types rarely covered anyplace else
- Historical background and detailed descriptions of every conceivable Mauser
The Mauser rifle is arguably the most prolific military long gun ever produced, with an estimated 102 million rifles manufactured by scores of countries. Mauser Military Rifles of the World 5th Edition celebrates this time-honored rifle with brilliant, full color photography throughout its 400 pages. This classy hardcover book is organized by country in alphabetical order, starting with Argentina and ending with Yemen, with a massive section on German Mausers and German Mauser Sniper Rifles. There is a fascinating final chapter on Mauser Curiosa, and useful appendices with images from the German Army's Mauser Manual. The book starts off with a history of Mauser, written by the author, Robert Ball, noted authority on Mauser firearms.