Cartridges of the World

Cartridges of the World is a comprehensive guide to firearm cartridges. The reference series is a very popular work used by firearms and cartridge enthusiasts. The latest version of the book is its 15th edition, published in 2016, and edited by W. Todd Woodard.[1]

Cartridges of the World
AuthorFrank C. Barnes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
SubjectFirearms Cartridges
PublisherKrause Publications (Gun Digest Books)
Pages686
ISBN978-1-4402-4265-6

Editions

  • 1st edition, 1965, ASIN B000CRY476[2]
  • 2nd edition, 1969, ASIN #
  • 3rd edition, 1976, ISBN 978-0-695-80326-1[3]
  • 4th edition, 1980, ISBN 978-0-910676-16-8[4]
  • 5th edition, 1985, ISBN 978-0-910676-95-3[5]
  • 6th edition, 1989, ISBN 978-0-87349-033-7[6]
  • 7th edition, 1993, ISBN 978-0-87349-145-7[7]
  • 8th edition, 1997, ISBN 978-0-87349-178-5[8]
  • 9th edition, 2000, ISBN 978-0-87341-909-3[9]
  • 10th edition, 2003, ISBN 978-0-87349-605-6[10]
  • 11th edition, 2006, ISBN 978-0-89689-297-2[11]
  • 12th edition, 2009, ISBN 978-0-89689-936-0[12]
  • 13th edition, 2012, ISBN 978-1-4402-3059-2[13]
  • 14th edition, 2014, ISBN 978-1-4402-4265-6 [1]
  • 15th edition, 2016, ISBN 978-1-4402-4642-5[14]

Criticism

The series of books has often been criticised for not including dimensioned drawings of cartridges and for placing some cartridges into unusual categories (for example, the 11th edition of the book places the .303 British round inside the section of American Military Cartridges.[15])

References

  1. Barnes, Frank C (2014). Cartridges of the World (14th ed.). Iola, WI: Krause Publications. ISBN 978-1-4402-4265-6.
  2. Barnes, Frank C. (1965). Cartridges of the World. Follett Publishing Company. p. 346. ASIN B000CRY476.
  3. Barnes, Frank C. (1976). Cartridges of the world (3rd rev. ed.). Northfield, Ill: DBI Books. ISBN 978-0-695-80326-1.
  4. Frank C. Barnes; Ken Warner, eds. (1980). Cartridges of the world (Rev. 4th-- ed.). Northfield, Ill.: DBI Books. ISBN 978-0-910676-16-8.
  5. Frank C. Barnes; Ken Warner, eds. (1985). Cartridges of the world (Rev. 5th ed.). Northbrook, Ill.: DBI Books. ISBN 978-0-910676-95-3.
  6. Frank C. Barnes; Ken Warner, eds. (1989). Cartridges of the world (6th ed.). Northbrook, IL: DBI Books. ISBN 978-0-87349-033-7.
  7. Frank C. Barnes; Mike Bussard, eds. (1993). Cartridges of the world (7th, rev. and expanded ed.). Northbrook, IL: DBI Books. ISBN 978-0-87349-145-7.
  8. Frank C. Barnes; M.L. McPherson, eds. (1997). Cartridges of the world (8th, rev. and expanded ed.). Northbrook, IL: DBI Books. ISBN 978-0-87349-178-5.
  9. Frank C. Barnes (2000). M. L. McPherson (ed.). Cartridges of the world (9th, rev. and expanded. ed.). Iola, WI: Krause Publications. ISBN 978-0-87341-909-3.
  10. Frank C. Barnes (2003). Stan Skinner (ed.). Cartridges of the world (10th, revised and expanded. ed.). Iola, Wis.: Krause. ISBN 978-0-87349-605-6.
  11. Frank C. Barnes (2006). Stan Skinner (ed.). Cartridges of the world : a complete and illustrated reference for over 1500 cartridges (11th ed.). Iola, WI: Gun Digest Books. ISBN 978-0-89689-297-2.
  12. Barnes, Frank C. (2009). Cartridges of the world : a complete and illustrated reference for over 1500 cartridges (12th ed.). Iola, Wis.: Krause. ISBN 978-0-89689-936-0.
  13. Cartridges of the World A Complete Illustrated Reference for over 1500 Cartridges. Gun Digest. ISBN 978-1-4402-3059-2.
  14. Cartridges of the World A Complete Illustrated Reference for over 1500 Cartridges. Gun Digest. ISBN 978-1-4402-4642-5.
  15. Chastain, Russ. "Cartridges of the World" Book Archived 2009-02-19 at the Wayback Machine, 2005-10-27. Retrieved on 2009-04-24
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