Minneapolis: Blue Book Publications, Inc., 2010. First Edition. Large Hardcover. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #2328395
First edition. Tiny blemish on front jacket panel, corners very faintly bruised.
260 pp. Color photographs and reproductions of documents throughout. "Anyone who has ever owned a handgun holster knows the name John Bianchi, the Godfather of Gunleather who revolutionized gun carry methods and handgun performance throughout the world. This just-released biography tells the story of the man who founded Bianchi International the world s largest manufacturer of gunleather for police, military, and sportsmen. Bianchi and his company, Bianchi International, set the Gold Standard for quality and innovation for millions of shooters, law enforcement, and military personnel around the world during the last half century. Written and photographed by award-winning photojournalist Dennis Adler, this 260-page, 9x12 in. hardcover deluxe landscape format publication is a must-have for any firearms enthusiast s library. John Bianchi An American Legend 50 Years of Gunleather features a Foreword by James Arness, Gunsmoke s Marshal Matt Dillon, and nine full color chapters covering the extraordinary life of this firearms industry innovator, former police officer, citizen soldier, industrialist, Western personality, and great American."