Since the mid-1990s, commercial cartridge manufacturers have been introducing new and improved ammunition to keep up with the demand for new chamberings and the shift to nostalgic arms. Now the world's best-known resource on cartridges of all nations, past and present, is thoroughly updated and covers these new cartridges. More than 1,500 rifle, pistol, and shotgun cartridges are listed in various categories with illustrations, historical notes, and loading data. Cartridge and stream experts offer exciting articles on shooting, bullets, cartridge identification, military ammunition and reloading. Provides essential information for every arms and cartridge collector, shooter and reloader. 528pp.