An extremely valuable book for collectors when determining the authenticity of specific M1 Garand parts... As the title implies this is a photo essay containing hi resolution photos & text detail, showing the many intricate and varied aspects of parts on the M1 Garand between the years of 1936 & 1956. Using hi resolution pictures allows viewing of the milling and manufacturing marks and the text explains what you're looking at. Also includes some later replacement parts. All copies are autographed by the author. 398pp.