8/6/20 - System Mauser: A Pictorial History of The Model 1896 Self-Loading Pistol . Comprehensive, chronological exposition of Mauser Model 1896 pistols, Mauser Broomhandles, with service record extending from Boer War through World War II and covering the many variations. Factory photographs and manuals as well as early books and periodicals in several languages were consulted. Presents number of Mauser experimental weapons, Model 1896 accessors, and competitive pistols from other manufacturers. 400 b&w photos and illustrations; extensive tabulated data; 7 x 10.