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Image for A TREATISE ON NAVAL GUNNERY ( SIR FRANCIS LEOPOLD McCLINTOCK's PERSONAL COPY ) Revised 4th ed.

A TREATISE ON NAVAL GUNNERY ( SIR FRANCIS LEOPOLD McCLINTOCK's PERSONAL COPY ) Revised 4th ed.

By: GENERAL SIR HOWARD DOUGLAS

Price: £450.00

Publisher: London, JOHN MURRAY: 1855

Edition: 4th Edition

Inscription: Previous owner of note

Seller ID: 123340

Condition: Poor


Original publisher's blue cloth decorative blocked boards with gilt titles to spine. 230 x 150 mm approx. Original End papers with publisher's adverts. viii + 594 pp + 2 folding plates at end. Frontis + numerous unspecified plates, figs, diags. and tables in text. The book was dis -bound when bought by us but worthy of restoration despite faults mentioned under, due to it's prior ownership.It was Sir Francis Leopold McClintock's copy and bears his signature and date Feb 1855 to the title page. Other p.o.n. (later but 19th C.) under and same to prelim and rear blank. This famed Irish Explorer, ... View more info

Image for WELSH MILITIA AND VOLUNTEER CORPS 1757 - 1908 , 2 , THE GLAMORGAN REGIMENTS OF MILITIA , The History of the Welsh Militia & Volenteer Corps

WELSH MILITIA AND VOLUNTEER CORPS 1757 - 1908 , 2 , THE GLAMORGAN REGIMENTS OF MILITIA , The History of the Welsh Militia & Volenteer Corps

By: OWEN , Bryn , Welsh Regiment Museum Curator [ Retired Gunnery Officer ]

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Caernarvon , Wales, PALACE Books Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Edition / 1st Imp

Seller ID: 5913

ISBN: 1871904013

Condition: Fine


First impression.1st ed.Crimson Cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. 279pp. 85 b/w photo. plts. History of the Glamorgan Regiments in the 150 year period to the implementation of the Territorial and Reserve Forces Act 1908. Vol 2 of a seies of books on Welsh Militia Battalions of interest to Historians, Genealogists and Collectors. Fine in Fine non price clipped Dust Jacket. Please see our image. View more info

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GUNNERY IN 1858: BEING A TREATIS ON RIFLES, CANNON, AND SPORTING ARMS; EXPLAINING THE PRINCIPLES OF THE SCIENCE OF GUNNERY, AND DESCRIBING THE IMPROVEMENTS IN FIRE-ARMS

By: WILLIAM GREENER

Price: £300.00

Publisher: LONDON, SMITH, ELDER AND CO: 1858

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123448

Condition: Good


Publisher's original navy cloth with gilt titles and blocked illustrations to spine and blind blocked decorative frame to upper and rear boards. 230 x 150 mm approx. xvi + 440pp + 16 pp of trade adverts + 16p publisher's catalogue. Frontis Plate with tissue guard + 4 other plates and 37 + woodcuts (37 as called for + a few other unspecified - omitted from list). Greener was a gun manufacturer in Aston Birmingham which specialised in the 19th century in sporting guns and military rifles, a prolific inventor he made numerous advances in munitions and gun barrel forging/ proofing winning Gold Me... View more info