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The Pocket Artillerist or: The Art of Coarse Gunfiring A Handbook for the Safe Firing of Muzzle Loading Ordnance.

By: Caruana (Capt A.)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: 1992, Rotherfield,

Seller ID: 9618


(iv), 124pp, 22 plates, tables in text, pictorial stiff paper wrappers, aûvery good copy. AJS: This handbook is intended to serve the enthusiast, the professional,ûand the amateur alike, and to provide a basis of information for any otherûperson mildly interested in the firing of muzzle loading ordnance. Muzzleûloading includes both the smooth bored muzzle loader (SBML) and the rifledûmuzzle loader (RML), and the term ordnance embraces guns, howitzers andûmortars. The SBML pieces fired today are not only original, historicalûpieces, but also modern reproductions, and it is probably only... View more info

The History of English Sea Ordnance 1523-1875. Two Volume Set.

By: Caruana (Capt A.B.) Cloth Set.

Price: £350.00

Publisher: 1994-97, Rotherfield,

Seller ID: 10658


two volumes, large format (32cm x 25cm), teg, coloured endpapers, dark greenûcloth, dws, a good clean set [heavy item].û(1) The Age of Evolution, xviii + 237pp, 101 illus (from plans, paintings,ûprints etc), tables.û(2) The Age of the System 1715-1815, xii + 500pp, 193 illus (paintings,ûprints, line illustrations). Publisher: Volume I describes the creation of the English gunfoundingûindustry under Henry VIII and Elizabeth, and the gradual move fromûforeign-inspired guns to a domsetic tradition. It continues with theûStuarts, and the arming of the ships during the Dutch Wars of the 17t... View more info

The History of English Sea Ordnance 1523-1875. Two Volume Set.

By: Caruana (Capt A.B.) Leather Set.

Price: £450.00

Publisher: 1994-97, Rotherfield,

Seller ID: 10659


two volumes, large format (32cm x 25cm), teg, coloured endpapers, dark greenûleather, raised bands on spines, a good clean set (heavy item).û(1) The Age of Evolution, xviii + 237pp, 101 illus (from plans, paintings,ûprints etc), tables.û(2) The Age of the System 1715-1815, xii + 500pp, 193 illus (paintings,ûprints, line illustrations). Publisher: Volume I describes the creation of the English gunfoundingûindustry under Henry VIII and Elizabeth, and the gradual move fromûforeign-inspired guns to a domsetic tradition. It continues with theûStuarts, and the arming of the ships during the ... View more info