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The Sea-Gunner: Shewing the Practical Part of Gunnery, As it is Used at Sea, etc.,

By: Seller (J.) Leather

Price: £85.00

Publisher: 1691 rp 1994, in a limited edition 50 copies, Roth

Seller ID: 9619

xivpp introduction, xvi + 202 + 33pp + 4pp, 3 folding plates, small formatû(16cm x 10.5cm), teg, coloured endpapers, full green leather, a very goodûcopy. Publisher: The first English book written solely for the gunner in the seaûservice, although it owes much to earlier works written for the landûservice, notably Bourne's The Art of Shooting in Great Ordnance (1578),ûNye's Art of Gunnery (1670), the anonymous Compleat Gunner of 1672, andûBinning's A Light to the Art of Gunnery (1689). It no doubt draws also onûnumerous manuscript Gunner's Notes deriving from the course of instructionû... View more info