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Author: H.M.S.O.

Title: Instructions for the Service Of The Siege Artillery Engaged in Active Operations, Together With The Details of Stores to be Supplied in Connection Therewith. 188

Price: £200.00

Year: 1880

Publisher: HMSO

Summary: 131 pages Large 8vo 15 colour (1 folding) and 4 black and white plates showing breakdowns of the carriages, barrels, shells , fuses etc. Also 4 pages with 9 figures given projections, tables and instruments, there are also numerous drawings in the text. The lilac end papers are adverts for various H.M.S.O books and manuals. Contemporary ownership inscription of "Capt Lewis" to the title page. Bound in the original red blind stamped cloth with gilt title and crest to upper cover a vg copy. The contents include Drill for 25-Pr and 40-Pr and 6.3 M.L. Howitzer on travelling siege carriages, Clarks platforms, Mounting and dismounting, Ammunition stowage and preparation, Projectiles etc.

Ref: 22002

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