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Author: BOUCHER John

Title: The Volunteer Rifleman And The Rifle, In Three Parts: Science, Practice and the Mechanical Aids

Price: £320.00

Year: 1860

Edition: 3rd greatly enlarged Edn,

Summary: XVIII 183+35+38+40 pages, frontis of a rifleman, some offsetting to tile, 2 folding diagrams + 2 plates, presentation inscription on top margin of title page to Colonel Somerset with the author's compliments, original blue blind stamped cloth, gilt title to upper boards, light rubbing to head of spine. The 3 separately paginated lectures at the rear cover: On the rise and progress of the "Minie Expansion": On the comparative merits of the rifled small arms of England, France and the United States: On the falsity of the principles on which the present service wood-plug ammunition is constructed. Riling 631. A difficult title to find.

Ref: 7996

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