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Author: BOUCHER John

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

Price: £300.00

Year: 1859

Edition: 2nd greatly enlarged Edn,

Summary: XVIII 183+35+38+40 pages, frontis of a rifleman, some offsetting to tile, 2 folding diagrams + 2 plates, head of spine chipped, original blue blind stamped cloth, gilt title to upper boards, light rubbing to head of spine. The 3 separately paginated lectures at the end: 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: 14511

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