This facsimile edition of an 1864 manual produced for the British National Rifle Association gives details on contemporary rifling, foresights, middle sights, and backsights. The manual also features woodcuts of sights and other inventions by Metford, Bury, the British government, Kerr, McGregor, Rigby, Whitworth, Davidson, Warwick, Murcot, Henry, Blanch, Turner, Elcho, Vernon, and London Armoury Co.
Includes four pages of fold-out diagrams at the back of the book. 165 illustrations.
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Book Description Excalibur Publications, Latham, NY, 1995. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Facsimile Edition. Originally published in 1864, by Longman and Co., London. Stapled Book. Bookseller Inventory # 67576