PUBLISHER: Smith, Elder and Co. - London DATE/EDITION: 1858, no other dates or printings indicated BINDING: Hardbound in red leather spine and corners with marbled boards and end papers, 5 1/4" x 8 1/4", 439 pages with no advertising, raised hubs on spine, gold lettering on spine, all page ends red DUST JACKET: No jacket, as issued BOOK CONDITION: Some light scuffing to leather, binding is very tight and the book is very clean inside and out. Some light spotted foxing here and there but minor. DESCRIPTION: Gunnery in 1858: Being a Treatise on Rifles, Cannons, and Sporting Arms; explaining the Principles of the science of gunnery, and describing the newest improvements in firearms. Numerous illustrations and five plates including a frontispiece with tissue guard. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Gunnery in 1858: Being a Treatise on Rifles,...
Publisher: Smith, Elder
Publication Date: 1858
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
Book Description 1858. 1st Edn, XVI 439 pages, 16 pages of related advs and 16 page publishers catalogue, foxing to frontis illus, even browning to contents, recased in the original cloth, spine relayed, bookplate of Howard L Blackmore to front paste down. This is the third and last of Greener's books includes material from his earlier works with criticism on new inventions and much controversial matter. Riling 698. Seller Inventory # 15808