TITLE INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE EXERCISE AND SERVICE OF GREAT GUNS On Board Her Majesty's Ships
Binding hard back
Book Condition V.g.
Edition second Edition
Publisher London W.Clowes and Sons, 14 Charing Cross 1847
Seller ID N277
119pp. Original cloth boards. The first edition of this book was pub. in 1843 and had 64pp. This 'second ediiton' has 119pp and the later 1853 had 215pp. A rare issue with two interesting hand written notes on a loosely insert cards by Lieutenant Adjutant James Long. Errata slip bound-in and some marginal notes and end-paper notes all contemporary to the book. Interesting cutlas and pike instructions etc. Please email for photos.