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Detailed Information for Seller's item number: 31665
Ordnance Notes [Nos. 236 to 259, inclusive] from the Ordnance Office, War Department.
Author: Ordnance Department. United States Army.
Publisher: Washington, D.C.: [Ordnance Dept], 1883.

Separately paged. 4to. Cloth. First edition. Illus. with numerous engravings, illustrations, and tables; many plates folding. Volume 8 of 13 volumes. Gift to the Commandery from Gen. S[tephen] V[incent] Benet, Chief of Ordnance. Contains 24 articles on all aspects of ordnance from weapons to manufacturing including Operations of the British Navy and Transport Service During the Egyptian Campaign, 1882 (69 pp) and nine plates on Nordenfelt Machine Guns. Contents : No.236 Construction of Guns. by Lt-Col.Fornerod-Stadler, Swiss Artillery; No.237 Rifle Target Practice in the Army; No.238 Swelled and Burst Rifle and Carbine Barrels; No.239 The Precision of Fire Arms; No.240 Electric Lighting Apparatus for War Purposes; No.241 Memorandums of Artillery Arrangements. and alterations made in carriages, harness, ammunition, etc. on the Expedition to Egypt, 1801; No.242 Simple Farriery in the Absence of Professional Assistance: with a table of Weights and Measures; No.243 On Certain Conditions of Sight which Affect Accurate Shooting; No.244 On the Defense of Harbors by Submarine Mines; No.245 The Intendance, Training, Supply Services in Continental Armies; No.246 The Attack of Intrenchments by Field Artillery; No.247 Notes on Hasty Defenses as Practiced in South Africa; No.248 The Forts of To-Day; No.249 The Future of Electric Lighting; No.250 The Second Division at Tel-El-Kebir; No.251 Vauban and Modern Sieges; No.252 Operations of the British Navy and Transport Service During the Egyptian Campaign, 1882; No.253 The Spezzia Armor-Plate Experiments; No.254 The Tactics of Infantry in Battle; No.255 The Further Development of the Thorny-Croft Torpedo Vessels; No.256 Torpedo Boats; No.257 Chilled Projectiles Against Armor Plates. Trail of 8-inch Muzzle-Loading Converted Rifle, No.7, Breech Insertion, with Chilled Projectiles against Armor Plates; No.258 Nordenfelt Machine Guns; No.259 Money and Property Accountability in the Quartermaster's Department. Rear hinge just starting, shallow chip to head of spine, else very good copy with the bookplate of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, Commandery of the State of Illinois on free front end paper, shelf sticker on foot of backstrip, boards finger soiled, faint darkening to contents else fine.

Price: US$385.00. Quantity available: 1.
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Ordnance Notes Nos 236 to 259, inclusive from Or

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   Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB
P. O. Box 122
Hyer Road
East Jewett, New York
12424 United States
Phone: 518-589-0555, Fax: 518-589-7878

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