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The Science of Gunnery, as applied to the use and construction of Fire arms. by  William GREENER - Signed First Edition - 1841 - from Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books (SKU: 7101)

The Science of Gunnery, as applied to the use and construction of Fire arms.

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The Science of Gunnery, as applied to the use and construction of Fire arms.

by GREENER, William

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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1841 1ed Emperor Nicholas of Russia PROVENANCE Gunnery Greener SIGNED Firearms

William Greener was a 19th-century English inventor and gun-maker who published a treatise on the history and firearms and the art of gun-making. 'The Science of Gunnery' covers the whole gamut of firearms beginning with ancient weapons and the invention of gunpowder, through artillery, and types of hunting. Greener includes illustrations of war and battle scenes, decorative rifles, ship cannons, and much more. According to Riling,

"A work on ancient guns and arms, gunpowder, artillery, iron for gun barrels, proof of barrels, gun making and the science of gunnery, including its application to rifle and musket, shot, caps and wadding, with a final chapter on whale shooting."

This 1841 first edition example of Greener's 'Gunnery' features a handwritten gift inscription to EMPEROR Nicholas I of Russia! signed by the Greener himself!

Item number: #7101

Price: $2500

GREENER, William

The Science of Gunnery, as applied to the use and construction of Fire arms.

London : Longman & Co, 1841. First edition. Author SIGNED

Details:

· Collation: Complete with all pages

o [xv], 324

o Illustrated throughout

o Added engraved title page

· References: Riling 511

· Language: English

· Binding: Cloth; tight and secure

· Size: ~9in X 6in (22.5cm x 15cm)

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Bookseller
Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
7101
Title
The Science of Gunnery, as applied to the use and construction of Fire arms.
Author
GREENER, William
Format/binding
Cloth; tight and secure
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Longman & Co
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1841
Keywords
1841 1ed Emperor Nicholas of Russia PROVENANCE Gunnery Greener SIGNED Firearms rare, antique, old, first edition, 1st state, provenance, signed, inscribed, dust jacket, vellum, manuscript, engravings, illustrations, leather, plates, maps, antiquarian

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