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A Treatise on Gunnery by  John Gray - First Edition - 1731 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140938210)

A Treatise on Gunnery

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A Treatise on Gunnery

by Gray, John

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London: William Innys, 1731. First Edition. Very Good. First edition. Bound in three-quarter leather over marbled paper, with gilt tooling and raised bands to the spine. Former owner bookplate to front paste down, pages show light, old stains, toning and sporadic soiling. An important treatise on ballistics by the British mathematician, with a long historical preface beginning with ancient Greece and Rome.

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Bookseller
Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
140938210
Title
A Treatise on Gunnery
Author
Gray, John
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
William Innys
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1731

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

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About Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

Burnside Rare Books specializes in American and British literature, and rare nonfiction. We are located in downtown Portland, Oregon and open by appointment.

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marbled paper
Decorative colored paper that imitates marble with a veined, mottled, or swirling pattern. Commonly used as the end papers or...[more]
bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former...[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]

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