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Scloppetaria or Considerations on the Nature and Use of Rifled Barrel Guns - Captain Henry Henry Beaufoy

Scloppetaria or Considerations on the Nature and Use of Rifled Barrel Guns

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Published: 25th January 2007
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Originally published in 1808. The author not only appreciated the advantage of the rifle in war, he also gives an exceptionally lucid account of its origins, operation and mechanics. The well illustrated contents will prove of great value to the historian, soldier and gun enthusiast. Contents Include: Of Projectiles in General Theory of Spiral Motion Qualities of the Rifle History of the Rifle Construction and Perfections of the Rifle Appendages of the Rifle Modes of Using the Rifle General Hints Loading, Aiming, Cleaning etc. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

ISBN: 9781406789386
ISBN-10: 1406789380
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 312
Published: 25th January 2007
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.78
Weight (kg): 0.4