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BRITISH NAPOLEONIC FIELD ARTILLERY: THE FIRST COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO EQUIPMENT AND UNIFORMS
Written by C.E. Franklin.
Stock no. 1828038
Published by Spellmount Ltd.. 1st 2008. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An insight into the field artillery and uniforms of the Napoleonic period. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and a few colour plates. 382 pages including index. ISBN: 9781862273733. Personal gift inscription in ink to front endpaper. Contents otherwise clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faintly scuffed.

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NAVAL FIREPOWER: BATTLESHIP GUNS AND GUNNERY IN THE DREADNOUGHT ERA
Written by Norman Friedman.
Stock no. 1828032
Published by Seaforth Publishing. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

This book outlines in layman's terms the complex subject of fire-control, as it dominated battleship and cruiser design from before World War I to the end of the dreadnought era. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9781844157013. Light shelf wear to top & tail of spine. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is light rubbed at corners.

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MOVING THE GUNS: THE MECHANISATION OF THE ROYAL ARTILLERY 1854-1939
Written by Philip Ventham; David Fletcher.
Stock no. 2139407
Published by HMSO. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition.

Chronicling the story of the mechanisation of the Royal Artillery, following the technical development of the means to move guns in warfare from early experiments through to the beginning of the Second World War. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0112904777.

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A TREATISE ON NAVAL GUNNERY 1855
Written by Howard Douglas.
Stock no. 1823561
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st thus 1982. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The only comprehensive English-language work on the armament of warships during the final period of the cast-iron smooth-bore gun - the main weapon of western fighting ships for nearly 450 years. First published in 1817 and expanded in the following decades. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 0851772757. 1982 reprint of the fourth edition. Name & address in pencil to front endpaper. Text block slightly grubby. Red pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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ARTILLERY OF THE NAPOLEONIC WARS 1792-1815
Written by Kevin F. Kiley.
Stock no. 1322601
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 2004. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Tracing the use of artillery throughout the Napoleonic period. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. 318 pages. ISBN: 1853675830. Light dusty mark to lower edge of rear cover. A few tiny indentations to lower edge of textblock. Dustwrapper is edge creased.

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MOVING THE GUNS: THE MECHANISATION OF THE ROYAL ARTILLERY 1854-1939
Written by Philip Ventham; David Fletcher.
Stock no. 1819797
Published by HMSO. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition.

Chronicling the story of the mechanisation of the Royal Artillery, following the technical development of the means to move guns in warfare from early experiments through to the beginning of the Second World War. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0112904777. Previous owner's name label to inside front cover.

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THE M 16
Written by Jean Huon.
Stock no. 1816874
Published by Spellmount Ltd.. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The world's most famous assault rifle. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 1862272719. A few minor scuff marks to dustwrapper.

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THE AMERICAN ARSENAL
Written by Ian V. Hogg.
Stock no. 1816067
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The World War II Official Standard Ordnance Catalog of Small Arms, Tanks, Armored Cars, Artillery, Antiaircraft Guns, Ammunition, Grenades, Mines, Etcetera. Introduction by Ian V. Hogg. Large format. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w diagrams and photos. ISBN: 1853672548.

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IMPACT: THE HISTORY OF GERMANY'S V-WEAPONS IN WORLD WAR II
Written by Benjamin King; Timothy J. Kutta.
Stock no. 1814315
Published by Spellmount Publishers. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An in-depth account of Hitler's V-Weapons, the devastation they caused, and the massive allied countermeasures taken to destroy them. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w plates. ISBN: 1862270244. Blue dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at edges.

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THE GUNNERS OF AUGUST 1914 BAPTISM OF FIRE
Written by John Hutton.
Stock no. 2123350
Published by Pen & Sword Military. 1st 2014. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Published in association with Firepower - The Royal Artillery Museum. B/w maps and photos. ISBN: 9781473823723.

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THE ROYAL ARTILLERY
Written by W.Y. Carman. Illustrated by Michael Roffe.
Stock no. 1605332
Published by Osprey Publishing. 1st 1973. Almost very good condition.

Card wraps. Men At Arms series. 40 pages. B/w photos and colour illustrations. ISBN: 085045140X. Covers unevenly browned.

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