The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Ammunition (Ian V. Hogg) soon to be presented for sale on the fabulous BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: Secaucus: Chartwell Books, 1985, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Colour photographs; Colour frontispiece; Cutaways; Exploded drawings;
From the cover: There is an old saying among artillerymen that their weapon is not the gun but the shell. The same could be said of all firearms, which are merely devices for discharging bullets, shells and bombs. Yet, for all its importance, ammunition is mostly taken for granted, and has long been neglected as an area of study. Now, firearms expert Ian Hogg shows just how fascinating and rewarding a subject ammunition can be.
This lavishly illustrated encyclopedia is both a history of ammunition from its beginnings to the present day and an A-Z directory covering every aspect of ammunition from the different types of cartridge cases, propellant powders and…
Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper browned at the spine and onto the onto the very margins of the upper panel. Text complete, clean and tight.
Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 253 pages. Index. 12″ x 9″.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I persuade you to have a look at more books within my Military catalogue?