A Treatise on the British Military Martini: The Martini-Henry 1869-C1900 :: R. A. Temple & I. D. Skennerton

A Treatise on the British Military Martini: The Martini-Henry 1869-C1900 :: R. A. Temple & I. D. Skennerton soon to be presented for sale on the incomparable BookLovers of Bath web site!

Kilcoy: B. A. Temple, 1996, Hardback in dust wrapper.

2nd printing, first published 1983. Includes: Black & white photographs; List of abbreviations; Cutaways; 2-column text; Appendices (24);

From the cover: This first volume details the development of the Martini-Henry rifle and carbine from its origins as an arm presented for consideration by the British government after the decision was made in 1864 that the army and navy should be armed with a breech-loading rifle.

The basic Martini then progressed through selection trials and emerged as a service prototype, before final adoption in 1870 as the service a…

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.

Matching Pictorial boards. (x) 246 pages. Index. Bibliography. 11″ x 8¾”.

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