Guns and Gunners at Shoeburyness: The Experimental Establishment and Garrison: An Illustrated Account :: Tony Hill

Guns and Gunners at Shoeburyness: The Experimental Establishment and Garrison: An Illustrated Account :: Tony Hill soon to be presented for sale on the special BookLovers of Bath web site!

Buckingham: Baron Books, 1999, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: List of subscribers; Black & white photographs; Facsimiles; Maps; List of abbreviations; Maps to the lining papers; Frontispiece; Number 101 of a limited printing run of copies.

From the cover: In 1849 cast-iron cannon fired round shot and shell and timber ruled the waves. Within ten years guns were rifled and made of wrought-iron. Ships wore armour plate. By 1900 steel replaced iron and gunpowder gave way to cordite. Battleships sailed the world.

In the new century, two global conflicts spawned machine guns and tan…

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Touch faded at the top edge of the boards. The contents complete, clean and tight.

Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 222 pages. Index. 10″ x 7½”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I woo you with the cream of the crop in my Military Army catalogue?

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