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Treatise on Gun Powder and Fire Arms 1789

Alessandro Vittorio Papacino D'Antonio | Captain Thompson

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Treatise on Gun Powder and Fire Arms 1789

435 pages, about 11" x 8", glossy soft-cover in full color. New re-print restored and digitally enhanced from a nice original. Printed on high quality 20# 97 bright acid free paper. Some Illustrations. NOTE: a few of the pages had faded spots that did not scan well enough to read that portion of the page also, some of the images did not scan well.

Contents - Index:

  • Pages: 435
  • Treatise on Gun Powder and Fire Arms 1789
  • Alessandro Vittorio Papacino D'Antonio, translated form the Italian by Capt. Thomson, Royal Regiment Artillery, London
  • Artillery in Defense of Places
  • Artillery in the Field
  • Batteries
  • Battles and Engagements
  • Cannon Shots
  • Charges for longest ranges
  • Composition of an Army
  • Convoy Artillery
  • Demolishing Fortifications of a City
  • Examination of Proof on new Arms
  • Firing
  • Force of Fired Gun Powder
  • Howitzers
  • Irregular Blockades
  • Manufacturing Gun Powder
  • Modification of the Cylinder
  • Mortars
  • Permanent counter mines for defense
  • Projectiles
  • Properties of Gun Powder
  • Quarters for Armies
  • Resistance of Fire Arms
  • Service Artillery
  • Sulfur and Charcoal
  • Velocity of Projectiles
  • NOTE: a few of the pages had faded spots that did not scan well enough to read that portion of the page also, some of the images did not scan well.