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Handbook for Hythe - The School of Musketry of the British Army 1860

Hans Busk

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Handbook for Hythe - The School of Musketry of the British Army 1860

207 pages, about 11" x 8", glossy soft-cover in full color. New re-print restored and digitally enhanced from a nice original lent to us... Printed on high quality 20# 97 bright acid free paper. Fully Illustrated.

Contents - Index:

  • Pages: 207
  • Hand Book for Hythe - The School of Musketry of the British Army 1860
  • By Hans Busk
  • A Familiar Explanation of the Laws of Projectiles
  • Want of Skill in Musketry
  • Choice of a Rifle
  • Koster of Nuremberg
  • Gathering Twist
  • Requisites of a rifle
  • The Enfield Rifle
  • Jacob Rifle
  • Whitworth Rifle
  • Weight essential
  • Sights
  • Trajectories
  • Robin's Researches
  • Projectiles
  • Aiming Drills
  • Faggot Butt
  • Signal Flags
  • History of Weaponry
  • Major Nuthall's Swedge
  • Cartridges
  • Haltzapffel's Stadium
  • Porro Teleometer
  • Judging Distance
  • Archery
  • Capt Norton's Elongated Bullets
  • New Regulation Minie
  • Delvigne System of Expansion
  • Gunpowders
  • Combustion
  • War Office Circulars
  • Rifle Ranges and Screens
  • Glossary of Terms
  • The Rifleman's Knife