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Observation on the Minie Rifle 1854 (UK)

J. Thwaites

Item #4820: $4.95
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Observation on the Minie Rifle 1854 (UK)

17 pages, about 6" 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. Fully Illustrated.

Full title:
Observation on the Minie Rifle 1854, with and explanation of The Theory of the Line of Aim, and the Axis of the Piece; also Remarks on the use of the "Elevator?"

NOTE: The three ballistic charts are truncated (they were foldouts and only the folded page was copied). Price was adjusted.

Contents - Index:

  • Pages: 17
  • Observation on the Minie Rifle 1854 UK
  • Axis of the Piece
  • Firing with the Sight
  • Line of Elevation
  • Minie Bullets
  • Placing the Muzzle
  • Use of the Back Sight
  • Vertical Planes