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On The Progress of Breech-Loading Small Arms 1875 (UK)

John Latham

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On The Progress of Breech-Loading Small Arms 1875 (UK)

38 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. Fully Illustrated.

From Frontispiece: "Reprint of a paper read before the United State Insitution, giving a short history of early Breech-Loading fire arms down to the year 1875"

John Latham was the head of the Wilkinsons' Gun and Sword maker, Pall Mall.

Contents - Index:

  • Pages: 38
  • On The Progress of Breech-Loading Small Arms 1875 (UK)
  • Berdan and Wendl Guns
  • Breech Loading Carbines
  • Greener and Westley Richards
  • Henry Barrels
  • Hinge Block Systems
  • Martinis
  • Needle Gun
  • Remington Rifles
  • Snider Mechanism
  • Springfield Rifles
  • Tests on the Guns
  • The Wilkinson Service Revolver
  • Various Systems
  • Vetterlin Rifles
  • Ward Burton Systems
  • Whitworth Rifles
  • Wilkinson Hammerless Ejector Guns
  • Wilkinson Swords, Infantry and Cavalry