Gunnery in 1858 Being a Treatise on Rifles, Cannon, and Sporting Arms
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Gunnery in 1858 Being a Treatise on Rifles, Cannon, and Sporting Arms

By William Greener
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  • GUNNERY IN 1858: BEING A TREATISE ON RIFLES, CANNON, AND SPORTING ARMS; EXPLAINING THE PRINCIPLES OF THE SCIENCE OF GUNNERY, AND DESCRIBING THE NEWEST IMPROVEMENTS IN FIRE-ARMS.
  • PREFACE.
  • ILLUSTRATIONS.
    • LIST OF PLATES.
    • WOODCUTS.
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS.
  • CHAPTER I. ANCIENT ARMS.
  • CHAPTER II. ON GUNPOWDER.
  • CHAPTER III. ARTILLERY.
  • CHAPTER IV. ON THE MANUFACTURE OF IRON FOR GUN BARRELS.
  • CHAPTER V. GUN-MAKING.
  • CHAPTER VI. THE PROOF OF GUN BARRELS.
  • CHAPTER VII. THE SCIENCE OF GUNNERY.
    • Recoil.
  • CHAPTER VIII. THE FRENCH “CRUTCH,” OR BREECH-LOADING SHOT GUN.
  • CHAPTER IX. THE RIFLE.
  • CHAPTER X. REVOLVING PISTOLS.
  • CHAPTER XI. ENFIELD MACHINE-MADE RIFLES.
  • CHAPTER XII. THE HARPOON GUN.
  • CHAPTER XIII. ON SHOT, CAPS, AND WADDING.
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