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1 United States Navy - Bureau of Ordinance) Objects and Resources of the Naval Experimental Battery at Annapolius, Md
United States Navy, Bureau of Ordnance, 1875, 
(United States Navy - Bureau of Ordinance). The Objects and Resources of the Naval Experimental Battery at Annapolius, Md. {No place): United States Navy, Bureau of Ordnance, 1875. Pp (6),[5]-92,[1]-38 (tables), 1 folding table, 12 leaves of plates (with eight of them folding). 8vo, red pressed cloth. Sections on the grounds themselves, on the inspection and testing of gunpowder, muzzle velocities, the use of the Boulengé chronograph, galvanic batteries, arrangements for firing the guns by electricity, determination andmeasurement of pressures, range practice with great guns, measuring time o f flight, fouling, penetration, &c. with examples of forms for recording range and accuracy result. Plate 1 is a folding map of the lower grounds of the Battery, plan 2 is a folding map showing triangulation for determining ranges. Ex US Military Academy Library, with bookplate, pouch, call number, penned names, &c, corners, bumped, head of spine chipped, staple damage to margin of a few leaves, inner hinges cracked. Internally clean. Very scarce. 400.00

Price: 400.00 CDN
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