Washington, D.C: A.O.P. Nicholson, 1856.
First edition. Illustrations and folding plates. 117, 35, pp. 8vo. Original cloth gilt. Inked stamps of the Library First Corps of Cadets M.V.M Item #324190
Includes Col. Huger's report of experiments made at Harper's Ferry 1853-54, Lieut. Benton's reports on 1854-1855 experiments and others, largely dealing with the firing of elongated bullets through rifled chambers.