Item #324190 Reports of Experiments with Small Arms for the Military Service

Reports of Experiments with Small Arms for the Military Service.

Washington, D.C: A.O.P. Nicholson, 1856.

First edition. Illustrations and folding plates. 117, 35, [3]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.

Price: $125.00