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Produktart Auswahl aufheben. Anbieter- und Zahlungsinformationen. In this parable of present-day violence, what ‚could never happen‘ tests the limit of human relations we commonly refer to as love. From the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. A Sketch for presentation to Board of Heavy Ordnance, Appointed under the Act of Congress, Making appropriations for Fortifications, Etc.
Modern wrappers. Washington, After some years and experiments on a smaller model, a 10? Woodbridge’s design. However, flaws were noted in a report on it of Woodbridge argues that the test gun – a compromise 10? He also suggests that the author of the test report possessed poor health and failing mental powers. Englischer Text, Paperback, viele sw-Fotos und sw-Zeichnungen.
Harmony: Moose Lake Publishing Einsatz in Afganistan: Spezialeinheiten und ihre Waffen. Vier Race Guns im Vergleich. Tests :. Original-Zeitschrift – sehr guter Zustand – Loaded with wonderful photos. Average wear. Binding intact. Small inkstamp atop back cover. A sound copy of this interesting work. First Edition. Signed „S. Benet“ and written to Col. Alexander Hamilton Bowman, Supt. One of the objects of the trial was to test the penetrating power of lead projectiles when fired against iron plates.
The gun used was a 50 pound semi-steel caliber 5. On July 29 – a lead shot, in the form of a night cylinder, weighing 32lbs, with India rubber sabot, a charge of 8 lbs mortar powder. The iron plate was strongly supported by timbers. The iron plate was bent and riddled, and cracked in the rear, clear across and nearly through its entire thickness.
Two metal-rimmed punch holes in the left margin, small stain in the upper right corner of the first page, and two horizontal folds. Very good condition. Career military officer who fought through the Civil War, eventually being promoted through the ranks to Brigadier General and Chief of United States Army Ordinance. He was the father of Col. James Walker Benet and Laurence Vincent Benet United States Navy , and the Grandfather of poets Stephen Vincent Benet and Laura Benet.
He died on Jan. First edition, folio, pp. This copy with a presentation from Sir Frederick Augustus Abel to the renowned natural philosopher John Tyndall, inscribed and signed by Abel at the top of the front wrapper. From the time he became ordnance chemist at the Royal Military Academy at Woolwich till his retirement in , Abel was the chief government authority on all matters connected with explosives, and the man who invented the smokeless propellant cordite in in collaboration with Sir James Dewer.
The transformation of arms and ammunition which took place during his thirty-four years of service at Woolwich necessarily occupied the greater part of his scientific career, though almost ever branch of technical science was enriched by his labours“ DNB. Sir Frederick invented an instrument to test the flash point of petroleum products, electrical fuses and other applications of electricity to warlike purposes. He was knighted in The report was prepared by C.
Younghusband at the request of J. Lefroy, Master of Ordnance. Only University of Chicago and a copy in the Netherlands in OCLC. Engraved frontispiece ‚Rifleman Presenting‘ by Barlow with additional colouring by hand, engraved leaf with the Royal Arms coloured by hand and reproduction of three targets shot by the then Prince of Wales in , printed title, half-title, leaf with dedication to the King George IV , leaf with contents, two leaves with Baker’s introduction and Baker’s text including Index and ‚Additional Supplement‘ , 3 further engraved plates by Barlow, numbered 2 – 4 and all with additional colouring by hand, five engraved plates of tables ‚The Weight and Diameter of Lead Balls‘ , targets and bullet moulds and two engraved plates by Barlow of targets with superimposed human figures, both with additional colouring by hand.
Contemporary red calf-backed marbled boards, red calf label to front board with gilt titles, spine ruled in gilt, red sprinkled edges. A very good copy of Baker’s work on rifles with the plates with fine colouring by hand. Ezekiel Baker – , the Whitechapel-based gunsmith, was notable for the British Army’s use of his rifle, known subsequently as ‚The Baker Rifle‘, the first gun to feature a rifled barrel and the weapon issued to the elite Corps of Riflemen after its establishment in The Board of Ordnance for the British Army had come to the conclusion, by the late eighteenth-century, that a new weapon was required for an elite corps and during the first week of February a series of tests was undertaken of procured weapons British, American and continental.
The trials resulted in the adoption of Baker’s weapon and later in the same year, the establishment of the Corps of Riflemen, later the Rifle Brigade, who would use the gun. The Baker Rifle, the Third Pattern introduced in and by the standard issue, was used throughout the Napoleonic Wars by a number of regiments, but saw particular service in the Peninsula War used by the 95th Regiment of Foot and at Waterloo; the French, by contrast, did not use rifles – they were withdrawn on Napoleon’s order in – due to unreliability and the difficulty of use.
During the retreat to Corunna Plunkett shot through the head and killed the French General Colbert at an estimated range of yards. On denying it was a lucky shot he thereupon shot an aide-de-camp going to Colbert’s assistance. Edwards‘ ‚The Baker Rifle‘. Baker first published his ‚Remarks‘ in it contained only 18 pages but revised the work continually, issuing a total of 11 editions, with the last published in COPAC locates a single copy of the present edition, that at Oxford University, while OCLC adds two additional copies, both in North America: those at the University of Chicago and the Hagley Museum and Library in Wilmington, Delaware a presentation copy to George IV’s brother, the Duke of Sussex.
Baker’s full title reads as follows: ‚Remarks on Rifle Guns ; being the result of Forty Years Practice and Observations: With Specific Remarks on Fowling Pieces. Eighth Edition, with Considerable Additions and Improvements. To Which is Added, A Supplement, Respecting an Additional Improvement in Gun and Door Locks, and Spring Bolts; for which A Third Silver Medal Has Been Awarded by the Society of Arts: Containing a Description of a New Machine for Taking True Sight in Shooting Flying, and Important Remarks on the Percussion Lock.
By Eziekel Baker, Gun and Rifle Maker to His Majesty George the Fourth, The Hon. Board of Ordnance, and the Hon. East India Company. Dedicated, by Permission, to His Most Gracious Majesty, King George the Fourth. Technisches Handbuch, das die Funktionsweise und Bedienung verschiedener Systeme in amerikanischen Fahrzeugen und Flugzeugen erläutert: 1.
Paperback, einige sw-Zeichnungen. Washington D. This rather lengthy for a magazine article written by Fleming details his long association with gun expert Geoffrey Boothroyd. An important magazine article. It is extremely fragile and few copies have lasted the test of time as well as this. Engineers Volume – Petroleum Development and Technology Petroleum Division. Inhalt u. James O.
Lewis – Interpretation of Well Test Data in Gas-condensate Fields. Charles Patton – Evaluation of Pressure Maintenance by Internal Gas Injection in Volumetrically Controlled Reservoirs. Mew York. Stempel,einige Anmerkungen. Plus 13 folding lithographic plates bound at end. Text figure, tables. Hardcover, bound in contemporary cloth and marbled boards, shelf ticket to spine, old institutional stamps and markings to title-page; some foxing.
In a very good condition. Brauw and Kromhout were assigned by the Dutch Minister of War to observe the extensive series of artillery experiments held in Breakwater Fort and Shoeburyness in June Shoeburyness was integral to the development of new and improved artillery weapons and the ranges there were used for experimental trials of guns , rockets and explosives and for the testing of armour and defensive works. Its gun emplacements were adapted for seaward firing.
Brauw and Kromhout witnessed experimental firing on various objects. Tests on armour manufactured by different firms were closely observed so that a detailed report could be presented to the Dutch authorities who at that time were seeking to purchase such material. Each and every experiment is described in detail. The plates show the technical layout of the various objects such as the Casemate at Breakwater Fort, the War Office Casemate, Crownhill Fort, etc.
With no photography, damage assesments has to be carefullyu drawn. Extremely rare, probably only one other copy known, that in the Royal Dutch Military Museum. Hardcover first edition – First printing. The author’s first novel, winner of the Milkweed National Fiction Prize. As the soldiers wander, they encounter a series of chilling and surreal visions that will test their skills and their sanity. Fine in fine dust jacket. Multi-coloured map of the shooting range in Karlsborg.
Multi coloured target analysis double-page plates.