Original Civil War

A Treatise On Ordnance And Naval Gunnery 1863 CIVIL War U. S. Naval Academy

A Treatise On Ordnance And Naval Gunnery 1863 CIVIL War U. S. Naval Academy
A Treatise On Ordnance And Naval Gunnery 1863 CIVIL War U. S. Naval Academy
A Treatise On Ordnance And Naval Gunnery 1863 CIVIL War U. S. Naval Academy
A Treatise On Ordnance And Naval Gunnery 1863 CIVIL War U. S. Naval Academy
A Treatise On Ordnance And Naval Gunnery 1863 CIVIL War U. S. Naval Academy
A Treatise On Ordnance And Naval Gunnery 1863 CIVIL War U. S. Naval Academy
A Treatise On Ordnance And Naval Gunnery 1863 CIVIL War U. S. Naval Academy
A Treatise On Ordnance And Naval Gunnery 1863 CIVIL War U. S. Naval Academy
A Treatise On Ordnance And Naval Gunnery 1863 CIVIL War U. S. Naval Academy
A Treatise On Ordnance And Naval Gunnery 1863 CIVIL War U. S. Naval Academy
A Treatise On Ordnance And Naval Gunnery 1863 CIVIL War U. S. Naval Academy
A Treatise On Ordnance And Naval Gunnery 1863 CIVIL War U. S. Naval Academy

A Treatise On Ordnance And Naval Gunnery 1863 CIVIL War U. S. Naval Academy    A Treatise On Ordnance And Naval Gunnery 1863 CIVIL War U. S. Naval Academy
A TREATISE ON ORDNANCE AND NAVAL GUNNERY COMPILED AND ARRANGED AS A TEXT BOOK FOR THE U. NAVAL ACADEMY BY LIEUTENANT EDWARD SIMPSON U. Navy SIGNED BY CIVIL WAR U.

NAVY ENSIGN NEAR FINE - CONDITION Protected in a clear, Mylar dust jacket. Original, Bright, Clean, Solidly Bound, 1/2 Leather Bound, Antique Book Official Civil War Naval Gunnery Manual Textbook Contains Folding Charts and Diagrams; Illustrated with Color and Black-and-White Plates Marbled End Pages and Page Ends; Fully Indexed PUBLISHED BY D. VAN NOSTRAND, NEW YORK, IN 1863 This original, 1863, book presents a treatise on ordnance and gunnery, used to train sailors on Naval Gunnery during the Civil War. The Secretary of the Navy approved the use of this work for the instruction of Naval personal at the U.

Naval Academy and at other locations based upon the need and their constant sea service. The book provided an essential manual on ordnance and naval gunnery, presenting all aspects of cannon firing, ordnance characteristics, tactics and instruction, fuses, projectiles, and other essential aspects. The book also provides for key drill and exercises for gunners, gun crews and others. This book was an essential Naval ordnance manual providing both instruction and technical information. Manuals like this were issued for standardization and to instruct navy leaders and personnel.

Additionally, they provide essential gunnery and mathematical tables to calculate ranges and ordnance needs for accurate fire. The manual remains an invaluable tool for those interested in the tactical and technical aspects of the Naval Civil War gunnery. It is the standard United States Navy manual for this period in addition to being that of how to operate naval pieces. THIS BOOK IS IN NEAR FINE - CONDITION This original, Civil War Naval gunnery manual is in excellent overall condition.

The book comes protected in a clear, Mylar dust jacket (see photo #3 for view of Mylar dust jacket on book). The book is bound in black, decorative covers with ½ genuine leather spine with impressed, gold, spine lettering and the handsome image of an anchor and cannon on the lower spine. The exterior of the book is clean. It has no bumping or discernible edge wear, but has some rubbing. The book has marbled end pages and page ends. The book has a handsome signature in ink of a U. Navy Ensign from the Civil War, as well as other writing in pencil, on the front end page as shown. The interior is clean and the pages are in excellent condition, but the book has mild foxing throughout.

The book has no stamps or pasteboards. It is not an ex-library book. The book has some water stained pages. The book is illustrated throughout; it has color and black-and-white plates. The book is rich with weapon data and gunnery tactics.

Overall a nice, 1863, original, antique book on Civil War naval gunnery. A TREATISE ON ORDNANCE AND NAVAL GUNNERY. COMPILED AND ARRANGED AS A TEXT BOOK FOR THE U. BY LIEUTENANT EDWARD SIMPSON U.

SIGNED BY CIVIL WAR U. Original, Bright, Clean, Solidly Bound, 1/2 Leather Bound, Antique Book Official Civil War Naval Gunnery Manual Textbook Contains Folding Charts and Diagrams; Illustrated with Color and Black-and-White Plates Marbled End Pages and Page Ends; Fully Indexed. VAN NOSTRAND, NEW YORK, IN 1863. This original, 1863, book presents a treatise on ordnance and gunnery, used to train sailors on Naval Gunnery during the Civil War.

THIS BOOK IS IN NEAR FINE - CONDITION. This original, Civil War Naval gunnery manual is in excellent overall condition. The book comes protected in a clear, Mylar dust jacket. (see photo #3 for view of Mylar dust jacket on book).

T he book has a handsome signature in ink of a U. Navy Ensign from the Civil War. As well as other writing in pencil, on the front end page as shown.

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  • Author: Lieutenant Edward Simpson
  • Binding: Leather
  • Language: English
  • Original/Facsimile: Original
  • Special Attributes: Illustrated
  • Subject: Military & War
  • Topic: Civil War (1861-65)
  • Year Printed: 1863
  • Modified Item: Yes
  • Signed: Yes

A Treatise On Ordnance And Naval Gunnery 1863 CIVIL War U. S. Naval Academy    A Treatise On Ordnance And Naval Gunnery 1863 CIVIL War U. S. Naval Academy