1841 1ed Emperor Nicholas of Russia PROVENANCE Gunnery Greener SIGNED Firearms

GREENER, William

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William Greener was a 19th-century English inventor and gun-maker who published a treatise on the history and firearms and the art of gun-making. ‘The Science of Gunnery’ covers the whole gamut of firearms beginning with ancient weapons and the invention of gunpowder, through artillery, and types of hunting. Greener includes illustrations of war and battle scenes, decorative rifles, ship cannons, and much more. According to Riling,

“A work on ancient guns and arms, gunpowder, artillery, iron for gun barrels, proof of barrels, gun making and the science of gunnery, including its application to rifle and musket, shot, caps and wadding, with a final chapter on whale shooting.”

 

This 1841 first edition example of Greener’s ‘Gunnery’ features a handwritten gift inscription to EMPEROR Nicholas I of Russia! signed by the Greener himself!

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1841 1ed Emperor Nicholas of Russia PROVENANCE Gunnery Greener SIGNED Firearms

 

William Greener was a 19th-century English inventor and gun-maker who published a treatise on the history and firearms and the art of gun-making. ‘The Science of Gunnery’ covers the whole gamut of firearms beginning with ancient weapons and the invention of gunpowder, through artillery, and types of hunting. Greener includes illustrations of war and battle scenes, decorative rifles, ship cannons, and much more. According to Riling,

“A work on ancient guns and arms, gunpowder, artillery, iron for gun barrels, proof of barrels, gun making and the science of gunnery, including its application to rifle and musket, shot, caps and wadding, with a final chapter on whale shooting.”

 

This 1841 first edition example of Greener’s ‘Gunnery’ features a handwritten gift inscription to EMPEROR Nicholas I of Russia! signed by the Greener himself!

 

Item number: #7101

Price: $2500

 

GREENER, William

 

The Science of Gunnery, as applied to the use and construction of Fire arms.

 

London : Longman & Co, 1841. First edition. Author SIGNED

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [xv], 324
    • Illustrated throughout
    • Added engraved title page
  • References: Riling 511
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Cloth; tight and secure
  • Size: ~9in X 6in (22.5cm x 15cm)

 

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7101

Categories

Military & War

Antique Guns

European History

Authors

GREENER, William

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete