TO WWI ERA: MANUALS & RELATED BOOKS

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Item Number: 10663224
Price: $44.00 USD

"THE MODERN FENCER", BY CAPT. T. GRIFFITHS OF THE 13TH MIDDLESEX REGIMENT, PUBLISHED LONDON, 1879, 88 PAGES, ILLUSTRATED WITH DIFFERENT WOODCUT ILLUSTRATIONS OF VARIOUS POSES, INTERESTING, EXCELLENT CONDITION

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Item Number: 10667422
Price: $88.00 USD

"THE AERO MANUAL", PUBLISHED BY THE STAFF OF "THE MOTOR", TEMPLE PRESS, LONDON, 1909, 157 PAGES, FIRST EDITION, HAS 150 SPECIAL ILLUSTRATIONS, EARLY ENGLISH BOOK ON MECHANICAL FLIGHT, BOOK HAS ADVERTISEMENTS IN THE BACK, VERY FINE

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Item Number: 10663116
Price: $210.00 USD

"RIFLE VOLUNTEERS" / "HOW TO ORGANIZE AND DRILL THEM", BY HANS BUSK, M.A., 1ST LT. VICTORIAN RIFLES. PUBLISHED BY "ROUTLEDGE, WARNE AND ROUTLEDGE, LONDON, 1860", 235 PAGES. THIS BEAUTIFUL MANUAL IS LOADED WITH FINE WOODCUTS OF WEAPONS ILLUSTRATIONS, PARADE FORMATIONS, DRILL PROCEDURES, MUSKETERY PRACTICE, ETC.. -- "EVERY RIFLEMAN MUST HAVE A STRAIGHT SWORD, THICKER AT THE HILT THAN AT THE POINT, AND TAPERING. IT MUST BE FIXED ON THE RIFLE SO AS NOT TO DISTURB THE SIGHT, BY HAVING A CATCH UNDERNEATH THE BARREL. WHEN EVER THE REGIMENT IS SUFFICIENTLY STEADY TO BE ABLE TO CHARGE WITH BAYONET, THIS IS THE BEST WEAPON WITH WHICH TO MEET A FRENCHMEN".-- PAGE 83. (AUTHOR�S IS STILL PISSED AT NAPOLEON?) I IMAGINE THESE MANUALS WERE ALSO IMPORTED PAST THE BLOCADE AND USED BY THE CONFEDERACY?. THIS BOOK HAS JUST BEEN PROFESSIONALLY REBOUND IN FINE QUALITY CALF SKIN WITH GOLD LEAF LETTERING AND IS IN EXCELLENT OVERALL CONDITION.

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