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Marine Books & Marine Art

April 28, 2006 – April 29, 2006

Lot #189
Temp #11366
Sold For $300.00   (hammer price)
 $345.00   (price including buyer's premium)
Last Updated April 29, 2006


(NAVAL - AMERICAN) Ordnance Instructions for the United States Navy . Washington, 1866. 4th ed. Parts I, II, and II bound as one volume. 8vo. Original half leather binding with cloth boards. Front board has Bureau of Ordnance device. Part I: Relating to the Preparation of Vessels of War for Battle, and to the Duties of Officers and Others When at Quarters . Part II: The Equipment and Manuevre of Boats and Exercise of Boat Howitzers . Part III: Ordnance and Ordnance Stores . Illustrated with interesting plates and cuts of mortars, howitzers, etc. Some spotting. Water stain to lower edge of early pages. Two owners' names on flys. Some wear to spine and cover.

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