gun and its development by William Wellington Greener

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Published by Bonanza Books in New York .

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  • Firearms,
  • Firearms -- History

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LC ClassificationsTS533 G7 1967
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Number of Pages804
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Open LibraryOL18742648M

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First published in Great Britain in and subsequently revised nine times between then andThe Gun and Its Development traces the fascinating history of weaponry: the obscure, ancient origins of the slingshot and the bow, the invention of the crossbow, possibly around AD; the introduction of gunpowder into Europe in the fourteenth century; the Cited by: The Gun and Its Gun and its development book.

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The Gun and its Development book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Classic History of Sporting and Military Firearms, F /5. This edition of W W Greener book takes you through the development of the modern gun, the edition is of particular interest in that the book was published for The American Rifle Association and is of high quality, it was not the edition I expected which made it all the more enjoyable/5(14).

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Enter the world of weaponry, both ancient and evolved, in this authoratative history of the gun and its development. Originally published in in Great Britain and revised nine times, this finely illustrated volume is an invitation to gain remarkable insight into the history of weapons as they have developed from the period of AD to the beginning of the twentieth century.

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The book concludes with an examination of. The first quarter of the book is devoted to the making of the weapon, and contains so much detail that some readers will find it tedious.

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