Lot 105
1805 military gun book, fine binding

Estimate: $200 - $400

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New principles of gunnery: containing the determination of the force of gunpowder and an investigation of the differences in the resisting power of the air to swift and slow motions… Benjamin Robbins, with an account of his life and writings by James Wilson, M. D.; A new addition, corrected and enlarged with the addition of several notes, by Charles Hutton. London: printed for F. WINGRAVE, 1805. 341 pages, including folding plates. At the end is a three page catalog for publisher’s  books, including many dictionaries.

19th century full calf binding , raised bands with gilt designs, maroon label. Light scuffing and general wear, some foxing throughout, but overall very good copy.

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