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British Army Manuals (ex 1914-18) Text Books and Handbooks (excluding 1914-1918)   43 Books
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Opinions of the Press on the Mackay Gun. 35pp., no imprint/date. (c.1865).  #45452
Selected press comments (dated 1864-65) presumably printed in this form by one interested in the furtherance of the Mackay Gun. Recent red cloth, label to front, with orig. wrapper bound in (with drawing of 'The Agincourt Target. Effect of the Mackay Gun at 200 yards.' This target emulated the hull of a modern warship with armour plate lined with teak.) RUSI lib. stamp on tp. VG thus.   £20
Artillery Training Volume I Drill. 1932. Orig. blue canvas wraps., xii+393pp., fldg. diagram, sketches. HMSO. 1932  #35359
Includes Drill Movements, Transport of Artillery, Skill at Arms &c. VG.   £20
Instruction Militaire du Roi de Prusse, Pour ses Generaux. Traduite d'Allemande. vi+147pp., 13 maps/diagrams on 4 flldg. leaves. Paris: Anselin et Pochard. 1821  #56240
[HLMainPic] French translation of 18th Century Prussian Army manual of strategy, formations &c. Contemp. half red morocco, VG ex-Royal Engineers lib. See illustration on our website.   £75
Drill for 6 Inch B.L. & 5.5 Inch B.L. Guns. On Transferable Mountings. 1934. Orig. blue printed wraps., 27pp. Admiralty (Gunnery Branch). 1934  #31003
Staples rusted o/w VG with several Amendments pasted in.   £12
Financial Instructions in relation to Army Cash Accounts. 1931. Orig. printed wraps., viii+185pp. HMSO. 1931  #31331
[HLMainPic] Regulations for the Royal Army Pay Corps, Bills & Claims, &c. Several Amendments tipped-in or loosely inserted. See illustration on our website.   £10
Field Exercise & Evolutions of Infantry. 1870. As Revised By Her Majesty's Command, xxxii+367pp., illus. HMSO. 1870  #47570
[HLMainPic] Orig. red leather, gilt, VG but lacking brass catch. See illustration on our website.   £25
Field Exercise 1862. Pocket Edition. By Authority. xxii+538pp., illus. HMSO. 1862  #47531
[HLMainPic] Orig. red leather, gilt, VG with brass catch. Nice example. See illustration on our website.   £35
Manual of Elementary Drill (All Arms) 1935. viii+98pp., 11 plates. HMSO. 1935  #25936
Squad Drill, Guards & Sentries, &c., with diagrams (fixing bayonets, presenting arms, &c.). VG.   £10
Army Orders, January-December 1889. Twelve monthly issues Jan.-Dec. 1890 + various indexes. Approx. 500pp. in all. HMSO. Contemp.  #54869
[HLMainPic] Army Orders contain a mass of close detail on the British Army from new Royal Warrants, instructions & directives on diverse matters, amendments to King's Regulations, announcements of new training publications &c. Also contains listings of var. officers & NCOs passing courses of instruction, listing of awards of LS&GC medal &c. This issue contains Index to Army Cicrulars, 1870-1887, & Army Orders 1888-1890, "To which is added an Index to General Orders, 1883-1887." Contemp. half calf, green cloth covd. boards, somewhat worn but sound ex-Royal Small Arms Factory, Enfield. See illustration on our website.   £35
Handbook of Contagious & Infectious Diseases in Animals. Issued by the Quartermaster General's Branch, GHQ, India. Revised Ed., [ii]+304pp. Published by the Manager of Publications, Delhi; Printed by the Manager, Govt. of India Press, Calcutta. 1945  #50920
[HLMainPic] Orig. printed paper covd. boards with cloth backstrip. Supersedes editions of 1910, 1928 &c. VG. See illustration on our website.   £20

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