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An essay on shooting. Containing the various methods of forging, boring, and dressing gun barrels, practised in France, Spain, and England, and the different Proofs of Barrels employed in those Countries; with Remarks-An Investigation of the Causes of Recoil, and of Bursting, with Proposals for preventing or remedying Them-An Inquiry into the Effects of the Length, Bore, and Charge, upon the Range, &c. of the Piece-And Remarks upon the Articles of Powder, Shot, Wadding, &c. &c. Also Instructions for attaining the Art of Shooting-The Methods of training Pointers-And a short Description of the Game of this Country, as connected with the Amusement of Shooting. The whole interspersed with summary Observations on the various Subjects of the Sport.

  • Magné de Marolles, -1792.
M.DCC.LXXXIX. [1789]
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Essai sur la chasse au fusil. English


London : printed for T. Cadell, in the Strand, M.DCC.LXXXIX. [1789]

Physical description

xiii,[1],303,[1]p. ; 80.

References note

ESTC T60609

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.


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