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A treatise of artillery: containing I. General constructions of brass and iron guns used by sea and land, and their carriages. II. General constructions of mortars and howitzes [sic], their beds and carriages. III. Dimensions of all carriages used in artillery. IV. Exercise of the regiment at home, and service abroad in a siege or battle. V. Its march and encampment, ammunition, stores, and horses. VI. Lastly, the necessary laboratory work for fire-ships, &c. To which is prefixed, an introduction, with a theory of powder applied to fire-arms. With large additions, alterations, and corrections, according to the second London edition. By John Muller, professor of artillery and fortification, and preceptor of engineering, &c. to His Royal Highness the late Duke of Gloucester.

  • Muller, John, 1699-1784.
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Philadelphia : Printed by Styner and Cist, in Second-Street, for John Norman, engraver, 1779.

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[8], xl, 215, [1] p., xxviii [i.e., 29] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill. ; 8⁰.

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ESTC W24279
Evans, 16378
Rink, E. Technical Americana, 2169

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