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Congreve, William, Sir, 1772–1828

A treatise on the general principles, powers and facility of application of the Congreve rocket system, as compared with artillery : showing the various applications of this weapon, both for sea and land service, and its uses in the field and in sieges : illustrated by plates of the principal exercises and cases of actual service : with a demonstration of the comparative economy of the system / by Major-Gen. Sir W. Congreve, Bart. M.P. F.R.S., &c. &c. &c. and dedicated to His Most Gracious Majesty, George the Fourth.

London : Printed for Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green, Paternoster-Row, 1827.
Physical Description:
84 p., 12 folded leaves of plates : ill. ; 30 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
UF767 C66 1827+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Printed by A. & R. Spottiswoode, New Street Square.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in gilt-stamped red boards, with publisher's printed title label partially lacking.
Subject Terms:
A. & R. Spottiswoode -- Printer.
Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green -- Publisher.
Rocket launchers (Ordnance)
Rockets (Ordnance)
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1827.

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