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Baker, Ezekiel, 1758–1836
Remarks on rifle guns : being the result of sixty years' practice and observation : with specific remarks on fowling pieces, the percussion lock, and fire-arms in general : to which are subjoined descriptions of a new bullet mould and clipper, various improvements in gun and door locks, and spring bolts : a description of fire-arms deposited in the Royal Arsenal at Woolwich, including all the improvements and inventions for which three silver medals have been awarded by the Society of Arts : together with tables of weights of balls, descriptive plates, &c. / by Ezekiel Baker ; gun and rifle maker to His Majesty, the Honorable Board of Ordnance, and the Honorable East India Company.
The eleventh edition.
London : Printed by Joseph Mallett, 59, Wardour Street, Soho : Sold by Smith, Elder, and Co. Cornhill : and E. Baker and Son, 24, Whitechapel Road, 1835.
Physical Description:
269, [5] pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TS533.4.G7 B37 1835
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Frontispiece etched by Barlow.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary red roan (?) and marbled boards.
Subject Terms:
E. Baker and Son -- Bookseller.
Firearms -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Mallett, Joseph -- Printer.
Rifles -- Great Britain -- History.
Rifles -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Etchings -- Hand-colored -- 1835.
Barlow, engraver.
Smith, Elder, and Co., bookseller.
Baker, Ezekiel, 1758-1836. Weight and diameter of lead balls.

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