THE ARMOURIES OF THE TOWER OF LONDON (THE ORDNANCE)

By: BLACKMORE , H.L.

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Red buckram Boards with gilt lettering to spine,285 x 225 mm approx. ix + 425pp.top edge of book block gilt. Colour frontis Fold out illust. + many unspecified line drawings in text + 80 b/w photo. plates at end as called for. First Edition 1st printing. Catalogue of the cannon with accessories and ammunition housed at the Tower Of London, one of the finest and largest collections in the world. Introduction giving a fascinating story of the Armouries and the officials responsible for gathering the collection of ordnance, extensive appendices of interest to archivists and historians including Tower inventories going back to the 14th century, the sizes and ranges of guns and the chemical analysis of non ferrous guns. Fine/VG+ (book- no notable defects, no previous owner name, insc. nor annotations. Binding sound. Dust Jacket - non price clipped cover £30. Very minor rubbing to laminate at extremities. Now in a removable proprietary protective sleeve and retained in the original cardboard box in which it was supplied by HMSO). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. We regret that due to the weight of this volume additional postage will need be sought for shipping overseas.

Title: THE ARMOURIES OF THE TOWER OF LONDON (THE ORDNANCE)

Author Name: BLACKMORE , H.L.

Categories: Military / War, History, Catalogues / Magazines / Comics,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: LONDON, HMSO Department of The Environment: 1976

ISBN Number: 0116702516

ISBN Number 13: 9780116702517

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: VG+

Size: 280x220mm Approx.

Seller ID: 8957

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