Cartridges of the World: 17th Edn. Woodard, Barnes.
Cartridges of the World: 17th Edn.
The Essential Guide to Cartridges for Shooters and Reloaders.
If you’re a serious shooter and reloader, you’ll find the cartridges you love — and many you never dreamed of — in this newest edition of the most widely read cartridge reference book ever published. Here are the latest introductions in standard American sporting cartridges and hottest proprietary rounds, plus authoritative feature articles by the gun industry’s heavy hitters spotlighting everything from the esoteric to the state of the art in ammo. Cartridge design, application, selection, tips, and more ... this book is packed with everything shooters, handloaders and cartridge collectors need to know. Now more extensive than ever at 704 pages, you’ll find information and data on old, new and currently manufactured ammo. Heavily illustrated with more than 1,500 photos, this book is your ultimate guide to current and historical ammunition for handguns, rifles and shotguns.
Details on more than 1,500 cartridges
Updated spec and reference charts
Full-color feature section on shooting and ballistics
Expert advice on handloads and cartridge selection
Dozens of new entries, including trendsetting wildcats
From the latest cutting-edge factory loads to wildcats that will set ballistic trends for years to come, plus updated cartridge descriptions and the newly expanded full-color feature article section, Cartridges of the World, 17th Edition is the most comprehensive reference of its kind and a must-have for your library or reloading bench.
The Capping Breech Loader in British & Colonial Military Service. Vol 1. 1838 - 1859. Knapp.
Hardback book with 282 pages, full colour illustration and many period charts, letters and illustrations detailing all the trials of Capping Breech Loaders evaluated by the War Department. The book also covers the historical development of Breech Loading firearms and is sponsored by the ROYAL ARMOURIES, Leeds.
1. Introduction A Time of Change.
2. Early Breech Loaders
3. The Percussion System
4. The British Jenks Carbine Trials.
5. Coopers Patent
6. British Sharps Carbines
7. Leetch Carbines
8. Prince Carbine.
9. Greene Carbine
10. Brand Rifle
11. Calisher & Terry in British Service
12. Calisher & Terry in Colonial Service
13. Other Trials Arms of the 1850's System
• Gnl. Arthur L.F.P. Rivers CBL 22.Ordnance records of 1860s CBL Trials
• Sir Joseph Whitworth CBL Rifle
• Perry Carbine & Rifle
• Capt. Harrison's Carbine
• The Burton Carbine
• The Restell Carbine
• The Manceaux Carbine
• The Hart Carbine
• The Two Treeby Breech Load Systems
14. Ordnance records of 1850s CBL Trials
Please note Chapters 10,11 & 12 are a précis from Brian Knapp’s recent Calisher & Terry Book
James Woodward & Sons. Harlow.
Only 250 books Printed !
This is the only complete history of the most enigmatic of London’s gunmakers, James Woodward & Sons. Renowned for the high quality and finish, three generations of Woodwards from the 1840s to its sale to Purdey & Sons in 1948, ran the business. It is most famous today for its ‘Under & Over’ action which continues to influence gunmakers today.
Author Dr Nick Harlow is Gunroom Manager and archivist for Purdey in London and has a special interest in the history of gunmaking. He has written for the sporting press and is author of a biography on Thomas Purdey.
This is the only complete history of the most enigmatic of London’s gunmakers, James Woodward & Sons. Renowned for the high quality and finish, three generations of Woodwards ran the business, from the 1840s to its sale to Purdey & Sons in 1948. It is most famous for its ‘Under & Over’ action which continues to influence gunmakers today.
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ETA October / November 2023