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Les Armes a feu portatives, leur origine - SCHMIDT, Rudolph. An illustrated hist - 1877. [1273915]
Paris, Ch.Tanera, 1877 - Schmidt, Rudolph. Les Armes a feu portatives, leur origine et leur développement historique et technique jusqu'a nos jours . Avec un atlas de 58 planches contenant plus de 400 dessins chromolithographiques. Traduit de l'allemand par J.-N.Cuttat, ingénieur, premier lieutenant du génie de l'armée suisse. Paris, Ch.Tanera, 1877. 4to. [6] + 195 + [1] + 8p. With 58 tinted plates lithographed by F. Lips after designs by the author with 372 numbered illustrations. Half morocco, spine gilt with red morocco title labels. French translation of the author's Die Handfeuerwaffem, a history of small arms as developed from early ordnance, first published Basel, 1875. 'Includes information on rare and obscure types and varieties of the breach-loading arm' (Riling). The work contains a source index of 27 of the principal 19th century works on the subject, tables of dimensions and weights of different small arms, an alphabetical subject index, and a list of plates and figures. Schmidt, a Swiss staff major and director of the Federal Arms Factory, published seven other studies on fire arms. Riling 989 (note). [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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