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A Complete System of Bayonet Exercise.
Author: Burton, Richard F.
Reference #: 1646
Status: For Sale
List Price: $90.00
Pierway Inc., Vancouver, 2002. An exact facsimile reprint of the first edition of William Clowes and Sons, London, 1853, precisely matching the size – small octavo, 11 x 18 cm. - , red blind-stamped cloth, design, endpapers and typography of the original, with a print run of 750 numbered copies. The copy here offered is Fine, hors de commerce and un-numbered. 36 pages; six engraved images.
“This is probably the rarest of all Burton’s books, and forms one of the most important works on the bayonet ever published, and to it can be traced the change in the systems of bayonet drill adopted in most European countries..” (Penzer, An Annotated Bibliography of Sir Richard Francis Burton, p. 42)
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