Treatise On Ammunition 1887 Fourth Edition (revised)
Treatise On Ammunition 1887 Fourth Edition (revised) by Secretary of State of War - reprinted 1998
Treatise on Ammunition was at one time referred to as the 'Science of Gunnery' details all British Empire military and naval service ammunition and associated equipment in use at the date of publication (1887). The book is a facsimile reprint containing diagrams, foldout sheets, measurements, storage and transportation instructions useful to officers involved in storage, transport and firing of ammunition.
It is an important primary source of information for military historians researching the types and capabilities of ammunition available to the British military at the time of various conflicts, and for collectors wishing to identify artifacts.