Papacino d'Antoni, Alessandro Vittorio. Dell'uso delle armi da fuoco per le regie scuole teoriche d'artiglieria, e fortificazione.

Turin, Stamperia Reale, 1780.

8vo. (6), 379, (1) pp. With blank leaf M8, 6 folding letterpress tables and 6 folding engraved plates. Contemporary calf with modern spine on 5 raised bands. All edges red.


Only edition of this instructional manual on firearms. The Italian general A. V. Papacino d'Antoni (1714-86) served as director of the school of artillery and fortification.

Occasional light brownstaining, a few plates waterstained, binding professionally repaired. A few pencil annotations. With bookplate of the Royal Artillery Library (dated 2 February 1807).

Jordan 2790. Riccardi I, 37f. OCLC 1151697998. ICCU TO0E\039973.

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