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    Book: "A System of Target Practice for the Use of Troops When Armed with the Musket, Rifle-Musket, Rifle or Carbine". (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1862). 5" X 7 1/2" with blue paper covers, 48 pp. Very good sound complete condition. The first example of this manual we've seen. Numerous plates of troops wearing circa 1858 uniforms, along with plate of target prize medal, stadia sight etc. Highly detailed information on loading, firing etc. of all types of longarms. very scarce.

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    June, 2014
    7th Saturday
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