The 2nd edition of Major E. G. B. Reynolds classic work on the Lee Enfield rifle, first published by Herbert Jenkins in 1960. This is a very detailed and comprehensive history of the British army's legendary service rifle, the .303 Lee-Enfield. Reynolds covers the forerunners of the Lee-Enfield, such as the Snider, the Martini-Henry and the Lee-Metford, before going on to discuss all the various models and variants of the Lee-Enfield rifle, the carbine, and the numerous types of bayonet. All the rifles that were produced from the Boer War until after the Second World War are included. Full of fascinating detail, this book is an invaluable reference work for anyone interested in the Lee-Enfield rifle. The book is very well illustrated with drawings, diagrams and a series of excellent black and white plates.
In very good condition. The boards are in very good condition. The dust jacket is in good condition, with just some minor wear to the edges. The text, plates, and illustrations are in very good condition.
Published: 1962 Red boards, with original dust jacket Illustrated with line drawings and photographs Dimensions: 155mm x 240mm Pages: 224