An original 1915 first edition of this highly detailed survey of shrapnel shell design, manufacture and production. Shrapnel Shell Manufacture is a very well illustrated handbook of the industrial production of shells, cartridge cases and fuzes used in WW1. It includes numerous photographs, scale drawings, and other line drawings of shells and their components. The book covers all the various stages and processes of the manufacturing process in great detail, and includes information about British, French, Russian, and American shells and fuzes.
In very good condition. The boards are in very good condition with minor signs of wear. The binding and hinges are good and secure. The text and illustrations are in very good condition, with some slightly creased corners.
Published: 1915 Red boards with gilt titling Illustrated throughout with photographs, diagrams, and drawings, Dimensions: 155mm x 235mm Pages: 296