AUSTRALIAN SERVICE BAYONETS (Signed Limited Edition)

By: Skennerton, Ian D.

Price: $118.75

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Book Condition: Very Good


(xi), + 134pp., intext b/white halftone plates and line-drawings throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, lightly bumped on heel. Line-drawn illustrated boards lightly shelfworn on foot, else undamaged. Hand-written (439) number (Limited Edition: 2,000 copies) on half-title page, and signed by by author on title page, else textblock unmarked. Illustrated (as boards), loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, with several short closed tears and a nip. Designed as a (stand-alone) companion volume to 'Australian Service Longarms', 'Australian Service Bayonets' details the issue and usage of bayonets in Australia from the early days as a penal colony, to the present time (read 1976). Each bayonet is individually listed, with technical data and line-drawings, with production notes, issues, manufacture and experimental models . . . Contents include: Prelims., Acks. Introduction. Bayonet Nomenclature. 6 chapters. Bibliography. Glossary. Illustration Acks. Index. Book weight approx. 495g.

Title: AUSTRALIAN SERVICE BAYONETS (Signed Limited Edition)

Author Name: Skennerton, Ian D.

Categories: Military History, Australian Military History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Margate, Queensland, Australia, Author (I. D. Skennerton): 1976

ISBN Number: 0959743812

ISBN Number 13: 9780959743814

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good +

Inscription: Signed by Author

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 013501

Keywords: Military History, Australia, Weapons, Bayonets (History & Description), Service Weapons (Australia), Skennerton, Ian D. (1948- ), Signed Copy, Limited Edition