This book is titled Ordnance & Gunnery by Wm. Tschappat printed by John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1917;
London: Chapman & Hall, Limited. This is one of 5,000 printed First Editions. The preface states: "This book is designed for use of the senior class at the U. S. Military Academy..." It has a red hard cloth cover with gold lettering on spine. Book Condition: Very Good +. It is 9 1/4" x 6" and has very clean text with a few pencil notations and sound binding. It is heavily illustrated including fold out illustrations. 705 pages of valuable information. Original owners name stamped across page edges seen when book is closed. Also has pencil notations and inserts on inside covers. Great book for the gun collector as it contains everything pertaining to guns and explosives of that era used by the US military.
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