manufacture of gunflints

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Places:

  • Brandon (Suffolk, England),
  • England,
  • Brandon (Suffolk)

Subjects:

  • Gun-flints.,
  • Stone implements -- England -- Brandon (Suffolk),
  • Brandon (Suffolk, England) -- Antiquities.,
  • England -- Antiquities.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby Sydney B.J. Skertchly ; with an introduction by Seymour de Lotbiniere.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsU888 .S6 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, x, 80 p. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2329574M
ISBN 100919316867
LC Control Number86216241

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Skertchly, Sydney B. (Sydney Barber Josiah), Publication date. This reprint, first published inis a look into the highly specialized manufacture of gunflints at Brandon, England.

Whether a historian, archaeologist, or active user of flintlock weapons, you will find this rare early account of the English gunflint trade fascinating. On the Manufacture of Gun-flints: The Methods of Excavating for Flint, the Age of Palæolithic Man, and the Connexion Between Neolithic Art and the Gun-flint Trade Sydney Barber Josiah Skertchly H.M.

Stationery Office, - Brandon (England) - 80 pages. This book, "On the manufacture of gun-flints, the methods of excavating for flint, the age of palæolithic man, and the connexion between neolithic art and the gun-flint trade ()", by Skertchly, Sydney B.

(Sydney Manufacture of gunflints book Josiah),is a replication of a book originally published before Author: Skertchly. Sydney B. (Sydney Barber Josiah). On the Manufacture of Gun-flints, the Methods of Excavating for Fling, the Age of Palæolithic Man, and the Connexion Between Neolithic Art and the Gun-flint Trade Paperback – August 1, by Sydney B.

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