THE ROYAL ARSENAL, Its Background, Origin and Subsequent History.

First edition, first printing. Two volumes. Publisher's original light blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated with black and white photographs, plans, maps (some folding) and diagrams throughout. A fine set, the bindings square and tight, the contents clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the original dustwrappers which remain without loss or tears, just a touch of rubbing and creasing at the extremities and light uniform toning of the spines. Not price-clipped (12, 12s net to the front flap). A superb copy.

Brigadier O. F. G. Hogg's scarce and comprehensive history of The Royal Arsenal at Woolwich. One of Great Britain's most important historic sites, it played a central military and industrial role throughout the state's imperial phase, from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth.

Stock code: 19088


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