[WW I, Trench Warfare] Handbook (Provisional) for the .303-In. Lewis Machine Gun (Magazine Rifle Chamber). (Part I.) 1915.
London: Printed Under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationary Office by Harrison and Sons, 1915. Paperback. Cover title "Handbook of the .303" Lewis Machine Gun, Part I. (Provisional) 1915.". Saddle stapled wraps, 24mo (5-3/8 inches tall), pp. 1-12 [ads], 52, 13-23 [ads], contents, addendum, w. date code of "09/16" at foot of printed catalogue inside front cover and verso title page. Volume w. finger soil, stains and expected wear, calculation in pencil to front cover, text unmarked. Very Good. Item #3655
An interesting example of this early machinegun handbook, giving in the field fixes for problems ("Stoppages"), maintaince and repairs, action of mechanism, etc. Bound with bookcloth and made for tough, durable use in the trenches.
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