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A history of Greek fire and gunpowder

Author: J R Partington
Publisher: Milton Keynes UK : Lightning Source, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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No recent book in English (or for that matter in any language) has attempted a concise survey of the subject."-from the Preface

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J R Partington
ISBN: 0801859549 9780801859540
OCLC Number: 699486999
Notes: Reprinted.
"First published 1960 by W. Heffer & Sons, Ltd., Cambridge"--Title page verso.
John Hopkins paperbacks edition 1999.
Description: xxxiv, 381 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Greek fire and gunpowder
Responsibility: J.R. Partington ; foreword by Frederick Morgan ; with a new introduction by Bert S. Hall.

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Partington's classic study reappears in this welcome reprint edition enhanced by an informed and useful introduction by Bert Hall. Hall's appreciation of Partington's work explains why we are in his Read more...

 
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