Small Arms of the Spanish Treasure Fleets

#C-8147
Wells, Noel

ISBN/ISSN: 0974712515
Category: Weapons
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.25” x 9.25”
Pages: 172
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Rock Bottom Publications, Dallas, Texas (2006), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description:
This book describes the weapons used aboard ships in Spanish Colonial America, including pole arms, swords, knives, boarding axes, crossbows, guns, and hand grenades.  It also includes chapters on Indian weapons, Columbus, horses and dogs.

Arming the Fleet

#C-7848
Tucker, Spencer

Category: Weapons
Keywords: Cannons
Comments: Includes an extensive bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.25″ x 10.25″
Pages: 308
Editions: The first edition was published by the Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Maryland (1989), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This handsomely illustrated book describes U.S. Navy ordnance from the Revolutionary War through the Civil War, including the historical use of guns at sea, cannon founding, and the design and armament of U. S. Navy vessels.

The Bronze Cannon – A Relic of the Penobscot Expedition of 1779

#C-6528
Richardson, John R.

Category: Weapons
Keywords: Warren, Cannons
Comments: Pamphlet; includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6″ x 9″
Pages: 11
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport, Maine (1983), in paperback.
Description: This pamphlet tells the story of a bronze cannon recovered in 1957 from the frigate, “Warren”, which sank in 1779 off Winterport, Maine. The cannon is significant because it has an early State of Massachusetts seal on it.

Naval Cannon

#C-5925
Munday, John

ISBN/ISSN: 0852638442
Category: Weapons
Keywords: Cannons
Comments: Pamphlet; includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6″ x 8.25″
Pages: 32
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Shire Publications Ltd., Aylesbury, UK (1987), in paperback.
Description: This pamphlet provides an brief overview of English ordnance and gunnery practices.

Artillery Through the Ages

#C-5002
Manucy, Albert

Category: Weapons
Keywords: Cannons
Comments: Pamphlet; includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6″ x 9.25″
Pages: 92
Editions: The first edition was published by United States Government Printing Office, Washington, DC (1949), in paperback. The book has been reprinted numerous times.
Description: This pamphlet provides a short illustrated history of cannons, including American, British and Spanish ordnance.

Armada Guns

#C-4783
Lewis, Michael

Category: Weapons
Keywords: Cannons
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6.25″ x 9.5″
Pages: 243
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by George Allen & Unwin, London (1961), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is a comparative study of English and Spanish ordnance used in the Spanish Armada (1588).  Excellent.

Naval Gun

#C-4042
Hogg, Ian and John Batchelor

ISBN/ISSN: 0713709057
Category: Weapons
Keywords: Cannons
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 9.75″ x 12″
Pages: 142
Editions: The first edition was published by the Blandford Press, Poole, England (1978), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book describes the development of the naval ordnance beginning in the 14th century and continuing through modern times. Many types of cannons are described and illustrated.

The Cannon Hall – Guide to the Royal Danish Arsenal Museum

#C-1998
Christensen, Erik

Category: Weapons
Keywords: Cannons
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6″ x 8.25″
Pages: 91
Editions: The first edition was published by The Royal Danish Arsenal Museum, Copenhagen (1948), in paperback. A reprint edition was published in paperback in 1961.
Description: This book is a guide to the 827 cannons and weapons in the Royal Danish Arsenal Museum, including many ships cannons of the 17th and 18th centuries. There is a brief description for each listing, with a few illustrations throughout.

Armada Cannon

#C-1905
Campbell, Lord Archibald

Category: Weapons
Keywords: Cannons, Spanish Armada, Florencia
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 7.25″ x 8.75″
Pages: 63
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Phillimore and Co., London (1899), in hardback.
Description: This book describes a cannon that was salvaged from the Spanish Armada galleon, “Florencia”. The cannon was manufactured by Benvenuto Cellini.

Cook’s Cannon and Anchor

#C-1900
Callegari, Dennis

ISBN/ISSN: 0864176449
Category: Weapons
Keywords: Captain Cook, Endeavour, Anchors, Cannons
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.25″ x 9.75″
Pages: 96
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Kangaroo Press Pty. Ltd., Kenthurst, NSW, Australia (1994), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book recounts the loss, recovery and conservation of artifacts from Lieutenant James Cook’s ship, the “HMB Endeavour”, lost in 1770 off the coast of Queensland in Australia. Most of the emphasis is on the anchor and cannons excavated.