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.

Weaponry from the Machault – An 18th-Century French Frigate

#C-1660
Bryce, Douglas

ISBN/ISSN: 0660117088
Category: Weapons
Keywords: Machault, Cannons
Comments: Pamphlet; includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.25″ x 9.5″
Pages: 69
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Parks Canada, Ottawa (1984), in paperback.
Description: This pamphlet describes and illustrates the rifles, pistols, swords, cannons and shot recovered from the French frigate, “Machault”, which sank in the Restigouche River near Quebec in 1760.

In Search of a Cannon

#C-1485
Bolton, G.K.

Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Endeavour, cannons
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 7.5″ x 10″
Pages: 52
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Vince Vlasoff, Australia (1969) in paperback.
Description: This booklet is the pictorial history of the finding and salvage of 6 cannons that were thrown overboard from Captain Cook’s ship, “Endeavour”, in 1770 on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.

The Armouries of the Tower of London – The Ordnance

#C-1427
Blackmore, H.L.

ISBN/ISSN: 0116702516
Category: Weapons
Keywords: Cannons
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 8.75″ x 11.25″
Pages: 425 plus 80 plates
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, London (1976), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This massive book describes the many cannons in the collection of the British Government and housed in the Tower of London. All of the cannons and many types of ammunition are described, and most are illustrated. Many of the cannons are nautical in origin and from a variety of nations. An excellent reference.

Ships & Guns

#C-1378
Beltrame, Carlo and Renato Gianni Ridella

ISBN/ISSN: 9781842179697
Library of Congress: 2011000547
Category: Cannons
Keywords: Cannons
Comments: Includes references after each chapter; illustrated
Size: 8.25” x 11.75”
Pages: 132
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Oxbow Books, Oxford, UK (2011), in   paperback.
Description: This book includes 15 articles about Venetian, Italian, and European ordnance used between the 15th to 17thcenturies.  There are many illustrations and pictures.

A Wrought Iron Gun for Early 16th Century Sea Service

#C-1168
Armstrong, Douglas R.

Category: Weapons
Keywords: Cannons
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.75″ x 11″
Pages: 49
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the author, Palm Bay, Florida (1993) in paperback. A revised edition (stated) was published in 2000.
Description: This booklet describes a very early wrought iron cannon, constructed near the end of the 15th century. It was discovered near the Bahamas Islands in 1992.

A Bronze Saker for England’s King Henry VIII

#C-1158
Armstrong, Douglas R.

Category: Weapons
Keywords: Cannons
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.75″ x 11″
Pages: 13
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the author, Palm Bay, Florida (1993), in paperback. A revised edition (stated) was published in 2000.
Description: This booklet describes a bronze gun, cast by the Owyn family in England for King Henry VIII in 1543. It was discovered near the Bahamas Islands in 1992.