TYPE: Book (Set)
DIMENSIONS: 7 X 9 1/2 inches (each volume)
COMPONENTS: 2 volumes; 60 pages with a superb illustration of the guns and charts on firing and aiming the weapons.
NOTES: This is a fine example of early Western technology entering Japan.
Language: Japanese
ITEM ID: 729
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Book Set on Matchlock Guns

Year: 1803
Decade: 1800s
Century: 19th (1801-1900)

Book set on using a matchlock gun. These are the guns that were first introduced by the Portuguese.