1st ed., 1915. 192 pp., cold., frontis., + 33 b&w photo-plates + 2 ills. Original pict., cloth; 19 x 14cm. Prize label to f.e.p., V.G. Published during the First World War this book offers an interesting insight into the latest weapons used in 1915 by the Army, the Navy and, for the first time in war, by airmen. Chapters include: Modern Guns and Gunnery. Guns in the Making. Modern Explosives. Naval Guns. The Guns of an Army. Machine-Guns. Torpedoes and Torpedo-Craft. The Submarine. Mines and Mine-Laying. The Menace of Air-Craft. The book contains 33 photographs, many of which are actual war pictures, together with a couple of illustrations and an attractive coloured frontispiece. A contemporary record of First World War weapons.