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MULLER (John). A Treatise of Artillery: Containing I. General constructions of brass and iron guns used by sea and land, and their Carriages. II. General Constructions of Mortars and Howitzes, their Beds and Carriages. III. Dimensions of all Carriages used in Artillery. IV. Exercise of the Regiment at Home, and Service Abroad in a Siege of Battle. V. Its March and Encampment, Ammunition, Stores, and Horses. VI. Lastly, The necessary Laboratory Work for Fire-Ships, &c. To which is prefixed, an introduction, with a theory of powder applied to fire-arms.1780

London: Printed for John Millan, Third edition, with large additions, alterations, and corrections, 8vo (200 x 120 mm), [8], xl, 214, [2]pp., with a final advert leaf, engraved frontispiece and 28 folding engraved plates, cont. calf, upper cover rubbed otherwise a nice copy. John Muller (1699-1784) a German mathematician and engineer, was appointed Head Master of the Royal Military Academy at Woolwich in 1741. Later, he was appointed Professor of Fortification and Artillery. Provenance: Armorial bookplate of Thomas Francis Fremantle (3rd Lord Cottesloe) to front paste-down.

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