Patents– Class 9, Ammunition, 7 Volumes- 1855-1900
In 1859, an unillustrated volume of Abridgments of Specifications was published on British firearms and related patents. It included both arms and ammunition patents issued between January 25, 1588 and April 29, 1858. No further “Abridgments” appeared until 1896 when two illustrated volumes, one on firearms (Class 119) and one on ammunition (Class 9) covering the period 1884-1888 were printed. further volumes appeared at irregular intervals over the next few decades.