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With the new century, so there was a small change in the pocket editions of the regulations. The attractive embossed cover with the full Royal Arms changes to a plain cover and size of the book marginally increases to 5.2 x 4.1 inches.

Titles on spines

Titles appeared on the spines of the books.

 Musketry Regulations 1903  
The Musketry Regulations. (Provisional). 1903.
January 1903 Edition. Printed by Harrison and Sons in an edition of 100,000.
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The Musketry Regulations. (Provisional). 1904.
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Musketry Regulations 1905 Musketry Regulations 1905

The Musketry Regulations 1905.
March 1905 Edition, 110 pages, 22 plates. Printed by Harrison and Sons in an edition of 150,000.

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In August 1905, "Appendix To Training Manuals" was published. An introductory note reads:

This Manual, which contains instructions on training which appertain to more that one branch of the Army, is issued by command of the army Council for the guidances of all concerned.

War Office, 1st August, 1905

The Contents addressed in 8 Chapters are:

  1. Rifle and Sword Exercises
  2. Musketry Instruction
  3. Bayonet Fighting
  4. Physical Training
  5. Training of a Pom Pom Section
  6. Training of a Machine Gun Section
  7. Pitching and Striking of Tents
  8. Training in Slinging Horses, Vehicles and Guns
1905 Appendix 1905 Appendix 

Appendix To Training Manuals, 1905.
August 1905 Edition, 177 pages. Printed by Harrison and Sons in an edition of 120,000.

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Musketry Regulations, 1905 [Issued with Army Orders dated 1st February, 1907].
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Musketry Regulations, Part I. 1909.
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Musketry Regulations, Part II. Rifle Ranges and Musketry Appliances. 1910.
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Musketry Regulations, Part I. 1909. (Reprinted, with Amendments, 1912).
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Musketry Regulations 1909  

Musketry Regulations, Part I, 1909 (Reprinted, with Amendments, 1914)
August 1915 Edition. Printed by Harrison and Sons in an edition of 200,000.

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Musketry Regulations 1909

Musketry Regulations, Part I, 1909 (Reprinted, with Amendments, 1914)
January 1917 Edition, 320 pages. Printed by Harrison and Sons in an edition of 200,000.

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Range Tables for Vickers' Guns

Amendment to "Musketry Regulations, Part I, 1909" (reprinted, 1914), and "Vickers' Machine Gun Handbook."
Range Table for Vickers' Guns for Mark VII Ammunition.
May 1916, single page. Printed by Harrison and Sons in an edition of 225,000.

Musketry Regulations, Part I, 1909 (Reprinted, with Amendments, 1914)
Addendum No. 3, December 1916.
Instructional Course For The Webley Or Other Pistol.
January 1917 Edition, 16 pages. Printed by Harrison and Sons in an edition of 225,000.

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Musketry Regulations 1910  

Musketry Regulations, Part II, 1910.
June 1910 Edition. Printed by Mackie and Co. Ltd. in an edition of 120,000.

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Musketry Regulations 1910 Musketry Regulations 1910

Musketry Regulations, Part II, 1910 (Reprinted, with Amendments, October 1914)
November 1914 Edition, 89 pages. Printed by Eyre and Spottiswoode in an edition of 250,000.

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Musketry Regulations, Part I. Addendum No. 4, 1917.
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