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THE ART OF MAKING FIREWORKS, improved to the modern practice, from the minutest to the highest branches. by  Christopher.: GROTZ - from Roger Middleton (SKU: 33523)

THE ART OF MAKING FIREWORKS, improved to the modern practice, from the minutest to the highest branches.

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THE ART OF MAKING FIREWORKS, improved to the modern practice, from the minutest to the highest branches.

by GROTZ, Christopher.:

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About This Item

Derby, Thomas Richardson, circa 1820.. Containing plain and easy directions for mixing and preparing the ingredients, with instructions for making squibs, crackers, serpents, wheels, Roman candles, rockets, &c. as also for some highly curious aquatic fireworks. EARLY EDITION, circa 1820, (date and author taken from Chris Philip Firework Bibliography, see below), pamphlet, approximately 185 x 100 mm, 7¼ x 4 inches, brightly hand coloured folding plate as frontispiece, pages: [3], 4-24, original publisher's yellow printed wrappers. Spine slightly worn, pale offset to title page from frontispiece, small tear with slight loss to top margin of title page, 2 tiny closed tears to top margins, nowhere near text, otherwise a very good copy still in its original printed yellow wrappers. See: Chris Philip, A Bibliography of Firework Books, page 66, No. G130.3; DISC Library Hub Discover, 2 copies listed. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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Bookseller
Roger Middleton GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
33523
Title
THE ART OF MAKING FIREWORKS, improved to the modern practice, from the minutest to the highest branches.
Author
GROTZ, Christopher.:
Format/binding
original publisher's yellow printed wrappers.
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Place of Publication
Derby, Thomas Richardson, circa 1820.
Keywords
fireworks pyrotechnics chap books chapbooks roman candles rockets catherine wheels squibs crackers pamphlets Frederick Bruhl,

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Roger Middleton

We have been established booksellers for 42 years. We are a postal business only (strictly no callers). We are long-standing members of the P.B.F.A. the largest trade association for antiquarian booksellers in the UK. We wrap all our parcels in new materials and all our books are insured at our expense. Books may be returned if wrongly described, all costs will be met by us. ****PLEASE NOTE: POSTAGE WILL BE CHARGED AT COST, MEANING THAT POSTAGE WILL BE REDUCED ON PARCELS WEIGHING UNDER 1 KILO, AND IT WILL BE INCREASED ON MOST PARCELS WEIGHING MORE THAN 1 KILO****

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