The Pyrotechnist's Treasury; or the complete Art of making Fireworks.

London, Chatto & Windus, 1878. 8vo. Orig. full pictorial cloth, stamped in silver and black with silver lettering on back. Top of spine very slightly frayed, edges with very light wear, a small spot on frontcover. Halftitle. XII,200 pp., 16 plates with many figs. (numb. 1-15 a. 1 unnumb.). The halftitle with a rather faint brownspot in outer margin, otherwise clean.

First edition of this pyrotechnic classic. - "Despite having first been printed over 100 years ago this remains one of the greatest classic how-to-do-pyrotechnic books that have ever been written." (Chris Philip in A Bibliography of Firework Books, No K 010.1).

The work has recently been printed again, and the publshers describe the work as "The famous Kentish book, a best seller for over 100 years".

Order-nr.: 32154

DKK 13.500,00