Traité des Feux D'Artifice pour le Spectacle. Nouvelle Edition, Toute changée, & considérablement augmentée. Par M. F*** D.D.F.D.B.

Paris, Nyon Fils, 1747. 4to. Bound in a fine contemp. full mottled calf. 5 raised bands, richly gilt back. Marbled edges. A paperlabel pasted on lower compartment. Titlepage with a stamp and a small hole after erasing an old name, no loos of text. Engraved frontispiece. LIV,(2),496 pp.13 engraved plates and 3 fine textengravings. Printed on good paper, internally clean and fine with very broad margins so that this work normally have 8vo- size now appears in 4to size (25,5x20 cm.).

Second edition of this treatise of fireworks for celebration, the first edition issued in 1706. There was a pirated edition in 1741. Frezier was encouraged by this pirated edition and he issued his second edition, which appeared in 1747 in three different versions by different printers. (Chris Philip F 110.5).

Order-nr.: 38386

DKK 8.500,00