A new treatise on artificial fireworks Containing I. The Method of refining and pulverising of Salt-Petre. II. Of extracting Salt-Petre from damaged Gun-Powder. III. Of the Ingredients used in Fireworks. IV. To restore damaged Gun-Powder to its proper strength. V. Of the Compositions for Fireworks. VI. Of the proportion of Moulds for Sky-Rockets, Wheel-Cases, Serpents, &c. Vii. Of such Works as shew themselves in the Air. Viii. Of Works for the Water. IX. Of fixed, moveable, projected, and transparent Pieces. The whole illustrated with Five Copper Plates, exhibiting the Figures of several Pieces of Fireworks. By Robert Jones, Lieutenant in the Royal Regiment of Artillery

Main Author: Jones, Robert
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London printed for the author; and sold by J. Millan, near White-Hall; T. Lewis, Russel-Street, Covent-Garden; and Richardson and Urquhart, at the Royal-Exchange 1765, MDCCLXV. [1765]
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T115791. - Reproduction of original from British Library
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (xxvi,[2],255,[1]p.,plates) ill 8°