Artificial fire-works improved to the modern practice, from the minutest to the highest branches; Containing Aigrettes Amber-Lights Balloons Batteries Chinese Fire-Ships Cohorns Cones Crackers Cascades Dodecadrons Ducks Earthquakes Flights Flyers Fountains Gerbes Globes Gold-Rain Grand Volutes Leaders Lights Mines Matches Mortars Marrons Moons Neptune's Chariot Potts Pumps Rain-Fall Rockets Sea-Fights Silver-Rain Spur-Fire Squibs Stars Sky-Rockets Swans Swarms Thunder in Rooms Towering-Rockets, double and single Tourbillons Trees Water Fire-Works Wheels Yew-Trees With all their Ingredients, Compositions, Preparations, Machines, Moulds, and Manner to make them, refining Salt-Petre, and to extract it from damaged Gunpowder, &c. With about 100 of the principal Figures beautifully engraved on Copper Plates. The second edition, With the Addition of many new and beautiful Fire-Works, and 3 large Copper-Plates. By Robert Jones, Lieutenant in the Royal Regiment of Artillery

Main Author: Jones, Robert
Format: eBook
Published: London printed for J. Millan, near Whitehall 1766, MDCCLXVI. [1766]
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:Braces in imprint. - English Short Title Catalog, T115792. - Price from imprint: price 7s. 6d. - Reissue of the original edition of 1765, with an cancel titlepage, and pp.253-255 excised from the original edition for the addition of new text comprising pp.253-262. - Reproduction of original from British Library
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (xxvi,[2],262p.,plates) ill 8°