Artificial fireworks 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 Dodecaedrons Ducks Earthquakes Flights Flyers Fountains Gerbes Globes Gold-Rain Grand Volutes Leaders Lights Mines Matches Mortars Marrons Moons Neptune's Chariot Pots Pumps Rain-Falls 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, &c. With all their Ingredients, Compositions, Preparations, Machines, Moulds, and Manner to make them, refining Salt-Petre, and to extract it from damaged Gun-Powder, &c. With about 100 of the principal Figures beautifully engraved on Copper Plates. The second edition, corrected. With the Addition of many new and beautiful Fire-Works, and three large Copper Plates. By Captain Jones. Also, Mr. Muller's Fireworks, For Sea and Land Service, His Tables for Sea and Land Cannon, which may save above 100,000?. a Year, by diminishing the Weight of the Guns, the Labour of Men, the Quantity of Powder in charging, from 1-half to 1-3d, 1-4th, and even to 1-5th

Main Author: Jones, Robert
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London printed for J. Millan, near Whitehall 1776, MDCCLXXVI. [1776]
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T115793. - Price from imprint: price 7s. 6d. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - With a final advertisement leaf
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([6],193,[3]p.,plates) ill 8°