Pyrotechnics: The History And Art Of Firework Making; With Numerous Coloured and Other Illustrations. A Brock, Hill, St.
Pyrotechnics: The History And Art Of Firework Making; With Numerous Coloured and Other Illustrations

Pyrotechnics: The History And Art Of Firework Making; With Numerous Coloured and Other Illustrations

London: Daniel O'Connor, 1922. First edition. Hardcover. (XI-XV) 197 pages. Signed presentation copyby Brock to Mr. Goodfellow free front endpaper. Six full page color lithographs of Japanese pyrotechnics, and 30 monochrome plates, including a large fold-out, plus errata slip. In his Introduction the author notes he is of the eight generation of a family of pyrotechnists. Endpapers from original water color drawings by Morel Torre, 1735 celebrating the marriage of the Dauphin at Versailles. Pyrotechnic Bibliography and Index. Orig. illustrated front cover lettered in red. Very good in worn dust wrapper lacking portions at spine head and foot. Item #23081

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