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    • Elements of Pyrotechnics
    • 1811

    Written originally as a technical manual, this volume provides an historical account of the art and science of fireworks, with sections on materials, the manufacture of unit fireworks and display pieces, aquatic and…

    • 1650

    Fig. 204: Outward appearance of fortified castle set piece with diagrams of its inner construction and disposition of pyrotechnics.
    Fig. 205: Statue of Mars upon a pedestal for use in public ceremonies of triumph.
    Fig.…

    • 1650

    Figs. 207-210: Fire crowns.
    Fig. 211: Fire hoop.
    Figs. 212-215: Pyrotechnic cylinders.
    Fig. 216: Wooden bar with iron spikes.
    Fig. 217: Fire sack over bar from figure 216.
    Fig. 218: Fire sack.
    Figs. 219 and 220:…

    • 1650

    Fig. 175: Pyrotechnic shield or fire wheel.
    Fig. 177: Pyrotechnic dagger.
    Fig. 178: Fire sword.
    Fig. 179: Fire pole.
    Figs. 180, 181, and 183: Fire wheels.
    Fig. 182: Iron axle for fire wheels.
    Figs. 184-186: Pyrotechnic…

    • 1650

    Figs. 132 and 133: Methods to cut a pattern for spherical fireball bags.
    Figs. 134 and 135: Manners of sewing spherical fireball bags.
    Figs. 136 and 138-144: Fireballs.
    Fig. 137: Fireball with crackers.
    Fig. 145: Tools…

    • 1650

    Fig. 152: Wooden ball filled with hand grenades.
    Fig. 153: Fireball composed of fireballs.
    Fig. 154: Wooden ball filled with fiery rain.
    Fig. 155: Military light balls.
    Fig. 156: "Death's head" fireball.
    Fig. 157:…

    • 1650

    Figs. 102 and 103: Projectile fireballs.
    Fig. 104: Mortar for projecting fireballs.
    Figs. 105 and 106: Paper crackers.
    Figs. 107 and 108: Iron crackers.
    Figs. 109-111: Hand grenades.
    Fig. 112: Hand grenade launcher.…