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Book Number 1671 
Author Amedee Frezier 1682-1773 
Title Traite des feux d’artifice pour le spectacle 
Date 1747 
Publisher Nyon 
Place of Publication Paris 
Edition  
Volume Information  
Cover Recent full scored calf, gilt flat spin with gilt label. 
Illustration Engraved frontis, printer’s device on title, elaborate head and tail pieces,13 engraved plates. 
Size 8vo 
Condition Very faint occasional foxing otherwise a very good copy. 
Provenance  
Pagination P. half-title, blank (2), frontis, title, blank, LIV, (2), 496, plates (13) 
Reference  
Translation Info  
Notes An uncommon important 18th century book on fireworks. \\\"Frezier was probably one of the most influential writers on pyrotechnics in the mid-18th century\\\" (Philip). Amedee Frezier was a French prominate military engineer, born in Chambery, France, in 1682; died in Brest, 26 October 1773. He published many scientific papers. 
Price (US$) 1500  
Short Description Book Science & Technology; Book Europe France 
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