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By: Eissler, Manuel
Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons: 1884
Edition: Rather scarce first edition of this classic treatise on high explosives.
Seller ID: 03943
Condition: Very Good; period half morocco and marbled boards; spine lettered in gilt, marbled enpapers; scuffing to joints, spine ribs and extremities; front free endpaper creased with inscription on verso dated Belleville 1935; small bookseller's stamp on front pastedown
Subtitled, Nitro-glycerine and dynamite: their manufacture, their use, and their application to mining and military engineering; pyroxyline, or gun-cotton; the fulminates, picrates, and chlorates. Also the chemistry and analysis of the elementary bodies which enter into the manufacture of the principal nitro-compounds; xi, , 395 + 9 ad pp. View more info