Austin, Texas: Pyrotechnica Publications 1988. Second Edition. XII, 336 pages. 7 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches. Red cloth boards gilt. Gold printed dust jacket with minor wear. The SECOND edition. Near Fine / Near Fine. Cloth. 
Follows the 1981 first edition, completely revised and updated. This work contains the practical aspects of fireworks, with the theory being mostly bypassed. There is chemistry as one might expect, and many practical discussions of various formulations and their uses. Scarce in commerce, a beloved work.