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    Lot of Five 1798 Copperplate Illustrations Depicting the Art of Pyrotechnics. From Encyclopedia; or, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature, Philadelphia: Printed by Thomas Dobson, 1798. Five copperplate illustrations from Dobson's important eighteen-volume encyclopedia that feature various methods for setting off fireworks displays and various types of projectiles. Each illustration measures 4.75 x 7 inches with an overall page size of 7.25 x 9.5 inches. The plates are modestly foxing but are in generally near fine condition. Once framed these exquisite copper engravings would make a wonderful addition to the d├ęcor of any home, office, school or business.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2012
    20th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 10
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