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Gunpowder: Alchemy, Bombards, and Pyrotechnics

The History of the Explosive Tath Changed the World

by Jack Kelly

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Published by Basic Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7593591M
ISBN 100465037224
ISBN 109780465037223
OCLC/WorldCa60703739

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