DESCRIPTIVE LIST And CATALOGUE Of FIRE - WORKS, ETC. Published by Masten & Wells, 18 Hawley St., Boston, Mass. 1891. Trade Catalogue.
DESCRIPTIVE LIST And CATALOGUE Of FIRE - WORKS, ETC. Published by Masten & Wells, 18 Hawley St., Boston, Mass. 1891.

DESCRIPTIVE LIST And CATALOGUE Of FIRE - WORKS, ETC. Published by Masten & Wells, 18 Hawley St., Boston, Mass. 1891.

Boston: Daniel Gunn & Co., Printers, 1891. 1st Printing. Not in Romaine, though see p. 96 for 4 later [beginning 1896] Master & Wells catalogues / lists. 81 pp [inside rear wrapper paginated as p. 81]. Inside front wrapper as frontispiece. 16mo. 5-9/16" x 3-1/2". Red paper wrappers, printed in black. Now housed in an archival mylar sleeve. Modest wear & soiling, a VG+ copy. Item #49359

A very comprehensive offering of things that sparkle and/or go boom... from "Small Chinese Fire Crackers" [Box $1.75. P. 68] to "An Exhibition Collection Large Work Fire-work Exhibition Collection No. 12 A Town or City Exhibit. $200. ... An excellent selection of high grade material, and is suitable for a town, city or club exhibit." [p. 60].

While other years of Masten & Wells catalogues are represented on OCLC, we find no holding of this 1891 printing.

Price: $275.00

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