Fireworks. A History and Celebration [Inscribed to Peter Matthiessen]
by PLIMPTON, George
Garden City: Doubleday. 1984. A heavily illustrated history of fireworks, and the traditions and uses associated with them around the world. Inscribed by the author to Peter [Matthiessen] and his wife, "great pyrotechnicians both! and with dozens of aerial extravaganzas each...love - George." Minor foxing; bowing to boards; very good in a very good, spine-sunned dust jacket. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. (Inventory #: 032512)
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