Research Adventures: Fireworks

While researching for my next novel, which requires some Georgian-era antics with explosives, I came across this delightful book from 1708 which details how to make fireworks (do not try at home).

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I can’t find Sal-ar-moniack in any book after 1750, but it always seems to be in use in conjunction with amber and something about salt of amber?

My protagonists are gonna go blow things up in pretty colors, yo. Historically accurate pretty colors.

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