A Handbook on Modern Explosives: Being a Practical Treatise on the Manufacture and Application of Dynamite, Gun-cotton, Nitro-glycerine, and Other Explosive Compounds, Including the Manufacture of Collodion-cotton

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Crosby Lockwood, 1890 - 318 páginas
 

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