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1 Advanced Homemade Fireworks

Barrymore, Blaze C. Phoenix, Arizona Butokukai, Inc. 2003 9.78E+12 trade paperback

Brand New! 

Learn to safely make fireworks at home that really work. Advanced Homemade Fireworks covers in detail how to make skyrockets, pinwheels, roman candles, aerial bomb shells, fountains, cherry bombs, and M-80 s. Complete explanation of each chemical and its use makes the manufacture of homemade fireworks easy for even the novice. Learn how to make the cases, mix the powders, and assemble them both into fireworks that are really worthy of any Fourth of July display. 51/2x 81/2 
Price: 19.95 USD

2 American Engineer Explosives in World War One

Desert Publications 1990 


46 p. stapled pamphlet, ISBN = 0879472635 
Price: 19.95 USD

3 Bomb Threat and Search Techniques


Price: 12.00 USD

4 Chemistry of Powder and Explosives

Davis, Tenny L, and Davis, Tenney Lombard Angriff Press 1972 913022004 Hard cover

New Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 512 p. 

A rare find for the ordnance expert or advanced pyrotechnist, supplying info on the modes of behavior of explosives substance and the phenomena, both chemical and physical, which they exhibit. Chapters include Properties of Powder, Dynamite and Other High Explosives, Nitromines and Related Substances, Primary Explosives, Detonators and Primers. 51/2x81/2, hardcover, 490pp. 
Price: 24.95 USD

5 CIA Field Expedient Methods for Explosives Preparations

Delta Press: Desert Publications 


This book covers the preparation of explosives from the most common and accessible items. Included are complete step-by-step procedures on how to make such things as picric acid from aspirin. For academic study only. 5 3/8 x 8 1/2, softcover, 25 pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD

6 Cia Field Expedient Preparation of Black Powders

Delta Press: Desert Publications 


Authored by the U.S. Government. Centuries after it was introduced, black powder still remains a useful commodity, both as a propellant and as an explosive. It is so useful, in fact, that in this day and age of nuclear warheads and lasers, the CIA undertook a study to determine the best methods for the manufacture of black powder. 5.5 x 8.5, softcover, illus., 32 pages. 
Price: 22.00 USD

7 CIA Improvised Sabotage Devices



Price: 19.95 USD

8 Complete Instructions on How to Build Undetectable Hand Grenades

Feuer, Eigene Desert Publications 879471697 


32 p. stapled pamphlet 
Price: 19.95 USD

9 Explosives and Propellants From Commonly Available Materials

Desert Publications 

New 56 p. 

Another great book from the Golden Era of Improvised Munitions at Frankfort Arsenal, with in depth coverage of: Manufacturing Black Powder from Field Grade Potassium Nitrate, Improvised Primary High Explosive, Optimized Procedure for Field Manufacture of Improvised Detonators and more. Loaded with illustrations and tables. 81/2x11, 56 pp., softcover. 
Price: 19.95 USD

10 Firecracker Cookbook

Arkansas Desert Publications Large Staple Pamphlet


38 p. stapled pamphlet; A well written guide on how to safely make and use homemade firecrackers and other salutes, plus triangle firecrackers, delayed ignition devices, UFO s, rocket aerial bombs, flashlight torpedoes, contract explosives and carbide cannons. Construction with both commercial and homemade cases and fuses are covered. Proper safety precautions, testing methods, and the use of firecrackers are thoroughly explained. Large 81/2"x 11 format, softcover, 38 pgs. 
Price: 19.95 USD

11 Home Workshop Explosives

Fester, Uncle Festering Publications 2002 970148542 2nd ed. Illustrated. Trade paperback


Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 170 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. 
Price: 19.95 USD

12 Home Workshop Explosives - SIGNED

Uncle Fester 


Price: 40.00 USD

13 How to Build Flash/Stun Grenades

Dmitrieff, George Desert Publications 1998 879471824 Illustrated. Trade paperback

New Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 176 p. Contai 

How to Build FLASH/STUN Grenades Blinding the enemy or invader has been a theme through-out history. Insects, animals and man have utilized methods of blinding or stunning thier oponent in a confrontation. This book, written in simple language, takes you step by step through the process of creating these grenades with photos and illustations to gude you. 176 pages, 81/2 x 11 photos, softcover. 
Price: 19.95 USD

14 How to Destroy Bridges

Paladin Press Paladin Press 1988 873644859 Illustrated. other


Stapled Pamphlet 24 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. 
Price: 19.95 USD

15 Improvised Batteries and Detonating Devices

New 53 p. 

This booklet covers the science of improvised batteries and generators plus detonating test results, plans and descriptions for an electronic triggering device for boobytrap perimeter defense applications. 5 x 8.5, 53 pages, illus., softcover. 
Price: 19.95 USD

16 Improvised Explosives for Detonators (Improvised Explosives for Detonating Devices)

Desert Publications Desert Publications 1980 879472200 


Detonators are the heart of any viable high explosive and their reliability & effectiveness is key to successful demolition. This book was developed as a guide toward development of field expedient explosives for use in constructing efficient detonators. It covers detonator design involving the use of cartridge brass and copper pipe, primary explosives, & booster explosives such as picric acid & RDX. It is the perfect text for the advanced student of improvised munitions. 40 pgs, 5 x 8 illus. softcvr. 
Price: 19.95 USD

17 Improvised Munitions Black Book

El Dorado, AR Desert Publications 1982 879472049 Trade paperback

New v. : ill.; 28 cm. Includes Illustrations. 

This book was the first in a series produced for the CIA & Special Forces at Frankford Arsenal in the late 1960 s. The goal was to develop methods whereby CIA & Special Forces personnel could make explosives & Munitions in the field, using commonly available materials. The information was then issued in small, loose leaf notebooks to field personnel. This volume s 3 sections cover: Explosives & Propellants, Mines & Grenades, Small Arms Weapons & Ammunition. 51/2x81/2, softcover, illus., 145pp. 
Price: 16.95 USD

18 Improvised Munitions Black Book Volume 2

El Dorado, AR Desert Publications 1982 879472057 Trade paperback


This is the second book in the series produced for the CIA & Special Forces at Frankfort Arsenal and issued in small, loose leaf notebooks during the late 1960 s. It contains such interesting devices as: Shotgun Grenade Launcher, Mechanically Initiated Fire Battle, Gelled Flame Fuels, Acid Delay Incendiary, Clothes Pin Time Delay Switch, Short and Long Term Time Delays for Grenades, Improvised Battery, No Flash Fuze Ignitor and much, much more. This book should not be confused with TM31-210, which contains only a portion of the material contained herein. 51/2x81/2, softcover, illustrated, 137pp. 
Price: 17.95 USD

19 Improvised Munitions Black Book Volume 3

El Dorado, AR Desert Publications 1982 879472251 Trade paperback


v. : ill.; 28 cm. Includes Illustrations. 
Price: 29.94 USD

20 Improvised Munitions From Ammonium Nitrate

Desert Publications 879472189 

New 40 p. 

Ammonium Nitrate, Available in fertilizer, can serve as the basic ingredient for a very effective improvised explosive. Preparation of the Ammonium Nitrate, evaluations of sensitizers, variables affecting sensitivity and alternate initiation methods are all covered. 51/2x81/2, softcover, 40pp., Illustrated 
Price: 19.95 USD

21 Improvised Munitions Handbook Volume 1

Arsenal, Frank Delta Press 


Compiled by Frankford Arsenal, these unique manuals referred to by clandestine agents as the blackbooks of dirty tricks, are the most sought after, heretofore impossible to obtain Army Manuals. Includes revealing chapters on improvised Explosives & Propellants; Mines & Grenades; Small Arms Weapons & Ammo; Mortars & Rockets; Incendiary Devices; Fuses; Detonators & Delay Mechanism. Describes how to manufacture rocket launchers, recoilless rifles and much, much more! ! ! A must for the ordnance expert and Military Buff! ! 51/2x81/2, Illus. 
Price: 9.94 USD

22 Improvised Munitions Handbook Volume 2

Arsenal, Frank Delta Press 


IMPROVISED MUNITIONS Handbooks Compiled by Frankford Arsenal, these unique manuals referred to by clandestine agents as the blackbooks of dirty tricks, are the most sought after, heretofore impossible to obtain Army Manuals. Includes revealing chapters on improvised Explosives & Propellants; Mines & Grenades; Small Arms Weapons & Ammo; Mortars & Rockets; Incendiary Devices; Fuses; Detonators & Delay Mechanism. Describes how to manufacture rocket launchers, recoilless rifles and much, much more! ! ! A must for the ordnance expert and Military Buff! ! 51/2x81/2, Illus. 
Price: 9.94 USD

23 Improvised Shaped Charges

Desert Publications 

New 28 p. 

A result of tests at Frankfort Arsenal, this book provides an in-depth look at how and why improvised shaped charges can be the most effective against armored targets. The construction of improvised shaped charges using Coke bottles, martini glasses, and wine bottles is covered, along with photographic evidence of the effectiveness of these charges. Even today, it represents state-of-the-art demolitions technology at its best. 51/2x81/2, softcvr, 28 pgs, illus. 
Price: 21.95 USD

24 Nitroglycerine & Nitroglycerine Explosives

Naoum, Phokion & Symmes, E.M. Angriff Press 1998 913022462 Hard cover

New 469 p. 

Nitroglycerine, or Nobel s blasting oil, is one of the most powerful compounds ever developed. This book is the official English translation from author Phokion Naoum Ph.D., Director of Scientific Laboratories, Alfred Nobel Dynamite Company, Hamburg Germany. It covers the basic elements and theory of this explosive mixture and the applications for use. This is the comprehensive collection of the studies and testing of Nitroglycerine. 5.5 x 8.5, photos, illus., indexed, hardcover. 
Price: 35.00 USD

25 Principles of Improvised Explosive Devices

DeForest, M J Paladin Press 1984 873642880 Illustrated. Trade paperback

New Trade paperback (US). 69 p. Contains: Illustration 

This book, one of the fabled Paladin Press series, was originally apparently a British EOD manual written in the late 70's. Repackaged under another title, it is an excellent beginners' book for those interested in Improvised Explosive Disposal, especially first responders. In vivid detail are the various methods of fuzing and firing IED's. The second half discusses the use of detanating cord to open suspect packages, as well as the results of testing a 'new' IEDD tool, the 12 gauge shotgun. 
Price: 39.95 USD

26 Professional Home Made Cherry Bombs & Other Fireworks

Abursci, Joseph Desert Publications 1979 879475420 

New 44 p. stapled pamphlet 

Don t throw away those old boxes and paper bags! With the aid of this book you can turn them into some great firecrackers, cherry bombs, thunderbolts, and other salutes. Instructions for mixing powder, making cases from scrap cardboard and all other steps are clearly explained and illustrated with numerous photos. A must for every pyrotechnic library. 51/2x81/2, softcover, 44pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD

27 Setting Fires With Electrical Timers: An Earth Liberation Front Guide-E.L.F.

Cascadia Fireant Collective 2001 


37 p. 
Price: 5.00 USD

28 Simple Salutes: A Professional Guide to Safe Firework Construction

Cole, Thomas Ed El Dorado, AR Minute Man Publications 1983 


28 p. stapled pamphlet 
Price: 14.95 USD

29 Special Forces Demolitions


Price: 19.95 USD

30 Terrorist Explosives Handbook: Manual of the Irish Republican Army

McPherson, Jack Desert Publications 

New 31 p. 

A concise intelligence report on IRA bomb compaigns throughout Great Britain. Learn the behind-the-scenes story of the battle between the world's most durable urban guerilla movement and the counter-insurgency experts of the British military. Includes information on improvised explosives, delay devices, homemade mortars, letter bombs, incendiaries, car bombs, mine warfare and British counter measures. 5.5 x 8.5, 31 pages, photos, softcover. 
Price: 19.95 USD

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