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One of the nicest things about pyro is that the formulae never change. For thousands of years, the "Ancients have been Stealing Our Secrets", and much of modern-day pyrotechnics is a rediscovery of the old ways. its physics -  If it worked once - it will always work when replicated correctly. On the following page, you will find the books of the past. Every effort has been made by the IPA to ensure these books are all in the Public Domain. If a Copyrighted book, or Material is found, use the Contact Page of this Website, and it will be removed immediately..The Formulae and Techniques found within them makes our hobby, our passion what it is today. Most of these Books/Materials have been around for hundreds of years and/or are self-published.

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