SHTELIN, Iakov Iakovlevich (1709-1785). Kratkoe opisanie velikago feierverka kotoroi po vsevysochaishemu ukazu eie velichestva Elizavety Petrovny. [Short Account of the Great Fireworks Decreed by Her Highness Elizabeth Petrovna.] St. Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences, 1744. 4° (410 x 266mm). (Lacking engraving, spotting and soiling, tear in margins, some foredges reinforced.) Stitched and unbound as issued. FIRST EDITION. Bitovt 1000 ('rare'); SK 8471.