Let this be THE FIRST book you read if you have entertained any thoughts of some day having to use any of the improvised manuals that are available on the web.
This text provides a very brief introduction into the science of chemistry and the safe handling of chemicals in a lab. I have never tried any of these process's.
Science, Astronomy & Biology The Preparatory Manual of Explosives 2015-07-02
The chemistry of reactive matter..