LUXERO (M., Physicien aérostatique) Portrait de la beauté, et enlèvement de Vénus dans le vaisseau-volant de M. Blanchard, 8vo; and another (5)

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LUXERO (M., Physicien aérostatique)
Portrait de la beauté, et enlèvement de Vénus dans le vaisseau-volant de M. Blanchard, 8vo; and another (5)

Sold for £ 875 (US$ 1,094) inc. premium
LUXERO (M., Physicien aérostatique)
Portrait de la beauté, et enlèvement de Vénus dans le vaisseau-volant de M. Blanchard, engraved frontispiece depicting Blanchard in his flying machine, Rome and Paris, Chez les Marchands de Nouveautés, 1783; ARNAUD DE SAINTE MAURICE (-) Le Pilote céleste, poeme, 16pp., [no place or publisher, ?1783-4], 2 works in 1 vol.--[LAUNOY] Instruction sur la nouvelle machine inventée par MM. Launoy..., 16pp., drophead title, one small manuscript correction to text, stitched in wrappers, morocco-backed chemise and slipcase, [Paris, 1784]--[PAUCTON (ALEXIS JEAN-PIERRE) Théorie de la vis d'Archimede, half-title, 7 folding engraved plates, later boards, morocco-backed solander box, Paris, Butard [and others], 1768--MEERWEIN (CHARLES FRÉDÉRIC) L'art de voler à la maniere des oiseaux, 2 folding engraved plates, one leaf of text and one plate remounted on stubs, Basle, J.J. Thourneisen, fils, 1785, 8vo; and another (5)

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  • Provenance: Fourth work, Callet, stamp on title; Fifth work, Bibliothéque de L'Hirondelle, and Bibliothéque Ranand, stamp on title touching letters.
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