YON (LOUIS-GABRIEL) Note sur la direction des aérostats, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed and signed on the title, 4to and small folio; and 5 others, including 2 French "posters", one depicting historical methods of flight without balloons (c.1880), the other (hand-coloured engraving) "l'art aérostatique et de la direction ballons", 1881 (8)

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YON (LOUIS-GABRIEL)
Note sur la direction des aérostats, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed and signed on the title, 4to and small folio; and 5 others, including 2 French "posters", one depicting historical methods of flight without balloons (c.1880), the other (hand-coloured engraving) "l'art aérostatique et de la direction ballons", 1881 (8)

Sold for £ 312 (US$ 411) inc. premium
YON (LOUIS-GABRIEL)
Note sur la direction des aérostats, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed and signed on the title, frontispiece and 15 folding plates, Paris, George Chamerot, 1880--VOLANTE (ALESSANDRO) Supposizioni di nautica etera. Hypotheses of Aerial Navigation, PRESENTATION COPY with faint manuscript inscription on upper cover, dual text in Italian and English, lithographed illustrations after the author, publisher's blue printed wrappers, solander box, folio, Turin, Camilla & Berolero, [1873]--DUPUY DE LOME (STANISLAS) Note sur l'aérostat à Hélice, 9 large folding engraved plates (on stubs), Paris, Firmin Didot, 1872, the first and last mentioned modern quarter morocco, publisher's wrappers bound in, 4to and small folio; and 5 others, including 2 French "posters", one depicting historical methods of flight without balloons (c.1880), the other (hand-coloured engraving) "l'art aérostatique et de la direction ballons", 1881 (8)
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