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AVIATION THE PIONEER YEARS
Written by Ben Mackworth-Praed.
Stock no. 1610485
Published by Studio Editions. 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. With an authoritative chronology of the history of flight to 1939. B/w photos. 320 pages. ISBN: 1851703497. Spine bumped. Wrapper edge rubbed.
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ADVENTURE ABOVE THE CLOUDS
Written by F.V. Monk; H.T. Winter.
Stock no. 1608412
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

A summary of mankind's aerial achievements. With Eight Half-tone Plates and Diagrams. Blue cloth boards, black titles. 224 pages. Spine is bumped and faded, with small split / hole at side. Names in ink to front endpapers. Foxing to textblock.
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LE BALLON LIBRE
No author listed.
Stock no. 630520
Published by Librairie Aeronautique. 1st 1911. Very good condition.

Theory and practical. Captain du Genie DO. Hot air balloons. Modern three-quarter calf leather binding with gilt title and raised bands to spine, brown cloth boards. Green marbled endpapers. viii and 506 pages plus adverts to rear. B/w illustrations and photos. Binding is beautiful. Bookplate to front pastedown. Light page browning and a few grubby marks. Couple of ink stamps to prelims and top margin of one page. Just a few annotations mostly in pencil to margins.
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VOYAGES AERIENS
Written by Camille Flammarion.
Stock no. 818628
1881. Almost very good condition.

Second Edition. Air Voyages. Impressions and Studies. Log Book of Twelve Scientific Voyages by Hot Air Balloon. Yellow paperwraps. Text in French. Cover edges worn and slightly chipped. Scattered foxing throughout else contents clean. A nice presentable copy of a scarce work.
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SUL MODO DI DIRIGERE I PALLONI AEROSTATICI
Written by Pietro Blaserna.
Stock no. 818620
Published by Ermanno Loescher. 1st 1872. Very good condition.

Modern three-quarter black cloth binding with gilt title to spine and blue marbled paper boards. Original paperwraps bound in. 36 pages. Text in Italian. Modern binding is as new. Original paperwrap front and rear cover are pasted onto a piece of plain paper for strength. Pale foxing to title page else contents are fine. REDUCED from £180.
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HISTOIRE DE MES ASCENSIONS
Written by Gaston Tissandier.
Stock no. 818623
Circa 1888. Very good condition.

Account of 24 air voyages. 6th Edition. Three-quarter brown leather binding, gilt title to spine. Brown marbled paper boards. Marble paper endpapers. B/w illustrations. Text in French. Leather corners of binding missing leaving just slight marks on marbled paper boards. Front board has surface paper loss not really detracting from the beauty of the book. Front hinge pulled. Some scattered foxing but generally a very nice copy of an antiquarian book. REDUCED FROM £120.
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VOYAGES AERIENS
Written by J. Glaisher; Camille Flammarion; Wilfrid De Fonvielle; Gaston Tissandier. Illustrated by Eugene Ciceri; Adrien Marie; Albert Tissandier.
Stock no. 818588
Published by Librairie De L. Hachette Et Cie.. 1st 1870. Almost very good condition.

Hot air balloon voyages. Half-leather binding. Black cloth boards, Dark green leather spine with raised bands, gilt titles and vignettes. All edges gilt. 6 tissue-guarded chromoliths. 117 b/w wood engravings plus 15 diagrams or charts. 612 pages. Text in French. Leather spine is nice and bright with small spot of damage to lower half. Covers a little scuffed. Binding is tight. Original paperwraps bound in. Scattered foxing throughout. Pages 277-382 have a light damp stain to lower margin inside edge. Text block gilt lovely and bright. Reduced from £200.
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KATALOG DER BALLONHISTORISCHEN SAMMLUNG OBERST V. BRUG IN DER BIBLIOTHEK DES DEUTSCHEN MUSEUMS
No author listed.
Stock no. 818595
1985. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Catalogue of the Historical Hot Air Balloon Collection of Colonel V. Brug in the Library of the German Museum. Large format. Text in German. Blue cloth, light blue title label to spine with gilt title and small vignette, white title to front. Colour & b/w illustrations. A very nice, clean copy.
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THE CONQUEST OF THE AIR
Written by John Alexander.
Stock no. 816508
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co.. 1902. Very good condition.

The Romance of Aerial Navigation with preface by Sir Hiram S. Maxim, an inventor of flying machines in the late 1800s. Brown pictorial cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. 24 page publisher adverts to rear. Corners lightly rubbed, covers lovely and bright. Hinges pulled. Bookplate to front pastedown. Page edge browning. Possibly a first edition.
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ADVENTURE ABOVE THE CLOUDS
Written by F.V. Monk; H.T. Winter.
Stock no. 816509
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1936. Very good condition.

A summary of mankind's aerial achievements. With Eight Half-tone Plates and Diagrams. Red cloth boards, black titles. 224 pages. Top corner of front cover has a diagonal crease. Bookplate to front pastedown. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Else contents clean.
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THE CONQUEST OF THE AIR
Written by John Alexander.
Stock no. 816505
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co.. 1902. Very good condition.

The Romance of Aerial Navigation with preface by Sir Hiram S. Maxim, an inventor of flying machines in the late 1800s. Blue pictorial cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. 32 page publisher adverts to rear. Possibly a first edition. Covers clean and bright. Foxing to prelims and endpapers. A few hinges pulled. Page browning. A nice copy.
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A COMPENDIUM OF AVIATION AND AEROSTATION
Written by H. Hoernes; J.H. Ledeboer.
Stock no. 809859
Published by Charles Griffin & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1911. Almost very good condition.

Balloons, Dirigibles and Flying-Machines. 54 b/w plates. Small format. Grey cloth, white title to front cover. Scratched inscription on verso of frontis else contents very good. Corners bumped and rubbed. Title to front cover lightly rubbed. REDUCED from £200.
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