Gabriele Yon - Direction des aerostats - 1880

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Gabriele Yon - Direction des aerostats - 1880
Gabriele Yon (1835-1894) inventor of hot air balloon and airship - Quantity: 1 - tipped in plates

Gabriele Yon (1835-1894) was a French aeronautical inventor, he filed patents related to air navigation and stability, the name of Yon is also associated with a 4 or 6 leg anchor style.
The present volume "Note sur la Direction des Aérostats", presents 35 pages of text (some with annotations), 15 lithographic tipped-in plates with drawings and technical diagrams (Imp. Marchadier r. de Lafajette Paris) and a beautiful lithographic plate representing an airship, signed J. Hugot.
In this book the author explains how to navigate the air with an airship of his own invention that can reach speeds between 40 and 60 kilometres per hour in calm winds.
The rare original paperback binding is present, even with tears and fraying, see photos, crisp and clean interior.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Gabriele Yon (1835-1894) inventor of hot air balloon and airship
Author/ Illustrator
Gabriele Yon
Book Title
Direction des aerostats
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1880
Edition
1st Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Typographie Georges Chamerot Paris
Binding/ Material
Softback
Extras
tipped in plates
Number of pages
35
Dimensions
28×22.5 cm
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