Modesto Lafuente - Viage Aerostático de Fr. Gerundio y Tirabeque - 1847

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Modesto Lafuente - Viage Aerostático de Fr. Gerundio y Tirabeque - 1847
Balloon Travel, Travels - Quantity: 1 - Book

Viage Aerostático de Fr. Gerund and Tirabeque. Capricho Gerundiano: Which tells about the aerial expedition that was verified by Fr. Gerundio and his layman in the balloon of Mr. Arban and in his company, the afternoon of the 15th of November 1847.

The work is divided into 2 parts:

First part: Historical overview of atmospheric and balloon ascents, balloon theory: Its construction and preparation, on the direction of the balloons.

Second part: Viage Aerostático de Fr. Gerund and Tirabeque (resolution and preparation, ascension, of what Fr. Gerund and Tirabeque saw from the highest altitude they reached, how Fr. Gerund and Tirabeque got off of the balloon, and what they saw in the journey.

Beautifully illustrated with 6 engravings.
Curious book.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Balloon Travel, Travels
Author/ Illustrator
Modesto Lafuente
Book Title
Viage Aerostático de Fr. Gerundio y Tirabeque
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1847
Edition
1st Edition
Language
Spanish
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Imprenta de Mellado (Madrid)
Binding/ Material
Softback
Number of pages
151
Dimensions
18×12 cm
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