Faujas de Saint-Fond - Description des Experiences de la Machine Aerostatique de MM. De Montgolfier - - 1784

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Faujas de Saint-Fond - Description des Experiences de la Machine Aerostatique de MM. De Montgolfier - - 1784
Aviation - Quantity: 1 - Book

Bound in 19th-century half-leather binding with 5 raised bands and gilt title. XXIX-204 pp, 9 engravings outside the text and one folding leaf. This edition also contains the ‘supplément sur l'expérience du Château de la Muette du 21 Novembre 1783’.

Printing and Mind. of Man. n°229: “Faujas de Saint-Fond's Description of the aerial machine of MM. Montgolfier was the earliest record of the flight, written and published in the very year of its accomplishment (1783). It is the first serious treatise on the ‘globe aérostatique’ as a practical possibility

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Aviation
Author/ Illustrator
Faujas de Saint-Fond
Book Title
Description des Experiences de la Machine Aerostatique de MM. De Montgolfier -
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1784
Edition
Reprint
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Publisher
B. Le Francq
Binding/ Material
Half leather
Dimensions
20×12 cm
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