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Lunardi, Vincent.
An Account of the First Aerial Voyage in England, in a series of letters to his Guardian . .
London, for the Author, 1784. 8vo. (6), 66pp. 2 folding engraved plates. Signed by Lunardi on the half-title. Modern full calf. First edition, the issue published without a portrait at 2/6d. This book was published within a month of Lunardi's flight on 15th September 1784 from the Artillery ground at Moorfields to near Ware, a distance of about 24 miles. This was the first flight in England, being preceded in Great Britain only by Tytler in Scotland. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Mark Westwood Books PBFA [Sedbergh, United Kingdom]
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