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Gaston Tissandier
HISTOIRE DES BALLONS 2 vols Gaston Tissandier 1887-90 Col & b/w illus 1/25 9O
1887. Some foxing - see full description below of this handsomely bound set of the de luxe edition limited to 25 sets on Japon paper. HISTOIRE DES BALLONS 2 vols Gaston Tissandier 1887-90 Col & b/w illus 1/25 9O HISTOIRE DES BALLONS 2 vols Gaston Tissandier 1887-90 Col & b/w illus 1/25 9O Click image to enlarge Description 30 day listing that will end on 9th October Histoire des Ballons et des Aeronautes celebres Two volume set - 1783-1800 and 1801-1890 By Gaston Tissandier Published in Paris by H Launette & Cie in 1887-90. There is a paragraph on verso of both half title pages saying "Tirage de Gand Luxe. Il a ete fait une edition speciale de grand luxe a vingt-cinq exemplaires numerotes sur papier du Japon avec une double suite du toutes planches en photogravures". No limitation number appears here though. 11.5ins by 8ins 156pp plus 161pp. Volume 2 also has bound in Bibliographie Aeronautique Catalogue also by Gaston Tissandier. 64pp and dated 1887. 10 photogravure plates and 14 coloured ones (including 4 double spread ones) in volume 1. Volume 2 has 12 photogravures and 8 colour plates. Colour and plain title pages in volume 1. Original paper covers have been bound in. some scattered foxing, most noticeable on the paper covers and some blank pages in both volumes. Bookplates in both volumes (volume 2 at the rear) of Gosta E Florman the Swedish photographer. Modern handsome bindings of quarter calf with four raised bands on the spines and lettered in gilt on the spines. UK courier service is post free Courier service to Europe is £25; to USA, Canada, Australia is £35 OVER … [Click Below for Full Description]
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