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An account of the first Aerial Voyage in Englad, in a series of letters to the Guardian, Chevalier Gherardo Compagni, written under the impressions of the various events that affected the undertaking...
An account of the first Aerial Voyage in Englad, in a series of letters to the Guardian, Chevalier Gherardo Compagni, written under the impressions of the various events that affected the undertaking..., by Lunardi, Vincenzo. London, printed for the Author...1784. In - 8°, piena pelle, dorso a nervi decorato in oro, riquadro aureo sui piani. (4), 66, (2) pp., con ritratto dell' Autore inciso in rame dal Bartolozzi e 2 tavole ripiegate f.t. raffiguranti il pallone e l' apparato per l' ascensione. Ottimo esemplare della rara edizione originale. Era il primo volo che si faceva a Londra; a cui il Lunardi ne fece seguire altri dodici in Inghilterra e Scozia dove fu anche nominato capitano... (Boffito, I, p. 256). Liebmann - Wahl, 1021. Brockett, 7816. Maggs Bros, Bibl. aeronautica, I, 182. Hodgson, History of aeronautics in Great Britain, pp. 121 - 24.
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