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The Romance of Ballooning. The Story of the Early Aeronauts., JOBE, J.(ed):

Author Name    JOBE, J.(ed):

Title   The Romance of Ballooning. The Story of the Early Aeronauts.

Publisher    Viking Press. 1971 1st edition.

Seller ID   71778

Size 10.25 x 12.25 inches. In light orange cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. Gilt vignette of ballooon to front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Slightly rubbed and creased along edges. Handling marks. Not price clipped). Inscription to front endpaper blacked out.. Else a very clean and tight copy. 205pp. With b/w photographs and illustrations, maps inc one fold out and colour pictures tipped in. Collection of accounts and stories about the early years of ballooning, many with contemporary illustrations, including colour pictures pasted in. A final section looks at some modern balloons.

AVIATION J.JOBE, Romance, Ballooning, Story, Early Aeronauts, accounts, stories, early years, contemporary illustrations, modern balloons, photographs Social History History first edition dustwrapper

Price = 41.00 GBP


Magnificent Dreams. Burne-Jones and the Late Victorians., SPALDING, FRANCES:
Magnificent Dreams. Burne-Jones and the Late Victorians.

The Country Scene. In Poems and Pictures., SEAGO, E./ MASEFIELD, JOHN:
The Country Scene. In Poems and Pictures.

Conquest of Mexico History of the Conquest of Mexico, With a Preliminary view of the Ancient Mexican Civilization and the life of the Conqueror Hernando Cortes. Author’s Authorised Edition., PRESCOTT, William H.,
Conquest of Mexico History of the Conquest of Mexico, With a Preliminary view of the Ancient Mexican Civilization and the life of the Conqueror Hernando Cortes. Author’s Authorised Edition.

The Siege. The Story of the Defence of Corfe Castle in the years 1643-46. Signed copy., HARDY, EMMELINE:
The Siege. The Story of the Defence of Corfe Castle in the years 1643-46. Signed copy.

Oriental Assembly. With photographs by the Author., LAWRENCE A.W.: & T. E.:
Oriental Assembly. With photographs by the Author.

Familiar Wild Flowers. Figured and Described by F.Edward Hulme. Four volumes with coloured plates. First to Fourth Series., HULME, F.EDWARD:
Familiar Wild Flowers. Figured and Described by F.Edward Hulme. Four volumes with coloured plates. First to Fourth Series.

Toad Triumphant. Illustrated by Patrick Benson., HORWOOD, WILLIAM:
Toad Triumphant. Illustrated by Patrick Benson.

Jesus on a Stick, COCHRANE, Ian;
Jesus on a Stick

 


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