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1st 1877. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. Being Memorable Experiences of Great Aeronauts from the French of Wilfrid de Fonvielle, Translated and edited by John S. Keltie. Green cloth boards, gilt titles, front cover has a nice black and green decorated border. Numerous b/w plates and illustrations. xvi and 304 pages plus 31 page publisher advert to rear. All edges gilt. Re-cased with new endpapers, top & tail of spine lightly touched up, also corners. Small inscription in ink to top of title page. A few margin marks but contents generally clean. All plates present. Bookplates to endpapers. Reduced from £150. [S]. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: ADVENTURES IN THE AIR BEING MEMORABLE ...
Editorial: Edward Stanford
Año de publicación: 1877
Condición del libro: Very Good
Edición: First edition..
Descripción Edward Stanford. Condición: Fair. Published in 1877. . No Dust Jacket Cover corners & spine edges worn. Gifter's inscription inside. Text block in sections. AS IS!. Nº de ref. del artículo: R0292n
Descripción Edward Stanford, 1877. HARDCOVER. Condición: GOOD. 1877. Edward Stanford. Hard Cover. Book- Good, gilt titles on front board and spine, brown boards, spine sunned, a.e.g. 7.5x5. 304pp. Frontis, many b/w illus. Private library plate. In this illustrated volume the famous French balloonist Wilfrid de Fonvielle (1824-1914), describes the adventures and achievements of other famous aeronauts and scientists, from the experiments of Galileo and Priestley, to Montgolfier and the pioneers who explored the Arctic. Nº de ref. del artículo: 1355300
Descripción Edward Stanford, London, 1877. First Edition in English. Full leather school prize binding (Middle Class Schools in London), slight shelf and edge wear, slight toning and wear, good. Nº de ref. del artículo: 023125
Descripción Edward Stanford, London, 1877. Hardcover. Condición: Good. Minor wear and soil to decorative gilt boards and spine; shelf wear to edges and corners. Some chipping and fraying to head of spine; a piece about 1cm x 4mm off completely. A white spot on rear board, mostly rectangular, cause unknown; faintly at head of spine too. Bookplate adhered to front pastedown, inscribed. Tear between pastedown and first free leaf; binding holding. Nº de ref. del artículo: 030159