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Ballooning, Two Pamphlets (c. 1850 and 1870)

Auction:
2611M
Lot:
910
Sold for:
$119$100

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Auction:
Discovery - 2611M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
September 13, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Ballooning, Two Pamphlets (c. 1850 and 1870)
Sanson's Solution du Probleme de la Navigation Arienne, sixteen pages, the last blank but for the woodcut of Sanson's flying machine; and Lettre-Journal de Paris, Paris, 19 November 1870, with an account of the November fifteenth military balloon flight; and on the conjugate is a manuscript letter posted "Par Ballon Monte" from Paris to London, November, 1870, postage removed, with loss to text, cancellation stamp present, mounted.
Estimate $200-300

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Paris, London, Balloon, Ballooning

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