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CAVALLO, TIBERIUS. The History and Practice of Aerostation. London, 1785. With 2 engraved folding plates. 8vo, rebound in half calf, upper spine end defective; plates with marginal tears, some browning and staining, bookplate. FIRST EDITION.
"The standard work on early aeronautics. The first attempt to describe the early efforts made towards aerial navigation up to that time." (See Maggs catalogue #685, Aerostation, 1940 (items 50 and 60).
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