9 February 2000
TURNOR, Hatton. Astra Castra: Experiments and Adventures in the Atmosphere, London: Chapman and Hall, 1865. 4o (304 x 240 mm). Plates and illustrations in text. Contemporary half calf, marbled edges. FIRST EDITION of this classic callooning reference, covering the earlist pioneers through 1864. Provenance: Hill Library, St. Paul, their stamp on title.
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