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ANDRE AND HIS BALLOON

ANDRE AND HIS BALLOON

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ANDRE AND HIS BALLOON

by Lachambre, Henri and Alexis Machuron

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About This Item

Small octavo (7 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches) Westminster, England: Archibald Constable & Co., 1898. Original blue cloth over boards. 306 pages plus publisher's advertisements, "with coloured frontispiece and forty-four full page illustrations from photographs," good condition, original publisher's binding with worn spine, title in gilt, and gold embossed representation of a balloon in flight, on front cover.

The author " . . . was a Swedish engineer, physicist, aeronaut and polar explorer who died while leading an attempt to reach the Geographic North Pole by hydrogen balloon."

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Bookseller
Caravan Book Store US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
677
Title
ANDRE AND HIS BALLOON
Author
Lachambre, Henri and Alexis Machuron
Format/Binding
Original blue cloth over boards
Book Condition
Used - Good
Quantity Available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Archibald Constable & Co.
Place of Publication
Westminster, England
Date Published
1898
Weight
0.00 lbs
Bookseller catalogs
Old and Rare; Aviation; Flight; Exploration; Polar; Adventure; Antiquarian;

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Caravan Book Store

Prices are net. All items subject to prior sale. Postage in most cases will be under $8 but can vary by weight and distance. California sales tax is 9.50%. Returns accepted with prior notice within 5 days of receipt at original purchase price, provided item is in same condition as received. Payment by credit card, PayPal (caravanbookstore@yahoo.com), or check drawn on U.S. funds.

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Caravan Book Store

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About Caravan Book Store

For more than 65 years, we have specialized in rare and out of print books on the Western experience, satisfying a vast and varied clientele. Our focus is on early California and Los Angeles, represented by books, ephemera, paintings, and prints. Fine press, printing history, literature, gastronomy, aviation, railroads, and voyages are also available. Our store opened in downtown Los Angeles in 1954, and is now closed; but we are still available by phone, regular mail, and email. We issue occasional catalogs online.

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Gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
Octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...

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