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Affen-Streiche. 4. Auflage.
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Affen-Streiche. 4. Auflage.

By Not Stated

Munchen, Germany: Braun & Schneider, 1111. [Undated] - See Comments: In the original Illustrated card covers. All 24 pages with hand coloured illustrations. In excellent condition, now in protective sleeve, just lightest extremity rubs. There is a note from the previous owner Mary Hillier, who was an Author of books about dolls, toys and automata. She states " From a set of children's books published by the Braun & Schneider Press, Munchen, probably about 1880. Hand tinted Lithographs No: 4.she goes on to give a small breakdown of the story and then concludes: It is interesting to notice the Monkey is dressed in the same style as the Monkey automata of the period with Napoleonic hat with the rosette and jacket with wide reveres. No Inscriptions. Excellent. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$24.65

Ballon Avonturen, Tochten Per Luchtballon Catalogues Van Ballonpost;  L' Aero-Note - Federation Francaise D'aerostation - No 2 { Nouvelle Serie } [ 2 Volumes ]
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Ballon Avonturen, Tochten Per Luchtballon Catalogues Van Ballonpost; L' Aero-Note - Federation Francaise D'aerostation - No 2 { Nouvelle Serie } [ 2 Volumes ]

By Boesman, J.; Villey, Dr Thierry

Holland: Den Haag, 1939. 2 Volumes: 1st Listed: Wrappers - Door Ballon commandant. In Dutch text. Teekeningen W.A. Visscher. pp: 48. In very good indeed condition. Uncommon. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 2nd listed: Published by: Jean Le Marchand, 1986, Card Covers, fine- First Edition Thus: Card Wrappers - Avril 1986. Fine copy. pp: 24 [ Location: F7 ]. First Edition.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$17.46

Disaster at the Pole: The Tragedy of the Airship Italia and the 1921 Nobile Expedition to the North Pole; Adventurous Zeppelin; Zeppelin-Sammlung Heinz Urban.; Potters Bar & District Historical Society: Occasional Papers No 1 [ 4 Volumes ]
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Disaster at the Pole: The Tragedy of the Airship Italia and the 1921 Nobile Expedition to the North Pole; Adventurous Zeppelin; Zeppelin-Sammlung Heinz Urban.; Potters Bar & District Historical Society: Occasional Papers No 1 [ 4 Volumes ]

By Cross, Wilbur; Aust, Siegfried & Lemke, Stefan; Tittel, Lutz; Bennett

United States of America: The Lyons Press, 2002. 4 Aeronautical / Ballooning publications, all Fine or Near Fine. Ist Listed: light rubs to corners, clean tight copy, p 316 , b/w illustrations; 2nd Listed: Marschall Edition, 1996, ISBN: 3931075052 a fine copy, Contains parts of the picturebook "Abenteuer Zeppelin"Illustrated covers, with Zeppelin high above the New York sky line. pp: 16 Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall First Edition; 3rd Listed: published by Friedrichshafen, Germany, 1986, pp: 80, well illustrated. Nice clean copy. Previously owned by Mike Willoughby - who was awarded The BBAC Diploma for services to Ballooning in 1988. His bookplate to reat front cover. No Inscriptions Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall A fine copy; 4th Listed: Reprint in Wrappers of 1995, Published by the Society - The Story of the Potters Bar Zeppelin, p.28, with illustrations. A fine copy. { representative illustrations will follow }. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo.

$16.43

Deux Heures En Ballon Ascension De L'aerostat Agaz La Gironde, Voyageaerien et Nocturne Effetue Le 4 Juin 1876, De Bordeaux a Salleboeuf

By Senamaud, J. { President De L'institut Confucius De France }

Bordeaux: Lacoste Editeur, 1876. Original Wrappers - A very rare early Ballooning event publication from 1876. Very clean, covers are a bit loose to joints. Now housed in purpose made protective card flap and covers. Text in French. pp: 8. No inscriptions. { Images to follow shortly after Abe listing } Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" [ Location: F8 ]. First Edition.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$35.60

La Semaine Littéraire Samedi, 22 Octobre 1898 - No 251{ Les Ballons: La Vega: et Le Langenburg - F.- A. Forel }

By François-Alphonse Forel

Paraissant Le Samedi, 1898. Stiff Card Covers - Magazine - This copy has been bound and protected rather tasetfully in Thick Card covers, with gilt titles. These are headed: Les Ballons: La Vega: et Le Langenburg - F.- A. Forel. Containing pages and title page 506 - 516, rear cover with profuse Adverts. Images to follow. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [ Location: h9 ]. First Edition.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$30.12

Grand Aerostatic Fete White Waltham Aerodrome Sunday May 8th 1949

By Glanvill, Joseph & William Cowper { Some of the Words }

Lewes, Sussex: Printed By the Lewes Press, Friars Walk,, 1949. Covers of the programme have the water colour illustration from the Hodgson-Cuthbert Collection of Mr Charles Green's Nassau Balloon over the Thames Estuary in 1837. Text is preceded by Aviation style adverts of the period. Articles include, Sympathetick Conveyances, Balloons and the essays of Aeolus, The Hot Air Age, Designs and Designers, On speed, Mr Lunardi's Air Balloon March. Neat copy, covers with joint edge rub. Clean copy of a Rare item. pp: 64 Ballooning, Local History and Aviation interest. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [ location: C9 ]. First Edition.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$16.02

Die Fahrten des LZ 4 1908
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Die Fahrten des LZ 4 1908

By Tittel, Lutz

Germany: Friederichshafen 1983, Dritte Auflage 1987, 1987. Band 1 aus der Reihe Schriften zur Geschichte der Zepelin-Luftschiffahrt. Heft 80 Seiten Viele Abbildungen sehr gut erhalten. Städtisches Bodensee-Museum Friedrichshafen - Zeppelin-Abteilung. pp: 80, illustrated, text in german. Nice copy. No Inscriptions [ Location : Br1 / [ GC ]. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo.

$8.22