Balloons and Ships : 19th Century Transport Prints, Volume 1

By: Gibbs-Smith, Charles H., and Oliver Warner >>

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52 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Hardcover, gold-patterned boards, 6 pages of text, 11 early balloons and 10 sailing ships and steamers shown on full-page plates in full color, with brief captions. 52 pages in total. All illustrations reproduced from early sources. English throughout, except 7 captions are in French and one is in German. ; Halftitle states Golden Ariels, Volume 6. Jacket states 19th Century Transport Prints, Volume 1. ; History of hot-air balloons and ballooning from 1783 to 1817, as exemplified by early balloon prints selected for their pictorial quality. ; Book shows only a touch of shelfwear. Jacket rubbed, faintly sunned, with three small closed tears. ; Golden Ariels Series; Vol. 6

Title: Balloons and Ships : 19th Century Transport Prints, Volume 1

Author Name: Gibbs-Smith, Charles H., and Oliver Warner >>

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Publisher: Princeton, N. J. :, D. Van Nostrand Company;: 1965

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket

Seller ID: 18520

Keywords: Transportation Ballooning ; Hot Air Balloons ; Sailing Ships ; Steamships ; Pictorial Works ; 1700s ; 18th Century ; Image ;,