Lot 227History Of My Ascents Being An Account Of...

Auction Date: 17/10/2017 at 10:30 am



History Of My Ascents Being An Account Of Aerial Voyages (1868 – 1886) by Gaston Tissandier. 1887. A fine 296 page book in French with a number of full plate illustrations and illustrations within the text all as called for. Has chapters detailing his ascents across France. Also Ascents by him and others during the siege of Paris in 1870. Mention the giant tethered Balloon of Gifford, Also the early airships of the 1880s etc. Tightly bound in original leather binding with restoration, size 7” × 10¼

Guide Price: £80.00 - £100.00

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