A Narrative of the Two Aerial Voyages of Doctor Jeffries with Mons. Blanchard ; with Meteorological Observations and Remarks. Doctor Jeffries.
A Narrative of the Two Aerial Voyages of Doctor Jeffries with Mons. Blanchard ; with Meteorological Observations and Remarks

A Narrative of the Two Aerial Voyages of Doctor Jeffries with Mons. Blanchard ; with Meteorological Observations and Remarks

no place: Aeronautical Archives of the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences no date. Later printing. [6], 88 pages. 4to. 8 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches. 3/4 cloth over marbled stiff paper boards. Paper label affixed to front panel. Clean and bright throughout, boards slightly bowed outward. Non-authorial gift inscription on second flyleaf. Near Fine. Stiff boards. [25509]


The original edition of this work was published in London in 1786 by J. Robson and sells in four figures. This is a facsimile reprint, publication size unknown, issued by the Aeronautical Archives of the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences, with the cooperation of the Works Projects Administration of New York City. According to the preface, the issue was never for sale, but was completely distributed. "The first book written by an American on aeronautics. It describes the first flight by air across the English Channel."

Price: $35.00

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