1785 1st ed AVIATION Aerostation BALLOONING Flying Science Experiments Cavallo

CAVALLO, Tiberius

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Rare first printing of the first English treatise on ballooning!

 

Tiberius Cavallo was an 18th-century Italian philosopher who focused a lot of his research on aerostats – aircraft, balloons, and airships. He studied how electricity influenced the development of ballooning and published his findings in ‘History and Practice of Aerostation’. This book was the earliest and best work on aerostation in the 18th-century. This book demonstrated many of Cavallo’s science experiments on ballooning and provides visual representations of balloons and his experimental tools.

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1785 1st ed AVIATION Aerostation BALLOONING Flying Science Experiments Cavallo

 

Rare first printing of the first English treatise on ballooning!

 

Tiberius Cavallo was an 18th-century Italian philosopher who focused a lot of his research on aerostats – aircraft, balloons, and airships. He studied how electricity influenced the development of ballooning and published his findings in ‘History and Practice of Aerostation’. This book was the earliest and best work on aerostation in the 18th-century. This book demonstrated many of Cavallo’s science experiments on ballooning and provides visual representations of balloons and his experimental tools.

 

Item number: #10787

Price: $1950

 

CAVALLO, Tiberius

 

The history and practice of aerostation

 

London: Printed for the author, and sold by C. Dilly; P. Elmsly; and J. Stockdale, 1785.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • viii, 326, [8]
    • 2 folding plates
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~9in X 6in (23cm x 15cm)
  • Very rare and desirable

 

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10787

Categories

Arts & Architecture

Medicine & Science

Authors

CAVALLO, Tiberius

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete