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Bacon, Gertrude
The Record of an Aeronaut
Publisher: John Long, London;
Date of Publication: 1907
Stock Code: 4752
FIRST EDITION. Octavo. 358 pp. Numerous plates, many full-page, including portrait frontispiece of Bacon with facsimile signature. Book Condition: Very Good. Publishers’ navy blue cloth with gilt titles and ruling to spine, blind ruling to boards; teg. Cover cloth a little rubbed to edge; a little scattered foxing mainly to endpapers and prelims otherwise a clean copy. No annotation or inscriptions.
Well illustrated biography of the balloonist, a pioneer of the use of hot air balloons in military intelligence.
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