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   A very rare copy of Hedges Butler's book about Ballooning in 1907.

   42 pages + 8page appendix of flights + 10 pages of advertisements.

   Contact me to learn more!    Price £250

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jack's Scientific Series. 124 pages. Chapters are as follows:-

 The origin of Ballooning; The coming of the Gas Balloon;

Famous Balloon voyages of the past; The Balloon as a scientific instrument;

The Balloon in warfare; The airship; The Flying Machine; Conclusion.

Price £50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Griffith Brewer was a pioneer balloonist  and a great believer in the Wright Brothers.

He was the observer who had to assess Lord Brabazon's solo flight to obtain Balloon Licence No. 8 in 1907.

A wonderful book opening the window on a wonderful ballooning era.

Price £150