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Auction Description for Bloomsbury: Bibliophile Sale
Viewing Notes:
12th February 9am to 5pm. 13th February 9am to 5pm. Day of sale from 9am.
Sale Notes:
www.bloomsburyauctions.com

Bibliophile Sale

(476 Lots)

by Bloomsbury Auctions


476 lots | 55 with images

February 14, 2013

24 Maddox Street

London, W1S 1PP United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)207 495 9494

Fax: +44 (0)207 495 9499

Email: info@bloomsburyauctions.com

Aeronautics.- Boffito (Giuseppe) Biblioteca

Lot 1: Aeronautics.- Boffito (Giuseppe) Biblioteca

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Description: Aeronautics.- Boffito (Giuseppe) Biblioteca Aeronautica Italiana Illustrata [and] Primo Supplemento Decennale, together 2 vol., [all published], frontispieces, illustrations, prospectus loosely inserted, also another supplementary pamphlet (one of 30 copies, original wrappers, spine worn, 1930), modern buckram, morocco spine labels, spines faded, with the original printed wrappers bound in, 4to, Florence, Olschki, 1929-37. Though no limitation details appear in the book, Olschki's prospectus for the main volume stated that only 300 copies were to be printed, of which 250 were for sale. The supplement, which includes early material, is apparently even scarcer.

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Lot 2: Aeronautics.- Brockett (Paul) Bibliography of

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Description: Aeronautics.- Brockett (Paul) Bibliography of Aeronautics, with 14 vol. of supplements for 1909/16-32, together 15 vol. [complete set], some spotting to main vol., final 6 vol. ex-library copies with stamps, main vol. with upper hinge weak in original cloth, 1909/16 modern cloth, 1917-26 original printed wrappers, slightly frayed at edges, the rest library cloth, all rubbed, 8vo & 4to, Washington, DC, 1910-36. Very rare as a complete set.

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Lot 3: Aeronautics.- Hodgson (J.E.) The History of

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Description: Aeronautics.- Hodgson (J.E.) The History of Aeronautics in Great Britain, limited edition, plates, some colour, original pictorial buckram, gilt, t.e.g., others uncut, rubbed, spine faded, 1924; and another by the same on the Royal Aeronautical Society, 4to (2)

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Lot 4: Aeronautics.- Hoff (E.C.) and J.F.Fulton. A

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Description: Aeronautics.- Hoff (E.C.) and J.F.Fulton. A Bibliography of Aviation Medicine, 2 vol.including supplement, Springfield, Il. & Baltimore, Md, 1942-44 § Fulton (John F.) Aviation Medicine in its Preventive Aspects, 1948 § Gamble (W.B.) History of Aeronautics: A Selected List...in the New York Public Library, cloth, New York, 1938 § Tissandier (Gaston) Bibliographie Aéronautique, facsimile reprint, Amsterdam, 1971 § Pescasio (Luigi) Rarita Bibliografiche Aeronautische..., one of 500 copies, upper hinge broken, Mantua, [1973] § Heinmuller (J.P.V.) Man's Fight to Fly, limited edition signed by the author, New York & London, 1944 § Gibbs-Smith (C.H.) A History of Flying, 1953; The Rebirth of European Aviation 1902-1908, 1974, some illustrations, all but the third original cloth, a little rubbed, the last two with dust-jackets, the seventh frayed; and c.35 others, aeronautics and aviation, 4to & 8vo (c.45)

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Aeronautics.- Kühl (W.H., bookseller)

Lot 5: Aeronautics.- Kühl (W.H., bookseller)

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Description: Aeronautics.- Kühl (W.H., bookseller) Aeronautische Bibliographishe: Verzeichnis älterer und neuerer Bücher und Abhandlungen über theoretische und praktische Luftschiffahrt..., advertisements at end, browned, a few items marked in crayon, original printed wrappers, contemporary ink signature at head of upper wrapper, rubbed and frayed at edges, lower wrapper repaired, upper detached, spine crudely reinforced, 8vo, Berlin, [c.1895]. Very rare and possibly the earliest bookseller's catalogue of aeronautica, COPAC lists one copy only (British Library).

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