Caproni, Timina Guasti; Bertarelli, Achille; Bibliography By Giuseppe Boffito; with Contributions (to Biblio presumably) By Paolo Arrigoni
Title Aeronautica Italiana nell'Immagine: 1487 - 1875
Binding Vellum and Decorated Cloth
Book Condition Very Good Plus
Edition First Edition
Publisher Milano Museo Caproni; Edizioni D'Arte Emilio Bestetti 1938
Seller ID 000392
Elephant Folio - over 15. Book. Printed in an edition of 600, of which only 100 were for sale to the public. Large folio, 16 by 12.5 inches, (vi), iv, 88 pp, followed by 174 leaves of illustration, (2) then pages 89 to 184 + (2) pp. A pictorial history and bibliography of images of the history of Italian aeronautics from Leonardo da Vinci to Enrico Forlanini. Extensively illustrated with over 174 black and white and color illustrations. Light soilage to Vellum spine and decorated board which has splendid illustration of a balloon. Light shelfwear on lower edges and corner. Minor foxing to fore edge. Loosely inserted is a commemorative booklabel which indicates that this set came from the reference library of H.P. Kraus. Interior tight, clean and spectacular. VG Plus.