Aeronautica: or, The history of aviation and aerostation, told in contemporary autograph letters, books, broadsides, drawings, engravings, manuscripts, newspapers, paintings, posters, press notices, etc., dating from the year 1557 to 1880
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Aeronautica, Or the History of Aviation and Aerostation: Told in ...
J. Pearson and Co
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