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 Author  Gardiner Leslie
 Title  Man in the Clouds the Story of Vincenzo Lunardi
   
 BookID  114661  Asking Price (£)  9.50
 Publisher  W & R Chambers  Edition  1st
 Published Place  Edinburgh & London  Book Condition  Good
 Published Year  1963  Jacket Condition  No Jacket
 
Description
 Between Italy and Scotland, this young man from Lucca ballooned and was hailed as a hero, there are some wonderful plates of his balloons dd 1780's including one of his balloon with wings on show at the Pantheon Hall London. There is a lovely one of an aerial tete-a-tet showing Letitia Sage and George Biggin flying Lunardi's second balloon to Harrow 1785 11 plates. 184pp
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