A treatise on the æropleustic art, or, Navigation in the air : by means of kites, or buoyant sails : with a description of the charvolant, or kite carriage : and containing numerous most amusing and interesting anecdotes connected with several extraordinary excursions both by sea and land : with characteristic illustrations, drawn on stone by Rose Gilbert ; from designs by David Cox, jun.
- Additional Title(s):
Treatise on the aeropleustic art
Navigation in the air
History of the charvolant or kite carriage
- London : Longman, Brown, and Co., 1851.
- Physical Description:
- 54 p.,  leaves of plates (one folded) : ill. ; 19 cm.
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Information
- Cover title, on publisher's illustrated boards: History of the charvolant or kite carriage. Cover lithographs by Day & Son.
Lithographs printed by Alfred Pocock.
First published, London, 1827, under title "The aeropleustic art", with dedication signed: George Pocock.
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 395
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in publisher's original illustrated printed boards, as issued. Cased with: Nobleman and gentleman's director and assistant in the choice of their wheel-carriage. London, 1783. (L 407.5)
- Subject Terms:
- Amusements -- Great Britain -- 19th century.Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.Kites -- Great Britain.Longman, Brown, and Co. -- Publisher.
- Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1851.
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