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Creator:
Pocock, George.
Title(s):

The aeropleustic art, or, Navigation in the air : by the use of kites, or buoyant sails.

Additional Title(s):

Aeropleustic art

Navigation in the air

Published/Created:
[London : Sherwood & Co., 1827]
Physical Description:
[2], 51, [1] p., [3] leaves of plates : ill. ; 33 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TL759 .P63 1827+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Discusses the use of kites as auxiliary sails for ships, in the army for observation purposes, and with a "Char-Voland", or carriage drawn by kite power.
Dedication dated at Bristol, 1 May, 1827 and signed: George Pocock.
Aquatints by P. Roberts; after Thomas Buttersworth and Samuel Colman. Title page engraved by A. Adlard.
Imprint information from plates.
Printed by W. Wilson, printer, 57 Skinner-street, London.
Later published as A treatise on the aeropleustic art, 1851.
BM (compact ed.), v. 20, 767
BAC: British Art Center copy in brown paper boards with printed title label on front cover.
Subject Terms:
Aeronautics -- History.
Kites.
Sherwood & Co. -- Publisher.
Wilson, W. -- Printer.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1827.
Contributors:
Roberts, P., fl. 1795-1828, engraver.
Adlard, Alfred, engraver.
Buttersworth, Thomas, 1768-1842, ill.
Colman, Samuel, 1780-1845, ill.
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