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A narrative of the two aerial voyages of Doctor Jeffries with Mons. Blanchard : with meteorological observations and remarks : the first voyage, on the thirtieth of November, 1784 from London into Kent : the second, on the seventh of January, 1785, from England into France / by Doctor Jeffries ; presented to the Royal Society, April 14, 1785; and read before them, January, 1786

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Jeffries, John 1745-1819  Search this
Blanchard, Jean-Pierre 1753-1809  Search this
Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences (U.S.) Aeronautical Archives  Search this
United States Work Projects Administration (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Former owner:
Burden, William A. M (William Armistead Moale) 1906-1984 DSI  Search this
Blanchard, Jean-Pierre 1753-1809  Search this
Jeffries, John 1745-1819  Search this
Physical description:
2, [10], 7-88 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 27 cm
Originally published: London : Printed for the author, and sold by J. Robson ..., MDCCLXXXVI [1786]
Presented to the Royal Society, Arpil 14, 1785; and read before them, January 1786.
"The first book written by an American on aeronautics. It describes the first flight by air across the English Channel"--Cover label.
Copies for distribution prepared by the Aeronautical Archives of the Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences, with the cooperation of the Work Projects Administration of New York City.
NASM copy 39088016275075 has bookplate: The Aeronautical Library of William A.M. Burden.
NASM copy 39088016275075 half bound in cloth and pattern boards, printed cover label, decorative endpapers.
Balloon ascensions  Search this
Aeronautics--Flights  Search this
Aeronautics--History  Search this
Call number:
TL620.B6 J47 1941
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries