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 Digital Record
Identifier: VBI_000375


  • Creation: 19th century


Conditions Governing Use

Access to the Theodore Newton Vail Collection of Aeronautical Images, Broadsides and Clippings is not authorization to publish. Separate written application for permission to publish must be made to the Institute Archives. Copyright of some items in this collection may be held by respective creators, not by the donor of the collection.

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Originals

Box 18

Related Materials

VBI_000097 VBI_000139

Physical Description



10 pages; 24.5 x 18.4 cm

General Note

Pages from various auction catalogs describing items or books that related to aeronautics or flying, including reproduced prints from Jean-Louis Carra's treatise "Essai sur la Nautique aérienne, contenant l’art de diriger les Ballons aérostatiques à volonté, & d’accélérer leur course dans les plaines de l’air...," Owen Cambridge's satirical poem "The Scribleriad," and "The Life and Adventures of Peter Wilkins" by Robert Paltock.

Repository Details

Part of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Libraries. Department of Distinctive Collections Repository

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