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81 Amick (Marion L.). History of Donaldson’s Balloon Ascensions, Laughable Incidents, Frightful Accidents, Narrow Escapes, Thrilling Adventures, Bursted Balloons, Trapeze Performances, Mock Suns... , first edition, Cincinnati, 1875, wood-engraved illustrations including portrait frontispiece, ballooning and other news cuttings from The Baltimorean pasted to front endpapers and on additional leaves bound in at rear, some spotting, contemporary half morocco, rubbed and soiled, together with Wise (John), A System of Aeronautics, Comprehending its Earliest Investigations, and Modern Practice and Art... , first edition, Philadelphia, 1850, lithographic portrait frontispiece and 12 plates, errata slip tipped in, heavily spotted and browned throughout, institutional ink stamp to front pastedown, original cloth, soiled and worn, both 8vo Lot 81

Provenance: From the ballooning collection of Wilf Woollett. (2) £200 - £300

82* Amundsen (Roald & Ellsworth, Lincoln). The First Flight Across the Polar Sea, first edition, [1927], black & white plates, folding chart at rear, a little damp staining to lower margins at front and rear, original cloth in dust jacket, slightly frayed, soiled and damp stained, together with Baden-Powell (B.), Ballooning as a Sport, first edition, 1907, three plates from photographs, publisher’s catalogue at rear, some heavy spotting, original cloth gilt, rubbed and slightly soiled, both 8vo, plus Hodgson (J.E.), The History of Aeronautics in Great Britain from the Earliest Times to the Latter Half of the Nineteenth Century, first edition, Oxford University Press, 1924, colour and black and white plates, original cloth gilt, rubbed and soiled, 4to, plus other mostly early 20th-century cloth-bound ballooning and airships interest Provenance: From the ballooning collection of Wilf Woollett. (32) £300 - £400

83* Armstrong (Neil, born 1930). A folding lunar landings map, [published by Philip’s], circa 1990, showing all six Apollo landing sites (11, 12, 14, 15, 16 & 17), clearly signed by Neil Armstrong in black fibre pen by Apollo 11 landing site on the edge of the Sea of Tranquility, visible image 63 x 63cm, framed and glazed, overall 85 x 85cm Provenance: David Murray Paterson MBE. David Paterson was active in public life meeting politicians, civil servants, business people and representatives of overseas governments. With a keen interest in the RAF in World War Two he compiled a list of signatures, photographs and other memorabilia from pilots who had flown in the Battle of Britain, as well as a number of the more famous names from the Luftwaffe. The Battle of Britain collection was flown in the Rolls-Royce Spitfire at Glasgow on the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, by the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight on the 60th anniversary, and a further flight on the 80th anniversary in 2020 is planned. The collections are now in the permanent ownership of Glasgow Kelvingrove Museum to which David Paterson donated them in 1990. David Paterson was helped to make the necessary contact with Neil Armstrong in 1990 and sent the map to him to be signed. Much to his delight and surprise the map was returned with Armstrong’s signature on the landing spot. The map has been in David Paterson’s possession ever since. A signed account and biography from David Paterson is included with the lot. (1) £2,000 - £3,000

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Military, Aviation & Transport History | 16 May 2019 | High Res

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