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158* Luftwaffe Relic. Messerschmitt BF110 Oxygen Regulator Unit, 26cm long Provenance: Former property of RAF recovery member. Believed to have been taken from the Messerschmitt Bf 110D which was flown by Rudolf Hess to Scotland on 10 May 1941, apparently in a vain attempt to negotiate a peace treaty between Germany and Britain. The aircraft, which crash landed, was subsequently sent to Morris Motors, Cowley. Part of the aircraft wreckage is now on display in the Imperial War Museum. (1) £100 - £150

160 Mason (Thomas Monck). Account of the Late Aeronautical Expedition from London to Weilburg, Accomplished by Robert Holland, Esq., Monck Mason, Esq. and Charles Green, Aeronaut, first edition, 1836, 52 pp., advert leaf at rear, some spotting, old damp-staining to inner margins, a few leaves detached, original limp cloth wrappers with printed label to upper cover, chipped and soiled, covers detached and backstrip deficient, slim 8vo, together with Mason (Monck), Aeronautica; or, Sketches Illustrative of the Theory and Practice of Aerostation: Comprising an Enlarged Account of the Late Aerial Expedition to Germany, first edition, 1838, 6 lithographed plates including portrait frontispiece, some spotting throughout, title browned, ink ownership signature of J.D.M. Tinline dated 1909 to front flyleaf, top edge gilt, modern green half morocco gilt, slightly rubbed, both 8vo, plus a defective copy of [Jeffries, John, A Narrative of the Two Aerial Voyages of Dr Jeffries with Mons. Blanchard: with Meteorological Observations and Remarks... , Printed for the Author, 1786], 53 pp., heavily damp-stained and browned, first part-title soiled, lower outer corners of first three leaves torn with blank loss, lacks half-title main title, both plates and pages 55-60 (‘Proces verbal de M.M. les officiers municipaux...’) after end of second voyage, title-page, one plate and missing text leaves supplied in photocopy, ballooning bookplate of Charles Dollfus to front pastedown, modern cloth, a little rubbed and soiled, 4to Provenance: From the ballooning collection of Wilf Woollett. Brockett 8182 & Tissandier 57. Sold with all faults, not subject to return. (3)

£200 - £300

161* May (Gustav). Ballooning: A Concise Sketch of its History and Principles, from the best Sources, Continental and English, first edition, 1885, folding wood-engraved frontispiece (a little creased and minor chipping to fore-edge), a little spotting, together with Bacon (John M.), By Land and Sky, first edition, 1900, four plates, plus Hearne (R.P.), Aerial Warfare, with an Introduction by Sir Hiram Maxim, first edition, 1909, black and white plates and illustrations, a little spotting, plus other late 19th and early 20th-century aeronautical interest, six with ownership signature of J.D.M. Tinline, top edges gilt, all uniform early 20th-century green half morocco gilt, a little rubbed, three spines somewhat faded and including one volume scuffed and worn, non-matching 8vo 159 [MacSweeny, Joseph]. An Essay on Aerial Navigation, with some Observations on Ships, by J. M’S., first edition, Cork, 1824, 40 pp., some browning and dustsoiling, institutional ink stamps to title verso, modern cloth gilt, a little rubbed and soiled, slim 8vo

Provenance: From the ballooning collection of Wilf Wollett. (11)

Provenance: From the ballooning collection of Wilf Woollett. (1) £200 - £300

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Dominic Winter  

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

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