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Lot 40001 – 1784 First Flight: “An Account of the First Aerial Voyage in England” half title page of the 1784 book signed by Vincent Lunardi

1784 First Flight: "An Account of the First Aerial Voyage in England" half title page of the 1784 book signed by Vincent Lunardi
Lot 40001 – 1784 First Flight: “An Account of the First Aerial Voyage in England” half title page of the 1784 book signed by Vincent Lunardi
Great Britain » Postal History
Price realised
Unsold
Estimate
300 – 500 GBP
Auction date
Mon 26 Jun 2023 at 09:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description

1784 First Flight: “An Account of the First Aerial Voyage in England” half title page of the 1784 book signed by the author Italian Vincent Lunardi, published within a month of Lunardi’s flight on 15th Sep 1784 from the Artillery Ground of Moorfields near Ware, this being the first flight in England (being preceded in GB by Tytler in Scotland), a very rare autograph of this pioneer aviator.

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