On a Compressed Air Flying Machine (Royal Society New South Wales, Vol XXIV).

NSW: Royal Society of NSW, 1890. Hardcover. 2 volumes bound in one comprising Part I & II, sequentially paginated. Articles include 2 by Hargrave on a flying machine, with many plates, pp50-58 & pp253-256, 7 diagrams; Native Names in the Lachlan District by Mann; Record of hitherto undescribed plants in Arnheim's (sic) Land by Baron Von Mueller; Aus. aborigines, methods of obtaining food by T. Wyndham, Boyne Island, Queensland; Testing Australian timbers to the design of timber structures by WH Warren; Geological Notes on the Barrier Ranges Silverfield by Marsh; Folk-songs & myths of Samoa and Notes on Australian Languages by Dr. Fraser. Folding plate "Vibratory Flying Machine".

8vo, 300pp, 1890. 20 folding plates, orig. wrappers bound in rear, tan cloth spine and red card wrappers. Few folding plans which protrudes from volume with some loss, not affecting the illustrations. Very good. Item #7010

Price: $275.00