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E. A. Crome collection of pamphlets on aeronautical subjects, 1784-1928
Bib ID 5415904
Format BookBook
Description London [etc] : 1784-1928 
16 pamphlets: ill. ; 21 - 25cm. + in box 

A collection of articles from 7 journals including 5 pamphlets from the collection of E.A. Crome relating to aviation, published between 1784-1928.

Full contents
  • [1] " An history of the discovery of the aerostatic machine, or Air balloon; with a discussion of the philosophical principles on which it is constucted, and a full account of the late wonderful Aërial excursions" (The Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure: for January, 1784. vol. 74)
  • [2] "The Air-balloon; or, The sages Adventures in a flight to the Moon. A tale, in six short cantos" (London: Printed for G Bremner, bookfeller, 1784
  • [3] "Aerostation " (in The Panorama of science and art: embracing the sciences of ... by James Smith, Vol. 2 (Liverpool, Printed for Nuttal, Fisher, and Co. 1815.)
  • [4] My first and last balloon ascent (London, London Society March, 1863)
  • [5] Travelling in the air (London, London Society December 1863)
  • [6] "The Temple anecdotes : invention and discovery, early aeronauts and Testu's balloon voyage, the beginning and end of parachutes by Ralph and Chandos Temple" (London: Groombridge and Sons, 1865)
  • [7] "In a balloon " (Longman's Magazine, Vol. V, Nov. 1884 to April 1885.)
  • [8] Flying-machine work and the 1/6 I. H.P. steam motor weighing 3 1/4 lbs by Lawrence Hargrave. [read before the Royal Society of N.S. Wales, August 3, 1892.] (Journal Royal Society N.S.W. vol. 26 1891-1892)
  • [9] "Recent science. ...- Flying machines by Prince Kropotkin" . (The Nineteenth Century : a monthly review. Vol. 36 December 1894.)

Handwritten listing of Collection contents : [1] Air Balloon, Universal Magazine, January 1784. -- [2] Air Ballon Poem, etc 1784 -- [3] Aerostation, historical, etc 1815 -- [4] London Society, story March ... 1863 -- [5] London Society, Historical, Decbr...1863 -- [6] Balloon Romance, Historical 1865 -- [7] Longman's Magazine. In a balloon 1885 -- [8] Flying machine work, 9. plates L. Hargrave 1891-92. -- [9] Nineteenth Century. Flying machines , Kropotkin Dec. 1894 -- [10] Nineteenth Century. Leonardo da Vinci & Flying. July 1910 -- [11] Nineteenth Century. Aeroplanes B.G. Stone. July 1920 -- [12] Our Flying Men, Mrs M. -- [13] Official Programme 1st Aerial Derby Australia 1920 -- [14] An Impl air policy, Quarterly Review. C. Bright July 1923 -- [15] Cornhill Magazine, Aerial Memories Whittaker 7-12 1923 -- [16] Cornhill Mag. Aerial memories Whittaker Dec 1923 -- [17] Assn. of Technical Institution, Ann. Meeting, Air Force, Feb. 1928.

Title supplied by collector and cataloguer.

Pamphlet [13] Official programme 1st Aerial Derby Australia 1920 is missing on shelf. Pamphlet [16 ] is a duplicate copy of Pamphlet [15]

Related Material E.A. Crome collection relating to aviation in Australia, 1914-2005 (bulk 1914-2005) ; Located at NLA Manuscript MS 1925 E.A Crome collection of photographs on aviation. 
Subjects Aeronautics -- History.  |  Flying machines -- History.  |  Ballooning -- History.
Other authors/contributors Crome, E. A. (Ernest Alfred), 1902-1987


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