Tue, 2nd May 2017 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hibernia')

 
  Lot 83
 

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PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM<br/>a collection of 192 actual...

PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM
a collection of 192 actual photographs mounted, 162 of nautical interest, one or two loosely inserted, one dated 1918, original half roan gilt

Contains also two portraits of Adolphe Pégoud, celebrated aviator and first fighter pilot ace and the first to use a parachute, 12 large photographs of his manoeuvrers in Blériot's monoplane including one of him looping the loop. The first illustration is dated Brooklands 1913. The first portrait of Pégoud is of him next to Louis Blériot. Furthermore there is a portrait of Blériot next to Norman Cheran, Hammill and H. Thomas.

Sold for £2,232
Estimated at £2,000 - £3,000

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


 
PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM
a collection of 192 actual photographs mounted, 162 of nautical interest, one or two loosely inserted, one dated 1918, original half roan gilt

Contains also two portraits of Adolphe Pégoud, celebrated aviator and first fighter pilot ace and the first to use a parachute, 12 large photographs of his manoeuvrers in Blériot's monoplane including one of him looping the loop. The first illustration is dated Brooklands 1913. The first portrait of Pégoud is of him next to Louis Blériot. Furthermore there is a portrait of Blériot next to Norman Cheran, Hammill and H. Thomas.