D'Esterno, 1864, Du vol des oiseaux
Du vol des oiseaux: indication des sept lois du vol ramé et des huit lois du vol a voile (Of the flight of birds: indication of seven laws of flight by flapping and of eight laws of flight by soaring) was a book published by Ferdinand-Charles-Honoré-Philippe d'Esterno in 1864. This work was unique in distinguishing soaring from flapping flight. It also touches on flying lizards and other aerodynamic creatures.
- Text on archive.org. Second edition. Paris: Librairie Nouvelle, Boulevard des Italiens, 15 au coin de la rue Grammont.
- Hallion, 2003, p. 123.
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