Contains an introduction by de la Vaulx, followed by many illustrations, portraits, sketches, posters relevant to aviation and ballooning before 1922. Many taken from the personal collections of the authors; some from museums, etc. Divided into sections, each of which introduces the exhibits with useful blurbs.
The preface says this book completes the unfinished work of François-Louis Bruel of the National Library, author of Historie Aéronautique par les Monuments peints, sculptés et gravés, des origines à 1830 (1909).
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