FINISTÈRE. - 2 receipts from the guard of... - Lot 135 - Conan Belleville Hôtel d'Ainay

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FINISTÈRE. - 2 receipts from the guard of... - Lot 135 - Conan Belleville Hôtel d'Ainay
FINISTÈRE. - 2 receipts from the guard of the flagship and a lieutenant of the company of Tredern (Brest, 1748-1750, partly printed parchments). - letter of l'Espine chevalier de Grainville (Morlaix, 1787) + printed piece on the "numbering of houses" in Morlaix (1811) - 3 manuscripts coming from the archives of the aviator Maurice Bellonte who, the first, in company of Dieudonné Costes, crossed the Atlantic Ocean from east to west. 1928. Interesting reports on the methods of air navigation taught in Brest. "Exposé des méthodes de navigation aérienne enseignées au stage de Brest" (30 pp. in-folio), "Rapport sur les méthodes d'enseignement du cours de Brest" (7 pp. in-folio) and "Appareils de navigation" (9 pp. in-folio). It is accompanied by an introductory letter signed by the rapporteur, the pilot Gervais (2 pp. in-folio, dated Chartres July 28, 1928). "Charged by the company Air Union to follow the navigation course of Brest, we summarized in these three attached reports the teachings which were given to us [...]. We have an unshakeable faith in navigation. We have an unshakeable faith in navigation. We only ask to communicate it to our comrades and to make all the experiments which could make a step forward in this new science".
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