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Montgolfier, Jacques-Etienne 1745-1799

Overview
Works: 175 works in 283 publications in 5 languages and 9,855 library holdings
Genres: History  Biographies  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author, Other, Papermaker, Correspondent
Classifications: TL617, 509
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Most widely held works about Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier
 
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Most widely held works by Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier
Observations sur les nouvelles découvertes aërostatiques : et sur la probabilité de pouvoir diriger les ballons by Mathurin-Jacques Brisson( Book )

2 editions published in 1784 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rapport fait à l'Académie des Sciences sur la Machine Aérostatique, inventée par MM. de Montgolfier. [By J.B. Le Roy.] by Académie des sciences (France)( Book )

3 editions published in 1784 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Description des éxperiences de la machine aerostatique de MM De Montgolfier : et de celles auxquelles cette découverte a donné lieu by Faujas-de-St.-Fond( Book )

2 editions published in 1784 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The French geologist and traveller Barthélemy Faujas de Saint-Fond (1741-1819) was a strong supporter of the aerostatic experiments of the Montgolfier brothers, seeking to publicise their pioneering endeavours in this 1783 work. Exploiting the principle that hot air is lighter than cold, the Montgolfiers developed and demonstrated their hot air balloons to great acclaim. In this collection of reports, Faujas presents the details of each experiment, describing the balloons as well as potential improvements. Where possible, he specifies the position of witnesses, precise timings and viewing angles. A number of finely engraved plates enhance the work, giving readers a flavour of the spectacle that impressed contemporary observers. Faujas published a second volume, containing additional accounts and illustrations, in 1784. His Minéralogie des volcans (1784) and Essai de géologie (1803-9) are also reissued in this series
Découverte d'un point d'appui dans l'air, a l'usage des machines aérostatiques pour naviguer contre le vent( Book )

2 editions published in 1784 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beschreibung der Versuche mit den aerostatischen Maschinen der Herren von Montgolfier ... Aus dem Französischen übersetzt [by C.G. von Murr] nebst acht Kupfertafeln by Faujas-de-St.-Fond( Book )

2 editions published in 1784 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mémoire sur les moyens mécaniques appliqués à la direction des machines aérostatiques, lu à l'Académie royale des sciences by Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier( )

in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raccolta universale di tutte le esperienze, osservazioni, riflessioni ec. : all' occasione delle macchine o palloni aerostatici : opera periodica by Faujas-de-St.-Fond( Book )

1 edition published in 1784 in Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters by Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier( )

in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Three A.L.S., one to Beaumarchais, and 1 A.L. ; in French
Lettre à Necker, 30 sept. 1788 by Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier( Book )

in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letter by François-Antoine Boissy d'Anglas( )

1 edition published in 1817 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A.L.S. (1817 Dec. 2, Paris) concerning the Montgolfier brothers ; in French
 
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Alternative Names
Bracia Montgolfier

De Montgolfier, Étienne

Étienne Montgolfier

Étienne Montgolfier Frans ondernemer (1745-1799)

Jacques-Étienne Montgolfier französischer Ballonpionier

Jacques-Étienne Montgolfier French inventor, younger of the 18th-century Montgolfier brothers

Mongolfier, Étienne-Jacques de

Montgolfier, Étienne

Montgolfier, Etienne 1745-1799

Montgolfier, Etienne de 1745-1799

Montgolfier, Etienne Jacques de 1745-1799

Montgolfier, Frères de

Montgolfier, J.É. 1745-1799

Montgolfier, Jacobus-Stephanus 1745-1799

Montgolfier, Jacques de 1745-1799

Montgolfier, Jacques E. 1745-1799

Montgolfier, Jacques-Etienne

Montgolfier, Jacques-Étienne 1745-1799

Montgolfier Jacques-Étienne de 1745-1799

Montgolfier, Stephan 1745-1799

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Монгольфье, Жак-Этьенн

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Languages
French (75)

English (29)

German (8)

Dutch (2)

Italian (1)