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Wonderful Balloon Ascents (1870)

- August 5, 2011 in hot air balloon, non-article, texts, wonderful balloon travel


Wonderful balloon ascents or, The conquest of the skies. A history of balloons and balloon voyages from the French of F. Marion, with illustrations; 1870; Cassell Petter & Galpin, New York

A wonderful book of balloon travel. Wikicommons has a collections of the amazing illustrations in the book here.

Open Library link



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