Bibliographie Aeronautique ; Catalogue de livres d'histoire, de science, de voyages et de fantaisie, traitant de la Navigation aerienne ou des Aerostats.
by TISSANDIER, Gaston (1843-1899).
Storrs-Mansfield, CT:: Maurizio Martino, undated [circa 1996]., 1996. 4to. 62,  pp. illustrations. Green gilt-stamped cloth. Fine. A 1996 reprint (one of 100 copies) of the 1887 edition. Tissandier was a balloonist of great repute. He established a high-altitude record of 28,000 feet in April 1875. His two companions died from asphyxia, and Tissandier became deaf. He also escaped the siege of Paris in 1870, by escaping in a balloon!
(Inventory #: SEG1192)
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