by France. Syndicat National des Pilotes de Ligne, Andre Guerin, Charles Dollfus, et al.
[Title from pp. 2-3]. Idiosyncratically paginated volume of articles and documents (commencing with pp. 41-199, continuing with 2-111 and 10-63) apparently drawn from issue nos. 56, 77 & 83 of the serial Icare: Revue de l'Aviation Française, altogether comprising a monograph concerning the role of military balloons, naval ships and carrier pigeons in the Franco Prussian War, illustrated throughout with reproductions of historical photographs and maps and several facsimile documents. Lacks the title pages and colophons. 4to. 1/2 Moroccan and marbled boards, spine with gilt title and 5 raised bands. N.p. (Orly-Aerogares, France), n.d. (ca. 1970-1978). A finely bound compendium, rich with information concerning the role of new technologies in the context of the Franco Prussian War. (Inventory #: 47576)
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