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Through the air: a narrative of forty years' experience as an aëronaut. Comprising a history of the various attempts in the art of flying by artificial means from the earliest period down to the present time. With an account of the author's most important air-voyages and his many thrilling adventures and hairbreadth escapes. Also, an appendix, in which are given full instructions for the manufacture and management of balloons. Preview this item
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Through the air: a narrative of forty years' experience as an aëronaut. Comprising a history of the various attempts in the art of flying by artificial means from the earliest period down to the present time. With an account of the author's most important air-voyages and his many thrilling adventures and hairbreadth escapes. Also, an appendix, in which are given full instructions for the manufacture and management of balloons.

Author: John Wise
Publisher: Philadelphia, New York, To-day Pub. Co., 1873.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wise, John, 1808-1879.
Through the air.
Philadelphia, New York, [etc.] To-day Pub. Co., 1873
(OCoLC)833034485
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Wise
OCLC Number: 2232961
Notes: An enlarged edition of the author's "System of aeronautics", issued in 1850.
Description: 650 pages including color frontispiece, plates, portraits, facsimile 24 cm
Responsibility: By John Wise. Profusely illustrated.

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