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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 [etc.] : To-day Publishing Company, 1873.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : An enlarged edition of the author's "System of aeronautics", issued in 1850View all editions and formats
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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: 1085576874
Description: 650 p. : incl. col. front., plates, ports., facsim. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: by John Wise ...

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