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The principles, history & use, of air-balloons. [electronic resource] : Also, a prospectus of Messrs. Blanchard & Baker's intended aerial voyage from the city of New-York 1796.

Author/Creator:
Blanchard, Jean-Pierre, 1753-1809., author
Other Title:
Aerostation.
Publication:
New-York: : Printed by C.C. Van Alen for J. Fellows., 1796.
Series:
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 30099.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource ([2], 46 pages) : illustrations
Subjects:
Balloons.
Balloon ascensions.
Balloons in art.
Place of Publication:
United States New York New York.
Notes:
Running title: Aerostation.
Two variants noted, one on fine paper and the other on coarse. The plate and title page of the course paper variant are printed on fine paper.
"List of Mr. Blanchard's aerial voyages"-- pages 40-41.
" ... a copy of the paper ... which the president [i.e., George Washington] handed Mr. Blanchard as he was stepping into the car ..."--p. 46.
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Incorporated, 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; numbers 30099).
Cited in:
Evans 30099
Contributor:
Baker, Gardiner, d. 1798.
Washington, George, 1732-1799.
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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