The First Air Voyage in America: The Times, the Place, and the People of the Blanchard Balloon Voyage of January 9, 1793, Philadelphia to Woodberry.

Philadelphia: The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, 1943. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Tan cloth. 60pp, 27pp. Frontispiece, illustrations, maps. Very good. Item #5745

Fascinating account of this early ascent, followed by the text of Jean Pierre Blanchard's "Journal of my Forty-fifth Ascension and the First in America" (Philadelphia, 1793).

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