Chemins Aeriens. Application de la vapeur a la direction des Aerostats captifs.

Paris: Malet-Bachelier, 1861. First edition, 8vo, pp. 40; three folding plates depicting a transit system via air balloon; original printed paper wrappers; spine perished, gatherings resewn and wrappers neatly reattached, covers lightly soiled, good. A treatise on the use of captive air balloons, utilizing steam power and the electric telegraph to transport people via a balloon connected to a permanent ground line. Item #56541

Price: $300.00

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