Rapport ... sur un ouvrage intitule: etudes sur l'aerostation. . . .
Paris: Bachelier, 1847. 8vo. 10 pp. Soft linen wrappers. A rare report by Alcan on Marey-Monge's publication, Études sur l'aérostation. In 1783, Marey-Monge had proposed a chain of 25 balloons strung together by a flexible cable, each one manned by a separate aeronaut. This train would work itself through the..... More