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Early ballooning in 1859... John Wise...
Item # 660367
July 10, 1859
THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 10, 1859
* John Wise (balloonist)
* Ballooning - "Atlantic"
* Mississippi River to Lake Ontario flight & more
The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "Sailing In The Air" "The Balloon Voyage from the Mississippi to Lake Ontario" and more. Lengthy text takes up full column on the front page and 3 columns on page 2.
Other news of the day just prior to the Civil War. Complete in 8 pages, light damp staining and rubbing near bottom portion, otherwise very nice.
Category: Pre-Civil War