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671811

Early balloning in 1873...

Item #671811

September 09, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 9, 1873 



* Early Ballooning - Transatlantic voyage planning

* Balloonists John Wise & Washington Harrison Donaldson




The top of page 7 has one column headings: "Stop That Balloon" "The Voice of "Humanity" Pleading" "The Doom Of Professor Wise" and more. The flight didn't go that well as they were forced to land i... See More  

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$35.00
671738

Ballooning... Winslow Homer print...

Item #671738

September 24, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 24, 1859  The front page features a text article with 2 illustrations on 'Transatlantic Ballooning' showing 'Professor C. Lowe' and the 'Interior of the Balloon Basket' plus inside the issue is a full page illustration of: 'The New Air Ship City of New York'. The doublepage centerfold is by Winslow Homer and is entitled '... See More  

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$120.00
670362

Early ballooning...

Item #670362
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1784 



* Early ballooning

* Montgolfier brothers




Inside contains a full page article with heading: "Success of a Journey by Way of Experiment in a Balloon" which happened at France (see), and this is followed by another article which begins: "No sooner was the extraordinary discovery of M. Montgolfier known here about a month ag... See More  

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$72.00
660367

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 ... See More  

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$33.00
658598

Washington Harrison Donaldson ballooning...

Item #658598

July 17, 1875

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 17, 1875



* Washington Harrison Donaldson

* Balloonist - ballooning flight

* Disappearance - missing




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "A Missing Balloon" "Grave Fears for the Safety of Professor Donaldson" and more. (see)

Complete in 8 p... See More  

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$28.00
652384

For the ballooning enthusiast... Failed attempt to cross the Atlantic...

Item #652384

September 13, 1873

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 13, 1873  A nice issue for any ballooning enthusiast as the front page is taken up with 3 prints, the largest captioned: "The Great Transatlantic Balloon" with prints of its "aeronauts" and a detailed article. In reality they were forced to land in New England, never making it across any water, however this was the first attempt to cros... See More  

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$38.00
645189

Broadside "Extra"...

Item #645189

August 02, 1842

NEW YORK HERALD, EXTRA, Aug. 2, 1842  A nice broadside (single sheet & printed on 1 side only) "Extra" likely produced to report the news recently arrived from Europe, as the top of the first column has "Arrival Of The Steamship COLUMBIA" with a nice engraving of a steamship (see).

This issue includes reports from France, Prussia, Austria, Spain, Portugal, "The E... See More  

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$32.00
642516

Captain James Cook in the South Pacific... Early balloon flights...

Item #642516
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1784 This periodical was the first ever to use the word "magazine" in its title.

There is a nice article: "On the General Post Office & Postage of Letters" with a chart of the various rates and small engravings of cancellations & free postage, franking notations (see).

There is a nice letter concerning early hot air bal... See More  

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$50.00
616497

Washington Harrison Donaldson ballooning...

Item #616497

April 27, 1875

EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, April 27, 1875



* Washington Harrison Donaldson

* Balloonist - ballooning

* Atlantic Ocean flight ?




Page 3 has an article headed: "Donaldson The Daredevil" "How He Intends Crossing The Atlantic In His Balloon" See images for text here.

Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along spine, nice condition.... See More  

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$28.00
614830

Washington Harrison Donaldson ballooning...

Item #614830

July 19, 1875

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 19, 1875



* Washington Harrison Donaldson

* Balloonist - ballooning

* Disappearance




Page 5 has an article headed: "The Fate Of Donaldson The Aeronaut Still Unknown" See image for text here.

Complete in 10 pages, minor irregularity along spine, nice condition.

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613967

Early ballooning...

Item #613967

October 16, 1877

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, October 16, 1877



* Ballooning "Amazon" flight

* Lizzie Ihling Wise

* John Wise niece




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The back page has an article headed: "UP IN A BALLOON" "The Airy Adventures of Lizzie Ihling Wise" and more. (see)

This issue is not fragile as newsprint back the... See More  

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$30.00
613642

Hale's piano factory fire disaster...

Item #613642

September 04, 1877

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, September 4, 1877



* Hale' piano factory fire

* Samuel Archer King - ballooning




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "TOMBS OF FIRE" "A Fearful Sacrifice of Human Life" "Two Hundred People Imprisoned in a Burning Factory" "An Many More Maime... See More  

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610127

Washington Harrison Donaldson...

Item #610127

July 05, 1875

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 5, 1875



* Washington Harrison Donaldson

* Balloonist - ballooning




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front has an article headed: "Perilous Balloon Voyage" "Prof. Donaldson's Recent Ascension from Toronto--A Night Over Lake Ontario...."

Complete in 8 pages, minor irreg... See More  

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$28.00
608273

Washington Harrison Donaldson...

Item #608273

August 27, 1875

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, August 27, 1875



* Washington Harrison Donaldson

* Balloonist - ballooning




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. Page 2 has an article headed: "Donaldson's Diary" "Daring Flights of the Fearless Aeronaut--His First Plunge into Lake Michigan--Other Thrilling Experiences" Text takes u... See More  

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$28.00
608261

Macomb, Illinois tornado disaster...

Item #608261

August 05, 1875

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, August 5, 1875



* Macomb, Illinois tornado

* Washington Harrison Donaldson

* Balloonist - ballooning




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "WIND AND WATER" "Macomb, Ill., Treated to a Tornado by the Former" and more. See images for text here.

Page... See More  

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$28.00
607265

John LaMountain... ballooning...

Item #607265

October 07, 1859

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, October 7, 1859



* John LaMountain voyage

* Balloonist - ballooning pioneer




The back page has an article headed: "Voyage Of The Atlantic" "Aeronautic Perils, Privations and Hairbreadth Escapes" "Narrative of John La Mountain" Lengthy text takes up almost 3 full columns and is signed in type: John LaMountain

Other news of the day. Complete ... See More  

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$32.00
607143

Ira J. Thurston body found....

Item #607143

March 09, 1859

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, March 9, 1859



* Ira J. Thurston body found

* Aeronaut - ballooning accident




The front page has a small article headed: "Discovery of the Remains of Mr. Thurston, the Aeronaut" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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$28.00
606705

Hair raising balloon voyage...

Item #606705

September 24, 1858

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, September 24, 1858



* Silas Brooks - ballooning

* Children stuck in basket




The front page has an article headed: "Thrilling Incident" "Two Children Carried Off By A Balloon" "Later--The Balloon Found--The Children Rescued Asleep" See images for text here.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little spine wear, otherwise very nice... See More  

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$32.00
605990

Balloon Zenith disaster...

Item #605990

April 17, 1875

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, April 17, 1875



* Ballooning Zenith disaster

* Paris, France aeronauts




The front page has a one column heading: "Extraordinary Balloon Ascension" with smaller subhead: "Ballooning Extraordinary--A Fatal Ascension" See image for brief text here.

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, very minor spine, nice condition.... See More  

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$10.00
602074

Samuel Archer King ballooning......

Item #602074

October 05, 1872

THE WORLD, New York City, October 5, 1872



* Samuel Archer King

* Scientific ballooning voyage




Page 2 has small one column headings: "UP IN A BALLOON" "A Thrilling Voyage Over the White Mountains" "Out At Sea In The Darkness And Fog" and more. Over a full column of text.

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear, otherw... See More  

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$23.00
600417

John Wise last ballooning flight ...

Item #600417

September 29, 1879

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, September 29, 1879



* John Wise - ballooning

* Lost flight - death




This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.



The front page has one column headings: "Balloon Ascension" "Professor Wise Goes Aloft In Interest Of Science" and more. See image for text here. This was the flight ... See More  

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$23.00
600400

Victor, New York balloon flight.....

Item #600400

May 15, 1878

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, May 15, 1878



* Victor, New York

* Ballooning




This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.



Page 6 has one column headings: "An Aeronaut's Peril" "A Terrible Ride Through the Air--Accident to Mons. Lavelle at Victor Yesterday...." See images for text here.



Complete, a l... See More  

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$23.00
600205

18th century balloning...

Item #600205

April 19, 1790

THE MORNING POST, AND DAILY ADVERTISER, London, April 19, 1790 



* Jean-Pierre Blanchard 

* Ballooning
 



A very nice full folio-size newspaper of 4 pages with the entire front page taken up with ads. Pages 2 & 3 have various news of the day with the back page having mostly ads.

Page 3 has a report on Jean-Pierre Blanchard planning a balloon flight.

Nice condition.... See More  

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$26.00
600195

Sarah Bernhardt... ballooning...

Item #600195

January 03, 1879

CLEVELAND DAILY HERALD, Cleveland, Ohio, January 3, 1879



* Sarah Bernhardt

* Ballooning




Page 2 has one column headings: "Up In A Balloon" "Sarah Bernhardt's Accounts of Her Excursions in the Air". See images for text.

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, good condition.

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$23.00
591844

1785 1st balloon flight across the English Channel...

Item #591844

January 14, 1785

THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, January 14, 1785 



* Jean-Pierre Blanchard

* French ballooning pioneer

* 1st English Channel crossing




Page 3 has an historic report of the very first balloon crossing of the English Channel, done by famed balloonist Jean Blanchard. It notes in part: "Blanchard was two hours & a half in the air; two hours of which he was upo... See More  

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$74.00
172268

"A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens... Ballooning...

Item #172268

June 18, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 18, 1859 Two front 1/4 page illustrations of "General Garibaldi" and "Garibaldi's Chasseurs of the Alps." are featured on the front page. Inside pertaining to "The War in Europe" including "The French Army Marching Through a Sardinian Fortified Place Toward the Austrian Lines" and "The Emperor of Austria and His G... See More  

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$52.00

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$27.00
172082

Stock Market... Cocking's Parachute... Steam-Plows...

Item #172082

September 12, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 12, 1857  Fine front page illustration plus an article on: "The New York Stock Board In Session" being a fine and early graphic on the Stock Exchange. "Barth's Travels in North and Central Africa" features several illustrations. "Flirtation at Newport" article features several small illustrations. The "Home the Am... See More  

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$33.00
173754

The fire at Portland, Oregon...

Item #173754

September 06, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 6, 1873  The front page features a 3/4 page illustration 'Sunday Cock-Fight at Madrid' with an accompanying article. A full page illustration ''Do You See Me?' - General Butler Defying the Rebels at New Orleans'. Approximately 1/2 page illustration 'Pilgrimages in France - Departure from a Provincial Station of 'Sacred H... See More  

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174226

Stanley in Central Africa...

Item #174226

March 16, 1878

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 16, 1878  Full front page Nast illus. of "Always Killing the Goose that Lays the Golden Egg."

Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Mr. H. M. Stanley's Anglo-American Expedition for the Exploration of Central Africa - Reception by Mtesa's Body Guard, Prime Minister, and Chiefs." 1/2 pg. illus. of "An Aecumenical Council at St. Pe... See More  

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$17.00
172296

Ballooning... Winslow Homer print...

Item #172296

September 24, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 24, 1859  The front page features a text article with 2 illustrations on 'Transatlantic Ballooning' showing 'Professor C. Lowe' and the 'Interior of the Balloon Basket' plus inside the issue is a full page illustration of: 'The New Air Ship City of New York'.

The doublepage centerfold is by Winslow Homer and is entitled ... See More  

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$61.00
174370

Scnes near Newport and San Francisco...

Item #174370

July 26, 1879

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 26, 1879  Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: 'The Statesman At Home'. Fullpg; 'The Metropolitan Regatta on the Hudson'. 3/4 pg: 'The Eruption of Mt. Etna--The Great Stream of Lava'. Fullpg. with 7 scenes of a military encampment at Newport. Fullpg. shows the ship: 'Jeannette Leaving San Francisco'.

Other news and advertiseme... See More  

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$55.00

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$29.00
172194

Ballooning... Launch of the largest wooden ship in the world...

Item #172194

October 02, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 2, 1858  Full front page illustration shows: "Launch of the 'General Admiral', the Largest Wooden Ship in the World, From the Ship-Yard of W. H. Webb, of New York". 'A Trip to Niagara Falls' includes 12 illustrations. Somber back page cartoon: 'The Quarantine Question'

Also an article "A Man Lost in the Clouds"... See More  

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$33.00

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$18.00
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