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Flying machines... Hot air balloons...

Item # 172068

July 25, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 25, 1857  The front page features "The Travel Notes in Bible Lands" with a half page illustration 'Pool of Bethesda' and smaller illustration 'Pillar of Absalom'. Full page of text with 5 illustrations on: 'New Holland Pippins' with a view of the 'Country House Near Sydney, New Holland' and one of 'Kangaroos'. An article entitled "Going to Europe" with several small illustrations.
Two nice pages of text with 13 illustrations of 'About Flying Machines' showing a wide variety of balloons & other 'machines' - containing names such as M. Laurent's, Mongolfier, Besnier, Degen, Blanchard, Cocking, Petin, Charles Green, Rosier, and Testu-Brissy.
Complete in 16 pages, in good condition as shown and contains additional prints and related text.

Category: 1857-1860