The history of balloon flights, 1851-1852.
© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library
'Ascensions aeronautiques les plus Remarquables', hand-coloured engraving by A Perrot of numerous balloon illustrations with historical notes on ascents, dating from ballooning's origins in 1783 to 1851. Printed by Charndon Aine & Aize and published by the Barthelemier Freres, Paris. Dimensions: 550mm x 740mm.