AuthorWise, John, 1808-1879.
TitleThrough the air : a narrative of forty years' experience as an aƫronaut. Comprising a history of the various attempts in the art of flying by artificial means from the earliest period down to the present time. With an account of the author's most important air-voyages and his many thrilling adventures and hairbreadth escapes. Also, an appendix, in which are given full instructions for the manufacture and management of balloons. By John Wise. Profusely illustrated.
PublishedPhiladelphia, New York, [etc.] : To-day Pub. Co., 1873.
Description650 p. : incl. col. front., plates, ports., facsim. ; 24 cm.
General NoteAn enlarged edition of the author's "System of aeronautics", issued in 1850.
SubjectsAeronautics -- History.
LC Card Number07-3458
Call Number/Copies 
 WRHS Research Library: TL 515 W813
mq223820: LC class, closed stacks [status: NON-CIRCULATING]
[Record 135014]