FRANCE BALLOON POST 1870 – 1871 BALLON MONTE AIR MAI
Condition: FRANCE BALLOON POST 1870 – 1871 BALLON MONTE AIR MAI
Item Id #: 2516
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A Special Item
FROM THE ANTIQUARIAN & MODERNARIAN
OF POSTAL HISTORY & PHILATELY ***********
FRANCE BALLOON POST 1870 – 1871 BALLON MONTE rare book ~~~~~~~~~~~~
Balloon Post of the Siege of Paris, 1870-71 by Louis Chaintrier, translated from the French by George W. Angers, Prof. Everett Thompson, and Joseph L. Eisendrath, and edited by Ernst Cohn.
This is a 163 page volume containing the series of articles which ran for many years in the Airpost Journal. Also included are many hitherto unpublished photographs, an account of the Pigeon Post of the same era by George Angers, and an updated French Balloon Post Section (excluding prices) from the Fifth Edition of the American Air Mail Catalogue.
BRAND NEW!! Hardbound – very impressive!! –