Kansas City, MO: Self published/J.M. Chaney, Jr., Publisher, 1900. First edition. Hardcover. Item #39740
An eccentric novel of polar exploration by an improved balloon with flapping wings powered by a gasoline engine. Bleiler; Science Fiction, The Early Years; #405. Bound in dark blue cloth with lettering on the spine in gilt and design on the front and rear covers stamped in blind. A near fine copy of this scarce title.