SOUVENIRS ET RÉCITS D'UN AÉROSTIER MILITAIRE DE L'ARMÉE DE LA LOIRE 1870-1871; AVEC UNE LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE DU GÉNÉRAL CHANZY

Paris: Maurice Dreyfous, Éditeur, 1891. Hardcover. Item #39782

English translation of the French title; "Memories and Stories of a Military Balloonist, Army of Loire, 1870-1871." Aerial operations and balloon ascensions during the Franco-Prussian War. 356 pages with numerous woodcuts. Bound in original brown pebbled cloth with shield and lettering stamped in gilt and borders stamped in blind. A very good copy.

Price: $350.00