Bert, 1878, La pression barométrique

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Paul Bert. La pression barométrique : recherches de physiologie expérimentale. [Typographie Lahure, rue de Felurus, 9, Paris.]

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WorldCat entry (gives publication info "Paris, G. Masson, 1878").

Extensive work on pressure and physiology. Balloon data are discussed in chapter 2, (pp. 179–203).

Mentions some of the usual suspects in early ballooning, especially Jean-Pierre Blanchard (and his debate with Jérôme Lalande) and Louis Joseph Gay-Lussac; also Louis Leullier-Duché, author of an eighteenth-century treatise on balloon-related ailments, and Pierre Testu-Brissy.

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