Dupuis-Delcourt, 1850, Nouvel manuel complet d'aérostation

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Dupuis-Delcourt. Nouvel manuel complet d'aérostation ou Guide pour servir a l'histoire et a la pratique des ballons. Paris, a la librairie encyclopédique de Roret, rue Hautefeuille, 12, 1850.

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First 86 pages give a history of aeronautics broken up roughly into thirds (before, during, and after the Montgolfier period). Then gets into military applications. Extensively quotes primary sources.

Contains a chronology of balloon ascents through time of publication, with locations and occupations of balloonists (pp. 223–239).

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