Ponton d'Amécourt, 1864, Collection de mémoires sur la locomotion aérienne sans ballons

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Vte. de Ponton d'Amécourt. Collection de mémoires sur la locomotion aérienne sans ballons. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, Imprimeur-Libraire, du bureau des longitudes, de l'école impériale polytechnique, successeur de Mallet-Bachelier, Quai des Augustins, 55. 1864.

Online at BNF/Gallica.

Collects texts from a variety of sources (including Emmanuel Liais, N. Landur, Henry Giffard, Barral, Babinet, L. Franchot, Ramon de Morènes, A. Gerardin) on the technical problems of heavier-than-air flight. See chronology of inventions & inventors 1861–1864 on p. 86.

Cited in Armengaud jeune, 1909, Le Probleme de l'Aviation, p. 19, as a significant revival of thinking about heavier-than-air flight in the the post-montgolfier era.

Introduction discusses recent activities of Nadar and Gabriel de La Landelle.

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