A Balloon Ascension at Midnight

By: Hall, George Eli

Price: $125.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good-


Color Illustrations; This book is in Very Good- condition. Limited to 1175 copies on deckle-edge paper (with 30 copies on Imperial Japan Vellum). The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine of the book is partially perished and the illustrated covers have toning, light rubbing and some spots of foxing. The text pages are mostly clean and bright, though there is toning and offsetting to pages opposite illustrations. The endpapers are noticeably toned. There is a previous owner's inked name and address on the front free page. From a 2008 PBAG Gallery listing: " In 1901 the author accompanied French aeronaut Etienne Giraud on a nocturnal excursion in his balloon from Paris into the Burgundy countryside. Upon his return to San Francisco, Hall had his account handsomely printed with zincographic illustrations by Ross, who went on to fame as a sporting illustrator."

Title: A Balloon Ascension at Midnight

Author Name: Hall, George Eli

Illustrator: Illustrated by Gordon Ross

Categories: Aeronautics / Astronautics,

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Paul Elder and Morgan Shepard: 1902

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good-

Seller ID: A34303

Keywords: Aeronautics / Astronautics Aeronautics Balloons George Eli Hall Gordon Ross Balloon Ascensions Paul Elder and Morgan Shepard Small Press Aeronautics / Astronautics,