Sunday, December 20, 2015

The Balloon, Which Has Now Righted Itself at about 50 Metres above the Sea, Is Rapidly Speeding North; The Guide Ropes Glide over the Water Making a Very Perceptible Wake like the Track Made by a Ship (1898)

Henri Lachambre and Alexis Machuron,  Andrée's Balloon Expedition in Search of the North Pole (New York: Frederick Stokes Company, 1898), frontispiece.