Wonderful Balloon AscentsOr, the Conquest of the Skies

This etext was prepared by Metra Kay Christofferson: metra@theonramp.net. Wonderful Balloon Ascents: or, the Conquest of the Skies A History of Balloons and Balloon Voyages. from the French of F. Marion 1870 PREFACE “Let posterity know, and knowing be astonished, that on the fifteenth day of September, 1784, Vincent Lunardi of Lucca, in Tuscany, the