The Dominion of the Air

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The Dominion of the Air

John Mackenzie Bacon, English astronomer, aeronaut, and lecturer (1846 – 1904)


This ebook presents «The Dominion of the Air», from John Mackenzie Bacon. A dynamic table of contents enables to jump directly to the chapter selected.


Table of Contents

- About This Book

- Chapter I. The Dawn Of Aeronautics

- Chapter Ii. The Invention Of The Balloon

- Chapter Iii. The First Balloon Ascent In England

- Chapter Iv. The Development Of Balloon Philosophy

- Chapter V. Some Famous Early Voyagers

- Chapter Vi. Charles Green And The Nassau Balloon

- Chapter Vii. Charles Green-further Adventures

- Chapter Viii. John Wise-the American Aeronaut

- Chapter Ix. Early Methods And Ideas

- Chapter X. The Commencement Of A New Era

- Chapter Xi. The Balloon In The Service Of Science

- Chapter Xii. Henry Coxwell And His Contemporaries

- Chapter Xiii. Some Noteworthy Ascents

- Chapter Xiv. The Highest Ascent On Record

- Chapter Xv. Further Scientific Voyages Of Glaisher And Coxwell

- Chapter Xvi. Some Famous French Aeronauts

- Chapter Xvii. Adventure And Enterprise

- Chapter Xviii. The Balloon In The Siege Of Paris

- Chapter Xix. The Tragedy Of The Zenith-the Navigable Balloon

- Chapter Xx. A Chapter Of Accidents

- Chapter Xxi. The Coming Of The Flying Machine

- Chapter Xxii. The Story Of The Spencers

- Chapter Xxiii. New Departures In Aerostation

- Chapter Xxiv. Andree And His Voyages

- Chapter Xxv. The Modern Airship-in Search Of The Leonids

- Chapter Xxvi. Recent Aeronautical Events

- Chapter Xxvii. The Possibilities Of Balloons In Warfare

- Chapter Xxviii. The Constitution Of The Air

- Chapter Xxix. Conclusion

GÉNERO
Ciencia y naturaleza
PUBLICADO
2015
12 de noviembre
IDIOMA
EN
Inglés
EXTENSIÓN
364
Páginas
EDITORIAL
The Perfect Library
VENTAS
FB Editions
TAMAÑO
569.4
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