Up in the Clouds: Balloon Voyages
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Up in the Clouds: Balloon Voyages

By R. M. (Robert Michael) Ballantyne
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Table of Contents
  • R.M. Ballantyne
  • "Up in the Clouds"
    • Chapter One.
      • Balloon Voyages.
      • Treats of Early Efforts to Fly, etcetera.
    • Balloon Voyages.
    • Treats of Early Efforts to Fly, etcetera.
    • Chapter Two.
      • The First Balloons.
    • The First Balloons.
    • Chapter Three.
      • Early Attempts at Aerial Navigation.
    • Early Attempts at Aerial Navigation.
    • Chapter Four.
      • The first Aerial Voyages made in Great Britain—Succeeding Ascents.
    • The first Aerial Voyages made in Great Britain—Succeeding Ascents.
    • Chapter Five.
      • Parachutes.
    • Parachutes.
    • Chapter Six.
      • Ascents by Messrs Glaisher and Coxwell.
    • Ascents by Messrs Glaisher and Coxwell.
    • Chapter Seven.
      • Account of Nadar’s Balloon, “Le Géant.” First Ascent.
    • Account of Nadar’s Balloon, “Le Géant.” First Ascent.
    • Chapter Eight.
      • Second Ascent of Nadar’s “Giant” Balloon.
    • Second Ascent of Nadar’s “Giant” Balloon.
    • Chapter Nine.
      • War-Balloons.
    • War-Balloons.
    • Chapter Ten.
      • Aerial Locomotives, etcetera.
      • The End.
    • Aerial Locomotives, etcetera.
    • The End.
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