Antique Prints of Hot-Air Ballons and Parachutes ( Heissluftballon )

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All Prints are in Good condition unless otherwise mentioned.

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Le Ballon Captif

"Exposition Universelle de Paris. - Le Ballon Captif"

Wood engraving published 1878. Reverse side is printed.

30 x 22 cm ( 11.8 x 8.6 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. HOTAIRBALLOON247166


Ballon Dirigeable

"Le Ballon Dirigeable de M. De Santos Dumont"

Text illustrations made from photographs. Published 1898. The text ( in French)
desribes this special kind of dirigeable. Reverse side is printed.

Page size: 33.5 x 24.5 cm ( 13.1 x 9.6 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. HOTAIRBALLOON247167


Upper image: "Paris. - Aerostatico Electrico Dirigible De Loa Hermanos Tissandier, Ensayado en Paris, el 26 de Setiembre Ultimo"
Lower image.
"Barquilla y Motor Del Aerostatico Electrico de los Hermanos Tissandier"

Wood engraving printed in Spain, 1884. The text is unrelated and continies on reverse side.

Page size: 35 x 25 cm ( 13.7 x 13.7 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. HOTAIRBALLOON246408


"Montgolfiere, 2. Ballon von Pilatre de Rozier, 3. Ballon von Blanchard, 4. Ballon von Coutelle,
5. Ballon von Green, 7- Ballon von Durant, 8. Marine Ballon........."
and many more

Steel engraving ca 1850. Some light spotting and signs of age.

21.5 x 30 cm ( 8.4 x 11.6 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. HOTAIRBALLOON240294


Gefaehrliches Photographieren (dangerous photography)

Wood engraving ca 1885. Backside is printed.

14 x 7.3 cm ( 5.5 x 2.8 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. PHOTO8134


"Battle of Fleur"

Fine steel engraving with a decorative girlande of plants and designs on three sides of the print.
In the upper right is a hot air balloon.

Image with girlande: 15.5 x 20.5 cm ( 6.1 x 8 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. BELGIUM244583


Heissluftballon

"Deplacierte Frage"
"Professorin ( die mit ihrem Manne einen Ballonaufstieg macht, als si schon
laengere Zeit in der Luft schweben); "Georg, bist Du noch da!"

Wood engraving ca 1900. Reverse side is printed.

14 x 8 cm ( 5.5 x 3.1")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. HOTAIRBALLOON241635


"Der aus den Wolken gefallene Leutnant"

Wood engraving dated 1911. Reverse side is printed.

21.5 x 11.2 cm ( 8.4 x 4.4 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. HOTAIRBALLOON241289


"Die Überprufung eines Fesselballons über einen Eisenbahnkörper".

Wood engraving after A. Wald in "Gartenlaube", 1898.
Overall light toning and text on backside. Repaired tear in lower margin. Browning on margin edges.

23.7 x 17 cm ( 9.3 x 6.7 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. HOTAIRBALLOON9028


Chimney Sweep - Kaminkehrer

"Im Zeitalter des lenkbaren Luftschiffes"

A chimney sweep uses a hot-air balloon to go from chimney to chimney!

Wood engraving ca 1900. Reverse side is printed.

19 x 4.5 cm ( 7.4 x 1.7 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. HOTAIRBALLOON242926


Hot Air Balloon Apollo

Upper image: " unbesorgt meiner bewaehrten Fuehrung anzuvertrauen!! - - Nur nicht
Lower image: gar so hastig, meine Herrschaften! Schoen, einer nach dem andern, und
nur solange Platz ist, damit sein Malheaur geschieht bei dem Sturm!!!"

The name of the balloon is "Apollo"

Wood engraving ca 1900. Reverse side is printed.

21 x 9.5 cm ( 8.2 x 3.7 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. HOTAIRBALLOON242925


Hot Air Balloon   Luft Ballon

"Da schau, Seppenbauer, auf Deiner Wiesen, geht der Luftballon nieder!"
"Was moanst D'Burgermoaster, was i' Schad'n verlanga soll dafuer?"

Wood engraving ca 1900. Reverse side is printed.

11.5 x 14 cm ( 4.5 x 5.5 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. HOTAIRBALLOON242927


"Zukunftstrafe" ( Future Punishment )

"... der Angeklagte wird daher zur Depotation verurteilt.."
(
the accused will be sentences to deportation )

"Das Urteil is vollstreckt " ( the sentence is carried out )

Wood engraving dated 1911. Reverse side is printed.

15.5 x 18 cm ( 6.1 x 7 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. HOTARIBALLOON242269


"Der Ballon captif auf der Pariser Weltaustellung"

Wood engraving ca 1880. Reverse side is printed. Overall age toning.

27 x 19.5 cm ( 10.6 x 7.6 ")

$ 70.00

Order Nr. HOTAIRBALLOON239667


"Experience du Parachute"

Etching by Simon Petit ca 1900 after the original from 1769. Strong paper.

33 x 22 cm ( 12.9 x 8.6 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. HOTAIRBALLOON241665


"Dass Wasser kommt, das Wasser steigt!" ( The water is coming, the water is rising! )

People preparing for a flood, including flying in a hotair balloon, standing on stilts, sitting in a tub, putting wings on a dog........

Wood engraving after A. Schmidhammer ca 1880. Horizontal centerfold.
Reverse side is printed. Light browning on margin edges.

31 x 22.5 cm ( 12.2 x 8.8 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. HOTAIRBALLOON241241


"Ascension de MM. Sivel det Croce-Spinelli, le 22 Mars 1874"

Wood engraving published 1874. Reverse side is printed. Light age toning.

16.5 x 13.7 cm ( 6.4 x 5.3 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. HOTAIRBALLOON240463


Le Parc des Ballons
La Fete Foraine En Faveur des Incendies de la Guyane Francaise.

Wood engraving ca 1890 made from a photograph. Reverse side is printed.

10 x 20 cm ( 3.9 x 7.8 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. HOTAIRBALLOON9830


"Montgolsiere vom 11 Sept. 1783. Blanchard's Ballon mit Fallvorightung. Aufsteig eines Luftballons vom Marsfelde 1783. Ballon von Testu.Brisn, Ballon fuer Pilatre de Rozier's und d Ariandese's erste Luftreise. Green's Ballon. Gifford's Ballon captif. ( Paris 1869)"

Wood engraving 1875. Reverse side is printed. Overall light age toning.

Image size: 25 x 18 cm ( 9.8 x 7 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. HOTAIRBALLOON239581


Herabschwebender Fallschirm ( Parachute )

Wood engraving 1874. Reverse side is printed.

7.5 x 8.4 cm ( 2.9 x 3.3 " )

$ 25.00

Order Nr. HOTAIRBALLOON236019


Fisica (Aeronautica)

Shows some of the most famous hot-air balloons of the time:
from Montgolfier, Blanchard, Lunardi, Robert and others.

Pen lithograph by Gaet. Bonatti in Turin, ca 1850. Very clean.

24.5 x 17.6 cm ( 9.6 x 6.9 ")

$ 120.00

Order Nr. HOTAIRBALLOON9027


Zukunftsbild ( Picture of the future)

Wood engraving after A. Roessler ca 1900. Reverse side is printed.

15 x 22 cm ( 5.9 x 8.6 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. HOTAIRBALLOON236022


"Gay-Lussac un Biot in der Gondel des Luftballons"

Wood engraving from "Orbis Pictus" by Otto Spamer, 1874. Overall toning and text on backside.

13.2 x 10.2 cm ( 5.2 x 4 ")

$35.00

Order Nr. HOTAIRBALLOON9011


"Boshaft" ( mean )

"Es ist schrecklich!. So oft wir ein Wirtshaus zu Gesicht kriegen, wirft meine Frau Ballast aus!"
( It is terrible. Every time my wife sees a restaurant, she throws out ballast! )

Wood engraving 1909. Reverse side is printed.

17.5 x 7 cm ( 6.8 x 2.7 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. HOTAIRBALLOON241362


Zukunftsbild ( Picture of the future )

Der Luftballon im Dienste der Hausfrau
( The balloon being used by housewives - to hang and dry clothes !)

Wood engraving ca 1900. Reverse side is printed.

16 x 11.5 cm ( 6.2 x 4.5 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. HOTAIRBALLOON236028


Rieckerisches Luftschiff ( Riecker´s Airship)

9.5 x 15 cm ( 3.7 x 5.9 ")

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On the reverse side:

Dr. Thayer ´s Lufteisenbahn ( Dr. Thayer´s Air Railroad)

13.6 x 9 cm ( 5.3 x 3.5 ")

Wood engravings ca 1885.

$ 55.00

Order Nr. HOTAIRBALLOON236021


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