Philatelic Literature Specialists

Pringle, John

Early British Balloon Posts

A Record of the First Attempts to Carry Mail by Balloon in Great Britain, With a Chapter on Dr. Barton and his Dirigible Airship
Publisher: Privately published, nd (circa 1928)

Hardback, original blue cloth gilt, 126 pages, many illustrations including two colour plates, some wear to the front cover, light rubbing to spine, in Good+ condition.

Rare classic work. Includes chapters on the Beckenham Coronation Balloon Post 1902, the First “Lifeboat Saturday” Ballon Post 1902, the Second “Lifeboat Saturday” Balloon Post 1903, the Beckenham Flower Show Balloon Post 1905, and the Daily Graphic Balloon Post 1907.


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