[Broadside]: Announcement Extraordinary: Miss Louise Bates will Repeat her great Parachute Leap Tomorrow Friday, Sept. 20, 1889, at the St. Lawrence County Fair. There will also be a Balloon Race Between Miss Bates and Mr. Neilson, who will leap simultaneously and descend from their respective Balloons in Parachutes...

St. Lawrence County [New York]: 1889.

Price: $800.00

Unbound. Approximately 8" x 9.5". Paper toned, old creases with small splits at the edges, tiny nicks in the margins, two recipes in pencil written on the verso, about very good. No one can doubt Miss Bates' grit. Two months earlier she had come very close to drowning when she parachuted into Deal Lake in Asbury Park, New Jersey; five years later she was forced to jump from her balloon when it was a couple of hundred feet high, glancing off the top of a tree when her parachute didn't have time to open, and essentially escaping unhurt. *OCLC* locates no copies.

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[Broadside]: Announcement Extraordinary: Miss Louise Bates will Repeat her great Parachute Leap Tomorrow Friday, Sept. 20, 1889, at the St. Lawrence County Fair. There will also be a Balloon Race Between Miss Bates and Mr. Neilson, who will leap simultaneously and descend from their respective Balloons in Parachutes. Louise BATES.