New in the Birdcage Bottom Books shop:

Emi Gennis’ “Unfortunate Mishaps in Aviation History”

Two tales of foolhardiness resulting in disaster at the dawn of aviation. First, the tale of Franz Reichelt, a foolish inventor who was determined to create a “parachute suit.” Then, the story of S. A. Andrée and his ill-fated attempt to reach the North Pole in a hot air balloon. 
8.5″ x 5.5″, 13-pages. $2
b&w on color cover-stock with b&w interior 

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