The Mummy! A Tale of the Twenty-Second Century by Jane Webb Loudon:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas
Barrels of Air
A very early mention of a means for breathing once above the Earth's atmosphere.
A system of sending mail quickly from town to town via steam-cannon-powered hollow spheres.
A regular means of conveyance, like a train or carriage.
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