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THE PANAMA CANAL by Frederic J. Haskin - Hardcover - 1914 - from Kubik Fine Books Ltd,  ABAA and


by Frederic J. Haskin

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Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1914. Hardcover. 386p plus 2p advertisements. A dark red cloth hardcover book in very good condition. Edges minutely rubbed. Inscription on front free endpaper. Light stain on side of text block. Otherwise clean and tight. An account of the construction of the Panama Canal. Foldout color frontis. Illustrated with many black and white photographic plates by Ernest Hallen.


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