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The Panama Canal by  Frederic J Haskin - First Edition - 1913 - from Heritage Books and Biblio.co.uk

The Panama Canal

by Haskin, Frederic J

Condition: Very Good +/No DJ


New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1913. First Edition. Very Good +/No DJ. 24mo = 5-6". Ernest Hallen. Red linen boards with gilt lettering, slight bump at spine edges, text block dark with age, pages also tanned, Binding is secure. Fold out of completed canal (in color) is loose from binding.
  • Bookseller: Heritage Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: NF46712
  • Title: The Panama Canal
  • Author: Haskin, Frederic J
  • Illustrator: Ernest Hallen
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good +
  • Jacket condition: No DJ
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Co.
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1913
  • Pages: 378pp
  • Keywords: American Frontier First Edition
  • Bookseller catalogs: History-General;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / General;
  • Size: 24mo = 5-6"


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