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The Path Between the Seas : The Creation of the Panama Canal 1870-1914 by  David McCullough - Hardcover - Book Club (BCE/BOMC) - 1977 - from Rose's Books, IOBA and Biblio.co.uk

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The Path Between the Seas : The Creation of the Panama Canal 1870-1914

by McCullough, David

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


New York: Simon & Schuster, 1977. Book Club edition. 8vo. 697 p. Index. Sources. Notes. Black and white photographs. McCullough's readable and comprehensive history of the building of the Panama Canal. Gift inscriptions on ffep. Near fine in near fine jacket in mylar cover.. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Describes all the events and personalities involved in the monumental undertaking which precipitated revolution, scandal, economic crisis, and a new Central American republic Bibliography: p. 655-669. Includes index.




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