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The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914 by  David McCullough - Paperback - Later Printing - 1977 - from Pat Cramer, Bookseller 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: Very Good +


New York: Touchstone Books, 1977. Book. Very Good +. Trade Paperback. Later Printing. A square solid tight carefully read copy. This copy has some light pagedge soil, two light corner bumps, some light browning to extremities. This copy was one of a group that were presented to the passengers of the of the Royal Odyssey, a cruise liner that is/was a part of the Royal Cruise line in 1984, as a souviner of a cruise through the Panama Canal to celebrate the 70th anniversary of it's completion in 1914. This copy has two items laid in that verify the above, a copy of a note from the from the administrator of the canal and also a bookmark from the Cruise Line, both items mentioning the celebration. In addition there is a tipped in page containing a note from David McCullough with his facsimile signature. This copy is one of an un-known number of a Limited Edition, publisher's phrase not mine, limited by the presence of the tipped in page with the McCullough signature. A book by the Pulitzer Prize winning author of John Adams and Truman THAT ACTUALLY MADE A TRIP THROUGH THE CANAL. THIS COPY IS IN MY POSSESSION AND NORMALLY SHIPS NEXT DAY..

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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