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

by McCullough, David

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


History Book Club, 2002. Foreword by Peter Winn. Large, heavy, sturdy book, blue spine, black boards, very bright gilt lettering on spine, address label and flag decal on first front end paper, 698 pages including four glossy photo sections. DJ beneath mylar, glossy and colorfully designed on front, photo of ship in lock at center front, praise on back. DJ has very slight wear at spine top edge. Near Fine DJ/Very Fine book. . Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

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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