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    The Panama Canal by HASKIN, Frederic J

    Garden City: Doubleday, 1913. Hardcover. Good. First edition. Red cloth boards with white ink titles. 386pp. Maps present. Illustrated from photographs taken by Ernest Hallen. A shaken spine with a loss of the front free endpaper, cracked hinges, and bumped corners, good and lacking the dustwrapper.


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    The Panama Canal. Funnel for World Commerce by [Panama Canal Company]

    [Balboa Heights, C.Z.?]: n.p., 1962. Revised edition. Stapled paper wrappers. Stamped "Complimentary Copy" over the price else fine.. 16 pp. Illus. with color drawings and maps and b/w photos. 4to. Nice revised copy of an illustrated booklet first published in 1955 providing information on the Panama Canal.


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    The Panama Canal by Haskin, Frederic J

    New York: Doubleday, Page & Company. Very Good in Poor dust jacket. 1913. 1st. Hardcover. Dust jacket has many chips and edgewear - protected in a mylar sleeve. ; Book is in Very Good condition - minimal signs of ex-library (stamps on front and rear inside covers) . Colored fold-out map Is in excellent condition. Profusely illustrated with photographs of details in the construction of the canal and the people involved. ; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs, Map & Illus.; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 386 pages .


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    The Panama Canal by Haskin, Frederic J

    NY: Doubleday & Company, 1913. 1st printing; maroon c w/white titles; Ernest Hallen illustrator; Frontispiece is a National Geographic color Bird's-Eye View fold-out by the J. N. Mathews Co. of NY. 386 clean, unmarked pages. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by color Fold-out Frontis; b/w Photos. 12 vo.


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    THE PANAMA CANAL by Frederic J. Haskin

    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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    The Panama Canal by Frederic J. Haskin

    Doubleday Page, 1913. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very Good condition, no DJ. First edition, first printing. No markings to the text block. Previous owner's markings on the front free end paper.


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    The Panama Canal by Frederic J. Haskin

    Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1913 BEAUTIFUL BOOK, DARK RED COVER WITH LIGHT PRINT FRONT AND SPINE. SLIGHT WEAR LOWER SPINE, SMALL FADED SPOT LOWER FRONT. INSCRIPTION WHERE GIVEN AS GIFT INSIDE IN 1913 AT CHRISTMAS TO SISTER. FRONTISPIECE IS A VERY MICE COLOR FOLDOUT OF CANAL. PRIMARY BOOK PURPOSE IS TO TELL HISTORY OF THE CANAL. A ship canal, about 82 km (51 mi) long, crossing the Isthmus of Panama in the Canal Zone and connecting the Caribbean Sea with the Pacific Ocean. It was begun by the French in 1881, but the project was abandoned in 1889. The United States gained construction rights after Panama declared its independence in 1903, and the canal was opened to traffic on August 15, 1914. A 1977 treaty stipulated that the Panamanians gained full rights of sovereignty over the canal on December 31, 1999. ANTIQUE BOOKS DEN, WHERE HISTORY LIVES.


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    THE PANAMA CANAL by HASKIN, Frederic J

    Garden City, New York:: Doubleday, Page & Company,, 1913. Book. Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition Lacks issued Map. Illustrated with photos. Maroon cloth covered boards. 8 inches tall. 386 pages with index and adverts. Small loss top spine. Moderate handling wear. .


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    The Panama Canal by HASKIN, Frederic J

    New York: Doubleday, Page & Co, 1914. Hardcover. Very Good. Later printing. Fold-out color frontispiece. Spine ends bumped, owner's name on front fly, else very good.


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    The Panama Canal by Frederic J. Haskin

    Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1914. Hardcover. Very Good. 5 1/2 x 8 1/4. 386 pages + 2 of ads. Nice fold our color map as a frontispiece. Illustrated. The paper shows slight age toning. The red cloth boards have bright gilt on the front and faded gilt on the spine. Copyright 1913.


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    The Panama Canal by Haskin, Frederic J

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1913. First Edition. Hardcover. 386pp + 2pp of publisher's advertisements. Original brick red cloth stamped in white on the front panel and the spine. Foldout color frontispiece of the Panama Canal. Illustrated. Lettering on the spine and the front panel partially faded. A very good copy. ; Octavo.


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    THE STORY OF THE EXPOSITION: Being the Official History of the International Celebration Held at San Francisco in 1915 to Commemorate the Discovery of the Pacific Ocean and the Construction of the Panama Canal. by Todd, Frank Morton

    NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1921. First edition. Brief 1938 gift inscription (from scholar/historian Herbert O. Brayer to California historian John Hussey) to front fixed endpaper, else fine, entirely clean and unworn. 5 volume set, original brown cloth with titles and decoration in gilt, quartos (8.5 x 10.5 inches), approx. 400 pages per volume. Profusely illustrated with b/w and color plates, including large tri-fold frontispiece - a panoramic photo in color of the exposition. The 1915 exposition was located on what is now San Francisco's Marina Green. The only structure remaining in place is the domed Palace of Fine Arts, designed by Bernard Maybeck. The inscription noted in our condition description is that of scholar/historian


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    THE PANAMA CANAL by Frederic J. Haskin

    New York: Doubleday, Page & Company. 1914. Hardcover. Good in boards. Edge wear. Soiling to front and rear panels. Binding visible in between front pastedown and end page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .


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    The Panama Canal by Hammond, Rolt & Lewin, CJ

    London: Frederick Muller Ltd.. 1966. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Small closed tear to the top edge of DJ (no loss). Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Bookseller stamp/label to front paste-down. Stamp to half title page. Previous owners note to the front free endpapers. 253 pages A through and painstaking work dealing with political issues as well as the formidable technical problems involved, this is a contribution of undoubted importance to world trade. . 1st Edition. Hardback.


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    $875.00

    The Panama Canal: Its History, Its Political Aspects and Financial Difficulties by RODRIGUES, J.C

    London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, 1885. First Edition. Publisher’s cloth; bookplate; very good or a little better. The French began a sea level canal in 1880 but failed to complete the project, which required several additional decades of engineering expertise, political turmoil, intrigue, not to mention many thousands of lives.


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    The Panama Canal by Haskin, Frederic J

    New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1913. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine. Octavo. Original rust colored cloth, 386 pages, 3 pages of ads at rear; frontis is a folding panoramic view of Panama. Illustrated from photographs taken by Ernest Hallen, Official Photographer of the Isthmian Canal Commission. A fine, brilliant copy.


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    The Panama Canal by Haskin, Frederic J

    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.


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