REPORTS OF EXPLORATIONS AND SURVEYS TO ASCERTAIN THE PRACTICABILITY OF A SHIP-CANAL BETWEEN THE ATLANTIC AND PACIFIC OCEANS By Way of the Isthmus of Darien (Panama Canal). Thos Oliver Selfridge, U. S. Navy Commander.
REPORTS OF EXPLORATIONS AND SURVEYS TO ASCERTAIN THE PRACTICABILITY OF A SHIP-CANAL BETWEEN THE ATLANTIC AND PACIFIC OCEANS By Way of the Isthmus of Darien (Panama Canal)
REPORTS OF EXPLORATIONS AND SURVEYS TO ASCERTAIN THE PRACTICABILITY OF A SHIP-CANAL BETWEEN THE ATLANTIC AND PACIFIC OCEANS By Way of the Isthmus of Darien (Panama Canal)

REPORTS OF EXPLORATIONS AND SURVEYS TO ASCERTAIN THE PRACTICABILITY OF A SHIP-CANAL BETWEEN THE ATLANTIC AND PACIFIC OCEANS By Way of the Isthmus of Darien (Panama Canal)

Washington: Government Printing Office, 1874. First Edition. Hard Cover. Quarto. Item #5091

268pp., 14 sepia toned lithos after photographs by famed photographer, Timothy H. O'Sullivan and 17 folding maps at rear (16 are listed in the map index) Short tear to map #1 near gutter; bound in original brown cloth, slight fading to spine; minor fraying at spine ends and ghost of label removal; bookplate, Rhode Island State Library on front pastedown and small stamp on title page; neat contemporary owner's name on title page. The present title, laid the ground work for the building of the Panama Canal. Internally, plates and text are clean and bright. Overall, a very good copy.

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