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The Navigable Rhine: The Development of its Shipping the Basis of the Prosperity of Its Commerce and its Traffic in 1907 by  Edwin J CLAPP - Hardcover - September 1911 - from Attic Books and Biblio.com

The Navigable Rhine: The Development of its Shipping the Basis of the Prosperity of Its Commerce and its Traffic in 1907

by CLAPP, Edwin J

Condition: ex library-good +


Boston: Houghton Mifflin, September 1911. Hardcover. ex library-good +. Hart, Schaffner & Marx Prize Economic Essays IX. xvii, 134 p., interspersed with plates. 21 cm. Frontispiece and 18 other plates. Burgundy cloth. Light wear and rubbing. Ex library with mark from label on lower spine, ink stamp on a front page, mark on rear endpaper. Half title has label of former owner.

Topics: growing predominance of bulk goods in commerce; improvements of the channel and the boats; development of the Rhine's sea and river harbors; steamboat companies; railroads; traffic in German Rhine harbors; water rates; comparison with Mississippi. Index.


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