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

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

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

by McCullough, David

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ISBN 10
0671225634
ISBN 13
9780671225636
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1977. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth. Near fine/very good. First edition of The Path between the Seas, signed twice by David McCullough.. Octavo, 485pp. Blue cloth, title on spine. First printing with full number line on copyright page. Handwritten notes on rear endpaper, light dust along top edge of text block. In the publisher's dust jacket, $14.95 on front flap, chipping along back panel, shelf wear, a very good example. Signed on the half title and inscribed to veteran Time Magazine correspondent James Bell: "For Jim Bell, whose time here on the Vineyard I've enjoyed enormously - with best regards David McCullough. West Tisbury, Mass. July 11, 1977." The Path between the Seas won the National Book Award in History in 1978.

Synopsis

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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Bookseller
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Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
The Path Between the Seas; The Creation of the Panama Canal 1870 - 1914
Author
McCullough, David
Illustrator
First edition of The Path between the Seas, signed twice by David McCullough.
Format/Binding
Cloth
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
very good
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0671225634
ISBN 13
9780671225636
Publisher
Simon and Schuster
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1977
Keywords
first edition David McCullough, signed book David McCullough, Mornings on Horseback, Truman, Brave Companions, The Great Bridge, The Path Between the Seas, The Johnstown Flood, Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, The Wright Brothers, Truman, John Ad

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