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The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914 by  David McCullough - Hardcover - Book Club Edition - 1977 - from Pat Cramer, Bookseller and Biblio.com

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

by McCullough, David

Condition: N-Fine/Very Good +


Simon and Schuster/ Fireside Book, 1977. Book. N-Fine. Hardcover. Book Club Edition. A solid tight very carefully read copy. This copy has light browning to the edges of the text block. The jacket has some light rubbing, light soil, lightish edgewear, a short closed tear. This is the full size hardback, identical to the True First, full dark blue cloth boards. A nice hardback copy of a hard to find book. THIS COPY IS IN MY POSSESSION AND NORMALLY SHIPS NEXT DAY..

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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