Antique 1906 Gilt Decorated Hardcover History of Panama Canal Area. "Panama The Isthmus And The Canal" by C. H. Forbes-Lindsay. HARDCOVER 1906 John C. Winston Company 1st edition, 1st printing; w/ Date: "1906" on Title page, "Published, July, 1906" & no additional printings on copyright page. Exactly as shown in the listing scan(s). Nice Collectible 1st edition, 1st printing hardcover copy. "The story of the Panama Canal from the earliest explorations to the present time (1906). A comphrehensive discussion of the steps taken & the final plans for the building of the canal is presented. Two fold-out charts show the route throught the jungles of Panama chosen & the locks planned to deal with the elevation difficulties presented by the difference in elevation between the Atlantic & Pacific coasts." SIGNED ON 1ST END PAPER: "DUDLEY P. BAILEY/EVERETT MASS." Dudley P(erkins) Bailey was of "Mayflower" decent. He was a lawyer, author of local history, & town official in Everett Massachusetts. His best known writings were on Financial subjects & the history of the Everett area. Illustrated with photos. Previous ower's name on 1st blank endpaper, o/w internally tight & unmarked. Binding Exterior; decorated pictorial hardcover, with expected light handling/rubbing wear but all lettering/decoration readable. NO REMAINDER MARK; NOT X-LIBRARY. No DJ present. ALL ITEMS ARE GUARANTEED TO BE ACCURATELY DESCRIBED, NOT DEFECTIVE, & GENUINE. PLEASE NOTE: PLEASE NOTE: Shipping will be billed to winning bidder by Last Chance Auctions in their billing for item(s). Media Mail postage is shown for shipping in the United States. Foreign winning bidders will pay postage based on their countries small/medium/large Flat Rate box postage rates & weight of the package. Other types of postage are avaible at added expense at the bidders request. A Tracking Number will be provided to buyer. Insurance is mandatory on packages over $100 USD and will be added to postage charges when applicable.
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