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Panama,   le passé - le présent - l'avenir.  bound with, Panama, le Trafic.  Phillipe Bunau-Varilla

£575.00

  • Panama,   le passé - le présent - l'avenir.  bound with, Panama, le Trafic.  Phillipe Bunau-Varilla

Panama, le passé – le présent – l’avenir. bound with, Panama, le Trafic. Phillipe Bunau-Varilla

Bunau-Varilla, Phillipe
Paris, G.Masson, 1892

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Presentation copy from the author, Phillipe Bunau-Varilla, of this scarce early on the construction and operation of the Panama Canal

2 volumes in 1. 4to [31x22cm]. pp176 + errata page. 69.   a little browning to the paper and occasional foxing, but generally a good clean copy in contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards, with the original paper wrappers bound in; the binding just a little worn and rubbed

a scarce contemporary work on the Panama Canal written by one of the leading figures involved in its inception and construction. the first volume contains many folding and full-page photograph plates showing the canal under construction, together with coloured maps, sections, etc. . French text. presentation inscription from the author on the title-page of the first volume. a separate atlas volume was issued with this work, but it is very rarely seen.