Government Printing Office, 1867, Washington, DC
First edition. Hardcover. A collation of existing infromation concerning the several isthmuses of Central America through or over which it was proposed to open a route between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. 37 pages plus 14 folded maps. Bound in original dark brown cloth. Owner's signature and ex-libris, fine copy. An stamp of an historical society. Hardcover. 8vo. Sabin 18805. "Contains copious lists of books and maps, relating to inter-oceanic communication through the American isthmuses" (Sabin).
The maps include: "General Map of the American Isthmuses" ; "Profiles of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec"; "Map and Vertical Section of the Proposed Honduras Interoceanic Railway"; "Map and Profile of the Route for the Construction of a Ship Canal from the Atlantic to the Pacific Oceans, across the Isthmus in the State of Nicaragua, Central America"; "Map of the Isthmus between Chagres and Panama"; "Panama Railroad";...
With inscription and ex-libris from an old owner.
- Number of Books
- Author/ Illustrator
- Davis, Rear-Admiral Charles H.
- Book Title
- Report on Interoceanic Canals and Railroads between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- Government Printing Office
- other extra - see description
- Number of pages
- 234×156 mm