Davis, Rear-Admiral Charles H. - Report on Interoceanic Canals and Railroads between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans - 1867

Description
Davis, Rear-Admiral Charles H. - Report on Interoceanic Canals and Railroads between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans - 1867
Transport - Quantity: 1 - other extra - see description

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.

Lot details
Object
Portfolio
Number of Books
1
Subject
Transport
Author/ Illustrator
Davis, Rear-Admiral Charles H.
Book Title
Report on Interoceanic Canals and Railroads between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1867
Edition
1st Edition
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Government Printing Office
Extras
other extra - see description
Number of pages
37
Dimensions
234×156 mm
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