Official Handbook Of The Panama Canal 1915

Government Printing Office

Published by Government Printing Office, 1915
Used / paperback / Quantity Available: 1
From zenosbooks (San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.)
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book
Add to basket
Price: US$ 21.00
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 4.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

30 Day Returns Policy

Save for Later

About the Book

Bibliographic Details


Title: Official Handbook Of The Panama Canal 1915

Publisher: Government Printing Office

Publication Date: 1915

Binding: paperback

Description:

Washinton D.C. 1915. Government Printing Office. Pamphlet. Traces Of An Ink Stamp On Front Cover, Otherwise Very Good In Worn Wrappers With Some Small Pieces Missing From The Bottom Back. Fold-Out Map In Back. 58 pages. paperback. Cover photograph shows the S.S. Ancon passing Continental Divide, August 15, 1914. keywords: History Panama Canal. inventory # 37867. FROM THE PUBLISHER - Since the golden age of discovery inaugurated by Columbus the quest for an all-water way front Europe to the Far East, across Atlantic and Pacific, has been a world obsession. The idea has possessed the minds of navigators, shippers, business men, admirals, and Governments. Dozens of projects for the forcing of the passage have been advanced; thousands of lives have been lost in the efforts. On May 4, 1904, the Government of the United States took possession of a strip of land 10 miles wide running across the Isthmus of Panama and called the Canal Zone. On August 15, 1914, the Panama Canal was opened to commerce. This began the era of operation. This is the time of realization of the actual condition to which we have been looking forward so long. To tell something of the canal in operation, how it is managed, the distances it saves, with the resulting economy in operation of vessels using the canal, and the ways the trade is moving, are some of the purposes of this handbook. Traces Of An Ink Stamp On Front Cover, Otherwise Very Good In Worn Wrappers With Some Small Pieces Missing From The Bottom Back. Fold-Out Map In Back. Bookseller Inventory # 37867

Bookseller & Payment Information

Payment Methods

This bookseller accepts the following methods of payment:

  • American Express
  • Check
  • MasterCard
  • PayPal
  • Visa

[Search this Seller's Books]

[List this Seller's Books]

[Ask Bookseller a Question]

Bookseller: zenosbooks
Address: San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.

AbeBooks Bookseller Since: March 24, 1997
Bookseller Rating: 3-star rating

Terms of Sale:

All books subject to prior sale. Payment via ABE or via PAYPAL or check in U.S. dollars. We generally ship priority mail (1st class) for orders within the USA and charge $6.00 for the first book, $3.00 for each additional book. If you would like your book(s) shipped via Media Rate you must indicate that to us. International orders are shipped U.S. Postal Service Global Priority unless otherwise instructed. All international shipping at cost. Books are returnable for any reason within 10 days of ...

[More Information]

Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.


Store Description: Zenobooks.com is a secondhand and out-of-print Internet bookstore. While our stock is general, we specialize in Literature, Mysteries, Latin American Literature, African-American interest, and Translated Literature...Zeno's Web Page - www.zenosbooks.com