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The Alasko-Canadian Frontier

Balch, Thomas Willing

Published by Press of Allen, Lane and Scott, Philadelphia, 1902
Condition: Collectible-Very Good Soft cover
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Previously bound, fold in corner and some chipping, not affecting text. From title page, "Read at the Annual Meeting of the Franklin Institute, January 15th, 1902, and Reprinted from the "Journal of the Franklin Institute" for March, 1902. Inscribed by author, "To C. VanH. Engert Esp. in remembrance of a very pleasant visit. Thomas Willing Balch February the second 1912. Philadelphia." 45 pages with 8 maps, complete. Thomas Willing Balch (1866-1927) was the son of famed historian Thomas Balch. The younger Thomas wrote several works on the Alaska border and Canadian-American relations. In this work he outlines the history of Alaska-Canada border disputes between the United States and the United Kingdom. At the end he expresses the opinion that " by no possibility has Canada any right to territory touching tide water above fifty-four degrees forty minutes. The United States should never consent to refer such a proposition to arbitration." Cornelius Van Hemert Engert (1887-1985) was an American Foreign Services officer and an expert on Middle Eastern affairs. Bookseller Inventory # 016779

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Title: The Alasko-Canadian Frontier

Publisher: Press of Allen, Lane and Scott, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1902

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Collectible-Very Good

Edition: 2nd Edition

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