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Auction 99, Lot 635

"Message From The President of the United States, Transmitting the Report of the Board of Engineers for the Purpose of Ascertaining the Feasibility, Permanence, and Cost of Construction and Completion of the Nicaragua Canal…", U.S. Gov't Printing Office

Subject: Surveys- Nicaragua

Period: 1896 (published)

Publication: 54th Congress, H. Doc. 279

Color: Black & White

6.3 x 9.3 inches
16 x 23.6 cm

Title continues "provided for by the act which passed the Senate January 28, 1895". Thick 8vo. 187pp, 34 large folding charts, maps, engineers' drawings and diagrams. Signed in type by Grover Cleveland. A remarkable historical document that attests to the labor, planning and money invested for the consideration of this route.


Condition: A

Contents and maps generally very good. Tape repair to one map. Binding fair with cloth boards warped, spine sunned.

Estimate: $200 - $300


Closed on 6/12/2002