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The story of the Panama canal the wonderful account of the gigantic undertaking commenced by the French, and brought to triumphant completion by the United States : with a history of Panama from the days of Balboa to the present time by Logan Marshall

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Published by L.T. Myers in [s.l.] .
Written in English


  • Panama Canal (Panama)

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Edition Notes

Statementby Logan Marshall
ContributionsForbes-Lindsay, Charles Harcourt Ainslie, 1860-
The Physical Object
Pagination286 p., [36] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24179252M

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