London, New York, etc: Syndicate Publishing Company, 1913. First Edition. Hardcover. Quarto; pp; 414, (ii), ad leaf; Profusely illustrated, many black and white photographs, color plates from watercolors by E. J. Read and Gordon Grant and a folding color map; red cloth with a paste on illustration of a ship passing through the Culebra Cut, lettered in gilt;. Very good, edge wear. Item #19394
Building the Panama Canal was the greatest engineering feat of all time. From the first French efforts through the American completion, an amazing story. Theodore Roosevelt considered the Canal his greatest achievement.