The Errors and Fallacies of the Inter-oceanic Transit Question. To whom do they belong? Daniel Ammen.
The Errors and Fallacies of the Inter-oceanic Transit Question. To whom do they belong?

The Errors and Fallacies of the Inter-oceanic Transit Question. To whom do they belong?

New York: For sale by Brentano Bros. (1886). ii, 68 pp. Illus. with 1 b/w folding map. 8vo. Paper wrappers. First edition. A very good exlib copy with a few inked stamps, minor chips on spine ends, one page with inked corrections. Morrison: List...Interoceanic Canal and Railway routes p. 21. Item #41801

Further arguments against the Ship-Railway plan of E. L. Corthell and in favor of the Nicaragua canal. Daniel Ammen (1819-1898), "naval officer, author, and inventor... served as secretary of the Isthmian Canal Commission (1872-1876) and represented the United States at the Interoceanic Canal Congress in Paris in 1879. Along with Grant, he was a proponent of building a canal across Central America. Ammen authored seven pamphlets in support of this idea and was in charge of conducting a survey of the isthmus to determine the feasibility and best route for the proposed waterway" (ANBO: 05/05-00021; Oct 20 2015)

Price: $75.00

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