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REID, William James. The Building of the Cape Cod Canal 1627-1914; based on a dissertation by William James Reid for the Boston University Graduate School. (S.l.): Privately Printed, 1961. Pp 131. Illustrated. 8vo, blue green cloth. An elegant history of efforts to build the canal, culminating in its opening to traffic in 1914. The book emphasizes the role played in its completion by the promoter August Belmont (grandson of Commodore Perry, builder of New York subways, great horseman and breeder of Man O' War); indeed the book was printed for Mrs. August Belmont, and has her card ("With the compliments of Mrs. August Belmont") laid in. Folding map in 2 parts, cloth slightly rubbed, gift inscription, else vg. 90.00
Title: Building of the Cape Cod Canal 1627-1914. no dj.
Publisher: Boston University, 1961,:
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