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Building of the Cape Cod Canal 1627-1914. no dj.

By: REID, William James

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Boston University, 1961,:

Seller ID: 31253


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 th... View more info