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PUBLIC DOCUMENTS, RELATING TO THE NEW-YORK CANALS, WHICH ARE TO CONNECT THE WESTERN AND NORTHERN LAKES, WITH THE ATLANTIC OCEAN;, Haines, Charles G. (Ed.)

Author Name    Haines, Charles G. (Ed.)

Title   PUBLIC DOCUMENTS, RELATING TO THE NEW-YORK CANALS, WHICH ARE TO CONNECT THE WESTERN AND NORTHERN LAKES, WITH THE ATLANTIC OCEAN;

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Good - Very Good

Size   8vo

Publisher   New York William A. Mercein 1821

Seller ID   000123

FIRST EDITION....FULL LEATHER....lii, [484pp]...CONTEMPORARY CALF... Rebacked with Original Boards.....Contains an In-depth Introduction by Charles G.Haines, the Corresponding Secretary of the New York Corresponding Association for the Promotion of Internal Improvements, with detailed information about this project as well as visionary commentary on the impact of completion of such an undertaking.... A VERY DETAILED COLOR FOLDING MAP entitled 'MAP AND PROFILE OF THE CHAMPLAIN CANAL AS MADE FROM LAKE CHAMPLAIN TO THE HUDSON RIVER"...Includes canal commissioner's reports ...Map is Complete & Intact but there is foxing & toning present on the Map, as well as in the text...FOLD-OUT APPENDIX entitled "A detailed Statement of Contracts for Excavation and Embankment on Middle Section of the Erie Canal"...BOOKPLATE from Francis Baring, possibly from the Baring Brothers Banking lineage...SABIN 29551 HOWES H-18. 000123

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