Historic Highways of America (Vol. 13): The Great American Canals (Vol. I)

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Hulbert, Archer Butler. Cleveland, Ohio: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1904. Condition (Book/DJ): Good/No Jacket.

Slight fraying of cover at top and bottom of the spine. Pictorial frontispiece. Photographic and fold-out illustrations. Foldout Map of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal is in very good condition. Foldout Map of the Pennsylvania Canal is incomplete (only the first page of map foldout remains). It contains standard library stampings. The interior of text is clean and intact. 231 pages.

"This volume exhibits Washington as the first commercial American of wide views.
People who read of the Revolutionary War and find little mention of what the master of Mount Vernon was doing between Yorktown and his election to the Presidency of the United States may find the missing link in this book." (NYT 10/15/1904 pg. 24)