Syndicate Publishing Company, 1913. 1st edition. Hardcover. 4to. Fair. Item #71788
Bound with red paneled cloth boards, titled in stamped gilding and with color illustrated pastedown on the cover. Edge are rubbed, frayed and moderately soiled around the edges. Titling dulled. Pastedown severely scuffed in a 3x5 area and creased at a corner. Binding is loosened from worn hinges. 414pp. Bookplate on inside cover. Text otherwise unmarked with numerous in text b/w photos and illustrated cuts throughout. All 16 watercolor plates from E.J. Read and Gordon Grant are intact. Folding map of panama canal intact as well, showing only minor creasing at the fore edge.