Dottings on the Roadside, in Panama, Nicaragua, and Mosquito. Bedford Pim, Berthold Seemann.
Dottings on the Roadside, in Panama, Nicaragua, and Mosquito.
Dottings on the Roadside, in Panama, Nicaragua, and Mosquito.
Dottings on the Roadside, in Panama, Nicaragua, and Mosquito.
Dottings on the Roadside, in Panama, Nicaragua, and Mosquito.
Dottings on the Roadside, in Panama, Nicaragua, and Mosquito.
Dottings on the Roadside, in Panama, Nicaragua, and Mosquito.

Dottings on the Roadside, in Panama, Nicaragua, and Mosquito.

London: Chapman and Hall, 1869. First edition. Hardcover. Account of the British Admiral Pim's excursions in central America; it includes his observations of the ongoing work on the construction of the Panama Canal, and the Panama Railway. Pim conducted extensive surveys along the coast and sought repeatedly to construct a railway line crossing the isthmus of Panama through Nicaragua for Britain.

Admiral Pim (1826 – 1886), a recognized authority on Central America, was a Royal Navy officer and Arctic explorer who assisted in the search for the missing Franklin expedition, and the rescue of Robert McClure.

Uncut foredge, complete with the 6 colored plates called for, and the 2 maps.
8vo, frontispiece, xvi, maps (one folding), 468 pp. Green stamped gilt cloth covers, spine ends slightly rubbed; plates and maps bright and clean. Bookplate of previous owner (J. C. C.) with Chinese design motifs, printed on red paper) at front paste down. OCLC: 651489187 records only one copy at the National Library of Mexico. Very good - condition. Item #25637

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