LOT 1426
SOLD €140,00

[Panama] Le Canal de Panama.

L'itshme Américain. Explorations; comparaison des tracés étudiés. Négociations; état des travaux. Par Lucien N.B. Wyse. Paris, Hachette & Cie., 1886, (6),399,(4) p., with woodcut frontispiece portrait of the author, 2 large folding tinted lithogr. maps and 90 in-text woodcut illustrations, 4to.

A miraculously well-preserved, unopened and uncut copy. With: Le rapt de Panama. L'abandon du Canal aux États-Unis. Protestations de M. Lucien N.B. Wyse et plaidoiries de Me. George Guillaumin. Toulon, Imprimerie Régionale Romain Liautaud, 1904, 100,(1) p., original wrapping, 4to. Lucien Napoléon Bonaparte Wyse (1844-1909), descendant of princess Letitia Bonaparte and Sir Thomas Wyse, was a sailor and explorer in central America, together with Armand Reclus. Received a concession on the channel in 1876 until 1889, when Ferdinand de Lesseps' attempts had to stop due to financial problems. In this important work, Lucien Wyse describes the various plans which existed to enable the channel at the time.

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