Offered for sale is this Souvenir of the Panama Canal Paperback Book from 1941. This Book has 32 pages of black and white photos of the Panama Canal, plus sites around the city, and numerous pictures of U.S. Battleships that participated in WWII. Below are the names of the ships:
The U.S.A.T. West Point--U.S.S. Colorado--H.M.S. Renown--U.S.S. Lexington--S.S.Talamanca--A large group of U.S. Destroyers--U.S.S. Virginia--Aeroplane Carrier--and a U.S. Submarine.
On the inside of the back cover is a map of Panama City. This Book measures 8 1/16" long x 10 6/16" wide x 1/8" thick.
**Condition: The front and back covers of this Souvenir of the Panama Canal Paperback Book are in good- condition. The inside pages of this Book are in good condition.
*Covers: There is wear along the spine and chipping at the top and bottom of the spine; minor wear to the front and back covers; a crease mark at the bottom right front corner; bumps at all the other corners; a ¼" tear along the top edge; light wear and minor chipping along all the outer edges of the front and back covers; one 1" in diameter and one ¾" in diameter and one 1/8" in diameter tan stains on the front cover; and one ½" in diameter and two tiny tan stains on the back cover.
*Inside pages: There are two tiny tan stains and a gray fingerprint on the inside of the front cover; a very tiny stain on one of the inside pages(this stain is not in the photo); small gray stain on one inside page(not in the photo); a gray to black stain in the right white area of one inside page(not in the photo); and one ½" in diameter stain near the top edge of the inside of the back cover.
A neat book to get a glance of the early days just after the completion of the Panama Canal.
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