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History of the Suez Canal

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A lively picture of the origin and completion of the Suez Canal (built between 1859 and 1869) and his architect, Vicomte Ferdinand de Lesseps. This is the translation of a lecture given before the Societe de Gens Lettres in Paris, in April 1870 by de Lesseps himself.

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Map of the Suez Canal (1914) by Georges Clerc-Rampal (1870 - 1958) Cover designed by Availle. This design is in the public domain.

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