Old Panama and Castilla del Oro

by Charles L. G. Anderson

New York : North River Press, 1944

Description : 559 p. ; 9 ½ inches

This is a narrative history of the discovery, conquest and settlement of Central America by the Spaniards. It includes a description of the aborigines of the Isthmus, accounts of the search for a strait through the New World, and early efforts for a canal. Originally published in 1911, the author was a physician for the Isthmian Canal Commission.