Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror. Scenes of Death and Terror. Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius

Fallows, Samuel; Linthicum, Richard; White, Trumbull

Published by Hubert D. Russell, 1906
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408 pp, The complete title page reads as follows: Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror. Introduction by Rt. Rev. Samuel Fallows, D. D. , LL. D. A Comprehensive and connected account of the terrible tragedy that befell the people of our Golden City - the metropolis of the Golden Gate, and the death and ruin dealt many adjacent cities and surrounding country. Destroying earthquake comes without warning, in the early hours of the morning; immense structures topple and crumble; great Leland Stanford University succumbs; water mains demolished and fire complete devastation; fighting fire with dynamite. SCENES OF DEATH AND TERROR. Thousands killed, maimed, or unaccounted for; tens of thousands without food or shelter; martial law declared; millions donated for relief; Congress makes an appropriation; sympathetic citizens throughout the land untie their purse- strings to aid the suffering and destitute; property loss hundreds of millions; appalling stories by eye witnesses and survivors; the disaster as viewed by scientists, etc. Comprising also a vivid portrayal of the recent death-dealing ERUPTION OF MT. VESUVIUS by Richard Linthicum of the Editorial Staff of the Chicao Chronicle. Together with twelve descriptive chapters giving a graphic and detailed account of the most interesting and historic disasters of the past from ancient times to the present day by Trumbull White, historian, traveler and geogapher. Profusely illustrated with photographic scenes of the great disasters and views of the devastated cities and their people. Original publication from 1906, and not a modern reprint: Memorial Edition. Mylar Protected. Lightly rubbed leather fore-edge corners and top and bottom spine with pen markings on free endpapers, else, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black half-leather with green boards, and marbled text block edges. Size: Large 8vo. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror. ...
Publisher: Hubert D. Russell
Publication Date: 1906
Binding: Half-Leather
Book Condition: Very Good +
Edition: First Edition.

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Fallows, Samuel & Richard Linthicum & Trumbull White
Published by Hubert D. Russell, U. S. A. (1906)
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Book Description Hubert D. Russell, U. S. A., 1906. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. MEMORIAL EDITION. This is a large book and is not eligible for Priority, Air or International under standard fees. Spine has faded from purple to light brown, but lettering is clear. Front cover has large faded areas, most of the gold decorations and lettering is dulled, the glued-on illustration is a little rubbed. Else minor wear and soil on the sound binding. Contents are moderately age-browned, especially the margins, but are otherwise clean and unworn. ; 9-1/4" Tall, 408pp. Purple cloth, gold lettering, glued on b/w illustraion on front cover. HISTORY. This is the original publication from 1906, NOT a modern reprint. Memorial Edition. At least 44 pages of b/w photos. One map of San Fancisco. The complete title page reads as follows: COMPLETE STORY OF THE SAN FRANCISCO HORROR. Introduction by Rt. Rev. Samuel Fallows, D. D. , LL. D. A Comprehensive and connected account of the terrible tragedy that befell the people of our Golden City - the metropolis of the Golden Gate, and the death and ruin dealt many adjacent cities and surrounding country. Destroying earthquake comes without warning, in the early hours of the morning; immense structures topple and crumble; great Leland Stanford University succumbs; water mains demolished and fire complete devastation; fighting fire with dynamite. SCENES OF DEATH AND TERROR. Thousands killed, maimed, or unaccounted for; tens of thousands without food or shelter; martial law declared; millions donated for relief; Congress makes an appropriation; sympathetic citizens throughout the land untie their purse-strings to aid the suffering and destitute; property loss hundreds of millions; appalling stories by eye witnesses and survivors; the disaster as viewed by scientists, etc. Comprising also a vivid portrayal of the recent death-dealing ERUPTION OF MT. VESUVIUS by Richard Linthicum of the Editorial Staff of the Chicao Chronicle. Together with twelve descriptive chapters giving a graphic and detailed account of the most interesting and historic disasters of the past from ancient times to the present day by Trumbull White, historian, traveler and geogapher. Profusely illustrated with photographic scenes of the great disasters and views of the devastated cities and their people. (a); A. Bookseller Inventory # 33989

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