World's Greatest Calamities: The Baltimore Fire and Chicago Theatre Horror

Northrop, H.D. (compiler)

Published by American Publishing Company, 1904
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Green cloth; black lettering on spine; gilt lettering on front cover; bw illus. laid on. 474 pp. Numerous bw plates. Contains thrilling accounts of the most overwhelming disasters of modern times (up to 1904), with graphic descriptions of flames sweeping with resistless fury, narrow escapes from the jaws of death, panic stricken multitudes, etc. With an introduction by J. Hampton Moore, to which is added a vivid account of the heartrending scenes at the Iriquois Theatre, where hundreds of women and children were burned and trampled to death, making the greatest fire horror for centuries. Compiled from stories told by eye witnesses of both terrible calamities (from the title page). Rare edition printed in Western Pennsylvania. VG-, cover edges very lightly worn, white letters on spine, all edges marbled. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: World's Greatest Calamities: The Baltimore ...
Publisher: American Publishing Company
Publication Date: 1904
Binding: Hardcover

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Northrop, H.D. (compiler)
Published by American Publishing Company, Beaver Springs, PA (1904)
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Book Description American Publishing Company, Beaver Springs, PA, 1904. Hardcover. Red cloth; gilt front lettering; bw illus. laid on. 474 pp. with numerous bw plates. Contains thrilling accounts of the most overwhelming disasters of modern times (up to 1904), with graphic descriptions of flames sweeping with resistless fury, narrow escapes from the jaws of death, panic stricken multitudes, etc. With an introduction by J. Hampton Moore, to which is added a vivid account of the heartrending scenes at the Iriquois Theatre, where hundreds of women and children were burned and trampled to death, making the greatest fire horror for centuries. Compiled from stories told by eye witnesses of both terrible calamities (from the title page). Good-, cover soiled, white letters on spine, front inner hinge broken. Seller Inventory # 22409.1

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