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The Earth Shook, The Sky Burned [1906 San Francisco earthquake] by  William BRONSON - Hardcover - 1959 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 80862)

The Earth Shook, The Sky Burned [1906 San Francisco earthquake]

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The Earth Shook, The Sky Burned [1906 San Francisco earthquake]

by BRONSON, William

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Very Good in Good+ dust jacket
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Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc.. Very Good in Good+ dust jacket. 1959. Hardcover. A thorough account, in words and and with over 400 black & white photos, of the wreckage left in the wake of the devastating 1906 San Francisco earthquake. With maps of the city and San Andreas fault areas at endpapers. --- In full black and red cloth-covered boards with titling in black or red on cover and spine. Printing or edition not specified. Jacket features red monochrome photo of the city on fire on cover. --- A solid, clean copy but with prior owner's sticker to front free endpaper and light edgewear to covers. Dust jacket with chipping, creasing and small tears along edges; flap price has been blotted out. Jacket is mostly intact and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); 192 pages .


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The Earth Shook, The Sky Burned [1906 San Francisco earthquake]
BRONSON, William
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Used - Very Good in Good+ dust jacket
Doubleday & Company, Inc.
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Garden City, New York
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About Bluebird Books

Bluebird Books is the bookselling business of Eric Mayer, operating from my base in Littleton, Colorado. I specialize in classic fiction and literature, books on birds and natural history, railroadiana, biography, history and many other genres. Bluebird Books features publications by the Modern Library and Everyman's Library. I offer free shipping on books shipped within the US via USPS Media Mail. INTERNATIONAL ORDERS: I recommend that you use for your international orders because they have formed a partnership with Asendia to allow for much more affordable shipping on parcels weighing under 5 lb. (about 2.26 kg).


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