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HEROES AND HAZARDS Talks with the Daredevils of To-Day; True Stories of the Careers of the Men Who Make Our Modern World Safe by Their Courage

by Norris, Margaret

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

NY: MacMillan. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1932. First Edition. Hardcover. Upper 1/4 of the back cover has a quantity of cleached spots/lines, otherwise there is very minor wear and soil on the sound binding. Very minor soil on p. 10-17, otherwise contents are clean and unworn, with no writing or other entries in the text. No DJ. ; First Printing of the FIRST EDITION, 1932. This is the original 1932 publication, not a recent reprint. HARDCOVER. 8" Tall, VIII + 184pp. Dark red cloth, black spine and front cover lettering. Colored top edge. ADVENTURE. "Talks with riveters, derrick men, and other industrial ironworkers who help build our skyscrapers. An interview with Joseph B. Martin, Assistant Chief of the New York Fire Department for twenty years. How the Sandy Hook pilots keep great ships safe in New York harbor. The dean of deep-sea divers tells of the hazards and thrills of his profession. True stories from the 'Old Man' and others who risked their lives during the construction of the mightiest bridge in the world. Engine 999 - About Charlie Hogan and Bob Butterfield, famous engineers on the fastest trains in the world. Captain Scully, life-saver, tells the dangers and excitement of his career. The danger and daring of the sand hogs who work in under-river tunnels. " ... 24 full-page b/w photos. .
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 44607
  • Title: HEROES AND HAZARDS Talks with the Daredevils of To-Day; True Stories of the Careers of the Men Who Make Our Modern World Safe by Their Courage
  • Author: Norris, Margaret
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good- with no dust jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: MacMillan
  • Place: NY
  • Date published: 1932
  • Bookseller catalogs: ADVENTURE;


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