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Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India. Vol. XXIX. Report on the Great Earthquake of 12th June 1897. Published By Order of the Government of India 1899. Reprinted 1981. Presentation Copy to Professor Nicholas Ambraseys

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Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India. Vol. XXIX. Report on the Great Earthquake of 12th June 1897. Published By Order of the Government of India 1899. Reprinted 1981. Presentation Copy to Professor Nicholas Ambraseys

by R. D. Oldham. Superintendent Geological Survey of India

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Calcutta: Geological Survey of India / Indian Government, 1981. Reprint. Cloth Bound Boards. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 1981 facsimile reprint of the original 1899 edition. Size octavo, 379 pages plus index and plates. Green cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine, beige end-papers. Condition very good, the covers are very clean, hinges cracked, pages are clean throughout. From the Library of Nicholas Ambraseys. Nicholas Neocles Ambraseys FICE FREng 1929-2012 was a Greek engineering seismologist. He was emeritus professor of Engineering Seismology and Senior Research Fellow at Imperial College London. For many years Ambraseys was considered as the leading figure and absolute authority in earthquake engineering and seismology in Europe. This copy was presented to Ambraseys and there is a label to the front end-paper that reads: "Presented to Prog N N Ambraseys in recognition of over 40 years advice to Black & Veatch, formerly Binnie & Partners, on the engineering aspects of earthquakes for projects worldwide." With full reproductions of all the original plates including fold out plates and large fold-out maps.

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Title
Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India. Vol. XXIX. Report on the Great Earthquake of 12th June 1897. Published By Order of the Government of India 1899. Reprinted 1981. Presentation Copy to Professor Nicholas Ambraseys
Author
R. D. Oldham. Superintendent Geological Survey of India
Format/binding
Cloth Bound Boards
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
Reprint
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Geological Survey of India / Indian Government
Place of Publication
Calcutta
Date published
1981
Keywords
NON FICTION SCIENCE PHYSICS FLUIDS FLUID MOTION SOLIDS FORCES MATHEMATICS VOLCANOES TSUNAMIS EARTHQUAKES SEISMOLOGY SEISMOLOGIST INDIA INDIAN SUBCONTINENT
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8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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