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Prince William Sound, Alaska earthquake of 1964 and aftershocks (Volume I-III, complete) by  ed Fergus J. Wood - First Edition, First Printing - 1966 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA, ABAA, ILAB (SKU: AME-03)

Prince William Sound, Alaska earthquake of 1964 and aftershocks (Volume I-III, complete)

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Prince William Sound, Alaska earthquake of 1964 and aftershocks (Volume I-III, complete)

by Fergus J. Wood, ed

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
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Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1966. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine. Near fine hardcover first edition, complete: volumes I-III in four parts. Blue cloth boards, gilt stamping. Map and photo endpapers. Mild dust soiling to edges, otherwise near fine. Profusely illustrated from photographs, maps and charts including all 8 folded maps in rear pocket of Vol I, a folded map and pristine 33 1/3 rpm small vinyl recording of the earthquake in rear pocket of Vol II, A. 263, 392, 350, and 155 pp, respectively. Quarto, 9 x 11 1/2 inches tall. Volume I: Operational Phases of the Coast & Geodetic Surveyincluding an account of Seismicity and Brief history of the coast and geodetic survey in this area. Volume II: (A) Research Studies: Seismology and marine geology, Engineering Seismology, (B) Seismology (C) Marine Geology. Vol III: Research Studies and interpretive results (A) Geodosy (B) Photogrammetry" Large and heavy set will be billed at actual postage.

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Uncommon Works, IOBA, ABAA, ILAB US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
AME-03
Title
Prince William Sound, Alaska earthquake of 1964 and aftershocks (Volume I-III, complete)
Author
Fergus J. Wood, ed
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
US Government Printing Office
Place of Publication
Washington DC
Date published
1966
Keywords
seimology, earthquake, alaska, geology, geophysics
Bookseller catalogs
Science & Technology;

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Member, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA. Not your ordinary book store! Uncommon Works specializes in rare, odd, unique, and handmade books, with a focus on Mexico, Latin America, Native America, and the Spanish Conquest. You'll find rare, first editions and first or early printings. You'll even find a few first printings of living authors for sale. We provide services and referrals for book mending, repair, restoration, and binding.We also offer archival storage solutions for your books, photos, or family historical print items.

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