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The San Francisco Earthquake by  Max Morgan  Gordon; WITTS - First Edition - 1971 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 84263)

The San Francisco Earthquake

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The San Francisco Earthquake

by THOMAS, Gordon; WITTS, Max Morgan

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
ISBN 10
081281360X
ISBN 13
9780812813609
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New York: Stein and Day. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. 081281360X . A first edition of an account of the great 1906 San Francisco earthquake, and subsequent fire that destroyed large sections of the city. With numerous black & white photos and with maps of the damaged areas at endpapers. --- In black paper-covered boards backed in rust cloth, author facsimile signatures to cover and spine titling, both in gilt. Jacket with red-tinted photos of quake-damaged city scenes. --- With prior owner's signature to front free endpaper, otherwise a clean, tightly-bound, unmarked copy. Unclipped dust jacket with chipping and small tears along edges, is otherwise intact and wrapped in removable archival mylar protector.; Tall Octavo - 9 to 10 in. tall; (4), 316 pages .

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bookseller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
84263
Title
The San Francisco Earthquake
Author
THOMAS, Gordon; WITTS, Max Morgan
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
081281360X
ISBN 13
9780812813609
Publisher
Stein and Day
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1971
Keywords
081281360X
Bookseller catalogs
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