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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 and Biblio.com

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

by Fergus J. Wood, ed

Condition: Near Fine


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


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