2 edition of San Francisco"s horror of earthquake and fire found in the catalog.
San Francisco"s horror of earthquake and fire
James Russel Wilson
Plates printed on both sides.
|Statement||... to which is added graphic accounts of the eruptions of Vesuvius and many other volcanoes, explaining the causes of volcanic eruptions and earthquakes, comp. from stories told by eye witnesses of these frightful scenes, by James Russel Wilson ...|
|LC Classifications||F869.S3 W8|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 p. l., v-xiii, 33-416 p.|
|Number of Pages||416|
|LC Control Number||06018973|
The three titles— The San Francisco Calamity by Earthquake and Fire and San Francisco’s Great Disaster and San Francisco’s Horror of Earthquake and Fire, were issued in , in the disaster’s immediate aftermath, by three separate publishers including two in Philadelphia, P.W. Ziegler Co. and Globe Bible Publishing Co. San Francisco's Horror of Earthquake, Fire, and Famine. Compiled by James Russell Wilson. Philadelphia: Globe Bible Publishing Company, Salesman Book Dummy / Sample Copy / Rating: % positive.
results for san francisco earthquake book Save san francisco earthquake book to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. Unfollow san francisco earthquake book to stop getting updates on your eBay Feed. In this book it tells the history and events that happened in the Great San Francisco earthquake and fire of They couldn't use fire hydrants cause the pipes underground were broken and the firemen were a few miles away/5.
"On the morning of Ap , San Francisco was struck by a violent earthquake that shook the city and ignited an even deadlier menace - a three-day fire that burned up and down the city's streets and incinerated its buildings and neighborhoods/5. SAN FRANCISCO'S HORROR OF EARTHQUAKE FIRE AND FAMINE. SAN FRANCISCO'S GREAT DISASTER - Both of these books are in good condition with minor wear from age. The pink one has minor covers issues / wear from age.
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$ San Francisco's Horror of Earthquake and Fire: Terrible Devastation and Heart-Rending Scenes, Immense Loss of Life and Hundreds of Millions of Disaster of Modern Times (Classic Reprint) Paperback – February 4, Author: James Russel Wilson.
San Francisco's Horror of Earthquake, Fire and Famine Hardcover – January 1, by James Russell Wilson (Author)4/5(1). Format: Hardcover. Most of this is about the Great San Francisco earthquake and the experiences of the populace in the days after the disaster. Several middle chapters cover volcanism and the science of eruptions, a rather primitive study a century ago.
Most will find the earthquake and fire tales of 'horror' to be more interesting.4/5(1). San Francisco's Horror of Earthquake and Fire Board book – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.
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The three titles-The San Francisco Calamity by Earthquake and Fire and San Francisco's Great Disaster and San Francisco's Horror of Earthquake and Fire, were issued inin the disaster's immediate aftermath, by three separate publishers including two in Philadelphia, P.W.
Ziegler Co. and Globe Bible Publishing Co. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wilson, James Russel. San Francisco's horror of earthquake and fire.
Philadelphia, Pa., National Pub. [©]. CLICK HERE TO SEE ADDITIONAL IMAGES TO ASSESS CONDITION. SAN FRANCISCO'S HORROR OF EARTHQUAKE, FIRE, AND FAMINE, pub. Contemporary description and illustrations of the Great San Francisco Earthquake. Features such chapter titles as "Creamating the Dead and Feeding the Living".
This book was commissioned by Hubert D Russell and written mostly by Trumbel White is an on the scene accounting of the Earthquake which struck San Francisco and destroyed many other smaller towns in the area.5/5(1).
Details about San Francisco's Horror of Earthquake Fire and Famine Memorial Vol. Hardcove San Francisco's Horror of Earthquake Fire and Famine Memorial Vol. Hardcove Item InformationSeller Rating: % positive. In the towns surrounding San Francisco great loss of life and property was caused by the earthquake and fire which followed it.
Santa Rosa was a total wreck; from to lives were lost people were homeless, while not a brick or stone building remained standing. San Francisco's horror of earthquake and fire by James Russel Wilson,Memorial Pub.
edition, in EnglishPages: ITEM: San Francisco's Horror of Earthquake Fire and Famine Illustrated Salesman Sample DESCRIPTION: This is the San Francisco's Horror of Earthquake Fire and Famine Illustrated Salesman Sample.
Interesting reading!NOTE: This is not the entire book. This is a salesman sample showing the illustrations and some of the words in the Rating: % positive.
Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. "San Francisco's Horror of Earthquake, Fire, and Famine" by James Russell Wilson. First edition.
Published by G. Bertron, Measures " x 9", pages including Appendix. This book is considered an "instant disaster book" which was inexpensively produced and sold by subscription shortly after the earthquake.
On the morning of Apan earthquake measuring on the Richter scale ripped through sleeping San Francisco. At the Palace Hotel, opera star Enrico Caruso fled, half dressed, into the street; John Barrymore searched through the chaos for a bar where he could get a whiskey; orphans screamed for parents crushed to death in their beds/5.
A San Francisco’s Horror of Earthquake and Fire by James Russel Wilson. This book was published by Memorial Publishing Company, in with pages. This hardcover book has red cloth covered boards with gold gilt lettering to the front and spine with illustrated cover.
This book, published in just months after the earthquake and fire devastated San Francisco, chronicles what happened over those three days. The last third or so of the book discusses other tectonic and volcanic disasters around the world both modern and historical, from the eruption of Vesuvius, to Sodom and Gomorrah, to Lisbon and beyond/5.
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VINTAGE COMPLETE STORY of the SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE BOOK. $Seller Rating: % positive. San Francisco's horror of earthquake and fire : to which is added graphic accounts of the eruptions of Vesuvius and many other volcanoes, explaining the causes of volcanic eruptions and earthquakes, compiled from stories told by eye witnesses of these frightful scenes.
Get this from a library. San Francisco's horror of earthquake and fire: terrible devastation and heart-rending scenes. [James Russel Wilson]. This book vividly brings to life the San Francisco Earthquake that leveled a city symbolic of America's relentless western expansion.
Includes pictures and many personal accounts from right after the earthquake Rating: % positive. Complete History of the San Francisco Disaster and Mount Vesuvius Horror, The (Death and Ruin by Eruption, Earthquake and Fire) Banks, Charles Eugene & Opie Read Published by C.E.
Thomas ().San Francisco Through Earthquake And Fire. San Francisco: Paul Elder And Company; London, Jack. "The Story of An Eyewitness". London's report from the scene. Originally published in Collier's Magazine, May 5, Morris, Charles (). The San Francisco Calamity Areas affected: North Coast, San Francisco Bay Area.
Wilson, J. R. () San Francisco's horror of earthquake and fire to which is added graphic accounts of the eruptions of Vesuvius and many other volcanoes, explaining the causes of volcanic eruptions and earthquakes, comp. from stories told by eye witnesses of these frightful scenes.