Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror

By: Fallows, Rt. Rev. Samuel; Linthicum, Richard; White, Trumbull

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Memorial edition. No jacket. Spine very faintly toned, minor general wear. 1906 Hard Cover. 408 pp. Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror, Introduction by Rt. Rev. Samuel Fallows. A comprehensive and connected account of the terrible tragedy that befell the people of our Golden City--The Metropolis of the Golden Gate, and the death and ruin dealt many adjacent cities and surrounding country. Destroying earthquake comes without warning, in the early hours of the morning; immense structures topple and crumble; great Leland Stanford University succumbs; water mains demolished and fire completes devastation; fighting fire with dynamite. Scenes of death and terror. Thousands killed, maimed, or unaccounted for; tens of thousands without food or shelter; martial law declared; millions donated for relief; Congress makes an appropriation; sympathetic citizens throughout the land unite their purse-strings to aid the suffering and destitute; property loss hundreds of millions; appalling stories by eye witnesses and survivors; the disaster as viewed by scientists, etc. Comprising also a vivid portrayal of the recent death-dealing eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, by Richard Linthicum. Together with twelve descriptive chapters giving a graphic and detailed account of the most interesting and history disasters of the past from ancient times to the present day, by Trumbull White. Profusely illustrated with photographic scenes of the great disasters and views of the devastated cities and their people.

Title: Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror

Author: Fallows, Rt. Rev. Samuel; Linthicum, Richard; White, Trumbull

Categories: Science, European, Disasters, American,

Edition: Memorial Edition

Publisher: Hubert D. Russell: 1906

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2286816