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Items By Category: All Categories: Disasters and Rescue
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1.   Bardwell, John D. and Peter A. Moore.
A History of the York Beach Fire Department: 1890- 1990.
 
Publisher: Portsmouth, NH: Peter E. Randall, 1990.
4to. 102 pp. Celebration of 100 years of fire protection in York Beach, Maine. Many b&w, some color, photographs. Light rubbing to dj, slight scratch to clear mylar projective jacket. Hard Cover Hard Cover Fine in Near Fine dj

Appr.: | AUD 46.40 CAD 45.20 EUR 31.87 GBP 25.48 JPY 4,000.00 MXN 500.00 ZAR 434.78 

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2.   Brechlin, Earl.
Bar Harbor Fire Department, 100 Years of History, 1881-1981.
 
Publisher: Bar Harbor, ME: Bar Harbor Times, 1981.
8vo. 44 pp. Small faint scratch to front cover. Signed to title page. With photos. Booklet Booklet Near Fine

Appr.: | AUD 32.48 CAD 31.64 EUR 22.31 GBP 17.83 JPY 2,800.00 MXN 350.00 ZAR 304.35 

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3.   Beacom, Seward E.
Be Early and Cool, A History of the Rockport, Maine Fire Department.
 
Publisher: Rockport, ME: 1988.
8vo. 71 pp. Slight edgewear. With black and white photos. Booklet Booklet Near Fine

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4.   Nash, Jay Robert.
Darkest Hours.
 
Publisher: Chicago: Nelson-Hall, 1976.
ISBN: 0882291408 812 pp. 4to. Leather with dustjacket. Light shelfwear and light scratching to jacket, bumping to upper corners, spine sunned. Light shelfwear and scuffing to book, slight bumping to corners and spine ends, a few small soiled spots to text block. Library bookplate to fpd, only indication of ex-libris. Small newspaper article taped to ffep. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Has slight tobacco odor. Leather Leather Very Good in Very Good DJ

Appr.: | AUD 17.40 CAD 16.95 EUR 11.95 GBP 9.55 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 163.04 

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5.   Shayler, David J.
Disasters and Accidents in Manned Spaceflight.
 
Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, London: Springer / Praxis, 2000.
ISBN: 1852332255 470 pp, 8vo. Paperback. Lightly shelfworn; spine creased & slanted; slight soiling to textblock edges. Rippling from water contact to ~10 pp; small dogear creases to few scattered pp. Interior otherwise clean, crisp, bright. Black&white photo and diagram illustrations throughout. Paperback Paperback Good

Appr.: | AUD 29.00 CAD 28.25 EUR 19.92 GBP 15.92 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 271.74 

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6.   Gamelin, A.M.
Flood Views: Franklin County and Vicinity.
 
Publisher: Lake Pleasant, MA: Frank H. Jones, 1936.
6 x 9 in. unpagenated. Covers lightly soiled along edges w/ light creasing to rear cover. Book contains a collection of photos and views showing the devastation wrought by Miller's River Flood of 1936. Booklet Booklet Near Fine

Appr.: | AUD 20.30 CAD 19.77 EUR 13.94 GBP 11.15 JPY 1,750.00 MXN 218.75 ZAR 190.22 

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7.   Andrews, Ralph W.
Historic Fires of the West: 1865 to 1915 - A Pictorial History.
 
Publisher: New York: Bonanza Books, 1966.
First edition 4to. 191 pp. Over 200 pictures of long-ago fires that figured in the history of the West, paired with text detailing the lives of both amateur and professional firefighters. Light edgewear to covers and slight bumping to edges of spine. Dj rubbed and edgeworn. Hard Cover Hard Cover Near Fine in Very Good dj

Appr.: | AUD 29.00 CAD 28.25 EUR 19.92 GBP 15.92 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 271.74 

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8.   Penley, Clarence; Geneva Kirk; and Gridley Barrows.
Historic Lewiston: Its Fire Department.
 
Publisher: Auburn, ME: Central Maine Vocational Technical Institute, 1989.
4to. 87 pp. Account of fire fighting in historical Lewiston, with many b&w photographs. Very minor marks on covers. Stapled Stapled Near Fine

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9.   Winchester, Simon.
Krakatoa: : The Day the World Exploded, August 27, 1888
 
Publisher: New York: Harper Collins, 2003.
First US edition ISBN: 0066212855 416 pp. 8vo. Boards in dj. First US edition. Dj is 3/4 the size of a normal dj, so that the top third of the book is uncovered. Lower corners of dj lightly worn, sm. tear to front corner. Boards faintly scuffed. Inscribed by author. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket inscribed

Appr.: | AUD 29.00 CAD 28.25 EUR 19.92 GBP 15.92 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 271.74 

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10.   Spencer, John Wallace.
Limbo of the Lost: Actual Stories of Sea Mysteries.
 
Publisher: Westfield, MA: Phillips Publishing Co., 1969.
8vo. 160 pp. Light wear to head and tail of spine, some very light soiling to covers and along hinges. Spencer's mysterious true tales of the sea. Cloth Cloth Very Good

Appr.: | AUD 16.24 CAD 15.82 EUR 11.16 GBP 8.92 JPY 1,400.00 MXN 175.00 ZAR 152.17 

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11.   Orange Enterprise and Journal.
Miller's River Flood.
 
Publisher: Orange, MA: Orange Enterprises & Journal, 1936.
8vo. unpagenated. Spine is lightly worn, w/ light creasing extending onto both covers. Light soiling to both covers. Booklet is a pictoral and textual account of the March 1936 flood that hit the Miller's River Valley in central Massachusetts. Booklet Booklet Very Good

Appr.: | AUD 23.20 CAD 22.60 EUR 15.94 GBP 12.74 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 217.39 

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12.   Parrado, Nando with Vince Rause.
Miracle in the Andes.
 
Publisher: New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 2006.
First edition ISBN: 1400097673 291 pp. 8vo. Jacket spine ends and corners lightly bumped, with other slight shelfwear. Light bumping to book spine ends, other light edgewear. Interior tight and clean. Several pages of b/w photographs. Hard Cover Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good DJ

Appr.: | AUD 17.40 CAD 16.95 EUR 11.95 GBP 9.55 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 163.04 

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13.   Perry, Michael.
Population: 485, Meeting Your Neigbors One Siren At a Time.
 
Publisher: New York: HarperCollins, 2002.
ISBN: 0060198524 8vo. 234 pp. Story of a volunteer firefighter in New Auburn, WI. Cloth Cloth Fine in Fine dj

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14.   Fuller, John G.
The Airmen Who Would Not Die.
 
Publisher: New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1979.
First edition ISBN: 0399122648 348 pp, 8vo. Cloth in dj. First edition. Light spotting to boards and top edge, minimal shelfwear. Date in ink to ffep. Otherwise clean and tight. Dj lightly edgeworn and scuffed, few nicks to top edge, minor soil to front panel, sl. sunning to edges. Cloth Cloth Very Good in Very Good DJ

Appr.: | AUD 17.40 CAD 16.95 EUR 11.95 GBP 9.55 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 163.04 

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15.   Quigley, Joan.
The Day the Earth Caved In: : An American Mining Tragedy
 
Publisher: New York: Random House, 2007.
First edition ISBN: 9781400061808 237 pp. 8vo. Hardcover in dustjacket. First edition. Shelfwear and light scuffing to dj, upper edges bumped lightly. Bumping to book spine ends, light wear to corners, light scuffing to boards. Illustrated with several b/w photographic plates. Signed by author on title page. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good in Very Good DJ signed

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16.   Cromie, Robert.
The Great Chicago Fire.
 
Publisher: New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1958.
First edition 282 pp, 8vo. Hardcover in dj. First edition. Edgewear, w/ board exposure at corners, sm. bump to foot of front board. Pages age-toned, sm. rough patch to head of feps, few rough-cut edges. Text clean. Dj edgeworn w/ several creases and sm. chips/nicks, lightly tanned, Hardcover Hardcover Very Good in Good DJ

Appr.: | AUD 26.10 CAD 25.42 EUR 17.93 GBP 14.33 JPY 2,250.00 MXN 281.25 ZAR 244.57 

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17.   Thurston, Gavin.
The Great Thames Disaster.
 
Publisher: London: George Allen & Unwin, 1965.
First edition 173 pp. 8vo. Hardcover in dustjacket. First edition. Scuffing and edgewear to dj, bumping to corners and spine head. Minor edgewear to boards, bumping to spine ends. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good in Very Good DJ

Appr.: | AUD 69.61 CAD 67.80 EUR 47.81 GBP 38.22 JPY 6,000.00 MXN 750.00 ZAR 652.17 

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18.   Banks, Charles Eugene.
The History of the San Francisco Disaster and Mount Vesuvius Horror.
 
Publisher: Np: C. E. Thomas, 1906.
464 pp. 8vo (large). Cloth. Scuffed. Bumping to sp. ends and corners, sl. board exposure to corners. Pencil mark to bottom edge of textblock. Rear hinge heavily split, repaired by seller as much as possible. Front joint cloth is quite worn w/ sm. holes/tears and fpd is partially detached from board, repaired as much as possible. Faint soiling to some pages. Full title: "The History of the San Francisco Disaster and Mount Vesuvius Horror." Cloth Cloth Very Good

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19.   Burton, Hal.
The Morro Castle: Tragedy at Sea.
 
Publisher: New York: Viking , 1973.
First edition 182 pp, 8vo. Cloth in dj. First edition. Light shelfwear and minor spotting to boards, light soil to textblock, rough patch w/ blank gold sticker to ffep, minor soil to feps. Interior otherwise clean, binding tight. Dj lightly sunned and edgeworn, matching gold sticker to front flap. Cloth Cloth Very Good in Very Good DJ

Appr.: | AUD 23.20 CAD 22.60 EUR 15.94 GBP 12.74 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 217.39 

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20.   Koch, Tom.
The Wreck of the William Brown: : A True Tale of Overcrowded Lifeboats and Murder at Sea
 
Publisher: Vancouver and Toronto: Douglas & McIntyre, 2003.
First edition ISBN: 1550549367 213 pp, 8vo. Cloth in dj. First edition. Like new, clean and tight. Sm. nick/scuff to fore-edge of rear dj panel, dj otherwise crisp and clean. Cloth Cloth Fine in Near Fine DJ

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21.   Smith, Carl.
Urban Disorder and the Shape of Belief: The Great Chicago Fire, The Haymarket Bomb and The Model Town of Pullman.
 
Publisher: Chicago: The University of Chicago, 1995.
ISBN: 0226764176 8vo, 392 pp. Former owners name to ffep. Otherwise in great condition. Paperback Paperback Near Fine

Appr.: | AUD 25.52 CAD 24.86 EUR 17.53 GBP 14.01 JPY 2,200.00 MXN 275.00 ZAR 239.13 

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