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Category: All Categories: Disasters and Rescue: Earthquakes
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Beebe, Bergstrom, Cackler, Chatenever, Emanuel, Gaura, Lasnier, Long, Mrks and Muraoka, Illustrated by: Photos & Illustr  
5:04 P.M. : The Great Quake of 1989

Publisher: Santa Cruz Sentinel Publishers Co. Santa Cruz, CA 1990.
112 pp, wht SC wraps w/black lettering on the spine w/color pictorial front & back. a pictorial history of the devastation in Santa Cruz County, California from the earthquake of October 17, 1989. 3rd Printing No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good Oblong 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 9.95 CAD 9.76 EUR 6.93 GBP 5.07 JPY 786.00 MXN 98.25 ZAR 87.33 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 028694.
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Earthquake Engineering Research Institute.  
Publisher: Berkeley: University of California 1956..
This was the first World Conference of Earthquake Engineering, held on the one hundredth anniversary of the 1906 California earthquake followed by the establishment the following year of the Seismological Society of America. [500p]: photos, numerous graphs and charts; 27cm. 1170g. Good (name front cover, edgewear, light soiling; interior Very Good). Printed wraps (softcover). Book condition: Good.

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Purchase direct from: Canterbury Books. Item number: 1662.
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Gordon Thomas and Max Morgan Witts  
The San Francisco Earthquake
Publisher: Stein and Day, NY, 1971.
G+ hardback, gilt lettering, G DJ. Paper over board cover has spine edge and corner wear. DJ with spine, edge and corner wer, chips and scuffs. Binding tight. End papers with maps. Pps are VG. 8vo, 318 pps with illustrations, appendixed, biblio and index. SBN#8128-1360-X.

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Purchase direct from: CRBooksellers. Item number: 6510.
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Heck, Nicholas.  
Publisher: Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press (1936), 2nd printing 1937..
A broad view for anyone interested in the subject of seismology and what was know back in the 1930's. 222p: 84 figures in-text (photos, maps, accelerographs, isoseismal maps, illustrations); 23cm. References, Index. 618g. Near Very Good (binding sound, cloth slightly rubbed and sunned, name front endpaper, paper tanned, margins slightly soiled p120-121). No dustjacket. Black cloth hardcover with gilt titles. Book condition: Near Very Good. Jacket condition: no dj.

Appr.: | AUD 12.66 CAD 12.42 EUR 8.81 GBP 6.45 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 111.11 

Purchase direct from: Canterbury Books. Item number: 438.
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Kimball, Virginia. Illustrated by John Kimball.  
Earthquake Ready: The Complete Preparedness Guide.

Publisher: Malibu, CA: Roundtable Publishing, 1992..
ISBN: 9780915677603 Revised edition, 1st printing. 236 pp. Bibliography, index. As New book (no markings) / As New dust jacket (price not clipped). Clean and fresh. A new copy. Hardcover

Appr.: | AUD 14.56 CAD 14.29 EUR 10.13 GBP 7.42 JPY 1,150.00 MXN 143.75 ZAR 127.78 

Purchase direct from: Buckeye Bookshop. Item number: 8945.
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Pell, Claiborne, 1918-2009  
Earthquake in Italy : a report to the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate / by Claiborne Pell

Publisher: Washington : U.S. G.P.O., 1980.
vii, 17 p. : illus., map ; 24 cm. At head of title: 96th Congress, 2d session. Committee print "December 1980." Senator Pell was in Madrid when the earthquake of 23 November, 1980 struck. He flew to Naples to inspect the damage andarrange for American disaster relief. Stock# 45,164. Vg / pamphlet.

Appr.: | AUD 12.66 CAD 12.42 EUR 8.81 GBP 6.45 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 111.11 

Purchase direct from: The Owl at the Bridge. Item number: 45164.
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Thomas, Gordon & Max Morgan Witts  
The San Francisco Earthquake

Publisher: N.Y., Stein & Day, 1971..
316 p. The 1906 earthquake. 'The authors use never-before-published eyewitness reports and previously ignored documents of the insurance companies, the military, and the Red Cross to tear away the myths... show how the political powers tried to conceal the amount of damage.' Stock #25,808x. Vg/good +, BOMC. American History; California; natural disaster.

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Purchase direct from: The Owl at the Bridge. Item number: 25808.
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Winchester, Simon.  
A Crack in the Edge of the World.

Publisher: Harper Collins New York.
America and the great California earthquake in 1906. Dust jacket good+, folds out to a large newsheet facsimile of the "Call-Chronicle-Examiner" newspaper from Thursday Aprl 19, 1906 headline "Earthquake and Fire: San Francisco in Ruins". Illustrated pastedowns of North America Tectonic plate. CR 2005, 462 pages with index and glossary. Black and white photos and illustrations. A sticker was taken from dust jacket and took some of the paper off, otherwise good+ condition. Stated first Edition Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 30.38 CAD 29.81 EUR 21.15 GBP 15.48 JPY 2,400.00 MXN 300.00 ZAR 266.67 

Purchase direct from: Books by Jan. Item number: 003169.
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