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Category: All Categories: Disasters and Rescue: Earthquakes
20 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Beebe, Bergstrom, Cackler, Chatenever, Emanuel, Gaura, Lasnier, Long, Mrks and Muraoka, Illustrated by: Photos & Illustrations  
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 8.45 CAD 8.54 EUR 5.87 GBP 4.69 JPY 786.00 MXN 98.25 ZAR 84.52 

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2.
Earthquake Engineering Research Institute.  
Proceedings of the WORLD CONFERENCE ON EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING: 1906 / 1956.
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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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3.
Goodman, Jeffrey  
We are the Earthquake Generation

Publisher: Berkley New York 1979.
pocket book, good plus

Appr.: | AUD 12.10 CAD 15.00 EUR 8.40 GBP 6.72 JPY 1,125.00 MXN 140.63 ZAR 120.97 

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4.
Gordon Thomas and Max Morgan Witts  
The San Francisco Earthquake
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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.

Appr.: | AUD 8.71 CAD 8.80 EUR 6.04 GBP 4.84 JPY 810.00 MXN 101.25 ZAR 87.10 

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5.
Hadfield, Peter  
SIXTY SECONDS THAT WILL CHANGE THE WORLD The Coming Tokyo Earthquake

Publisher: Charles E. Tuttle Boston, MA 1992.
First US Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. DJ has tear at spine; B&W Illustrations; 207 pages

Appr.: | AUD 10.75 CAD 10.87 EUR 7.46 GBP 5.97 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 107.53 

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6.
Heck, Nicholas.  
EARTHQUAKES.
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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 9.89 CAD 10.00 EUR 6.87 GBP 5.49 JPY 920.00 MXN 115.00 ZAR 98.92 

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7.
Heppenheimer, T.A.  
The Coming Quake, science and trembling on the California Earthquake frontier

Publisher: Times Books New York 1988.
very good to fine in very good dust jacket. photo's, charts

Appr.: | AUD 16.13 CAD 20.00 EUR 11.19 GBP 8.96 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 161.29 

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8.
KENDRICK, T.D.  
The Lisbon Earthquake

Publisher: Methuen, 1956.
F First Edition A near fine copy (offset staining and foxing to endpapers) in a vg+ edgeworn d.w., lightly chipped at extremities.

Appr.: | AUD 53.76 CAD 54.35 EUR 37.31 GBP 29.85 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 625.00 ZAR 537.63 

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9.
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 12.37 CAD 12.50 EUR 8.58 GBP 6.87 JPY 1,150.00 MXN 143.75 ZAR 123.66 

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10.
KITSON, A.E.; COOPER, W.G.G.; Junner, N.R.; JAMES, W.T.; HIRST, T.; (and Other Co-Authors)  
Gold Coast Geological Survey. BULLETINS 1-16

Publisher: Government of the Gold Coast Accra 1925 - 1946.
F First Edition 16 items, fine ex-library copies (neat oval stamps on some wrappers otherwise clean and tight), bound in two volumes in typical library style of the period, 1/4 heavy leather with cloth boards. All wrappers have been bound in, the masps where aspplicasble housed in specially strengthened and created compartments. Each bulletin is separated by tghick card separators. The collection includes the important No.2 (The Provisional Geological Map o the Gold Coast and Togioland), #11 (The Revised Geological Map); #12 (The Diamond Deposits of the Gold Coast); #10 (The Geology of the Tarkwa Goldfield). A scarce collection.

Appr.: | AUD 1,075.27 CAD 1,086.96 EUR 746.27 GBP 597.01 JPY 100,000.00 MXN 12,500.00 ZAR 10,752.69 

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11.
KRIGE, L.J. & MAREE, B.D.  
Earthquakes in South Africa

Publisher: The Government Printer Pretoria, 1951.
F First Edition A fine copy in the original pale green printed wrappers. Geological Series Bulletin No.20. Only 1500 copies printed.

Appr.: | AUD 43.01 CAD 43.48 EUR 29.85 GBP 23.88 JPY 4,000.00 MXN 500.00 ZAR 430.11 

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12.
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.

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13.
PENICK, James Jr.  
The New Madrid Earthquakes of 1911 - 1812

Publisher: University of Missouri Press, 1976.
F First Edition A fine unread copy in the original pale brown cloth.

Appr.: | AUD 32.26 CAD 32.61 EUR 22.39 GBP 17.91 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 322.58 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 73988.
    
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14.
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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15.
Thomas, Gordon and Max Morgan Witts Illustrator: Illustrated by Black and White Photos  
SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE
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Publisher: Stein and Day New York NY 1971.
Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. ; 316 pages

Appr.: | AUD 8.60 CAD 8.70 EUR 5.97 GBP 4.78 JPY 800.00 MXN 100.00 ZAR 86.02 

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16.
Thomas, Gordon and Max Morgan Witts Illustrator: Illustrated by Black and White Photos  
SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE

Publisher: Stein and Day New York NY 1971.
Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ has some wear at edges

Appr.: | AUD 8.60 CAD 8.70 EUR 5.97 GBP 4.78 JPY 800.00 MXN 100.00 ZAR 86.02 

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17.
Tributsch, Helmut  
When Snakes Awake, Animals and Earthquake Prediction

Publisher: MIT press Cambridge 1982.
very good in very good dust jacket. few and a few maps

Appr.: | AUD 20.16 CAD 25.00 EUR 13.99 GBP 11.19 JPY 1,875.00 MXN 234.38 ZAR 201.61 

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18.
Walker, Bryce  
EARTHQUAKE

Publisher: Time-Life Richmond, VA 1982.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edges bumped; Planet Earth; Color Photographs; 176 pages

Appr.: | AUD 10.75 CAD 10.87 EUR 7.46 GBP 5.97 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 107.53 

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19.
Walker, Bryce  
EARTHQUAKE

Publisher: Time-Life Richmond, VA 1982.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Spine weak; Planet Earth; Color Photographs; 176 pages

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20.
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

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