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1906 1st ed San Francisco Earthquake Calamity Morris Illustrated Volcanoes Krakatoa

The San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 was one of the most devastating natural disasters in the history of America. Following the devastation, many authors and illustrators wrote narratives and accounts of the earthquake. One such work was ‘San Francisco Calamity’, a work by Charles Morris in which he collected stories, notes, and accounts from eye-witnesses. This work features dozens of illustrations depicting scenes from the destruction.

In addition to the San Francisco earthquake, this work covers volcano eruptions from around the world, including – Popocatapetl, Krakatoa, Mount Pelee, and St. Vincent and Soufriere.

Item number: #5500

Price: $399

MORRIS, Charles

The San Francisco calamity by earthquake and fire ... told by eye witnesses, including graphic and reliable accounts of all great earthquakes and volcanic eruptions in the world's history, and scientific explanations of their causes with nearly 100 illustrations.

New York: Scull, 1906.


Collation: Complete with all pages


Language: English

Binding: Cloth hardcover; tight and secure

Size: ~9in X 7in (22.5cm x 17.5cm)

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1906 1st ed San Francisco Earthquake Calamity Morris

Estimate $399 - $800Feb 3, 2019