Morris Story of the Great Earthquake of 1908 and Other Historic Disasters by Charles Morris C1909

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Item number: BBRhpGf5FOc 353

Antique book "Morris Story of the Great Earthquake of 1908 and Other Historic Disasters" by Charles Morris copyright 1909.

Nearly 100 illustrations made especially for this work, showing the havoc caused by fire, earthquake and volcanic convulsions.

Measures 9.25 inches tall, 7 inches wide. 448 pages.

In good condition with vintage wear, beautiful cover and spine, green end papers, the front end paper has a rip, some spotting, may have pencil markings, some corner folds, otherwise nice clean pages.

Contents:

The boot of Italy and beautiful Sicily. The garden spot of the Mediterranean

Greek Mythology and the volcanoes of Sicily. Etna and Stromboli, Vulcans fiery workshops

The historic cities of Sicily. Their settlement by the ancient Greeks and Carthaginians, and their later annals

The story of Messina and Reggio, the doomed cities of the straits

The frightful earthquake of 1908 and its surpassing horrors

the gigantic tidal wave and its sweeping destruction

The harvest of the fire demon and robbers of the victims

The panic flight of a homeless host

a wonderful record of thrilling escapes

Italys king and queen hasten to the scen of desolation

The buried thousands and the noble band rescuers

World wide sympathy and the universal brotherhood of man

the red cross society, the lighthouse of international charity, sends its beneficent aid

the summing up after the great catastrophe

The history and causes of earthquakes, volcanoes and other seismic phenomena

Famous earthquakes of ancient and medieval times

The great lisbon and calabrian earthquakes

earthquakes in the new world prior to 1900

the san francisco calamity and other earthquakes of the twentieth century

the volcano and the earthquake, earths demons of destruction

theories of volcanic and earthquake action

the active colvanoes of the earth

the famous vesuvius and the destruction of pompeii and herculaneum

eruptions of vesuvius, etna and stromboli

vesuvius devastates the region of naples

skapter jokull and hecla, the great icelandic volcanoes

volcanoes of the philippines and other pacific islands

the wonderful hawaiian craters and kilaueas lake of fire

popocatepetl and other volcanoes of mexico and central america

the terrible eruption of krakatoa

st vincent island and mont soufriere in 1812

mont pelee and its harvest of death in 1902

submarine volcanoes and their work of island building

mud volcanoes geysers and hot springs


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