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Author: Charles Morris
Publisher: [New York] : Scull, ©1906.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
San Francisco calamity by earthquake and fire.
[New York] : Scull, ©1906
(OCoLC)756451795
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Morris
OCLC Number: 5367289
Description: 446 pages, [28] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: San Francisco and its terrific earthquake --
The demon of fire invades the stricken city --
Fighting the flames with dynamite --
The reign of destruction and devastation --
The panic flight of a homeless host --
Facing famine and praying for relief --
The frightful loss of life and wealth --
San Francisco of the past --
Plans to rebuild San Francisco --
Volcanoes of the Philippines and other Pacific islands --
Popocatapetl and other volcanoes of Mexico and Central America --
The terrible eruption of Krakatoa --
Mount Pelee and its harvest of death --
St. Vincent and Mont Soufriere in 1812.
Responsibility: 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 ; edited by Charles Morris ; with nearly 100 illustrations.

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