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copyright 1900; "Containing a Full and Thrilling Account of the Most Appalling Calamity of Modern Times"; "In Memoriam of Galveston's Dead, September 8th 1900"; hardbound; blue cloth over boards with lettering and decorative stamping in gilt and black; photograph on oval paper label mounted to the front board; patterned endpapers; very good condition with minimal browing and wear of pages; no dust jacket.

 

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Contains vivid descriptions of the hurricane and terrible rush of waters; immense destruciton of dwellings, business houses, churches, and loss of thousands of human lives; thrilling tales of heroic deeds; panic-stricken multitudes and heart-rending scences of agony; frantic efforst to escape a horrible fate; separation of loved ones, etc. Narrow escapes from the jaws of death, terrible sufferings of the survivors, vandels plundering the bodies of the dead; wonderful exhibitons of popular sympathy; millions of dollars sent for the relief of the stricken sufferers. It is profusely embellished with photographs taken immediately after the disaster.

The Great Galveston Disaster by Paul Lester

SKU: BS164d
$48.95Price