Encyclopedia Of Disasters; Environmental Catastropes and Human Tragedies; Two Volume Set

By: Gunn, Angus M.

Price: $125.00

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Very nice copies -- look almost new were it not for a plain white BLANK bookplate ornamented at edges in black affixed to front pastedown of both volumes. Pages and page edges very white, no bumps to boards, and no names or writing. Laminated pictorials boards are designed with dustjackets. A history of disasters through the ages beginning with the supervolcanoe in Toba, Indonesia in 74000 B.C. to the Greensburg, Kansas tornado of 2007. Includes other sorts of disaster as well as weather related such as the plague, the bombing of Hiroshima, the Teton Dam collapse of 1976, Chernobyl, 9/11 -- even the 1919 stock market collapse. 733 pages. Indexed.

Title: Encyclopedia Of Disasters; Environmental Catastropes and Human Tragedies; Two Volume Set

Author Name: Gunn, Angus M.

Categories: Reference,

Edition: First Printing

Publisher: Westport, Connecticut, Greenwood Press: 2008

ISBN Number: 0313340021

ISBN Number 13: 9780313340024

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No DJ, as Issued

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 18327

Keywords: Didasters. Human Tragedies. Environmental Disasters