Calamities of the World

By: Banner, Hubert S.

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Clean hardback bound in green cloth with gilt titles, cloth a little worn at corners, no inscriptions or marks, part of dustjacket laid in. 286 pages, 16 plates. Includes The Paris charity bazaar affair; the tragic fate of H.M.S. Captain; the Silvertown munition-works explosion; the 'Black Hole' of Paris; London's second biggest blaze; the great Kingston earthquake; the catastrophic storms of 1881; the Paisley cinema tragedy; the French floods of 1875; the 1906 Vesuvius eruption; Hell loose on the Hooghly; the Albion Colliery disaster; the Chatsworth railway horror; the Iroquois Theatre calamity; the Hook of Holland catastrophe of 1907; the Valparaiso earthquake terror, and R.38's last voyage.

Title: Calamities of the World

Author Name: Banner, Hubert S.

Categories: History, World,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Hurst & Blackett: 1932

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 15776

Keywords: Disaster Accidental death,