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1 edition of The San Francisco earthquake and fire of April 18, 1906 found in the catalog.

The San Francisco earthquake and fire of April 18, 1906

and their effects on structures and structural materials

by Grove Karl Gilbert

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Published by Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Building materials,
  • Earthquake and fire, 1906

  • Edition Notes

    Statementreports by Grove Karl Gilbert, Richard Lewis Humphrey, John Stephen Sewell and Frank Soulé, with preface by Joseph Austin Holmes
    SeriesUnited States. Geological Survey. Bulletin -- no. 324, Bulletin (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- no. 324.
    ContributionsHolmes, J. A. (Joseph Austin), 1859-1915, Humphrey, Richard Lewis, 1869-1928, Sewell, John Stephen, b. 1869, Soulé, Frank, 1843-1918
    The Physical Object
    Format[microform],
    Paginationxii, 170, i p.
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25906483M
    LC Control Number07001565
    OCLC/WorldCa146172962

    Jul 01,  · It happened at a.m. on April 18, , in San Francisco. To this day, it remains one of the worst natural disasters in American history—and this definitive book brings the full story to vivid bii-va.com: Open Road Media. Resources for Researching the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire California History Room Searching the book catalog Online at bii-va.com Subject headings: o San Francisco (Calif.) – Earthquake and fire, o Earthquakes – California – San Francisco o Earthquakes – California – San Francisco Bay Area.

    Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1st Edition. "San Francisco's Horror of Earthquake, Fire, and Famine" by James Russell Wilson. Salesman's Copy, which is a shortened and condensed version of the original, used for marketing and selling. Illustrated with photographic reproductions as well as drawings that will be used in the final publication of the. For those interested in such reflection, two unique and very different works revisit the massive April 18, , San Francisco earthquake and fires. Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and historian Philip L. Fradkin reexamines those days in The Great Earthquake and Firestorms of

    Books on LibraryThing tagged San Francisco Earthquake. This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. The Earthquake of April 18, , and the Great Fire in San Francisco on That and Succeeding Days: Personal Experiences, Inauguration of Red Cross and General Relief Work, by William W. Morrow (HTML at bii-va.com) Some Cities and San Francisco, and Resurgam, by Hubert Howe Bancroft (Gutenberg text).


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