Title VULCAN'S FURY: Man Against the Volcano
Book Condition Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 299 glossy pages, fifty-five b&w figures, fifty-four color figures, sources and further reading, and an index. Large octavo.
Edition First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in.
Publisher New Haven and London: Yale University Press, (1999).
0300075413 / 9780300075410
Seller ID 33079.00
A history of the volcano, with a focus on fifteen throughout the centuries from Vesuvius to Mount St. Helens. Scarth, the author of SAVAGE EARTH, chronicles the experience through eyewitness accounts and details advances made in preparing for eruptions.
Natural History. Disasters.