Gilbert, Grove Karl; Richard Lewis Humphrey, John Stephen Sewell, and Frank Soule.
Title THE SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE AND FIRE OF APRIL 18, 1906 and Their Effects on Structures and Structural Materials
Book Condition Spine and corners worn with the leather quite dry and rubbed, two bookplates and address label to the endpapers, else very good. Octavo. 170 pages of text; indexed. 55 photographic plates of the quake; a folding panorama of the city; two folding maps.
Edition First edition, first printing. Privately rebound in 3/4 polished brown leather over dark brown cloth, gilt spine titles.
Publisher Washington: Government Printing Office, 1907.
Seller ID 56674.00
Laid in to this copy are five small (2 1/2" by 4" or smaller) original sepia-toned photos of the quake damage and a contemporary half-sheet of instructions to deputies of the relief committee "Stanford Corps." Official U.S. Geological Survey publication.
Geology. Earthquakes. Californiana. Photography.