Earthquake & Fire, 1906 San Francisco: Concerning the Fire Resistance of Building Materials Tested in San Francisco, 1906; Opinions, Criticisms and Comparisons Expressed in Letters and Interviews by Men whose Experiences and Observations Warrant...

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Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Fair condition only. Ex-Library copy; with minimal markings. Small inked numbers on front cover near spine head, and a library bookplate on inside front cover; no other library markings. Title page is missing; above title is from front cover. Two side-hole punched. Backstrip torn, mostly gone. Covers somewhat sun-faded, a bit edgeworn. Other than missing title page, text block is complete, and quite clean. Filled with B&W photographs of building damaged in the San Francisco Earthquake/Fire. Two large fold-out panoramic photos of the city after the fire. Some light smudging to the back side of these fold-outs, and one is creased at the folded fore-edge. Else fold-outs and photos clean. Also, pinned to the back cover through one of the side-holes, is a 6 page excerpt reprinted from the May, 1907 issue of "The Journal of Fire"; entitled "Wire Glass Windows as a Fire Protective Measure". This pamphlet is quite edgeworn, and I'm not sure that it is complete, but will include it as it is in reference to the subject of the book.; 9 x 6"; 90 pages; Ex-Library

Title: Earthquake & Fire, 1906 San Francisco: Concerning the Fire Resistance of Building Materials Tested in San Francisco, 1906; Opinions, Criticisms and Comparisons Expressed in Letters and Interviews by Men whose Experiences and Observations Warrant...

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Publisher: New York, Mississippi Wire Glass Co.: 1907

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 34738

Keywords: WINDOWS GLASS San Francisco Fire Earthquake