THE DOOMED CITY: A THRILLING TALE ... A VIVID AND GRAPHIC TALE OF THE WORLD'S GREATEST CATASTROPHE, THE DIREFUL CATACLYSM THAT CONVULSED THE GOLDEN SHORES OF THE LAND OF PROMISE REALISTICALLY DESCRIBED BY ONE OF THE REFUGEES. AN AUTHENTIC STORY OF THE GREAT CALAMITY WITH A FULL HISTORY OF MANY MARVELOUS AND ASTOUNDING ESCAPES FROM THE JAWS OF DEATH. PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED WITH CHARACTERISTIC PICTURES OF THE HORRIBLE STORM OF FIRE AND FLAME -- MANY FASCINATING AND TERRIBLE SCENES OF FALLING BUILDINGS, GOVERNMENT TROOPS DYNAMITING MAMMOTH STEEL STRUCTURES, ESCAPING REFUGEES AND OTHER INTERESTING VIEWS OF THE APPALLING HAVOC WROUGHT BY THE EARTHQUAKE IN SAN FRANCISCO, SANTA ROSA, SAN JOSE, NAPA AND OTHER CALIFORNIA CITIES. California, San Francisco, 1906 Earthquake, Fire.

THE DOOMED CITY: A THRILLING TALE ... A VIVID AND GRAPHIC TALE OF THE WORLD'S GREATEST CATASTROPHE, THE DIREFUL CATACLYSM THAT CONVULSED THE GOLDEN SHORES OF THE LAND OF PROMISE REALISTICALLY DESCRIBED BY ONE OF THE REFUGEES. AN AUTHENTIC STORY OF THE GREAT CALAMITY WITH A FULL HISTORY OF MANY MARVELOUS AND ASTOUNDING ESCAPES FROM THE JAWS OF DEATH. PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED WITH CHARACTERISTIC PICTURES OF THE HORRIBLE STORM OF FIRE AND FLAME -- MANY FASCINATING AND TERRIBLE SCENES OF FALLING BUILDINGS, GOVERNMENT TROOPS DYNAMITING MAMMOTH STEEL STRUCTURES, ESCAPING REFUGEES AND OTHER INTERESTING VIEWS OF THE APPALLING HAVOC WROUGHT BY THE EARTHQUAKE IN SAN FRANCISCO, SANTA ROSA, SAN JOSE, NAPA AND OTHER CALIFORNIA CITIES. Chicago: Laird & Lee, Publishers, [1906]. 18.2x13.2 cm, pp. [1-4] [1-4] 5-186 [187-188: blank], 42 illustrations, original pictorial white wrappers printed in red, yellow and black. First edition. There was no hardbound issue of this book. Rocq 12095. Wrappers lightly chipped at spine ends and several corners, some soiling and stains to wrappers, internally sound and clean, a very good copy overall. (#166342).

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