The great Galveston disaster : containing a full and thrilling account of the most appalling calamity of modern times ; including vivid descriptions of the hurricane and terrible rush of waters, immense destruction of dwellings, business houses
The great Galveston disaster : containing a full and thrilling account of the most appalling calamity of modern times ; including vivid descriptions of the hurricane and terrible rush of waters, immense destruction of dwellings, business houses...
Salesman's Dummy (A SALESMANS SAMPLE-it does not contain complete text or pictures. It was a pre-publication book that was used by salesman to take orders for the actual book when it was published). Usually these were sold "by subscription only" with blank pages at back for the salesmans' orders. Lots of photo illustrations, photo on decorative blue cloth cover, Book is badly worn at spine ends and corners, spotting on spine, title page loose.
Very Good. Book. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Light green cloth, lettered/decorated in black, lettered in gilt, b&w photographic pastedown on upper front cover, marbled text block edges, patterned endpapers. Mild rubbing to corners and spine extremities, some spotting and mild soiling to back cover. Firm binding, intact hinges, generally clean interior with light, scattered soiling and mild thumbing here and there, minor loss to two areas along edges of rear fixed endsheet. Ownership inscription in pencil on blank verso of front flyleaf. xiv, 15-516 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Overall, a solid copy with relatively minor faults.
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