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The Johnstown Flood. First Edition. First Printing

£70.00

Product description

Simon and Schuster, New York, 1968. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good + Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Stated first printing. Minor wear and grubbiness to corners of DJ; price is not clipped. Jacket priced at $6.95. No internal marks or inscriptions. The tops of pages are stained red and there are colored maps at front and back as well as a selection of black and white photos.

This is McCullough's first book. . "A first rate example of the documentary method.Mr. McCullough is a good writer and painstaking reporter and he has re-created that now almost mythic cataclysm.with the thoroughness the subject demands" (The New Yorker)

From the dustjacket........May 31 1889. .Roaring down from the mountain, a wall of water, in some places 70 feet high, smashed through Johnstown, Pa. , killing, in a matter of minutes, over 2000 men, women and children, and leaving in its wake not only tragic destruction but a national scandal that convulsed the country with horror and outrage.

Item details

Author(s):
McCullough David G.
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0

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Simon and Schuster, New York, 1968. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good + Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Stated first printing. Minor wear and grubbiness to corners of DJ; price is not clipped. Jacket priced at $6.95. No internal marks or inscriptions. The tops of pages are stained red and there are colored maps at front and back as well as a selection of black and white photos.

This is McCullough's first book. . "A first rate example of the documentary method.Mr. McCullough is a good writer and painstaking reporter and he has re-created that now almost mythic cataclysm.with the thoroughness the subject demands" (The New Yorker)

From the dustjacket........May 31 1889. .Roaring down from the mountain, a wall of water, in some places 70 feet high, smashed through Johnstown, Pa. , killing, in a matter of minutes, over 2000 men, women and children, and leaving in its wake not only tragic destruction but a national scandal that convulsed the country with horror and outrage.

Author(s):
McCullough David G.
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0

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