THE SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE--by Gordon Thomas and Max Morgan Witts,
Stein And Day, Publishers, 1971 hardcover.
Black cover, rust colored cloth spine covering, gold spine lettering, mapped end papers,
316 cream colored deckled pages.
Contents are divided into (8) sections, along with Appendixes, Index, and Listing of (26) illustrations.
Photos shown are:
(1) General Funston brought troops from over one hundred miles away.
(2) Market Street with the Ferry Building in the distance.
(3) A.P. Giannini, founder of the Bank Of America, and the horse team that he used to transport his bank's money to his brother's home during the earthquake.
...The end papers have a map of the fire, April 18, 19 and 20, 1906.
Book relates quite a contrast from the recent tragedies in America.
The order was 'shoot to kill' all suspected looters.
---As Jesse Cook watched, the seconds on his watch ticked by. Fifty-nine passed.
Time hung poised at 5:12 A.M. ...At that moment the earthquake came.
---Book cover has shelf/reading wear. Interior is clean, tightly bound with no writing, stamps, torn, or loose pages. No dust jacket available.
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