Natural Disasters and How We Cope by Robert Raymond Coenraads
Easton Press Deluxe Edition, 2006
This is a deluxe leather bound edition of “Natural Disasters and How We Cope” published by the Easton Press in conjunction with Millennium House in 2006. From the publisher: “Natural disasters explores the hidden stories behind the disasters: the true causes and consequences, the tragedies and triumphs in remarkable stories of survival, and the ability of the human spirit to overcome extraordinary difficulties. Along with captivating images of the disasters and their aftermath are the facts, clear explanations, and stories by survivors in their own words.”
This unique book covers many of history’s greatest natural disasters including Pompei’s tragic burial after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79CE, Krakatoa’s massive eruption in 1883, which sent shockwaves around the world, the earthquake and fire that devastated San Francisco in 1906, the 1980 eruption of Mount St Helens, and the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami caused by the most powerful earthquake in the last 50 years.
Measuring approximately 10.5" x 8" and containing 576 pages, the book is bound in full leather boards and features silk moiré endpapers, gold gilded covers, gold gilting on the page ends, and a built in silk bookmark. The book features spectacular photographs of natural disasters including many photos of actual events and the aftermath. Full coverage of over 150 significant natural disasters that includes maps showing the extent of the disasters.
The book is in FINE- condition with marks to the gilt. Please note that the photograph used is a stock photograph of the book.