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Maysville, Kentucky Flood, Photograph February, 1884

by Kackley, J[ames] T.

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1884
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Maysville, Kentucky: J.T. Kackley Photographer, 1884. 1884. Original photograph measuring approximately 9" x 5 3/4" of the Maysville Flood. The Flood swept through the town on the night of February 27, 1884. The Marysville Daily Bulletin reported: "The little town looks as thugh it had been bombarded and taken by storm Nearly the whole of Front street was descroyed,… Read more
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Kansas City, Missouri: Enterprise Pub. Co, 1903. Cloth Hard Cover. Good. Ocatvo. 92p. dozens of photographs of the flood. A first hand account of the flood when both the Missouri River and the Kaw (Kansas River) brought about a devastating flood. Not only a list of all those who served to protect people and… Read more
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$125.00
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Preparing for an Uncertain Climate, 2 Volumes

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Washingtion D. C.: Office of Technology Assessment, 1993. Wraps. Good/No Dust Jacket as Issued. Soft Cover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 359,383 pages, index, maps, graphs, charts and photographs. Corner creased on volume one. Light scuffing to both books. Previous owner's name inked on ffep of vol. one.
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Washingon, DC: National Academy of Sciences, 1989. Paper Monograph. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 276p. OCLC reports there is a copy in Biibliotheek van de Univ van Amsterdam as well as all major university libraries. Very Good.
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$65.00
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The Public Policy Response to Hurricane Hugo in South Carolina

by Mitttler, Elliott

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Published
1993
Edition
First Edition
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Boulder, CO: Institute of Bevaioral Science, 1993. First Edition. Soft Cover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 72pp. Very important discussion of hurricane disaster responses in South Carolina in 1989. Bound in light blue paper wraps. Near Fine.
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Floods of 1950 in California

by Edmonston, A. D., State Engineer

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Published
1950
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First Edition
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Sacramento, CA: State of California, Division of Water Resources, 1950. First Edition. Soft Cover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. (approx. 85 pages). Tabular data on rainfall, discharge, and flood levels. Photographs. Maps. Bound in light blue paper wraps, with dark blue spine tape. Library bar-code sticker on rear endpapers. Very Good.… Read more
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GREAT HARTFORD CIRCUS FIRE - CREATIVE SETTLEMENT OF MASS DISASTERS

by Cohn, Henry S. And Bollier, David

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Very Good
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First Edition
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New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1991. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Ocatvo. 207 pp. 12 pages of b&w photos. The story of the Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey fire which could have bankrupted the circus, if a group of Hartford attorneys had not formed an alternate solution, placing the circus in receivership allowing it… Read more
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Cabin Tantra; Spring

by Gash, James

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Published
1077
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Near Fine
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Limited
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Monterey, KY: Larkspur, 1077. Limited. Pamphlet. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket as Issued. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall. 32mo., 21 leaves. Number 139 of 250 copies. The quiet musings while waiting for floodwaters of the Kentucky River to recede. In brown wraps, cover pattern printed green.
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Probable Maximum Flood: Salt and Verde River Basins

by Erickson, John R., Clifford R. Brockman, and Justin M. Turner

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Published
1983
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Fine
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First Edition
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Phoenix, AZ: Water Resources Associates, Inc, 1983. First Edition. Ring Binding. Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 4to., (~105pp) Hydrological treatise on flood stage and storage units or all the streams draining the Mogollon Rim in central Arizona. Tales, charts, glossary. In printed cover, with black ring binding, and plastic cover. … Read more
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WACO-SAN ANGELO DISASTER STUDY - REPORT OF SECOND YEAR'S WORK

by Moore, Harry Estill et al.

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Austin: University of Texas, 1955. Original Wraps. A Very Good Copy Limited. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Not continuously paginated. Copied typewritten text of reports written on the aftermath of tornadoes in 1953-1954. Errata sheet. Pa pers demographically breaking down information on the effects & response.
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