Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded August 27, 1883

By: WINCHESTER, Simon

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A book club edition of Simon Winchester's highly readable account of the massive volcanic explosions of Krakatoa in Indonesia in 1883, described by Wikipedia as ". . .among the most violent volcanic events in recorded history". The resulting tsunami killed nearly 40,000 people. The volume includes a number of eye-pleasing black & white illustrations and maps. Signed by Mr. Winchester on title page in bold black marker. --- In black paper-covered boards. Jacket with detail from map to back panel. --- A clean, bright, newish copy but with slight scuffing to lower cover edge. Bright jacket is undamaged; protected in clear removable mylar wrapper.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xvi, 416 pages; Signed by Author

Title: Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded August 27, 1883

Author Name: WINCHESTER, Simon

Categories: >>History, >>Science, Engineering, Technical,

Edition: BCE

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins Publishers: 2003

ISBN Number: 0066212855

ISBN Number 13: 9780066212852

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 50244