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  • Dillon, Eilis
    THE SEA WALL

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1965. dj. Hardcover first edition - Story of two young boys who are friends and must find a way of saving their homes on the island of Inisharcain off the coastof Ireland from the big wave, illustrated in black & white by W.T. Mars.

    Condition: Ex-library with very few markings, overall tight and clean in a very near fine dj.

    Book ID: 11787
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  • ISAAC'S STORM: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History. by Larson, Erik.
    Larson, Erik.
    ISAAC'S STORM: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York Crown, (1999.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Based on the diaries of Isaac Monroe Cline and on contemporary accounts. This is the fascinating story of the early years of the US Weather Bureau and especially of the first big challenge that bureau faced - the horrific hurricane that hit and destroyed the thriving city of Galveston, Texas in 1900 - and of the man, Isaac Cline, who said it would never happen. 323 pp with notes, sources, and index. Maps. Illustrated endpapers. ISBN: 0-609-602330.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Interesting pencilled (erasable) gift inscription "For -- to honor your two weeks of service to victims of Hurricane Katrina."

    Book ID: 73651
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