(Indonesië; Vulkaanuitbarstingen; Krakatau en Kloet) Tom Simkin / J. Koning - Krakatau 1883. The Volcanic Eruption and its Effects / De Kloetramp van 20 Mei 1919 - 1919/1983

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(Indonesië; Vulkaanuitbarstingen; Krakatau en Kloet) Tom Simkin / J. Koning - Krakatau 1883. The Volcanic Eruption and its Effects / De Kloetramp van 20 Mei 1919 - 1919/1983
Colonial history, Volcanology - Quantity: 2 - Book

1. J. Koning (acting editor-in-chief at the Soerabaiasch Handelsblad) -
De Kloetramp van 20 Mei 1919. Richly illustrated with reproductions after photos.
‘den dag na de ramp genomen’ - [Soerabaia], publication of the N.V. Soerabaiasch Handelsblad en Drukkerijen, 1919. XII, 231 pp. - Originally decorated cardboard binding with dust jacket. Folio. 30.5 x 23.5 cm.
Condition: dust jacket is slightly damaged, otherwise in good condition.
*On 19 May 1919 there was an unexpected eruption of the Kloet volcano on East Java with enormous soil and mud avalanches, killing hundreds of people in the villages on the hills of the volcano.

2. Tom Simkin and Richard S. Fiske - Krakatau 1883. The Volcan Eruption and its Effects. - Washington, Smithonian Institution Press, 1983. 464 pp. - Originally sewn, here bound in a private half linen binding with the original covers included. Quarto.
27.5 x 22 cm.
Condition: as new. *After Verbeek the most important reference work about the eruption of Krakatau in 1883.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
2
Subject
Colonial history, Volcanology
Author/ Illustrator
(Indonesië; Vulkaanuitbarstingen; Krakatau en Kloet) Tom Simkin / J. Koning
Book Title
Krakatau 1883. The Volcanic Eruption and its Effects / De Kloetramp van 20 Mei 1919
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1919
Publication year youngest item
1983
Edition
1st Edition
Language
Dutch
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Hardback
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