Winchester, Simon,: Krakatoa ; The Day the World Exploded, 27 August 1883
Book Number: 0264842
Viking, Camberwell, Victoria, 2003. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. 700 g; XVI, 432 pages, indexed with further reading lists, and index. 2 maps, various diagrams and facsimile's of documents and photographs within the text. Colour illustrated dustjacket. This is the 1st book to truly explain the eruption of Krakatoa. Bursting with anecdote, dramatic eyewitness accounts, illustrations of everything from tidal waves to pepper plants and with a wonderful cast of characters, Krakatoa is an informed and brilliantly vivid tale of science and high drama. -- Front fold over blurb The book and the dust jacket have no damage. Previous owner's name on front end page. Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Geology; Indonesia; History. ISBN: 0670914304. ISBN/EAN: 9780670914302. Inventory No: 0264842.