Lot 325: "The Great Tide" by Hilda Grieve UNCOMMON VINTAGE 1959 History Of The Great Essex Flood 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover In DJ

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April 26, 2018, 7:00 PM EST
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Description: UNCOMMON VINTAGE 1959 History Of The Great Essex Flood 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover In DUST JACKET. "The Great Tide" by Hilda Grieve. FULL TITLE: "The Great Tide: The Story Of The 1953 Flood Disaster In Essex." HARDCOVER 1959 County Of Essex/Waterlow & Sons (England) 1st Edition, 1st Printing with "Copyright 1959" & no additional printings on copyright page. Exactly as shown in scan(s). Collectible 1st Edition 1st Printing hardcover copy IN DUST JACKET. AN UNCOMMON TITLE; ESPECIALLY WHEN NOT X-LIBRARY.

"Here is death and destruction from the sea. Created as only a Local Authority with numerous official resources at their disposal could do. The most comprehensive account of this terrible disaster published: some 5cwt of original records -- including the message logs of fire brigade, police, ambulance services and the three armed services -- were combed to give a solid foundation in fact. With alleged global warming and rises in sea-level and the policies of letting nature decide the coastline and building on floodplains, could this happen again?—stay tuned to all fear mongering "news" stations."

Illustrated with photos; separate printed map of Essex County & the flood areas is present in the rear pocket. Internally tight & unmarked. Binding Exterior: all lettering/decoration bright. NO REMAINDER MARK; NOT X-LIBRARY.

Tape reinforcement to DJ verso & front with show through/edge wear to SELDOM PRESENT 30 (Shillings) clipped but not price DJ. ALL ITEMS ARE GUARANTEED TO BE ACCURATELY DESCRIBED, NOT DEFECTIVE, & GENUINE.

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