THE GREAT CYCLONE AT ST. LOUIS AND EAST ST. LOUIS, MAY 27, 1896. Julian Curzon.

THE GREAT CYCLONE AT ST. LOUIS AND EAST ST. LOUIS, MAY 27, 1896

St. Louis: Cyclone Publishing Company, 1896. First Edition. Hardcover. "Splendidly illustrated with 150 accurate photographic views and engravings, portraying in vivid realism the wreck and ruin wrought by the demon of destruction." One of the deadliest and most destructive tornadoes in American history, the 1896 St. Louis - East St. Louis Tornado resulted in 255 deaths and property damage in excess of $10,000,000 ($4.35 billion in today's dollars). Octavo. Original blue cloth binding, with an elaborate depiction of a tornado stamped in black and gilt titles. The spine is darkened just a touch, with mild wear to the corners and tips; otherwise very good. Very good. Item #65544

Price: $200.00

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