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Heart Throbs of the Halifax Horror

By: Smith, Stanley K.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Halifax, Gerald E. Weir: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018192

Condition: Fair


The story of the Halifax Explosion, a tragedy that took place on December 6, 1917, and which was, until the detonation of atomic bombs, the most powerful man-made explosion in history, killing 2,000 people and injuring 9,000 more. 120 pages, including five-and-a-half pages of advertisements and "Descriptions That may Aid in Identification of Unclaimed Unidentified Bodies Which Have Been Interred." Illustrated w/60 photographs. No map. While relatively tight internally, this has a number of issues, including some soil, a bit of water damage, chipping, large pieces missing from spine... View more info