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Author: WINCHESTER, SIMON, Title: Krakatau. De dag dat de wereld ontplofte. [First dutch language edition franskated from the original english by Janet van der Lee].
Description: Amsterdam/Antwerpen, Uitgeverij Atlas, 2005. Stout 8°. Original stiff thin glossy wrappers. Coloured illustration featuring Anak Krakatau seen from the air with bold white type covertitle at tail. 399pp. Some facsim. maps on a plate featuring Krakatau and the Indonesian Archipelago, table of contents. Dutch language modern and updated scholarly history of the Krakatau Eruption August 27, 1883. Research into the preliminaries of the eruption, the eruption and its direct effect: a tsunami killing some 40.000 people, Confrontations on the Wallaceline, the birth of a new Island:Anak Krakatau, Climate change and worldwide natural phenomena, local stories found in newspapers and other literature, some eye-witness accounts revised and corrected, etc. Paperback edition (as orig. published). Very fine copy.
Keywords: krakatau volcanism volcano eruption aftermath tsunami history seurvey research anakkrakatau climatechange sumatra indonesia southeastasia stories geology wallaceline southeastasia
Price: EUR 40.00 = appr. US$ 43.47 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 55977