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The battle of the floods by The National Flood and Tempest distress fund


Netherland's Booksellers and Publishers Association/Newman Neame Ltd London. 1953: board book approximately 7.5 x 10.25 inches tall: unpaginated: black-and-white photographic illustrations throughout. Synopsis: A record of the flood which overwhelmed a large area of Holland and the coastal regions of Britain in 1973. The story of two weeks in the national life of the Netherlands beginning on January 31, when a 100 mile an hour North-westerly gale combined with the influences of the sun and moon to produced conditions experienced only once in 500 years, overwhelming the Netherlands and cutting the country in half with the resulting evacuation of more than 100,000 people and areas of the country isolated for four days . Graphic illustration is supported by text in the English language. Condition: some damage to extremities of spine : overall clean, firm and good

The Lynmouth Flood Disaster by Delderfield, Eric R.


E R D Publications Ltd, Exmouth: 1991 paperback: reprint of the first 1953 edition. 159 pages. Synopsis: The full story of the Lynmouth Flood, a detailed account of the event, the causes, the area, and the following appeal. 4 maps and 50 b/w photographic illustrations included. Comments: pristine - as new.

The great tide: The story of the 1953 flood disaster in Esssex by Grieve, Hilda


Comments: 883 pages dust cover slightly stressed with repair to upper edge- book very clean and good -immediater availability. Format: Unknown Binding. Pages: 883.

Great Disasters by Editor John Canning
124 pages. Account of many of the world's monumental disasters