Hawke's Bay "Before" and "After. " the Great Earthquake of 1931. An Historical Record.
Napier, New Zealand, Daily Telegraph Co. Ltd. 1981. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Facsimile edition with additional chapters by D.G. Conly. 340 x 280 mm. 182 pages + 34 pages illustrations; b/w photographs Rather worn dust wrapper. Small ding to edge of back cover. "Before and After", as this book has become affectionately known, is an essential part of the lore built round the disastrous Hawke"s Bay earthquake of February 3, 1931. Where individual memory focused on a particular area or special indcidents, "Before and After" covered the whole earthquake canvas and, as such, was much respected by earthquake survivors. This facsimile edition is a complete reproduction of the "Hawke"s Bay "Before" and "After" the Great Earthquake 1931" which was issued on July 1, 1931 at a price of 10s. An extra updating section has been added to record events in HB between 1931 and 1981. Very Good/Good.
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Keywords: New Zealand, Hawkes Bay, Napier, Hastings, history, earthquake,