"Scarth displays considerable yarn-spinning talent in these scary narratives, and to know that they come unadorned with tall talk makes them that much more hellish. (70 b&w, 30 color illustrations, not seen)"
Eerie stories of 15 volcanic eruptions (of the geological variety), with much of the source material drawn from eyewitness and contemporary accounts and appearing in English for the first time, from geographer Scarth (Univ. of Dundee, Scotland; Savage Earth, not reviewed).
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