BAILEY, Thomas A. and Paul B. RYAN RYAN, Paul B.
Title: Lusitania Disaster : An Episode in Modern Warfare and Diplomacy. 1st in dj.
Publisher:  Free Press, New York, 1975, ISBN:0029012406
Seller ID: 92015
BAILEY, Thomas A. and Paul B. RYAN. The Lusitania Disaster : An Episode in Modern Warfare and Diplomacy. New York: The Free Press, (1975). First Printing. Pp. (4),v-xv,(1),1-383,(1), + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed blue. Contents: 1. The Lusitania as a Potential Warship; 2. The Mystery of the Mounted Guns; 3. Changing the Rules after War Begins; 4. The Pre-Lusitania Sinkings; 5. The German Newspaper Threats; 6. Danger Signals and Dire Warnings; 7. Manifests and Munitions; 8. A U-Boat Stalks Its Prey; 9. The Lusitania's Last Crossing; 10. Schwieger the Hero-Villain; 11. The Death of an Ocean Queen; 12. The British Admiralty Under Fire; 13. Launching the Official Investigation; 14. Lord Mersey's Whitewash of Turner; 15. The Worldwide Uproar; 16. Exchanging Paper Bullets; 17. The Diplomatic Deadlock; 18. The New YorkLiability Trial; 19. Judge Mayer's Patriotic Opinion; 20. The Restless Wre ck; 21. The Summing Up. Slightly cocked, else very good in spine-chipped, short-closed-torn, unclipped dust jacket. 20.00