Titanic DAVIE, Michael
Title: Titanic : The Death and Life of a Legend.
Publisher:  Owl Books, Henry Holt, New York, 1988, ISBN:0805009094
Seller ID: 85926
(Titanic). DAVIE, Michael. Titanic : The Death and Life of a Legend. New York : Owl Books, Henry Holt, (1988). First thus. Pp. [i]-xix,(1),-245,(7), + 8 p. of plates. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. "This painstakingly researched book describes: how and why the ship was constructed; how she acquired her reputation for 'unsinkability'; exactly what happened that fateful night -- based in part on hitherto unpublished documents and reminiscences; unexpected revelations about profiteering in the wake of the tragedy; the truth about controversial charges of whitewash in the investigations on both sides of the Atlantic; [and] the electrifying discovery and exploration of the wreck of the Titanic two and one-half miles below the surface of the Atlantic." - from the rear cover. Light shelfwear, else very good. 12.00