Great Gales and Dire Disasters. First Edition in dustjacket

By: SNOW, Edward Rowe

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SNOW, Edward Rowe. Great Gales and Dire Disasters. New York : Dodd, Mead and Co., (1952). Pp (6),vii-x,(4),1-263,(3) + 16 pp of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Edward Rowe Snow (b. August 22, 1902 Winthrop, Massachusetts - d. April 10, 1982 Boston). Contents : 1. The Tragedy of the Atlantic [wrecked near Halifax in 1873]; 2. Boston's Lost Sailor; 3. America's Most Disastrous Storm; 4. A Fatal Reward; 5. The Unlucky Bride; 6. Ephraim Howe of New Haven; 7. A Long Island Shipwreck [the Circassian, 1876]; 8. Atlantic Holocausts; 9. Shipwreck, Cannibalism and a Miracle [wreck of the Tiger, 1776]; 10. The Armada's Catastrophe [a mass shipwreck in 1711 on Egg Island off the Labrador coast]; 11. The Mertie B. Crowley; 12. New and Old England; 13. The BarkKadosh; 14. The November Gale of 1950; 15. The Suez-Grensboro Disaster; 16 . New York's Two Great Blizzards; 17. Daniel Foss, Who Surpassed Robinson Crusoe; 18. Our Western Shores; 19. Lost Out of Gloucester; 20. Fisherman Jordan Who Thrice Survived; 21. The Tragic Palmer Fleets; 22. Ile Dernière; 23. The Two-Tanker Gale of '52; 24. Shipwreck and Adventure at Tristan. Withindex. Some shelfwear, else very good in chipped, worn, spine-sunned, pric e-clipped dustjacket. 20.00

Title: Great Gales and Dire Disasters. First Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: SNOW, Edward Rowe

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, New York, 1952,:

Seller ID: 20477

Keywords: NAUTICAL STORMS AMERICAN SHIPPING HISTORY DISASTERS UNITED STATES SHIPWRECKS NOVA SCOTIA,