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EVERETT, Marshall (ed.). Wreck and Sinking of the Titanic: The Ocean's Greatest Disaster: A Graphic and Thrilling Account of the Sinking of the greatest Floating Palace ever built, carrying down to watery graves more than 1,500 souls. Giving Exciting Escapes from death and acts of heroism not equalled in ancient or modern times, told by The Survivors. Including History of Icebergs, the Terror of the Seas; Wireless Telegraphy and Modern Shipbuilding. Illustrated throughout with photographs and drawings made expressly forthis book. [N. pl]: (L. H. Walter, 1912). Pp -320,(2), frontis. + 28 pp of plates. Illustrated with numerous drawings to text. Map. 8vo, recased i n blue cloth spine and grey paper covered boards. "But the "largest and finest steamship ever built" as she ploughed her way swiftly through the quietAtlantic, plunged against a monster iceberg which lay stretched out for mi les over the sea. Her side was ripped open,her boilers exposed to the icy waters, yet the people were not alarmed. No t until the twenty lifeboats were put off with their protesting cargoes and the decks were titled up, dangerously did the people really lose their faith. The ship went down filling the quiet night with the cries of horror of the victims plunged to their untimely death. In this book the thrilling story is set forth clearly, the facts about the ship and the voyage, the passengers, the pathetic details of the wreck, the first-hand accounts of the survivors. The whole sad story is here." -from the text. Includes list of the dead. Newly recased and with new endpapers, else very good. 75.00
Title: Wreck and Sinking of the Titanic: The Ocean's Greatest Disaster: A Graphic and Thrilling Account of the Sinking of the greatest Floating Palace ever built, carrying down to watery graves more than 1,500 souls.
Publisher: L. H. Walter, 1912,:
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