Golden Wreck : The true story of a great maritime disaster. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: McKEE, Alexander

Price: $27.00

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McKEE, Alexander. The Golden Wreck. [dj adds: The true story of a great maritime disaster]. New York: William Morrow and Company, 1962. First US Edition. Pp (6),[7]-224 + 8 p of plates. 8vo, yellow cloth spine. Minchinton, Bibliographie de l'histoire des grandes routes maritimes: IV. Royaume Uni, 4269. "The wreck of the Royal Charter on October 26, 1859, in a storm of fantastic ferocity shocked the world. Just a few hours from her home port of Liverpool, after a trip of 16,000 miles, the Royal Charter did not sink out of sight of land or even on some remote rock or reef. The disaster occurred a mere 10 yards off the rocky coast of Anglesey in the middle of a howling hurricane." - from the dj. Nick to margin of a couple of leaves, else very good in lightly chipped dustjacket. 27.00

Title: Golden Wreck : The true story of a great maritime disaster. First American Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: McKEE, Alexander

Categories: 888,

Publisher: William Morrow, New York, 1962,:

Seller ID: 25984

Keywords: NAUTICAL SHIPWRECKS UNITED KINGDOM BRITISH SHIPPING HISTORY HURRICANE,