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  • DESPERATE HOURS: The Epic Rescue of the Andrea Doria. by Goldstein, Richard
    Goldstein, Richard
    DESPERATE HOURS: The Epic Rescue of the Andrea Doria.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: John Wiley & Sons, (2001) dj. Hardcover first edition - Definitive history of the maritime disaster caused by the collision of the ocean liner Andrea Doria with the Swedish liner Stockholm in the fog 1956 off the island of Nantucket on the Massachusetts coast. In the eleven hours before the ship sunk, 1700 people were rescued. The ill-fated voyage is recreated using interviews, court documents, memoirs and this book presents technical findings that shed new light on the causes of the disaster. Photographs, sources, index.viii, 294 pp. ISBN: 0-471-38934X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 59214
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  • DEAD WAKE: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania. by Larson, Erik.
    Larson, Erik.
    DEAD WAKE: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Crown, (2015) dj. Hardcover first edition - On May 1st, 1915 the Lusitania set sail on its final voyage, sunk by a German U-boat off the coast of Ireland. In addition to the account of its sinking, this focuses on the politics of World War I, on the rise of the importance of Germany's submarines, and on some of the passengers - including the famed Boston bookseller Charles Lauriat and pioneering female architect Theodate Pope - on the Captain, William Thomas Turner, and on the total unpreparedness for the attack, despite a warning from the Germans as the ship left New York. Notes, bibliography, index. 430 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 978-0307408860.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 73992
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  • DEAD WAKE: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania. by Larson, Erik.
    Larson, Erik.
    DEAD WAKE: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Crown, (2015). First edition - On May 1st, 1915 the Lusitania set sail on its final voyage, sunk by a German U-boat off the coast of Ireland. In addition to the account of its sinking, this focuses on the politics of World War I, on the rise of the importance of Germany's submarines, and on some of the passengers - including the famed Boston bookseller Charles Lauriat and pioneering female architect Theodate Pope - on the Captain, William Thomas Turner, and on the total unpreparedness for the attack, despite a warning from the Germans as the ship left New York. Notes, bibliography. 418 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 73059
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