Women and Children Last: The Loss of the Steamship Arctic

Brown, Alexander Crosby

Edité par G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1961
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Light red cloth binding only very slightly rubbed at spine ends, corners; leaf edges slightly smudged, else a very crisp, tight & clean volume. Dj rubbed, slightly chipped at edges; small closed tear at top edge neatly repaired with clear tape, jacket now protected in clear cover. ; Good b&w photos, ils.; 8vo; 255 pages. N° de réf. du libraire

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Titre : Women and Children Last: The Loss of the ...
Éditeur : G. P. Putnam's Sons
Date d'édition : 1961
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat du livre : Very Good+
Edition : First Edition

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Brown, Alexander Crosby
Edité par Putnam, New York (1961)
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Description du livre Putnam, New York, 1961. hardcover. État : Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. N° de réf. du libraire GRP95637933

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Brown, Alexander Crosby
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Description du livre G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1961. Hardcover. État : Good. No Jacket. ".Today. except for a few maritime antiquarians or those to whom this event might hold some especial personal significance, the Collins liner Arctic has all but been forgotten.When the final word of her loss reached her home port of New York (in 1854) a fortnight after the collision which sent her to the bottom, the effect was utterly catastrophic. Business came to a standstill and the city went into total mourning. Flags flew at half staff and offices were bedecked with crepe. All courts and legislative bodies were adjourned as a mark of public respect to the many bereaved members of the community. Ministers made the Arctic subject of impassioned sermons. Like the Titanic, the Arctic, although only a third as long and capable of taking but one-tenth as many passengers, was the queen of the transatlantic fleets of her day. Virtually brand-new, this ultramodern wooden side-wheel American steamer was inferior to none afloat. she had already made the record for the fastest west-east crossing of the Atlantic and she commanded the elite of transoceanic travelers. The Arctic sailed at the peak of renown of the United States Merchant Marine. Her tragic loss, coupled with the disappearance at sea of her sister ship, the Pacific, two years later, unfortunately brought to an end the shaky existence of the Collins Line. This hastened the regrettable decline from which our fleets, receiving insurmountable persecution by Confederate raiders during the American Civil War, did not recover for almost a full century.This is the story of that turning point more than a century ago - nautically speaking, a bitter descent from Olympus." 255 pages with index. Book is in GOOD condition. No dust jacket. N° de réf. du libraire 005124

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Brown, Alexander Crosby
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Description du livre G.P. Putnam's Sons. État : Good. First edition copy. . Good dust jacket. Bookplate inside. In protective mylar cover. N° de réf. du libraire S26J-00706

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Description du livre New York: G P Putnam's Sons, 1961. First Edition. Hardback. 255pp. Illustrated. Index. Bookplate. V.g. in d/w rubbed head & foot of spine and with a couple of tiny nicks top edge of rear panel. N° de réf. du libraire 1625

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Brown Alexander Crosby
Edité par The Anthoensen Press, Portland, ME (1954)
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Description du livre The Anthoensen Press, Portland, ME, 1954. Paperback. État : Very Good. 25 pp, 8vo. Staple-bound paperback. Light bumping w/ sl. creasing to spine foot and corners, sl. crease to top edge of front cover, faint rusted paperclip outline to head of half-title. Otherwise clean and crisp. "Reprinted from The American Neptune, Vol. XIV, No. 4, October, 1954.". N° de réf. du libraire 146386

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Brown, Alexander Crosby
Edité par G.P.Putnam's Sons, N.Y. (1961)
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Description du livre G.P.Putnam's Sons, N.Y., 1961. Cloth. État : Vg+. Etat de la jaquette : Good. First Edition. 255 pgs. b/w illustrs.& photos. Illustrated endpapers. An excellent clean copy with bright cloth and lettering. Aging dust jacket, scuffed and chipped. (see photo) Account of the 1854 shipwreck off the coast of Newfoundland where over 300 lives were lost. Size: 8vo. Hard Cover. N° de réf. du libraire 3492

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Brown, Alexander Crosby
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Description du livre G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1961. Hardcover. État : Good. Hardcover. G.P. Putnam's Sons - 1961 Minor wear to the covered dust jacket - writing on jacket small rip. Little cover wear. Clean unmarked text. Tight binding. ** WE SHIP DAILY (Mon-Fri) ** Free Tracking Information. N° de réf. du libraire mon0000060007

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