WOMEN AND CHILDREN LAST. THE LOSS OF THE STEAMSHIP ARCTIC
Publisher: New York:G. P. Putnam's Sons
Condition: Very Good
Binding: Hard Cover
Dust Jacket: Good
Edition: 1st edition
New York:G. P. Putnam's Sons. (1961). 255pp. Illustrated. Signed and inscribed by the Author on the verso of the first free endpage. Hardcover with dust jacket. Red boards in very good, clean condition. Page edges soiled. Previous owners bookplate to the first free endpage. The dust jacket is only in good condition, with extensive soiling from dust residue along edges and shelf-wear, including small chips and tears, to edges and seams. *On September 27, 1854, America's largest and most magnificent ocean liner, the wooden hull paddle steamer Arctic, pride of the Collins Line, sank with the loss of more than 300 lives off the coast of Newfoundland after colliding with a small French iron steamer, The Vesta.