Lot #323
Titanic Disaster Senate Hearings Book

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Estimate: $200+

Description

Uncommon book: 'Titanic' Disaster: Hearings before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Commerce, United States Senateā€¦Pursuant to S. Res. 283, Directing the Committee on Commerce to Investigate the Causes Leading to the Wreck of the White Star Liner 'Titanic.' Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1912. Hardcover, 6.5 x 9.25, 1163 pages. The comprehensive volume documents the testimony of numerous witnesses, describing the alarm, effect of the collision, distinction between classes of passengers, knowledge of icebergs, the ship sinking, and rescue boats. Complete with its two fold-out charts, entitled "Ice as Reported Near Titanic" and "Ice Barrier—Nearby Ships." In very good condition, with cracked hinges, shellacked library markings to spine, and some losses to the gutter of the title page.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Revolutionary War
  • Dates: #612 - Ended July 14, 2021