1994 "Second edition" stated; Steamship Publications, Great Britain; many black and white glossy photos; hardbound in chestnut brown boards with gilt stamp lettering along spine; very good condition with unmarked pages; dust jacket very good.
Based on some of the newspaper accounts from April 5th until May 7th 1912, this book offers a vivid insight into the media's account of the disaster. Also included among the 200 photographs are some previously unpublished scenes.
Through over 250 pages of this outstanding book, you are transported faithfully and accurately back to the dark days immediately following the sinking of April 1912. The telegraph wires on both sides of the Atlantic buzzed with life as gradually, little by little, the details filtered through into the newspaper offices and were printed for a shocked world hungry for information: A world trying desperately to come to terms with what they were reading.