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A Night to Remember 1912 sinking of the SS Titanic.
CHICAGO, 1955 Published by HENRY HOLT Edition: FIRST EDITION Binding: HARD BACK BLUE & YELLOW Jacket: WORN DJ Size: 6X8 209 Pages Overall Condition is: GOOD BOOK ALSO INSCRIBED SIGNED BY WALTER LORD wear to cover and spine. clean illustrated endpapers. Red Christmas envelope and card from the author. Envelope is torn and has sticker with the address of the Walter Lord a 32 cent Christmas stamp and a Post Office cancelation dated 1995. also on the envelope is the name and address (165 East 35th Street , NY, NY 10016) of the man who sent the envelope, Robert Forrest. Red ink writing to Christmas card laid in which states: Bob - Hope to see you soon - Lots more Titanic ___ to be done! -Walter . top of front endpaper also has Robert's name and a different address (12 Sherbrooke RD, Hartdale, N.Y.) dated 11-10-55. colored photograph of the Titanic pasted to half title page. Inscription on title page by the author that states For Robert Forrest - With thanks for a very different and far happier Night to Remember. -Walter Lord 1/11/77. pages are clean. black and white photographic illustrations. THE GENTLEMAN I PURCHASED THIS BOOK FROM STATED ROBERT FORREST WAS AN INTIMATE FRIEND OF WALTER'S. WALTER NEVER MARRIED. And, from looking online at other references to Walter Lord and Robert Forrest, an item on Worthpoint (I'm attaching a screen shot) includes this: [Lord and Forrest] were Titanic enthusiasts and collectors, who contributed to various publications concerning the ill-fated ship. Walter Lord's papers relating to the Titanic in the Lord-MacQuitty Collection at the Royal Muse … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop (princetn) [Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States]
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