Berry | Chester D.

Loss Of The Sultana And Reminiscences Of Survivors

First Edition

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    Description

    First edition of Revered Chester D. Berry’s Loss of the Sultana from 1892.

    Twelvemo, 426pp. Brown cloth, title in gilt on spine and front cover. Frontispiece portrait of the steamboat Sultana. Ownership inscription on front endpaper. Stable text block, clean text.

    Comments: The loss of the steamboat Sultana near Memphis, Tennessee remains the single deadliest maritime disaster in United States history. It was largely overshadowed in history by the assassination of Abraham Lincoln a few weeks before.

    Additional information

    Location Published

    Lansing, MI

    Publisher

    Darius D. Thorp, Printer and Binder

    Edition

    First Edition

    Date Published

    1892

    Binding

    Cloth

    Condition

    Very good

    Author

    Berry | Chester D.