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Lot 147: R.M.S. TITANIC/OLYMPIC: Issues of Scientific American November 12
Titanic & Travel Memorabilia
22 October 2016
Devizes, United Kingdom
Description: R.M.S. TITANIC/OLYMPIC: Issues of Scientific American November 12th 1910 launch of Olympic on front cover. 10 pages/20 sides. Page 380 (inside) covers launch with two rare photographs, 'The Launching of the World's Greatest Ship' concluded on page 391. June 24th 1911 aerial view, artist's impression of New York piers featuring l. to r. Oceanic, Olympic and Finland on front cover, 'Longer Piers for Giant Steamships'. Half page article inside, page 619. 11 pages/22 sides. July 1st 1911 inside two pages 8 & 9, 'The New White Star Liner Olympic' featuring two illustrations, in long article, of a) Arrival of Olympic in New York after maiden voyage and b) Comparison of ship with tall buildings, and April 27th 1912 featuring Titanic disaster. Front page illustration 'Suggestion for handling a full complement of lifeboats'. Inside second page (374) full article on disaster. Icebergs article pages 377 & 378. Another article 'Wreck of the White Star Liner Titanic' pages 380 & 381 with illustrations. (4)