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The Discovery of the Titanic / The million-copy international bestseller! Updated! (SIGNED)

Ballard, Dr. Robert D., with Rick Archbold

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ISBN 10: 0446513857 / ISBN 13: 9780446513852
Published by A Warner / Madision Press Book, New York / Toronto, 1998
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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States "First Published in the United States of America by Warner Books, Inc.," but then "First Edition 1987 / Reprinted 1998." Thus, the second. Signed in black felt-tip, name only, "Robert Ballard" to the half-title page. Small quarto. Some minor scratches to rear panel of dust jacket. Also, book must have once been damp to bottom edges, as some of the blue coloring from the boards has transferred to bottom edge of dust jacket, visible to verso only. 238 pp. including index. Reduced from $55. Bookseller Inventory # 003706

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Title: The Discovery of the Titanic / The ...

Publisher: A Warner / Madision Press Book, New York / Toronto

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Illustrations of the Titanic by Ken Marschall

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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Highlights the first-hand account of the exploration of the Titanic shipwreck

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In September 1985 Ballard and a Franco-American expedition discovered the wreck of the Titanic . Ballard used a specially designed remote imaging system to locate and photograph the wreck and then returned the following year to further survey and photograph the site in a three-person submarine. This pictorial record of his expedition is filled with good quality color and black-and-white pictures. Wherever possible he compares the modern-day pictures to original ones of the Titanic . After briefly discussing other attempts to find the Titanic , he gives a solid account of the sinking, then details the events that led to the ship's discovery. Highly recommended for libraries with an interest in the Titanic. John Kenny, San Francisco Public Library
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