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The Life and Times of Andrew Jackson Sloper 1849-1933

Sloper, W. T.

Published by Self Published, 1949
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From Sheila B. Amdur (Storrs Mansfield, CT, U.S.A.)

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Series of 12 autobiographical sketches by Andrew Jackson Sloper, a prominent industrialist of New Britain, Connecticut, who was one of the few male survivors of the Titanic disaster, and who writes about this experience in the final essay. B & W illustrations. Sloper escaped on Boat 7, one of the first away, when no attempt was being made to prevent men from boarding the boats. Later a New York newspaper reported that Sloper, a first-class passenger, had boarded the lifeboat dressed in women's clothing, which he was forced to refute for the rest of his life. Inscribed "To Dad from the Reeds' 1949" on flyleaf. 434 pp. Slight soiling on binding. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 013012

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Title: The Life and Times of Andrew Jackson Sloper ...

Publisher: Self Published

Publication Date: 1949

Binding: Red Gilt Lettered Cloth

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dj

Edition: First Edition.

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