Lightoller autobiography collector's copy for auction


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Lot 452 Dominic Winter Collectors' Sale Thursday 5th November

Lightoller (Charles Herbert). Titanic and other Ships, 1st ed., 1935, b & w portrait frontispiece from a photo, minor spotting to first and last leaves, original. cloth in bright condition in original near-complete dust jacket, creased and split at head of spine with minimal loss of lettering, 8vo
An exceptional copy of a book most often found in poor condition and almost never with a dust jacket in any condition. The book was withdrawn from sale due to a lawsuit brought by Marconi and hence has become an uncommon and desirable first edition Titanic book in any condition.
£700-1000

Collectors' Sale
Thursday 5th November 2009
to commence with lot 1 at 11.00am (lot 452 approx. 3.30pm)
Commission bids, telephone bids, real-time online bidding available
Buyer's premium 17.5%

Dominic Winter Book Auctions (established 1988)
Illustrated catalogues and further information at www.dominicwinter.co.uk
chris@dominicwinter.co.uk
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