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Great Lakes Shipwrecks and Survivals; Edmund Fitzgerald Edition by William Ratigan - Paperback - 5th or later Printing - 2010 - from Walnut Valley Books and Biblio.com

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Great Lakes Shipwrecks and Survivals; Edmund Fitzgerald Edition

by William Ratigan

Condition: Near Fine


Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2010. 5th or later Printing. Soft cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., Grand Rapids, MI. 2010. Softcover/Trade Wraps. 21st edition by line number. Edition revised in 1977. Book is tight, square, and unmarked. Str. Edmund Fitzgerald Edition. Book Condition: Near Fine; rubbing and light surface scratches. No DJ. Pictorial Wraps. Wraps are not bent or folded; spine is not creased or split. 384 pp. A breathtaking chronicle of the most spectacular shipwrecks and survivals on the Great Lakes. This book covers the liner Eastland, freighter Mataafa, the Bradley, and the Edmund Fitzgerald in 1975 on Lake Superior. The stories told re-create accurately the scenes as gallant captains and crews challenged the inland seas. A clean and very presentable copy.



  • Bookseller: Walnut Valley Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 003669
  • Title: Great Lakes Shipwrecks and Survivals; Edmund Fitzgerald Edition
  • Author: William Ratigan
  • Format/binding:Soft cover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 5th or later Printing
  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN 10:0802870104
  • ISBN 13:9780802870100
  • Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
  • Place: Grand Rapids, MI
  • Date published: 2010
  • Pages: 384
  • Keywords: Edmund Fitzgerald, shipwrecks, Lake Superior, Great lakes, Bradley, Eastland, Mataafa, maritime disasters, ship sinkings, weather storms.
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall


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