Fine Books, Maps & Manuscripts

4 Dec 2012, starting at 15:00 EST .

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TITANIC DISASTER—MARCONI MESSAGE #8. Typed Marconi message from the R.M.S. Olympic radio log book, 1 p, oblong 8vo (140 x 200 mm), New York, April 15, 1912, (Received from Sable Island 7:35 A.M. EST),

TITANIC DISASTER—MARCONI MESSAGE #10. Typed Marconi message from the R.M.S. Olympic radio log book, 1 p, oblong 8vo (140 x 200 mm), New York, April 15, 1912, 7:50 EST, sent from the Captain of the Olympic to the Captain of the Asian, asking

TITANIC DISASTER—MARCONI MESSAGE #11. Typed Marconi message from the R.M.S. Olympic radio log book, 1 p, oblong 8vo (140 x 200 mm), New York, April 15, 1912, 8:35 A.M. EST, from the Captain of the Asian to the Olympic in response to the previous lot,

TITANIC DISASTER—MARCONI MESSAGE #12. Typed Marconi message from the R.M.S. Olympic radio log book, 1 p, oblong 8vo (140 x 200 mm), New York, April 15, 1912, 8:36 a.m. EST, from the Commander of the Asian to the Olympic reporting an iceberg spoted in the vicinity of the Titanic's last known location, in full:

TITANIC DISASTER—MARCONI MESSAGE #14. Typed Marconi message from the R.M.S. Olympic radio log book, 1 p, oblong 8vo (140 x 200 mm), New York, April 15, 1912, 10:12 a.m. EST, sent by the Captain of the Mesaba to the Commander of the Olympic, also reporting on the icepacks seen in the area, in full:

TITANIC DISASTER—MARCONI MESSAGE #15. Typed Marconi message from the R.M. S. Olympic radio log book, 1 p, oblong 8vo (140 x 200 mm), on Marconi letterhead, New York, April 15, 1912, 10:17 a.m. EST, sent from Sable Island to the Commander of the Olympic, in full:

TITANIC DISASTER—MARCONI MESSAGE #17. Typed Marconi message from the R.M.S. Olympic radio log book, 1 p, oblong 8vo (140 x 200 mm), New York, April 15, 1912, 10:35 a.m. EST, sent by the Commander of the Parisian to the Commander of the Olympic, reporting that they too have seen several icebergs in the vicinity, in full:

TITANIC DISASTER—MARCONI MESSAGE #18. Typed Marconi message from the R.M.S. Olympic radio log book, 1 p, oblong 8vo (140 x 200 mm), New York, April 15, 1912, 12:25 p.m. EST, sent from the Olympic to the Parisian in response to the previous lot, asking if a particular path to the Titanic's location is free of ice and if they have the boat's correct location, in full:

TITANIC DISASTER—MARCONI MESSAGE #19. Typed Marconi message from the R.M.S. Olympic radio log book, 1 p, oblong 8vo (140 x 200 mm), New York, April 15, 1912, 12:50 p.m. EST, in response to the previous lot, giving information regarding ice fields.

TITANIC DISASTER—MARCONI MESSAGES #23-­25, RELATING TO BRUCE ISMAY. A group of three Marconi messages from the R.M.S. Olympic radio log book,

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