R.M.S. Titanic Reading Room
Welcome to the R.M.S. Titanic Reading Room, a bibliography of 150 works of nonfiction, fiction, children's books, drama, poetry, and documents related to the Titanic. Citations of most works published before 1987 include a brief description.
Rick and Dana McCauley. Last Dinner on the Titanic : Menus and Recipes
from the Legendary Liner. New York : Hyperion, 1997.
Robert with Rick Archbold. The Discovery of the Titanic. New
York, Toronto: Warner Books, Madison Press, 1987. 230 p., illus.; 2nd
edition, 1995, 287 p., illus.
Ballard, Robert. Finding the Titanic NY: Cartwheel Books, November 1,1993. 48 p.
Lawrence. The Loss of the Titanic: Its Story and Its Lessons.
New York: Houghlin Mifflin, 1912. 302 p., illus.
George. Titanic: Psychic Forewarnings of a Tragedy. Cambridge,
England: Patrick Stephens,1987. 160 p., illus.
Steven. Down with the Old Canoe : A Cultural History of the Titanic Disaster. New York, W.W. Norton & Co., 1996. 300 p., illus.
Thomas E. Titanic. New York: Gallery, c1987. 64 p., illus.
Booth, John and Sean Coughlan. Titanic: Signals of Disaster. Westbury: White Star, 1993. 184 p., bibliography.
Mark and Roger Simmons. R.M.S. Titanic: A Portrait in Old Picture
Postcards. Shropshire, England: Brampton Pub., 1987. 95 p., illus.
Boyd-Smith, Peter. Titanic : From Rare Historical Reports. 1st ed. Southampton: Brooks, 1992; 2nd ed. Southampton: Steamship, 1994. 241 p. : illus.
Frank O. Story of the Titanic Postcards: 24 Ready-to-Mail Cards.
New York: Dover Pubs., 1988. 8 p., illus.
Rustie. The Titanic, the Psychic, and the Sea. Lomita, Ca:
BlueHarbor, 1981. 163 p., illus.
Dave. The Titanic Disaster : As Reported in the British National
Press April-July 1912. New York : Norton, 1997.
Shan F. A Titanic Hero: Thomas Andrews, Shipbuilder. Riverside,
Ct.: 7 C's [Dublin:Maunsel, 1912]. 80p., illus.
Howard M. Bibliotheca Titanica.. Metuchen, New York: [s.n.],
1926. 21 p., 40 refs. (50 copies printed)
Howard M. The Titanic Disaster. Providence, R.I.: A.E. Johnson
and Co., 1913. 12p.,illus. (20 copies printed)
Leo. Titanic Revisited. La Jolla, Ca.: L.Cohen, c1984. 78p.,
Thomas. The Titanic Sinks!: Disaster as Media Event. NY: Randon
House, 1997. illus.
Joseph. Notes on Life and Letters. London and Toronto: J. M.
Dent and Sons, Ltd., 1921. 262 pp.
Joseph. Some Aspects of the Admiralty Inquiry into the Loss of the
Titanic. London: [s.n.], 1919.
Joseph. Some Reflections, Seamanlike and Otherwise, on the Loss
of the Titanic. London: [s.n.], 1919.
Cooper, Gary. The Man Who Sank the Titanic? : The Life and Times of Captain Edward J. Smith. Stoke-on-Trent : Witan, 1992. 179 p., illus., maps, bibliography.
Costello, Philip. Titanic. Portsmouth (Hampshire), England: Titanic Products, 1985.
Michael. Titanic: the Death and Life of a Legend. Knopf: 1987.
245 p., illus.
Michael. The Titanic: the Full Story of a Tragedy. London:
Bodley Head, 1986. 245p., illus.
Washington. The Loss of the Titanic. San Francisco: .
Eaton, John P. and Charles A. Haas. Titanic : The Story in Pictures. Wellington : Stephens, 1986. 160 p., illus.
John P. and Charles A. Haas. Titanic: Destination Disaster- the
Legend and Reality. New York: Norton, 1987. 160 p.,illus.; revised
and expanded ed., Sparkford : Patrick Stephens, 1996. 184 p., illus.
John P. and Charles A. Haas. Titanic: Triumph and Tragedy.
NewYork: Norton, 1986. 319p., illus. ; 2nd edition, c1994, 352p., illus.
Marshall, ed. Wreck and Sinking of the Titanic: the Ocean's Greatest
Disaster: A Graphic and Thrilling Account of the Greatest Floating Palace
Ever Built Carrying Down to Watery Graves More than 1,500 Souls.
Chicago: L.H. Walter, 1912. 320p. illus.
Henry, ed. The Tragic Story of the Titanic. Philadelphia: International
Bible Press, 19 p., illus.
This was one of several "instant" Titanic books rushed to press a few months after the disaster which are nearly identical in content but were given a variety of titles and attributed to different editors. Other versions include The Sinking of the Titanic and Great Sea Disasters edited by Marshall Logan , The Sinking of the Titanic: Most Appalling Ocean Horror: with Graphic Descriptions of Hundreds Swept to Eternity Beneath the Waves ed. by Jay Mowbray, and The Tragic Story of the Titanic by Henry Fredericks, The Deathless Story of the Titanic by Phillip Gibbs and Ocean’s Greatest Tragedy (no editor) . More information on these books can be found at http://personal.nbnet.nb.ca/jay .
Friedlander, Robert. Translated by Erna McArthur. Titanic. London: Secker, 1938.
Gardiner, Robin and Dan van der Vat. The Riddle of the Titanic. London : Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1995. 312 p., illus.
Robin and Dan van der Vat. The Titanic Conspiracy : Cover-Ups and
Mysteries of the World's Most Famous Sea Disaster. New York : Carol
Pub. Group, 1996. 312 p., illus.
Martin, ed. The Wreck of the Titanic Foretold? Amherst, NY:
Prometheus, 1986. 157 p., illus.
Richard. Atlantic Disaster: Titanic and Other Victims of the North
Atlantic. Auburn, WA: Seven Hills, 1986. 286 pp., illus., map.
Philip. The Deathless Story of the Titanic. London: Lloyds
Weekly News, 1912. 44p., illus.
Colonel Archibald. The Truth About the Titanic. New York, New
York : Mitchell, Kennerly, 1913, 323 p., illus. Reprint published as
Titanic: A Survivor's Story, Chicago: Academy Chicago Pr.,
John M. and Allen, Jane E. Titanic and Her Era. Philadelphia,
Pa.: Philadelphia Maritime Museum, 1982. 31 pp., illus. bibliography.
Erik Fosnes. Psalm at Journey's End. translated by Joan Tate.
New York : Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1996. 371 p.
Harrison, Leslie. Defending Captain Lord : A Titanic Myth, Part Two. Worcestershire, England: Images Pub., 1996. 191 p. : ilusl.
Leslie. A Titanic Myth: the Californian Incident. London: William Kimber,
1986, 281 p., illus., bibliography.
Paul. Titanic Legacy : Disaster as Media Event and Myth. /
Paul Heyer. Westport, CT, Praeger, 1995. 175 p. illus.
George W. Eastland : Legacy of the Titanic. Stanford, CA.:
Stanford University Press, 1995. 364 p., illus., maps, bibliography.
William and Grimm, Jack. Beyond Reach: The Search for the Titanic.
New York: Beaufort Books, c1982. 206 p., illus.
Donald, Alastair Forsyth, and Sheila Jemima, eds. Titanic Voices
: Memories from the Fateful Voyage. NY: St. Martin's Press,1997.
Commander C.H. Titanic and Other Ships. London: Nicholson and
Watson, 1935. 344 p.
Weekly News. The Deathless Story of the Titanic: Complete Narrative
with Many Illustrations. London: Lloyd's Weekly News, 1912. Reprint.
London: Lloyd's of London Press,1985. 40p., illus.
Walter. The Night Lives On. New York: William Morrow, 1986.
272 p., illus.
Walter. A Night to Remember. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston,
c1955. 209 p., illus.
Donald. Titanic: An Illustrated History. paintings by Ken Marschall
; introduction by Robert Ballard. New York, Hyperion, 1992. 227 p. ilus.
Geoffrey. The Maiden Voyage. New York: Viking Press, 1969.
320 p., illus.
Logan, ed. The Sinking of the Titanic and Great Sea Disasters. Philadelphia, Pa.:The
John C.Winston Co., c1912. 350p., illus. See Fredericks,
Mauro, Philip. The Titanic Catastrophe and Its Lessons. London: Morgan and Scott, 1912. 28 p. One of the few accounts written by a passenger of the rescue ship, Carpathia.
Mowbray, Jay H. Sinking of the Titanic: Most Appalling Ocean Horror: with Graphic Descriptions of Hundreds Swept to Eternity Beneath the Waves. Harrisburg, Pa.: The Minter Co., 1912. 280 p., illus. See Fredericks, Henry, ed. The Tragic Story of the Titanic.
Henry. Wreck and Sinking of the Titanic. Chicago: Homewood
Press, 1912. 320 p., illus.
Richard. Down to Eternity. NewYork, NewYork: Fawcett Pub.,
1956. 191p., illus.
Peter. The Titanic and the Californian. New York: John Day
Co., c1965. 317p., illus.
Charles R. Her Name, Titanic : The Untold Story of the Sinking and
Finding of the Unsinkable Ship. New York : McGraw-Hill, c1988.
269 p., illus.
James with Dorothy Kendle. A Lifetime on the Titanic : The Biography
of Edith Haisman. London : Island Books, 1995. 59 p., illus.
Paul J. Titanic at Two A.m : An Illustrated Narrative With Survivor
Accounts. :Fantail, 1997. 128 pages, illus.
Leslie. The Ship that Stood Still: The Californian and Her Mysterious
Role in the Titanic Disaster. edited and updated by Edward P. De
Groot ; foreword by Eva Hart. New York, Norton, 1993. 384 p. illus.,
Morgan and Stevenson, Ian, M.D. The Wreck of the Titan: The Paranormal
Experiences Connected with the Sinking of the Titanic. Cutchogue,
NY: Buccaneer Bks, 1991.
Alan. Build Your Own Titanic. New York: G.P. Putnam, 1981.
Captain Arthur. Home from the Sea. New York: Macmillan, 1931.
259 p., illus.
Thomas H. Sinking of the Titanic. Chicago: Homewood Press, 1912. 200
Shipbuilders Magazine. Ocean Liners of the Past: Olympic and Titanic. Cambridge, Eng.: Patrick Stephens,Ltd., 1976 .
Patrick. "Lights": The Odyssey of C.H. Lightoller. New York:
Norton, 1984. 325 p., illus.
John B. The Sinking of the S.S. Titanic: April 14-15, 1912.
Philadelphia: John B. Thayer, 1940. 500 copies printed. 30 p., illus.
Geoff. The Titanic : The Extraordinary Story of the 'Unsinkable'
Ship. NY: Reader's Digest, 1997.
Ticehurst, Brian J. Titanic Passenger Miss Kate Buss of Sittingbourne, Kent : (Second Class Passenger a Young Kent Lady Travelling Alone on the Maiden Voyage of RMS Titanic, April 10th, 1912 -This is Her Own Account of the Voyage, the Disaster and Her Rescue and Reception on Arrival in New York) : B&J Printers, 1995, 14 p.
Ticehurst, Brian J. Titanic's Memorials, World-Wide : Where They are Located : A Listing of the Memorials and Grave Sites/Stones of Both Titanic Victims and Survivors. Southampton : B&J Printers, 1996., illus.
Sidney. A Rainbow of Time and Space: Orphans of the Titanic.
Tuscon, Ar.: Aztek Corp., 1981. 94 p., illus.
Wyn C. Titanic: End of a Dream. New York: Rawson, Wade, Inc.,
c1979. [1986 rev. ed.] 338 p., illus., bibliography.
J. Bernard. An Unsinkable Titanic: Every Ship Its Own Lifeboat.
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1912. 185 p., illus.
Watson, Arnold. Titanic Crew List. Indian Orchards, Mass.: Titanic Enthusiasts of America, c1974.
Arnold. Roster of Valor. Riverside, Ct.: 7 C's Press, c1984.
97 p., illus.
Susan. Titanic: Legacy of the World's Greatest Ocean Liner. NY:
Time-Life, 1997. 228 p.
Alma. The Titanic Tragedy: God Speaking to the Nations. Bound
Brook, N.J.: The Pentecostal Union (Pillar of Fire), 1912. 211 pp.,
White Star Triple Screw Atlantic Liners Olympic and Titanic. New
York: Arco Pub. Co., 1970.
Jack. The Story of the Titanic: as Told by its Survivors. New
York: Dover, 1960, 352 p., illus.
Filson. Titanic. London: G. Richard, 1912. 204 p.
Bainbridge, Beryl. Every Man for Himself. London : Duckworth, 1996. 224 p. order this book
Richard. Voyage of the Iceberg. New York: Beaufort Books, c1983.152p.,
Joseph E. The Story of a Great Ship: the Birth and Death of the
Steamship Titanic. New York: Roy Pub., 1959. illustrated by Charles
Clive, Raise the Titanic! New York: Viking Press, 1976. 314
Richard. Amanda/Miranda. New York: Viking Pr., 1980.
Robert. Titanic. New York: E.P.Dutton and Co., 1940. 368 p.
Morgan. Futility: Or The Wreck of the Titan. New York: M.F,
William. Sherlock Holmes and the Titanic Tragedy: A Case to Remember.
Inbook, 1996. 253 p.
Donald. The Memory of Eva Ryker. New York: Coward McCann and
Charles. Titanic Interlude. Lowell, Ma.: Ithica Press, 1983.
359 p., illus.
Ball, Richard. The Last Voyage of the Titanic. Milton, In.: Gazebo Books, 1968. 18p.
Anthony. R.M.S. Titanic. Dublin, Ireland: Raen Arts Press:
Dixon, J. Qallan. Wreck of the Steamship Titanic. Buffalo, N.Y.: Sovereign Pub., 1912.
Drew, Edwin. The Wreck of the Titanic: Treated in Verse. London: W. Nicholson and Sons, 1912.
Greeley, Horace. The Wreck of the Titanic: A Poem. Brooklyn: Donald Sinclair, n.d.
Howell, J.A. The Great Ship Titanic and Its Disaster. Richwood, W.Va.: Yew Pine Independent Print, 1913.
MacFie, Ronald Campbell. The Titanic: An Ode of Immortality. London: E.MacDonald, 1912. 31 p.
E.J. The Titanic. Toronto: Macmillan, 1935. 42 p.
E. Merrill. Of Perilous Seas. Francestown, N.H.: Golden Quill
Press, 1964. 47 p., illus.
C. Victor. The Sinking of the Titanic and other Poems. Boston:
Sherman, French and Co., 1915. 63pp.
Christopher. Titanic. New York: Dramatists Play Service, c1983.
42 p., illus.
Jeffrey. Scotland Road. New York : Dramatists Play Service,
1996. 48 p. : illus.
Robert. Exploring the Titanic. New York: Scholastic, c1988.
64 p., illus.
Richard. Adventures at Sea. Baldwin, N.Y.: 1978. p., illus.
4 books and 2 cassette tapes.
Richard. Titanic. (Incredible Series), Baldwin, N.Y.: Dexter
and Westbrook, 1974. 47p., illus.
Hugh and Ken Marschall (illustrator) Inside the Titanic : A Giant
Cut-Away Book NY: Little Brown, 1997. 32 p.
Arthur Owens. A Day in the Shipyard. New York: Hodder and Stoughton,
c1911. 87 p., illus.
Judy. The Titanic, Lost ... and Found. New York: Random House,
c1987. 48p., illus. by Keith Kohler.
Beatrice. Back to the Titanic! Denver: Apple, 1994.
Sue L. Royal Mail Steamship Titanic. Bloomington, Minn. : Abdo
& Daughters, 1988. 32 p., illus., bibliography. From the series: The
Day of the Disaster.
Virginia. Letters from the Past. illustrated by Bruce Luxford.
Petone, N.Z. : Nelson Price Milburn, 1989. 24 p., illus.
Ken and Hugh Brewster. Inside the Titanic: A Giant Cut-Away Book.
NY: Little Brown, 1997. 32 p., illus.
Jonathan. Discovering the Titanic. (Great Adventure
Series) Vero Beach, Fla.: Rourke Enterprises, 1988.
Frank. Titanic. (A First Book Series) New York: Watts, 1987.
95 p., illus., bibliography.
Daisy and Corning Stone. Polar the Titanic Bear. illustrations
by Laurie McGaw. Boston, Little, Brown, c1994. 64 p., illus.
Stacey, Thomas. The Titanic. World Disaster Series. San Diego: Lucent, 1989. order this book
Shelley. On Board the Titanic : What It Was Like When the Great
Liner Sank. paintings by Ken Marschall. Richmond Hill, Ont. : Scholastic
Canada, c1996. 48 p.: illus. From the series: I Was There.
Jim. Terror on the Titanic (Choose Your Own Adventure, No 169).
Barbara. Titanic Crossing. New York : Dial Books for Young
Readers, 1995. 167 p.
American Red Cross. Relief by the American Red Cross, After the Wreck of the S.S. Titanic, April 15,1912 ... Report of the Committee, 1913.
British Parliamentary Papers #2253, Shipping Casualties (Titanic). cd.6352. London: HMSO, 1912.
Mercantile Marine Service Association. The Californian Incident: Text of Second Petition Addressed to the President of the Board of Trade. Liverpool: 1968.
on the Loss of S.S. Titanic. Gloucester : A. Sutton ; New York
: St. Martin's Press, 1990. Reprint. Originally published: 1912. With
new introd., 74 p. : illus.
Taft, William Howard. Get-well note to Colonel Gracie. The White House, Washington, D.C. to Col. Archibald Gracie, New York, 1912.
Titanic Disaster: Official U.S. Hearings: Passenger and Crew List. Riverside, Ct., 1974.
Titanic. Portswood : B&J, (1991?). 4 p. From the series: Southampton Information Sheet.
United States Congress, House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. R.M.S. Titanic Maritime Memorial Act of 1986. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Govt. Printing Office, 1987.
United States Congress, Senate. Hearings of a Subcommittee of the Commerce Committee pusuant to Senate Resolution 283, to investigate the causes leading to the wreck of the White Star Line Titanic, 62d Congress, 2d Session, 1912. Senate Doc. 726, (6167). Washington, D.C.: U.S. Govt. Printing Office, 1912.
United States Congress, Senate. Loss of the Steamship Titanic : Report of a Formal Investigation ... as Conducted by the British Government. 62d Congress, 2d Session, 20 August 1912. Senate Doc.#933 (6179). Washington,D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1912.
United States Congress, Senate. Report of the Senate Committee on Commerce pursuant to Senate Resolution 283, directing the Congress to investigate the causes of sinking of the Titanic, with speeches by William Alden Smith and Isidor Raynor, 62d Congress, 2d Session, 28 May 1912. Senate Report 806,(6127). Washington, D.C.: U.S. Govt. Printing Office, 1912.
United States Congress, Senate. Speech in the Senate on May 28, 1912 of Hon. William Alden Smith and Mr. Guggenheim , 62d Congress, 2d Session, 15 June 1912, Senate Doc.#850 (6178). Washington, D.C.: Govt.Printing Office, 1912.
United States Naval Institute Proceedings. v.88 (April 1962), p.57-69, The Titanic Disaster.
Wreck Commissioner's Court. Formal Investigation into the Loss on the S.S. Titanic. London: HMSO, 1912.
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