Another Whitstable Trade, by John Bevan

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Another Whitstable Trade,  An Illustrated History of Helmet Diving
John Bevan
No. 4 of a limited edition of 750 copies

The first authoritative book on the history of the helmet diving industry. It follows the development of helmet diving from its invention by the Deane Brothers in the early 19th century to its establishment in Whitstable where it took such a hold that Charles Dickens reported that ‘every fourth man was a diver’. It was from this small Kent town that the technology and practice spread throughout the world.

Hard back with dust jacket. As new condition. Decorative endpapers.

400 pages
B&W photographs and illustrations
210 mm x 297 mm (approx. 8.25 in x 12 in)
2009, Submex Limited, London

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Weight 2.5 kg
Dimensions 33 × 24 × 4 cm