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Captain Cousteau’s Underwater Treasury
edited by Jacques-Yves Cousteau and James Dugan
Hardback with dust jacket. Dust jacket in worn condition: creased, rubbed corners, repaired tears, small piece missing from spine. Very Reg Vallintine bookplate on inside front cover. Inside pages in good condition.
Contents include: The Compleat Goggler (Guy Gilpatric); Life at high pressure (J B S Haldane); The first underwater photographs (Louis Boutan); Divers save a cathedral (Sir Robt. Davis); Laurentic Gold (James Dugan); Beyond the reefs (William Travis); A diver among seaweeds (Philippe Diolé); The coral coast (Rachel Carson); A dive in Wick Bay (Robt Louis Stevenson); Coral reefs (Charles Darwin); Top secret dive (Peter Keeble); Raising the Leonardo da Vinci (David Masters); The consular agent (J Valerio Borghese); Shark (Alexandre Dumas); Beneath a Jungle Stream (Arthur C Clarke); Midget attack on a Japanese cruiser (Ian Fraser VC); Breakthrough in the Thames tunnel (Isambard K Brunel); Descent into a perpetual night (William Beebe); The best spearfisherman in the world (Eugenie Clark); The Accra pipeline (Harry Grosett); Phantoms of the Gubbet (Falco Quilici); Twenty thousand leagues under the sea (Jules Verne)
B&W photographs and illustrations
162 mm x 252 mm (approx. 6.3 in x 10pm 0 in)
1960, Hamish Hamilton Limited, London
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