Men Under the Sea, by Egon Larsen


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Men Under the Sea
Egon Larsen

Larsen gives an account of diving from the earliest known examples to the present day (1950s) including the bathysphere and the aqualung. He goes on to consider treasure troves and the attempts to recover them. There are further chapters on underwater photography, sport diving, spearfishing, underwater archeology, engineering and oil exploration.

Hardback with dust jacket. Dust jacket in poor condition: tears and the edges and corners with small pieces missing.tears at edges. Front flyleaf clipped.
Reg Vallintine bookplate on inside front cover. Inside pages in very good condition.

223 pages
Line drawings, black and white and two-tone photographs
147 mm x 220 mm (approx. 5.75 in x 8.75 in)
1955[?], Phoenix House Ltd, London

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Weight .9 kg
Dimensions 30 × 18 × 3 cm