Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea, by Gary Kinder


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Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea
by Gary Kinder

The story of the side-wheel steamer SS Central America which sank in a hurricane 200 miles off the coast of Carolina carrying 500 passengers (many of them returning from the California gold rush) and the subsequent search and recovery of gold. Described by Life magazine as ‘the greatest treasure ever found’.

Hardback with dust jacket in very good condition. Slight mottling to the outside edges of the top and bottom of the pages (not seen on the inside)

508 pages; 2 black and white illustrations only at the front of the book.
160 mm x 240 mm (approx. 6.5 in x 9.5 in)

1998, Little, Brown and Co, London

Additional information

Weight 1.5 kg
Dimensions 32 × 24 × 5 cm