The Compleat Goggler, by Guy Gilpatric


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The Compleat Goggler
Guy Gilpatric

The Compleat Goggler, Being the first and only exhaustive treatise on the art of goggle fishing, that most noble and excellent sport perfected and popularised by Guy Gilpatric in the Mediterranean Sea….

This is the 1957 reprint of the 1934 classic skin diving book with updated information on techniques and equipment.

Hardback with dust jacket. Dust jacket in fair/good condition – spine faded and small (repaired) tears at top edge of dust jacket and small pieces missing from the ends of the spine. Book boards marked at the bottom edge – transferred from the dust jacket to the cover. Reg Vallintine bookplate on inside front cover. Inside pages in very good condition.

Contents: The birth of a sport; a feud with a giant fish; Octopus; Goggle types and design; Spears; Swimming and diving; Guns; Fish, Recipes, Breathing tubes, diving apparatus and underwater cameras.

182 pages
B&W photographs and drawings
145 mm x 212 mm (approx. 5.5 in x 8.25 in)
1957, Dodd Mead & Co, New York and Skin Diver magazine, California

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Weight .8 kg
Dimensions 30 × 18 × 4 cm