The Infernal Diver, by John Bevan


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The Infernal Diver
John Bevan
No. 9 of a limited edition of 1000 copies

The story of the Deane brothers and the development of their diving helmet which was adopted by the Royal Engineers and shortly afterwards by the salvors of Whitstable giving birth to the commercial diving industry as we know it today.

Hardback with dust jacket. As new condition.
Half title page inscribed, ‘To fellow diving historian, Mike Fardell, who could have written this book and saved me the trouble! Best wishes, John Bevan. 16.06.96’

314 pages
B&W photographs + central colour section
218 mm x 304 mm (approx. 8.5 in x 12 in)
1996, Submex Limited, London

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Additional information

Weight 1.8 kg
Dimensions 32 × 24 × 3 cm