The Man in the Helmet, by Desmond Young


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The Man in the Helmet
Desmond Young

Classic collectable. This is the story of diving from the earliest days to salvage, wartime frogmen, and aqualung sport diving. It recounts the growth of Siebe Gorman and the towering figure of Sir Robert Davis. Desmond Young is the son of the greatest salvage expert of his day (Sir Frederick Young) and was actively involved in salvage after WWI.

Hardback with dust jacket in good condition. Small (repaired) tears at top of dust jacket. Reg Vallintine bookplate on inside front cover. Inside pages in excellent condition.

224 pages
Black and white photographs
145 mm x 220 mm (approx. 5.75 in x 8.75 in)
1963, Cassell, London

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Additional information

Weight .9 kg
Dimensions 30 × 18 × 5 cm