Twenty Years Under the Sea, by J E Williamson


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Twenty Years Under the Sea
J E Williamson

Autobiographical look at the life and career of pioneering undersea explorer James E. Williamson including an account of the development of the “Photosphere” with which Williamson was able to photograph and later film scenes of life beneath the sea in the area of the Bahamas. The underwater scenes in the 1954 version of Jules Vernes’ 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea were a result of his efforts.

Hardback. No dust jacket. Green titling on cover and spine; spine faded. Decorative endpapers. Ends of the spine lightly rubbed. Very good condition.

302 pages
Black and white photographs
170 mm x 240 mm (6.5 in x 9.5 in)
1936, Hale Cushman and Flint, New York

Additional information

Weight 35 kg
Dimensions 24 × 16 × 5 cm