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Half Mile Down

By Beebe, William

New York: Harcourt Brace, 1934. Second printing in year of first publication. Pp. xix, 344, 123 illustrations, 8 in color, index, color frontis ill. with tissue guard, front map endpapers, rear endpapers illustrated with color diagram of bathysphere etc., octavo format in dark blue blindstamped cloth, dustjacket. Text is Nearly Fine with firm binding, fresh unworn cloth, no significant flaws, owner's inscription on half-title page dated 1935. Dust jacket is not price-clipped, few short tears, modest edge-wear, some loss to tips, some chipping to spine-ends, up to .25". A very attractive copy. Scarce in dust jacket. . 2nd. Hardcover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.

$125.00

A Manual for Free-Divers Using Compressed Air (Scuba)

By Owen, David M

N. Y.: Pergamon Press, 1955 First printing. 62 pp., 13 photos, 5 figures (some folding charts), biblio, hardcover in blue cloth, no dustjacket. An excellent, very early reference on scuba diving. Scarce. Very good condition with no serious flaws, light wear to extremities, owner's name inside, spine a bit faded but still legible.. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$25.00

Diving in High-Risk Environments

By Barsky, Steven M

Dive Rescue Inc., 1990 First printing. 118 pp., many photos, appendices, glossary, biblio, index, oversize softcover. Rare book, an excellent reference..

$45.00

The Wreck Hunters

By Jefferis, Roger & Kendall McDonald

Adventurers Club, 1967., 1967. Reprint of Harrap edition. 255 pp., photos, index, 8vo, red cloth, dj. Inside of dj very badly stained, showing through at rear panel. Text itself is VG.. Hardcover. Good/Dust Jacket Included.

$8.00

Divers Speak Out: Volume 6

By Wolfson, Faith

Undercurrent, 1993., 1993 First printing. 200 pp., 8vo, softcover. VG+.. F. Soft cover.

$10.00

Moana: The Vastness of the Waters (Vastness of the Seas). (Diving)

By Gorsky, Bernard

Elek, London, 1956., 1956. First printing, english translation. 239 pp., photos, map endpapers, 8vo, hardcover, dustjacket. Nearly Fine/Very Good. Very clean, fresh copy with no serious flaws. No owner's marks, no tears to dj front or rear panel, just a some short ones to spine-ends. Very light wear to dj at tips. A very nice copy of this book that focuses on diving adventures in the West Indies. Many great underwater photos.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.

$35.00

Land of a Thousand Atolls

By Eibl-Eibesfeldt, Irenaus

World, 1966., 1966. First edition. 195 pp., many photos (some color), index, 8vo, hardcover, dustjacket. NF in Good dj with some serious tears to rear.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.

$8.00

Skin Diving and Exploring Undewater

By Sweeney, John

McGraw-Hill, 1955., 1955. Later printing. 176 pp., photos, index, 8vo, blue cloth, no dj. A bit of wear to tips, owner's initials inside. VG.. Hardcover. Very Good.

$8.00

The Complete Manual of Skin Diving

By Balder, A. P

MacMillan, 1968., 1968. First edition. 302 pp., ills., charts, appendix, biblio, index, 8vo, blue cloth, dustjacket. Nearly Fine text (owner's name) in untorn, price-clipped dj.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.

$8.00

A History of Seafaring Based on Underwater Archaeology.(INSCRIBED)

By Bass, George F

Walker, 1972., 1972 First edition. 320 pp., many ills., biblio, index, oversize (4to), hardcover, dustjacket. Nearly Fine/Nearly Fine with some wear to extremities, very short tear to dj at head of spine. INSCRIBED "To Fred with best wishes from George, Jan. 30, 1977".. 1st Edition. Hardcover.

$45.00