The History of Shipwrecks
New York, Lyons Press. 1999, First Edition. Cloth. Book, Quarto, navy blue cloth covered boards with gilt spine titles. 192 pp. Very generously illustrated throughout with full color photographs, maps, drawings, historic reproductions of paintings and diagrams of ship's architecture, including many undersea photographs. The extensive history of shipwrecks, their cargoes of treasure, art and history and the divers and treasure hunters who seek them out. A tight, clean, fresh, bright volume with sparkling gilt spine titles. Small 5 word gift inscription on free front endpaper, else fine in a very tight, glossy, crisp, sharp, unclipped dust jacket with one tiny, tiny nick at bottom edge, else fine. Very near fine in very near fine dust jacket. A great copy. Fine/Fine.
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