Spoils from the Sea

By: Taylor, James

Price: $40.00

Quantity: 1 available


Cloth (no dj) spine sunned & discoloured, front hinge loose & forty-year-old sticky tape not holding anymore (what a surprise). Book condition generally good throughout. 240pp. B/w frontis. Map endpapers. B/w photos. Gift inscription on endpaper. The book centres on the diving experiences of one of Australia's top standard dress divers, J.E. 'Johnno' Johnstone, who was the chief diver on the Niagara gold recovery in 1940. In this book, author Taylor covers salvage in Australian and Papua New Guinea waters, on such vessels as the Karitane, Casino, Wanaka, and the Niagara.

Title: Spoils from the Sea

Author Name: Taylor, James

Categories: AUSTRALIAN BIOGRAPHY, HISTORY, THE SEA, MARITIME, SAILING, SHIP TRAVEL,

Publisher: Sydney, Australasian Publishing Company: 1949

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Size: 20.5cm

Seller ID: 010283

Keywords: Taylor Diving Sea Spoils Wreck,