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Nation's Attic 2024 Diving Into History

Hell At 50 Fathoms, Blow All Ballast, & Commercial Oil-Field Diving

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Start price: $35

Estimated price: $75 - $150

Buyer's premium: 20%

Sales Tax: On the lot's price and buyer's premium

This is a grouping of three classic hardcover books on diving and underwater adventure. The first title is Commercial Oil-Field Diving, hardcover 8vo first edition, 1971, original dustjacket with chipping, stains, and tears, interior pages clean, original owners address in pencil on the front free endpaper. The second book is Blow All Ballast: The story of the Squalus by Nat A Barrows, 8vo hardcover, first edition, original dust jacket with chipping, staining, creases and paper loss at edges, deckle outside edge interior pages, pages clean, front free endpaper with inscription from 1940, difficult title to find in first edition with dustjacket. The third is Hell At 50 Fathoms, 8vo hardcover, 1962 first edition, original dustjacket features minor edge wear and creasing, 299 pages. Please review the photos for overall condition.

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