Divers and Diving

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9781528702669 - Divers and Diving - Adam Gowans Whyte
9781528702669 - Divers and Diving - Adam Gowans Whyte
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Divers and Diving

A vintage book on diving, looking in detail at its history and developments in equipment, technique, and purpose. With detailed descriptions of every aspect of diving as well as interesting accounts of notable historical dives and salvage operations.

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SKU: 9781528702669 Categories: Sports | Water Sports & Recreations | Scuba & Snorkelling |

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“Divers and Diving” is a vintage book on diving, looking in detail at its history and developments in equipment, technique, and purpose. With detailed descriptions of every aspect of diving as well as interesting accounts of notable historical dives and salvage operations, this volume constitutes a must-have for those with an interest in the history and evolution of diving. Contents include: “Diving in Olden Days”, “What Water Pressure Means”, “The Invention of the Diving Suit”, “Down Goes the Diver”, “Divers at Work”, ‘The Dangers of Diving”, “The All-Metal Diving Dress”, “The Diving Bell”, “How Ships are Salved”, “Salving Ships Upside Down”, “Raising an American Submarine”, “The Treasure of the Laurentic”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new introduction.

Book Details

Author

Adam Gowans Whyte

Imprint

Macha Press

ISBN

9781528702669

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Pages

132

Publication Date

29 March 2018

Dimensions 5.5 × 8.5 in

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