Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Egypt, Elisabethville, SORIMA
Size: 6″ x 8.75″
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published by Faber & Faber Limited, London (1931), in hardback with a dust jacket. There was a second hardback impression in 1932 (some with red boards and some with green boards), a third impression in 1934, and a fourth impression in 1935 (all stated). A US edition (Authorized Edition – stated) was published by Henry Holt and Company, New York City (probably in 1932 – no date is stated), in hardback with a dust jacket. Some editions have a map bound in the back of the book.
Description: This book is the story of the search for lost diamonds on the sunken ship, “Elizabethville”, and the search for the sunken P&O liner, “Egypt”, in the late 1920’s. It is the prequel to “The Egypt’s Gold” (#C-6940). One of the “Top 75 Books”.