The Lure of Danger – True Adventure Tales

Scoggin, Margaret C. -editor

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Laurentic, Hampshire
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 374
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published simultaneously by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York City, and The Ryerson Press, Canada (1947), in hardback with a dust jacket. There have been at least 7 subsequent printings, all in hardback.
Description: This anthology of true adventure tales includes the stories of two shipwrecks with bullion aboard: the “Laurentic” (from Edward Ellsberg’s “Men Under the Sea” – #C- 3040) and the “HMS Hampshire” (from Charles Courtney’s “Unlocking Adventure” – #C-2390).