Treasure Diving Holidays

#C-2480
Crile, Jane and Barney

Library of Congress: 54-6426
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Looe, Art McKee, Mendel Peterson
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 263
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published simultaneously by The Viking Press, New York City and the Macmillan Company of Canada Limited (1954), in hardback with a dust jacket. There was a second hardback printing in 1955 and a third in 1956. A British edition was also published in 1954 by Collins, London, in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback edition was published by Fontana Books, London, in 1956. A condensed version of the book was published by Odhams Condensed Books, London (Third Series).
Description: This book is the story of the Crile family of Cleveland, Ohio, and their adventures treasure hunting in the Caribbean during the 1950’s and 60’s. The Criles teamed up with Art McKee and Mendel Peterson to salvage the “HMS Looe”.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

Treasure Diving Holidays

#C-2480
Crile, Jane and Barney

Library of Congress: 54-6426
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Looe, Art McKee, Mendel Peterson
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.75″ x 8.5″
Pages: 263
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published simultaneously by The Viking Press, New York City and the Macmillan Company of Canada Limited (1954), in hardback with a dust jacket. There was a second hardback printing in 1955 and a third in 1956. A British edition was also published in 1954 by Collins, London, in hardback with a dust jacket. A paperback edition was published by Fontana Books, London, in 1956. A condensed version of the book was published by Odhams Condensed Books, London (Third Series).
Description: This book is the story of the Crile family of Cleveland, Ohio, and their adventures treasure hunting in the Caribbean during the 1950’s and 60’s. The Criles teamed up with Art McKee and Mendel Peterson to salvage the “HMS Looe”.  One of the “Top 75 Books”.

Man Under Water

#C-1420
Billings, Henry

Library of Congress: 54-9597
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Phips, Concepcion, Laurentic
Comments: Adolescent; illustrated
Size: 5.5” x 8.25”
Pages: 189
Editions: The first edition (First Published – stated) was published simultaneously by The Viking Press, New York City and The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, Tornoto (1954), in hardback with a dust jacket. 
There were later printings published in 1955, 1958, 1961, 1963 and 1967, all in hardback with a dust jacket.  Lutterworth Press, London, published a British edition in 1956 (First Published – stated), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This adolescent book recounts the history of diving and the history of the submarine.  One chapter tells the story of William Phips’ salvage of the Spanish galleon, “Concepcion”, off the coast of Hispaniola in 1687 and the salvage of gold bullion from the liner, “S.S. Laurentic”, in the early 1920s.